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Tesco Ditching Plastic On Multipacks

Tesco is continuing its drive to reduce the use of plastic in its business by ending the sale of plastic-wrapped multipacks of tinned food. From March, the tins in Tesco stores will now only be available individually but still eligible (more…)

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Food & Drink Brands Dominate Product Of The Year Awards

Premier Foods, Coca-Cola, and Kellogg’s all picked up multiple awards at last night’s Product of the Year event at the Sheraton, Park Lane. Rewarding the year’s most innovative products with the winners chosen by more than 10,000 consumers, Product of (more…)

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Co-op Links Up With YO! In Latest ‘On-The-Go’ Store

The Co-op has opened its latest convenience store that specifically caters to the growing trend for consumers shopping for fresh food ‘on-the-go’. The outlet in London’s Moorgate is the society’s first to sell products from sushi and Japanese food brand (more…)

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Brown-Forman Eyes UK Growth From New HQ

US spirit giant Brown-Forman has opened refurbished headquarters in the UK as it prepares to launch its own distribution company to support its growth plans. The opening of the enlarged office in the Fitzrovia district (Mortimer Street) of central London (more…)

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Burts Snacks Agrees Partnership With ‘Better-For-You’ Snack Brand

Burts Snacks, the fast-growing British firm best known for its potato chips, has agreed a “strategic partnership” with UK-based Native Snacks. Native Snacks launched a range of Popped Lotus Seeds last year that are trumpeted as being vegan-friendly, gluten free, (more…)

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Epicurium Kicks Off 2020 With 16 New Brands

Durham-based healthier snack and drinks distributor Epicurium has revealed that it began 2020 with the addition of 16 new brands. Continuing with the company’s mission to offer the latest innovative brands which tap into the core food trends such protein, (more…)

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Co-op Faces Equal Pay Claims From Shop Workers

More than 400 employees have launched an equal pay claim against the Co-op supermarket chain in the latest retail pay battle. Read the full article on the BBC website (more…)

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Unilever Unveils Marmite Smooth Peanut Butter

After the launch of Marmite Crunchy Peanut Butter last year, Unilever is hoping to spread its success even further with a new Smooth variant. The company highlighted that peanut butter sales have continued to drive the spreads category, growing at (more…)

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Nestlé Adds Buttons Variant To Smarties Range

Nestlé’s popular Smarties brand is being made available in a chocolate button format. Smarties Buttons are set to start rolling out to retailers across the UK and Ireland this week in milk, white or orange-flavoured chocolate, all containing mini Smarties. (more…)

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Britvic Extends Fruit Creations Range

A Blackberry & Blueberry flavour has been added to the Robinsons Fruit Creations range. The variant will be available from February in a one-litre bottle with an RRP of £1.99. The brand said the flavour provides a “premium taste designed (more…)

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Mars Grows Ice-Cream Range

Mars is adding three new lines to its impulse ice cream range, all based on its popular confectionery brands. Maltesers Mint Ice Cream, Skittles Cooler Crazy Sours Ice Cream and Twix Ice Cream will be available from March and retail (more…)

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Podberry Set For Growth In 2020 After Securing New Partnerships

Scottish snack brand Podberry has announced a number of new partnerships to start 2020. Amid growing demand for healthier snacks, the company stated that the new collaborations will allow easier purchase of its freeze-dried pea snacks, both in the UK (more…)

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FRANCE: Carrefour Set For Profit Growth After Solid End To The Year

Carrefour saw its revenue growth accelerate in its fourth quarter as strong sales in Brazil helped offset the impact of transport strikes on its hypermarkets business in France. Overall group sales rose 3.1% on a like-for-like basis over the 13-week (more…)

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US: P&G Raises Profit Forecast Despite Weaker Sales Growth

Procter & Gamble yesterday raised its profit forecast for the year despite posting quarterly sales that missed analysts’ expectations for the first time in five quarters, hurt by weakness in its baby and feminine care unit. The consumer goods giant (more…)

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US: Colgate To Buy Natural Oral Care Brand

Colgate-Palmolive has agreed to buy Hello Products LLC, a premium natural oral care brand, from Tenth Avenue Holdings. Hello’s products are made without dyes, artificial sweeteners and other preservatives, and are vegan and eco-friendly. Its range includes adult and kids (more…)

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GLOBAL: 7-Eleven Hits 70,000 Stores Milestone

Convenience retailing pioneer 7-Eleven, Inc. has hit a major growth milestone – topping 70,000 stores just over 90 years on from its conception. The world’s largest convenience retailer is now present in 17 countries. The first 7-Eleven store in India (more…)

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Morrisons Cutting Thousands Of Management Jobs

Morrisons has announced that it is planning to cull 3,000 management jobs across its business as part of a major restructuring of the workforce that will see around 7,000 jobs created in its stores. “The (net) increase of more than (more…)

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Make GSCOP work for you in 2020 – a core skill for NAMs

Being confident on GSCOP is an essential negotiating skill. 13 top retailers now trade by its rules and their buyers are re-trained annually so know the rules. Be confident on GSCOP with our highly-rated courses, designed for all supermarket suppliers, (more…)

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Amazon Eyeing UK Pharmacy Sector

Amazon looks to be considering moves into the pharmacy sectors of other countries following its acquisition of PillPack in the US. The online giant is reported to have recently filed applications to trademark ‘Amazon Pharmacy’ in three countries, including the (more…)

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Boots Unveils Next Stage Of ‘Beauty Reinvention’

Boots has revealed the next phase of its plans to reinvigorate its beauty offering to win back shoppers from value-oriented chains and fast-growing online rivals. 2020 will see the retailer revamp beauty halls in 60 more stores across the UK. (more…)

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