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Scottish strawberries ripen early

New technology results in earliest ever Scottish strawberry harvest for Waitrose SCOTTISH strawberries have hit Waitrose shelves a fortnight early this year with the fruits landing...
Capri-Sun, promoting over the summer, and Highland Spring single-serve multi pack, said by the firm to be contributing to category growth.

Juicing up – Healthy drink choices at lunchtime

HEALTHINESS is a significant issue for packed lunches and not just for schoolchildren, plenty of adults consider wellbeing when they’re making up their own...
Summer fresh

Summer fresh – Sales heating up for Scotty Brand

AWARD-winning Scottish soft fruit supplier Scotty Brand is feeling the full effects of the scorching weather we’ve had for part of the summer. Its strawberries...
Kantar Worldpanel business unit director Mark Thomson

What do we know about Scotland?

Scotland has a distinct grocery and convenience store scene. In home-produced items and other products we have our own preferences and we spend more...
Susanna Lloyd,left, Asda Regional Buyer Scotland and Northern Ireland, and Louise Creevy, right, national account manager Border Biscuits, in Asda with the newly listed Border Biscuits lines.

Added to the list – Biscuit firm expands availability

LANARK-based based Border Biscuits has won a number of nationwide listings for its expanding biscuit portfolio with supermarket firm Asda. From June, over 300 Asda...
Ross Kerr, director of the SGF Healthy Living Programme. He spent much of his career in crisps and snacks sales and marketing and says many FMCG brands would envy the retailer use of POS material that the programme has achieved.

New foods set to get with the programme

Ross Kerr is director of the SGF Healthy Living Programme, which has just received new Scottish Government funding. Patrick Duffy found out more. The sg...
BISCOTTI for babies’ breakfasts is one of the innovations in Heinz’s infant range. There are also pots of porridge and fruit and improved cereal recipes.

Baby breakfast innovation – Heinz biscotti

BISCOTTI for babies’ breakfasts is one of the innovations in Heinz’s infant range. There are also pots of porridge and fruit and improved cereal...
TWO new fruity flavours have been introduced to give Crabbie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer a summer boost.

Crabbie’s gingers up its flavour range

TWO new fruity flavours have been introduced to give Crabbie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer a summer boost. The brand, which manufacturer Halewood International claims is now...
Strongbow Dark Fruit, an ‘everyday’ cider to appeal to modern flavoured cider drinkers. Wim Wenders directs for Stella Artois Cidre.

Apples are not the only fruit

MODERN flavoured ciders are attracting new customers to a traditional summer drink. They have grown 131% in the off-trade over the last year according to...
RIBENA, a blackcurrant drink for 70 years, has gone tropical. With the exotic flavour sector growing at 20%, maker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)introduced Mango and Lime and Pineapple and Passion Fruit in a 500ml ready-to-drink bottle earlier this year.

Move over blackcurrants

RIBENA, a blackcurrant drink for 70 years, has gone tropical. With the exotic flavour sector growing at 20%, maker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)introduced Mango and Lime...
Halewood International launches extensions to its Crabbies Ginger Beer range.

Fruit ’n’ spice as Crabbies adds two

SWEDISH and other ciders have achieved major success with fruit flavours. From this month retailers can offer another fruity option on the drinks shelves as...