All Christmas articles – Page 2

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    product news: Urban Eat unveils Christmas line-up

    2018-11-12T00:00:00Z

    Urban Eat has launched its Christmas line-up. New to the range is the vegan Veggie Feast sandwich, comprising sweet potato falafel with beetroot, carrot and cranberry slaw, vegan cranberry mayonnaise and salad leaves on malted bread. For meat-eaters there is the new Turkey Bacon and Stuffing Sourdough Toastie, which has ...

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    Why KP Nuts are a must-stock this Christmas

    2018-11-12T00:00:00Z

    As the number one-branded nut, KP Nuts are a Christmas-time staple, whether for festive get-togethers or a cosy night in. The brand is now worth £58.5m six times more than its nearest competitor (Nielsen). "We know that KP Nuts drive shoppers into the category ahead of the big day, with ...

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    Maryland becomes Merryland for Christmas

    2018-11-12T00:00:00Z

    This Christmas Maryland is being transformed into Merryland, with the introduction of a share box of Merryland Minis for home consumption, gifting or as a stocking filler. The brand has benefited from a £1.5m-plus marketing programme, spearheaded by TV advertising. Maryland Minis are growing at 11% and are the number-one ...

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    product news: Coca-Cola begins Christmas activity

    2018-10-12T00:00:00Z

    Coca-Cola European Partners is kicking off the Christmas countdown with a new festive flavour for Coca-Cola zero sugar and an on-pack promotion across the Coca-Cola portfolio, offering consumers the chance to win tickets to Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball in December. In Mid-October, a Cinnamon Limited Edition variant will be joining ...

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    Product news: Burton’s Biscuits introduces Christmas theme

    2018-08-31T00:00:00Z

    Burton’s Biscuit Company will be bringing seasonal cheer to the biscuit fixture this Christmas, with the introduction of seasonal pack formats for its Maryland Cookies and Cathedral City Baked Bites products. Maryland is being transformed into Merryland, with the introduction of a share box of Maryland Minis for home ...

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    Product news: Nestlé Confectionery launches Xmas additions

    2018-08-31T00:00:00Z

    This year Nestlé Confectionery has given its Christmas range more of a festive feel, with new seasonal designs aimed at making the products extra special for consumers. The white chocolate Milkybar Polar Bear will be joined by three new Christmassy character designs – a snowman, a seal and a ...

  • New contracts help Nisa push up Christmas sales by 17.7%
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    New contracts help Nisa push up Christmas sales by 17.7%

    2018-01-05T00:00:00Z

    An increase in the number of stores served, and a positive like-for-like performance pushed sales up 17.7% to £277m over the Christmas period (10 weeks to 31 December 2017), according to Nisa Retail. During the 10-week period there was an increase of 269 stores served, with organic growth of 106 ...

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    Stock up with soft drinks to cash in this Christmas

    2017-12-13T00:00:00Z

    New research from Britvic reveals that almost half of consumers (45%) are set to buy more soft drinks at Christmas as figures show that over a fifth (21%) plan to drink less alcohol. In addition, 37% are planning to spend more on soft drinks at Christmas than previous years. ...

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    Product news: Nutella is back on TV with Christmas special

    2017-12-08T00:00:00Z

    Nutella is launching a dedicated £1m Christmas campaign featuring a new TV, a festive pack makeover and digital, social and experiential activations. The campaign will run through to the end of December. Levi Boorer, customer development director at Ferrero UK, commented: “The nation really does love Nutella and our focused ...

  • Product news: Win a night in Coke’s Christmas truck
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    Product news: Win a night in Coke’s Christmas truck

    2017-12-04T00:00:00Z

    Coca-Cola is opening the doors to the iconic red Coca-Cola Christmas truck for the first time, to offer a pair of festive fans, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take part in the ultimate Christmas sleepover – and stay inside the truck for one night only, on Friday 15th December 2017, in ...

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    Product news: Festive activity in aid of ’Nisa’ Christmas

    2017-12-04T00:00:00Z

    Nisa is helping shoppers to have a ‘Nisa’ Christmas this year with a host of special Christmas activity on its @NisaLocally and @MADLCharity social media channels. The activity kicked off with a ‘Christmas Moments’ campaign, a weekly prize giveaway encouraging the public to share their favourite thing about Christmas via ...

  • Gulf launches Christmas promotion
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    Gulf launches Christmas promotion

    2017-12-01T00:00:00Z

    Gulf has launched a new forecourt promotion via Facebook - ‘The Big Christmas Giveaway’ - with 100 items of Gulf branded merchandise on offer to lucky winners nationwide. The initiative began this week and will run until the end of December, with 20 winners drawn each week. Entry is free ...

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    Product news: Sparkling campaign for Christmas

    2017-11-22T00:00:00Z

    Highland Spring has unveiled a festive campaign titled ‘Escape to a Sparkling Moment’. Forming part of Highland Spring’s programme of investment to drive continued growth in the category, the campaign focuses on the role of the brand’s ’sparkling’ offering in elevating the relevance of bottled water for occasions, at the ...

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    The Christmas rush

    2017-11-13T00:00:00Z

    For many people, their first sight of the ’Coke’s Holidays are Coming’ ad on TV is a clear sign that Christmas is nearly here. This year the iconic commercial will run from the middle of November. And the Coca-Cola Christmas Truck will then begin touring Great Britain, visiting 53 locations ...

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    Christmas range proven to deliver huge sales

    2017-11-13T00:00:00Z

    Urban Eat’s Christmas range includes Turkey Feast and Turkey, Bacon Stuffing sandwiches, a Piggies Under Blankets sub roll and a Brie Cranberry Wrap, all in festive-themed packaging. The line-up was highly popular last Christmas with more than 10,000 Turkey Feast sandwiches and 9,000 Turkey, Bacon ...

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    Kronenbourg gets wrapped up for Christmas

    2017-11-13T00:00:00Z

    Following the success of the 2016 Cantona Limited Edition packaging, which resulted in a value sales uplift of 25%, Kronenbourg 1664 will wrap a festive Christmas scarf around its 660ml bottles, helping to increase stand out on shelf and encourage consumers to get into the Christmas spirit. Heineken is ...

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    Salted Caramel joins the KP caddies range for Christmas

    2017-11-13T00:00:00Z

    KP Snacks has added a new Salted Caramel variant to its range of best-selling nut caddies. KP is the leading nuts brand in the UK with a 17.3% share of the market, valued at £56m. Nearly 40% of KP nut sales take place in the run up to Christmas and ...

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    Product news: CCE’s Christmas Truck Tour returns as festive campaign gets under way

    2017-10-30T00:00:00Z

    Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is gearing up to spread some festive cheer, as it reveals its Christmas 2017 campaign, which includes the return of the iconic Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Tour, ‘Holidays Are Coming’ TV advert, limited-edition Christmas packs, and sponsorship of Capital FM’s Jingle Bell Ball. With over 95% ...

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    product news: Jenny Wren introduces sub-£10 Christmas Box

    2017-10-18T00:00:00Z

    Jenny Wren, the Kentish chocolate firm, has introduced its first Christmas box for what it calls the “neglected” sub-£10 gifting category. The Christmas Collection features 12 hand-finished Belgian chocolates and truffles – including Fleur de Sel caramel, raspberry yoghurt and white mocha. The launch coincides with Jenny Wren being the ...

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    product news: Diageo highlights independent alcohol opportunity this Christmas

    2017-10-13T00:00:00Z

    With 28% of annual off trade alcohol sales taking place over the festive period, Diageo has extended its My Store Matters advice to help retailers tap into the sales opportunity. An extension of the ‘Inspire, Display, Sell’ initiative, the advice sets out to highlight how retailers can drive sales across ...