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New HQ is in the bag

The nation’s thirst for fizz – Soft drinks

AS Mark Thomson’s analysis on page 40 pointed out, Scottish consumers are very keen on soft drinks. And soft drinks is certainly a category where...
Betty Crocker

Bakers who mix it up – Home baking latest

Kits and accessories aim to bring the cup cake revolution to every home and store THE image of the domestic goddess in her frilly pinny...
Kenco

Refill packs win green points

REFILL packs have helped Kenco – one of the first coffee brands to be made with 100% Rainforest Alliance beans – improve its environmental...
Smirnoff has added to its flavoured range with the launch of coffee-flavoured Espresso Smirnoff. Absolut vodka has launched a PMP on its 50cl size. Valt, the single malt vodka, is to appear in Sainsbury’s stores in Scotland.

Express service – Vodka update

HOW do you give Britain’s biggest-selling vodka a boost? Earlier this year drinks giant Diageo ensured its massive brand Smirnoff stayed full of beans...

In more shapes and sizes

OREO, from Mondelez International, the world’s biggest-selling biscuit, has a number of packs designed to suit the nation’s lunchbox fillers. Last year the firm launched...
Scottish food and drink fortnight

Scottish food and drink fortnight

Scottish food and drink has been highlighted as a potential powerhouse industrial sector for the nation’s future. Next month we all have a chance...
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...
Natural hunt for the Big 5

Natural hunt for the Big 5 – Walkers Shortbread

WALKERS Shortbread is working with Visit Scotland to support its Year of Natural campaign - its biggest ever nature-focused tourism drive. A Walkers Shortbread dedicated...

Spar stores up four decades of service – Anniversary celebrations

Milestone celebration sees staff and customers raise £1,500 BACK in 1973 Cumbernauld was settling into its new role as one of Scotland’s post-war new towns....

Papers added to the 25 – Golden Virginia launch

IMPERIAL Tobacco has launched its roll-your-own tobaccos Golden Virginia Classic and GV Smooth in new 25g packs with cut-corner cigarette papers. The firm said the...

Cutter’s new aim is true – Artificial-free flavour

FROM this month roll-your-own smokers will be able to choose tobacco brand Cutters Choice with no artificial flavours. The new Cutters Choice - A True...

Don’t give risk a bad rap says SWA – Mentoring Programme

TRAINING and mentoring will play a major role in Scottish Wholesale Association activity over the next year, the organisation’s annual conference was told last...

Family approach at Londis – Feedback plan to partner mentor scheme

SYMBOL group Londis is developing three programmes designed to help its retailers share best practice and ideas to grow their businesses. The fascia...

Development drive – Lidl to spend £30m on Scottish push

RETAIL chain Lidl says its first branding campaign in Scotland has boosted customer numbers by more than 20% and has led it to launch...
Stephens the Baker

I’ve looked at bread from both sides now – Scotmid team up

Scotmid is busy joining forces with a raft of local bakery firms across Scotland. Avril Cadden found out if the suppliers and the client...
Robert Sider: Clydebank Co-op/Keystore outlet striking a chord.

Indie co-op to tie in with symbol group

Clydebank society joins with Keystore in reclaimed store INDEPENDENT co-operative society Clydebank Co-op is to move outside the wholesaling arrangements of the Co-operative Group and...