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product news: Walkers rebrands oven Baked range

Walkers has rebranded its Oven Baked range. The new packs will highlight the 50% less fat element, while still delivering the same taste.

product news: Häagen-Dazs targets millennials

Luxury ice-cream brand Häagen-Dazs has announced a partnership with experiential innovators Bompas & Parr, which forms part of a significant brand re-set positioned to target a broader consumer demographic.

product news: Nestlé ups milk in Milkybar

Nestlé Confectionery has increased the amount of milk in its Milkybar recipe, making it the brand’s number one ingredient, but it claims the taste will remain the same.

product news: Tangerine invests £1m in sugar portfolio

Tangerine Confectionery is investing £1m in its branded sugar portfolio.

product news: Energizer partners E-bike supplier for promotion

As part of a strategic move to communicate the benefits of Energizer EcoAdvanced, its longest lasting AA/AAA alkaline batteries made with 4% recycled batteries, Energizer has partnered with E-bike supplier, VOLT.

product news: Kinder Bueno extends into bite size sector

Ferrero is tapping into the £1.15bn sharing bag opportunity this spring with the launch of Kinder Bueno Mini (MRSP: £2.00); the classic Kinder Bueno in bite-sized, individually wrapped portions.

product news: Wrigley adds to Hubba Bubba range

Wrigley is introducing two brand new flavours to its Hubba Bubba Bubble Tape portfolio.

product news: sampling push for Coca-Cola Zero Sugar

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has launched a nationwide sampling campaign to drive consumer trial and support sales of Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, which is now the fourth biggest cola brand within grocery & convenience in Great Britain.

product news: Britvic extends Purdey's campaign

Britvic has announced the continuation of its #ThriveOn campaign for its multivitamin drink brand, Purdey’s, partnering with British actor, DJ and celebrity, Idris Elba for the second year running.

product news: Haribo Frenzy makes come back

Haribo Frenzy, the brand’s limited edition campaign, is back and offering a taste of summer with new flavour twists of Starmix and Tangfastics.

product news: Kerry Foods launches trade competition

Kerry Foods is aiming to help retailers grow snacking sales this summer with a new competition, giving retailers 15 chances to win £150 worth of experience vouchers.

product news: CDM offers chance to adopt a cow

Families will be given the chance to adopt a cow in forthcoming Cadbury Dairy Milk on pack-promotion.

product news: Highland Spring unveils campaign

A new multi-channel campaign, spearheaded by a new TV advert, is the latest in a series of milestones for the Highland Spring brand as parent company, Highland Spring Group (HSG), continues its programme of investment to drive growth in bottled water.

product news: Evian celebrates Wimbledon connection

Evian is celebrating the 10th year of its partnership with Wimbledon with a new month-long Live Young campaign, which launches on May 29 with an investment of over £350,000.

product news: Cadbury previews Premier League promotion

Cadbury has announced its first, and broadest, on-pack promotion following its new partnership with the Premier League, which offers consumers the chance to win the ultimate football experience.

Baywatch boost for Rockstar Energy

AG Barr is backing Rockstar with an on-pack promotion linked to the new film version of iconic TV show Baywatch. Running through to June, it gives shoppers the chance to win the Ultimate VIP Miami Experience, including pool party and luxury yacht trip, as well as daily prize bundles, via a ring-pull winning code mechanic.

New Lucozade app aims to get more people moving

Lucozade Sport is launching a new app as part of its Made to Move initiative. This is being used to encourage the nation to get more active through prize incentives.

Despicable Me 3 eggs from Kinder Surprise

Kinder has joined forces with Universal's forthcoming summer blockbuster Despicable Me 3 for its latest range of Surprise eggs. Available later this month, they will contain the instantly recognisable Minion characters until August. Rrp is 92p. They will be supported with in-store activation, kicking off mid-May for eight weeks. Retailers can get their hands on free pos by visiting

New summer special sarnie from Urban Eat

Urban Eat has launched a limited- edition 'summer special' the Coronation Chicken sandwich, which is available until August 20.

Bikinis and trunks for summer Orangina bottles

Orangina is gearing up for summer with new 'Bikini and Trunk' packaging for its 420ml bottles. Sporting eye-catching beachwear, the limited-edition designs are rolling out now. Already worth £9.8m (IRI data), Orangina continues to go from strength to strength, growing by 46.7% in the past 52 weeks.

Infusions for a Feel Good experience

Feel Good Drinks is launching the Infusions range naturally flavoured waters that contain no added sugar.

A crazy new addition to the Maoam range

A new addition to the Maoam range is Crazy Roxx, a bag full of irregular shapes in blue raspberry, strawberry, orange, lemon and apple flavours.

Heineken encourages consumers to open up

Heineken's latest campaign Open Your World encourages consumers to broaden their horizons and see that there is more that unites us than divides us.

Sampling drive for Cawston Press

Cawston Press will be sampling its cans of sparkling drinks at more than 60 consumer events this summer. The drinks are made using pressed fruit as opposed to fruit concentrates, and contain no artificial colours or flavourings. They are also very low in calories at just under 100 per 330ml can. There are six flavours: cloudy apple; rhubarb; ginger beer; elderflower lemonade; gooseberry; and cucumber & mint.

product news: Food Doctor targets forecourt sector

Healthy snacking brand The Food Doctor is targeting the forecourt retail sectors this summer with the launch of its four-strong range of nutritious and flavoursome Popped Crisp Thins.

product news: CCEP adds to Monster portfolio

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has extended its energy portfolio with Monster Hydro. Monster Hydro is a non-carbonated energy product, and will be available in three flavours: Tropical Thunder, Mean Green and Manic Melon.

product news: Walkers repositions Sensations

Walkers is aiming to inject multi-sensory excitement into the savoury snacks category this year by re-positioning its Sensations range.

product news: Mars Chocolate unveils Mars Choc Brownie

Mars Chocolate UK has announced a new variation to the Mars bar – Mars Choc Brownie.

product news: Lucozade Sport launches new app

Lucozade Sport is launching a new app as part of the Made to Move initiative.

product news: Kinder partners new Despicable Me film

The kids confectionery brand Kinder is partnering with Universal’s latest summer blockbuster film – Despicable Me 3.

product news: Blossom Hill rolls out biggest campaign

Wine brand Blossom Hill is set to launch its biggest campaign, partnering with online beauty retailer Feel Unique to offer millions of pounds in free gifts to shoppers.

product news: KP Nuts launches on-the-go range

KP Snacks has launched two new flavours and an on-the-go range for its nuts brand, KP Nuts.

Product news: Shaking up the shelves

Orangina is gearing up for summer with new ‘Bikini and Trunk’ packaging for its 420ml bottles. Sporting eye-catching beachwear, the limited edition designs are rolling out now.

Product news: Crazy new addition

A new addition to the Maoam range is Crazy Roxx a bag full of irregular shapes in blue raspberry, strawberry, orange, lemon and apple flavours.

Product news: Summer special

Urban Eat has launched a limited-edition ‘summer special’ – the Coronation Chicken sandwich.

Product news: Heineken opens up your world

Heineken’s latest campaign – Open Your World – encourages consumers to broaden their horizons and see that there is more that unites us than divides us. And to bring the campaign to life in store, limited edition packaging is available now across Heineken bottles cans and multi-packs with the campaign manifesto on the back.

Product news: Feel Good with Infusions

Feel Good Drinks is extending its portfolio of soft drinks with the addition of a new Infusions range – naturally flavoured waters that contain no added sugar.

Product news: Cheesey threesome

Jacob’s is extending its Mini Cheddars range with the addition of three new flavours: Red Leicester, Stilton and Smoked Applewood. They are available in multipacks; rrp £1.88.

Product news: Kettle adds limited edition for summer

Kettle is introducing a new limited-edition flavour of its hand-cooked sharing chips - Goats’ Cheese & Balsamic Onion - which was voted top in an online consumer poll. Launching this month, and replacing the winter seasonal of Baked Camembert & Oak Smoked Garlic, the new flavour will be available throughout the summer.

Product news: Cadbury launches £6m push behind its 'Singles Sensations'

Cadbury has announced the new ‘Singles Sensations’ 360 degree campaign to champion the tastes and textures of five of its key singles bars. The campaign, which features different creative for each of the iconic bars, launches with a new TV campaign and will also include outdoor, social and PR as well as experiential activities across UK festivals this summer.

Product news: McCoy's back on TV to boost new Chips flavour

McCoy’s has burst back on to TV screens with its latest flavour launch to the market - McCoy’s Chips - following insight that flavour is the number one purchase driver for 51% of snackers. The 20-second TV spot is set in a traditional fish and chip shop on sunny Brighton seafront, in which the protagonist Sarah receives a mysterious phone call from Flavour. As she picks up the famous golden receiver and tries the irresistible full-on flavour of McCoy’s Chips, she soon realises the ominous eyeballing seagulls are after them in force.

Product news: 'Mountains of taste' campaign as Alpen goes back to its roots

Muesli brand Alpen has announced the launch of a new TV campaign as part of its continued investment in the brand. On air this month through to September, the Alpen advertising will coincide with a new pack refresh for the brand, designed to celebrate its authentic Alpine roots.

Product news: Rockstar promotion links with Baywatch film

AG Barr is backing its big can flavoured energy brand Rockstar, with one of its biggest on-pack promotions linked to Baywatch, the action-comedy film launching this summer.

Product news: Maynards Bassetts launches bonkers give away

Maynards Bassetts is launching an on-pack promotion competition this summer, which will see the brand give away eccentric days out to more than 100 consumers.

Product news: Summer twist on new £10m 'Share a Coke' campaign

Coca-Cola European Partners is bringing back its Share A Coke campaign but with a summer twist. Launching in May, the iconic logo on bottles of Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar and Diet Coke will be replaced by the names of the world’s top holiday destinations.

Product news: Healthy vibes from Tangerine Confectionery's new 'feel-good' popcorn

This summer Tangerine Confectionery, the manufacturer of a wide range of popular retro confectionery lines and Butterkist popcorn, is launching a new brand, Vibe Feel Good popcorn.

Product news: Zeo invests in brand relaunch, new no-added-sugar range and celebrity ambassador

The all-natural, low-calorie soft drink Zeo is celebrating a major brand relaunch to mark the introduction of a new, no- added-sugar range and a year-long celebrity partnership with Caroline Flack.

Product news: Carling Premier relaunched

Carling has announced the official re-launch of its premium lager, Carling Premier. Carling Premier has been given a distribution boost and will now be widely available across both the on and off-trade.

Product news: Lucozade Sport pays tribute to boxer

Lucozade Sport is unveiling a tribute to Anthony Joshua’s life, ahead of the world title fight against Wladimir Klitschko, on April 29.

Product news: Ginsters previews poster campaign

Ginsters is launching a six-sheet poster campaign across the UK from May 8 which will run for four weeks.

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Weekly Fuel Prices 14 August 2017
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East Midlands117.17126.70116.22
North East116.9560.90129.14116.15
North West117.36126.64116.53
Northern Ireland116.19122.90115.51
South East118.0359.90127.89116.96
South West117.7463.40125.47116.65
West Midlands117.39126.42116.62
Yorkshire & Humber117.0267.40127.01116.21

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