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product news: Mars Chocolate and Wrigley launches Starburst Chewing Gum

Mars Chocolate and Wrigley UK is expanding its portfolio and introducing a ‘candy-like experience’ with the launch of Starburst Chewing Gum.

product news: in-car gum holder makes a comeback

This February, Mars Chocolate and Wrigley UK is continuing to drive in-car consumption by bringing back its gum holder, which enables drivers to keep bottles of Extra and Airwaves to hand.

product news: Smint rejigs support for Breast Cancer Care

Sugar free mint brand, Smint, is moving its support for Breast Cancer Care from Smint Strawberry Mix, to one of its fastest growing products, the Strawberry XXL Smint Tin.

product news: Trebor puts Softmints in a pot

Trebor has launched its Softmints in a pot format, with the 100g pots available in peppermint and spearmint Softmint variants.

product news: Wrigley brings back in-car holder

Wrigley is aiming to unlock new consumption occasions and category growth potential across its sugarfree gum portfolios, this August, with the return of its innovative, in-car gum holder, free of charge with selected purchased gum bottles.

Breathe easy

When BP/M&S approach a supplier wanting to stock their product, you know it must be a good one. And that's exactly what happened with Peppersmith the mint and gum company started by two ex-Innocent Drinks employees. As a result, BP is now selling Peppersmith's 100% xylitol mints and gum in 214 of its M&S stores.

Pellet potential

It's not often that you buy a packet of chewing gum then, as a result, drive off in a brand new car. But that's exactly what happened to Airwaves gum consumer Theresa Cowling from Oxford, who won a Ford Focus ST as part of the brand's Full Throttle promotion. Her prize was presented to her by two drivers from the Airwaves Racing British Tour Car Championship team Mat Jackson and Tom Onslow-Cole as the competition formed part of Airwaves' ongoing sponsorship of the British Tour Car Championship.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 19 March 2018
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East Midlands122.46131.58119.60
North East121.7959.90131.53118.66
North West122.0658.80129.31118.83
Northern Ireland121.4469.90127.23119.16
South East123.2769.90131.23120.66
South West122.83128.65119.82
West Midlands121.83129.90119.22
Yorkshire & Humber121.66129.86118.80

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