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Price-marked packs

New taste for same price

THE latest flavour from Peperami has joined the brand’s range of 79p price-marked single sticks. Classic Beef joins Original, Hot, Firestick and Tex-Mex in …

Competition for biscuits

SNACKERS at home and on the go often reach for a biscuit and the big brand owners are competing for their custom by launching PMPs for sweet and savoury lines. …

C-stores are biggest sellers for micro snacks

Research, says Rustlers, shows that new consumers will buy into the microwave snack market because of its Gourmet range. Channel director Angela Daulby said: …

Illustrating value

According to Red Bull’s interpretation of IRI Litmus figures, soft drinks PMPs add 25% more value than plain packs and are driving growth by 6%. It says 68% …

Three more for £1

Savoury snack brand Walkers has added Squares Salt and Vinegar flavour, French Fries Cheese and Onion flavour and Walkers Max Steak to its £1 PMP range. UK …

Striking the right balance on price

With a proliferation of price-marked packs now available across multiple categories, Scottish Grocer spoke to three leading retailers to find out their …

Marked up as a leader

Burton’s Biscuit Company says it was one of the first FMCG companies to introduce price-marked packs and led the category by making  brands such as …

Value in visibility

The decision to take the United Kingdom out of the EU has created economic uncertainty and shaken consumer confidence, according to Dairy Crest. And it says, …

Small households smaller baskets

SMALLER households and increased urban living combined with the ongoing pressure on household budgets have led to an increase in smaller basket shops, says …

Extending choice to meet demand

STARTING this month, Wrigley is rolling out PMPs for some of its best-performing brands. Extra White Bubblemint and Airwaves Menthol & Eucalyptus 46 piece …

Get a share in the caring

Pet food brings in £2.9bn PET food is worth £2.9bn in the UK and has grown by between 2% and 4% every year for the last six according to Mars Petcare. And it …

The sweet impulse

Confectionery is one of the most important PMP categories for retailers,  says Perfetti Van Melle, with 68% of stores already stocking PMP sweets. Trade …

The impression of promotion

ONE in three UK adults says that knowing a c-store sells PMPs would positively influence their decision to shop there, according to Mars Chocolate Drinks and …

Ten pence pack is a sweet flashback

Swizzels has 19 products in its ‘flashback to 10p’ price-marked range including Love Hearts and Refreshers bars. The company’s sales director, Mark …

Is demand ahead of drinks supply?

ACCORDING to Red Bull, a recent survey revealed that although 98% of shoppers would buy a price-marked drink only 80% of retailers stock them. Red Bull …

Micro-snackers buy at convenience

THE convenience channel accounts for the largest single share of the UK’s £150m micro-snacking market, according to Rustlers brand owner Kepak Convenience …