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product news: Kellogg's teams up with Elf on the Shelf

Kellogg’s has teamed up with The Elf on the Shelf to give away 1,000 prize packages, each valued at up
to £80.

product news: Duerr's launches festive preserves advent calendar

Duerr’s has launched a festive preserves advent calendar.

product news: Werther's runs Caramel Shop advert

The Werther’s Original Christmas Caramel Shop box contains a variety of Werther’s caramels including Butter Candies, Creamy Filling, Éclairs and new Soft Caramel.

product news: Urban Eat unveils Christmas line-up

Urban Eat has launched its Christmas line-up.

product news: Glitterberry J₂O returns to screens

Britvic’s J₂O Glitterberry flavour is hitting screens for the first time since 2011 with a TV advert for the brand.

product news: Lambrini runs Mini Cooper competition

Perry brand Lambrini has launched a line-up of limited-edition bottle wraps, together with a competition to win a brand-new Mini Cooper, in celebration of its British roots.

product news: JTI reduces RRPs for RYO tobacco

JTI has announced new, lower recommended retail prices (RRPs) for three of its most popular value RYO brands - Sterling Rolling, Holborn Yellow and Kensitas Club RYO.

product news: Pukka Pies extends into convenience

Pukka Pies is launching into the convenience sector with a new portfolio dedicated to on-the-go eating occasions.

product news: Boost Drinks steps up support

Boost Drinks is stepping in to help support independent retailers with a series of promotions across its energy drinks range.

product news: STG promotes new website

To celebrate its new trade website going live on the 1 November, STG UK has launched a new initiative inviting retailers to share their stories of how they have, or intend to, give back to their local community.

product news: Tangerine Confectionery launches multipacks

Tangerine Confectionery has launched a new range of multipacks designed to target the family market with portion-controlled mini bags of classic favourites.

product news: Clipper rolls out plastic-free tea bags

Clipper Teas, the ethical tea brand owned by Wessanen UK, has developed what it claims is the world’s first plastic-free, non-GM and unbleached heat-sealed tea bag.

product news: Eat Real unveils vegan cheese straws

Healthier snacking brand Eat Real has unveiled a new variant of its Veggie Straws to help meet demand for a vegan-friendly, cheese-flavoured snack.

product news: Aunt Bessie's get marketing makeover

Aunt Bessie’s is embarking on a modern makeover with a new marketing strategy, communications route and visual identity and a campaign called ‘Bring out the Bessie in you’.

product news: Blockhead wins listing with MFG

The energy gum brand Blockhead has announced the addition of three new partnerships with major national retailers: MFG, Booker Retail Partners, and Costcutter.

product news: Tilda unveils biggest advertising campaign

The Tilda rice brand has unveiled what is claims is its biggest advertising campaign since it was founded over 45 years ago.

product news: Cathedral City updates snack bar range

Dairy Crest is refreshing its Cathedral City adult snack bar range with the addition of two new flavour variants, a new pack design and a new range positioning of 100kcals or fewer per bar.

product news: Premier Foods introduces festive cakes

Premier Foods is extending its Mr Kipling and Cadbury Cakes ranges ahead of the festive season, with new products joining the ranges.

product news: Britvic adds to Drench range

Britvic is launching a new citrus addition to its Drench range, with a Mandarin & Lemon flavour.

product news: Mondelez 'egg-cels' with strong line-up for Easter 2019

Mondelez aims to bring families together and drive value into the Easter chocolate category with its latest Easter line-up. On the basis that the top activities for consumers at Easter are eating chocolate; seeing friends and family; gifting chocolate; and going on egg hunts, the company is investing £10m to ensure it remains the leader of the season, with its strong portfolio of brands and products.

product news: Dairy Crest revamps Cathedral City Kids Snacks

Dairy Crest has revamped its Cathedral City Kids Snacking range with a move to lighter cheese for an improved nutrition profile and a new on-pack partnership with Nickelodeon to enhance appeal to families.

product news: Juiced tagged onto ad campaign

Britvic’s newest Fruit Shoot addition will be hitting TV screens nationwide from October for the first time as a 10-second tag at the end of the brand’s ‘It’s My Thing’ advert.

product news: Ferrero offers store makeover prize

Ferrero is giving retailers the chance to win a store makeover, worth £4,000.

product news: Aunt Bessie's introduces hot desserts

Aunt Bessie’s is introducing a more premium frozen hot dessert solution, catering for what it perceives as a gap in the market: indulgent treats designed for larger gatherings.

product news: Tetley's launches bottled ales

Ale brand Joshua Tetley & Son is launching its first range of bottled ales in four years, featuring Tetley’s Golden Ale and Tetley’s No.3 Pale Ale.

product news: Coca-Cola begins Christmas activity

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.

product news: Walkers introduces festive dinner flavours

Walkers is launching a festive range of Christmas dinner flavours, including its first Brussel Sprouts flavoured crisp.

product news: Mug Shot expands into soups

Instant snack brand Mug Shot is expanding into cup soup with Mug Shot Cup Soup.

product news: PepsiCo refreshes Snack-a-Jacks packs

PepsiCo has given its Snack-a-Jacks rice cake brand a new look in a bid to strengthen its stand-out on shelf.

product news: Quaker unveils new brand strapline

Quaker is launching a new campaign to restage the brand by communicating the simple power of the oat.

Metcalfe's and Rakuten say 'have a movie on us'

Metcalfe's and video-on-demand service Rakuten TV are giving consumers a film code with every purchase across all promotional packs of Metcalfe's impulse and sharing popcorn. Consumers then visit the website to claim their Rakuten TV film code bringing the cinema straight into their living rooms. The promotion runs throughout the autumn.

Riverstone easy-to-roll tobacco launched

Imperial is launching Riverstone roll-your-own (RYO) tobacco onto the UK market. The economy brand is said to offer a high quality, easy-to-roll blend at an affordable price. It is cut using an innovative technique that Imperial believes makes it one of the easiest tobaccos on the market to roll. It comes in 30g and 50g packs.

Beastly bakes and sticky cakes join Pladis range

Pladis has launched a range of Halloween and Bonfire Night cakes. For Halloween there are: McVitie's Jaffa Freaky cake bars, McVitie's Jaffa Lemon & Slime cake bars, McVitie's Digestives Beastly Bakes and McVitie's Hobnobs Terrifying Toffee Apple Flapjacks. For Bonfire Night there are: Tate & Lyle Sticky Toffee and Tate & Lyle Sticky Toffee Apple pudding cakes.

Cake Crunchies debuts in Pladis Club range

Pladis has launched a new addition to its McVitie's cake range: Club Orange Cake Crunchies designed to combine the best of cake, biscuits and chocolate in one tasty treat.

Boost's Cosmic Glow offers a deeper flavour

Boost has launched a limited-edition, sugar-free variant called Cosmic Glow. Described as a 'vibrant mix' of grape and cherry, it is available in 49 price-marked cans. Boost says it will appeal to consumers looking for 'deeper' flavours in the winter months. Simon Gray, managing director of Boost, said: "Not only do the flavours of Cosmic Glow work well in the winter months, but its vibrant flavour mix is also the perfect option for the increasing number of consumers opting for a non-alcoholic drink option during festivities."

Two new spicy mixes join Cofresh range

Cofresh has extended its core range of savoury Asian mixes with two new products. Khatta Meetha is a sweet and tangy mix of powa (rice flakes), Sev noodles, Bhavnagri Sev and spices while Chilli & Lemon Bombay Mix is a mix of savoury noodles, peas, peanuts and lentils.

Moo-phoria delivers big taste but with less fat

Ben & Jerry's new Moo-phoria range is light on fat but heavy on flavour, containing just 128-132 calories per serving. The range includes two new flavours: Chocolate Cookie Dough and Caramel Cookie Fix, which give fans all the chunks and swirls they know and love but with less fat and fewer calories per portion than similar ice cream.

Limited-edition Royal British Legion bar of CDM

Cadbury is marking 100 years since the end of the First World War by releasing a limited-edition Cadbury Dairy Milk (CDM) Remembrance Bar in partnership with the Royal British Legion. The 360g bar bears the same wrapper design as CDM sold during the war but adorned with Poppies. From every bar sold, 30p will be donated to the Legion. Cadbury is also supporting the Legion through a year-round calendar of fundraising events.

New designs emphasise benefits of Halls range

Medicated confectionery brand Halls is unveiling a new look, plus new price-marked packs, ahead of the winter season.

Mix and Match offer across Britvic's cans

Britvic has launched a new mix and match can promotion. The activity offers shoppers two cans for £1 and retailers benefit from a 40% profit on return. It runs across Pepsi, 7Up and Tango.

ProsEcho Falls joins Accolade Wines line up

Accolade Wines is responding to the continuing growth of the prosecco market with the introduction of a prosecco to its Echo Falls range.

Fulfilling the need for bigger protein bars

Fulfil has expanded its offering with the launch of a new 40g bar that has the added benefits of 15g of protein, less than 2g of sugar and nine vitamins. The new bar is available in four flavours: Chocolate Salted Caramel and Chocolate Hazelnut Whip, which are new Fulfil varieties; as well as existing Fulfil flavours: Triple Chocolate Deluxe and Chocolate Orange. Rrp is £1.89-£1.99 and the bars are already being listed by WHSmith Travel outlets.

Next generation Logic PRO 2 launched for £10

Logic has updated its Logic PRO capsule vaping device. The next- generation Logic PRO 2 features a new soft touch finish, lighter weight and improved charging time. Launching at an introductory price of £10, Logic PRO 2 is lighter and smaller than its predecessor. With a matte black, soft-touch finish for a more comfortable vaping experience, the latest device also includes a 650 mAh battery that can fully charge in 100 minutes and lasts 24 hours. Logic PRO 2 uses the same smart capsules as the Logic PRO, available at an rrp of £4.50 per pack of three.

Coca-Cola GB teams up with the Premier League

The Premier League and Coca-Cola GB have announced a three-and-a-half-year partnership, starting in January 2019. It is the first sponsorship Coca-Cola GB will activate across multiple brands including sparkling soft drinks, water and fruit-based drinks, with low and no-sugar options.

Ridge Cut flavours from across the globe

The new Kettle Ridge Cut range is inspired by the biggest and best flavours from across the globe. Chinese Spare Ribs, Barbecue Beef Brisket and Jalapeño Jack flavours are all available in sharing packs but there is also a handy pack of Barbecue Beef Brisket.

'Call of duty' partnership promotion for Monster Energy

Monster Energy has announced a partnership with Activision, celebrating the launch of ‘Call of Duty, Black Ops 4’.

Extra-strong menthol mint innovation from Smint

Smint has launched an extra strong menthol power mint – Smint Xtrm with Menthol and Eucalyptus. The new sugar-free variant aims to provide invigorating freshness and an instant feeling of relief in the throat and nose, with the launch well-timed for the looming winter cold season.

Chance to win thousands of cash prizes with Trebor Win Small

Trebor is offering thousands of consumers the chance to win over 10,000 cash prizes, with its latest promotion, Trebor Win Small.

Advent calendar joins Celebrations festive line-up

Celebrations has launched its first-ever advent calendar so customers can 'celebrate' every day in the lead up to Christmas.

product news: Cofresh expands core range

Indian snacks brand Cofresh has extended its core range of savoury Asian mixes with two new flavours to help retailers capitalise on the growing demand for global taste adventures.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 12 November 2018
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East Midlands136.60139.38129.02
North East136.4569.90142.07128.06
North West136.60138.23128.71
Northern Ireland135.0969.90137.92128.64
South East137.4666.90139.94129.99
South West136.7567.90139.46129.38
West Midlands136.02140.93128.76
Yorkshire & Humber135.86140.71128.57

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