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Rowntree's boosts Randoms but drops Tooty Frooties

New variants of Rowntree’s Randoms are being introduced to coincide with its tenth birthday and a major refresh of the Rowntree’s brand, but Tooty Frooties is being ditched.

Imperial Tobacco repositions its Embassy cigarette brand

The Embassy cigarette brand is being repositioned by Imperial Tobacco from its traditional home in the premium price sector to the more popular economy price sector.

Lucozade Energy revamps packaging

Lucozade Energy is introducing a new pack refresh across its flavours range.

Magnum introduces new White Chocolate & Cookie flavour

Ice cream brand Magnum is launching Magnum White Chocolate & Cookies across all formats, including handheld and tubs, and will be supported by a £5m media value marketing spend.

Britvic expands its range of sugar-free Tango

Britvic is investing in its Tango brand with the introduction of three new sugar-free flavours, a packaging re-design and a £2.2m marketing investment which will see the brand back on TV for the first time in four years.

Unilever adds vegan option to Breyers range

Unilever is expanding its Breyers range this month, following its launch in the UK last year, with a new dairy-free variant providing a low-calorie, vegan-friendly ice cream product.

Coca-Cola Premier League Trophy goes on tour

Coca-Cola European Partners has revealed the dates and locations for the Official Coca-Cola Premier League Trophy Tour, which will give fans the opportunity to have their photograph taken with the Premier League trophy and enjoy some unique football experiences.

e-vapour brand blu expands its flavour portfolio

The e-vapour brand blu is expanding its flavour portfolio with the launch of a new and improved Golden Tobacco flavour for its pod-mod device, myblu.

JUUL Labs UK agrees partnership with MFG

Vaping company JUUL Labs UK has signed its first major retail forecourt partnership in the convenience channel with the announcement that MFG will be stocking its range of products.

New advertising for Capri-Sun celebrates free from credentials

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has unveiled a new advertising campaign for Capri-Sun original to highlight that the brand contains no preservatives, colours or artificial sweeteners.

Nestlé UK introduces on-pack promotion using QR code

Nestlé UK and Ireland is introducing ’80 Awesome things to do’, a new on-pack promotion on some of its leading confectionery brands, which gives families fun and engaging activity ideas to do together.

Kepak aims to position Rustlers as ideal hot lunch option

Kepak Consumer Foods is rolling out a nationwide campaign to position Rustlers as the ideal hot lunch option.

JTI adds value e-liquid range under its Logic brand

JTI has announced the launch of a new value e-liquid range under its Logic brand.

KP Snacks expands its range of PMPs

KP Snacks is adding to its £1 PMP range with the addition of Wheat Crunchies and the latest NPD, McCoy’s Muchos.

Experience this

Kettle has launched a promotion on its singles packs, giving away experiences via Virgin Experience Days. All entrants will receive a 20% discount code.

Sparkling mango

Barr Soft Drinks is launching a Mangozero-added sugar sparkling version of Rubicon, the UK's number one exotic juice drink brand (IRI data).

Veggie first

Fray Bentos has launched its first vegetarian pie comprising red pepper, tomatoes, peas and carrots, all covered ina spicy balti sauce.

Shaking things up

Cadbury is launching its first-ever powdered milkshake. Choc'Shake is available in 280g jars, rrp £2.09. It will be backed by marketing in the summer.

They Score - You Win with Walkers crisps

Walkers is celebrating its continued sponsorship as the official snack partner of the UEFA Champions League (UCL), with a new on-pack promotion. They Score You Win gives football fans the chance to win prizes by predicting when a goal will be scored during a UCL football match. If they guess the correct minute for a goal, they win £10. All entrants also stand a chance of winning a pair of tickets to the UCL Final.

Vapouriz completes its 50/50 liquid range

Vapouriz has released the final 14 flavours to complete its 50|50 range. Flavours include Apple & Blackcurrant, Blackcurrant & Liquorice and Blueberry Menthol. All created at the Vapouriz Lab, they are available in 3mg, 6mg, 12mg and 18mg strengths. Rrp is £4.99, and they give retailers a profit on return in excess of 60%. Vapouriz says these versatile vape liquids are suitable for both classic and sub-ohm vapers.

New Pringles are full of Eastern promise

Pringles is launching its biggest innovation in four years, with a new rice-based chip created to carry Eastern-inspired flavours. Pringles Rice Fusion comes in Malaysian Red Curry, Indian Tandoori Chicken Masala and Peking Duck with Hoisin Sauce flavours. Rrp is £1.99 per 160g can. Rice Fusion chips have a lighter texture, with less saturated fat and less salt than traditional Pringles. The launch is supported by a £3m spend.

Boost+ Protein gets new peanut variant

Cadbury is expanding its protein singles offer with the launch of Boost+ Protein Peanut, which has chewy caramel and protein crisps, enrobed in Cadbury chocolate with peanuts for added crunch. In line with Boost+ Protein original, the 49g bars contain 12g of protein four times more protein and 32% less sugar per 100g than standard Boost bars with no compromise on taste.

Wagon Wheels go single for the on-the-go market

broaden the appeal of Wagon Wheels with the introduction of individually-wrapped, single packs for the on-the-go market.

Unilever brings ice cream Joy to the UK market

ollaboration with Ferrero to bring Kinder and Kinder Bueno ice creams to the UK, following a phenomenal launch in Europe last year. Kinder Ice Cream Stick, Ice Cream Sandwich and Kinder Joy Ice Cream all contain 100 calories or less and are made with high-quality ingredients. Each variant comes in small portion sizes, with packs featuring Unilever's 'Responsibly Made For Kids' logo.

Raspberry added to Pepsi Max flavour line up

A raspberry flavour has joined the Pepsi Max range to help retailers capitalise on the popularityof the berry.

Blackcurrant water that quenches your thirst

Ribena has a new sub-brand Frusion which sees it move into the enhanced and flavoured water category for the first time. Harnessing Ribena's expertise with blackcurrants, Ribena Frusion uses blackcurrant water naturally infused with real fruits and botanicals.

Grenade adds two new Carb Killa bars

Grenade has expanded its portfolio of low-sugar, high-protein snacks to include two new Carb Killa bars: Dark Chocolate Raspberry and White Chocolate Salted Peanut. Both are high in protein (20g), but low in sugar (2g). Rrp is £2.49 for a 60g bar.

KP Snacks invests £2m in Hula Hoops Flavarings

KP Snacks is continuing its advertising drive with a £2m investment in Hula Hoops Flavarings.

Burton's unveils singles pack of Wagon Wheels

Burton’s Biscuit Company is aiming to broaden the appeal of Wagon Wheels with the introduction of individually-wrapped Wagon Wheels single packs, a new, on-the-go format aimed specifically at the convenience channel.

Kettle Chips offers chance to win Virgin Experience Days

Kettle is launching an on-pack promotion this spring, giving away exciting experiences in partnership with Virgin Experience Days.

Britvic introduces Raspberry to Pepsi Max line-up

Britvic is introducing a new addition to its Pepsi Max range with a raspberry flavour joining the line-up in convenience from March.

Grenade adds two new flavours to Carb Killa range

Grenade, the active nutrition and protein brand behind the Carb Killa range, has expanded its portfolio of low sugar, high protein snacks to include two new bars, Dark Chocolate Raspberry and White Chocolate Salted Peanut.

Nestlé UK rolls out Ruby Chocolate KitKat

Nestlé UK has announced that its KitKat made with Ruby chocolate will launch nationwide this month.

Unilever partners Ferrero to introduce Kinder ice creams

Unilever has announced a first-time collaboration with Ferrero to bring Kinder and Kinder Bueno Ice Cream to the UK, following a launch in Europe last year.

Mini Babybel renews support for Comic Relief

Cheese snack brand Mini Babybel is supporting Comic Relief for the 20th year.

Ben & Jerry's extends love to Refugee Action

Ben & Jerry’s has introduced a new topped creation, Topped Love Is…, with proceeds going towards supporting Refugee Action.

Red Bull adds coconut and berry energy drink

Red Bull is bringing a new addition to the Editions range with the introduction of new Red Bull Coconut Berry Edition.

Volvic launches rhubarb flavour special edition

Bottled water brand Volvic has launched Touch of Fruit Sugar Free Rhubarb flavour in a special edition.

Pipers Crisps renews sponsorship of The Cricketer Village Cup

Pipers Crisps is repeating its sponsorship of The Cricketer Village Cup in 2019.

VK revamps the design of its mixed packs

The alcoholic RTD VK is revamping the design of its mixed pack.

Jameson supports retailers in run-up to St Patrick's Day

Jameson is supporting retailers build excitement ahead of St Patrick’s Day on 17 March with a campaign focused on its Jameson, Ginger and Lime serve, which is easy for customers to replicate at home and will be activated across TV, digital, experiential activity and the on and off-trade.

Cadbury launches first powdered milkshake

Cadbury is launching its first powdered milkshake. Cadbury Choc’Shake is available now in 280g jars, RRP £2.09.

New light cola additions head raft of NPD from CCEP

A multi-million pound programme of activity has been announced by Coca-Cola European Partners as it plans to reach “more consumers, on more occasions, every day in 2019”.

Maynards Bassetts unveils sour soft jelly product

Confectionery brand Maynards Bassetts has announced its first sour Soft Jelly product – Soft Jellies Fizzy Fish.

Vimto adds new variant to the Vimto Remix range

Vimto is expanding the Vimto Remix range with a new Raspberry, Orange and Passionfruit carbonated variant which will be available from March.

Lotus Bakeries introduces Lotus Biscoff ice cream to UK

Lotus Bakeries has launched Lotus Biscoff ice cream in the UK.

Barr launches Mango Zero Added Sugar sparkling Rubicon variant

Barr Soft Drinks is launching a Mango Zero Added Sugar sparkling version of Rubicon, the exotic juice drink brand, to add an exotic flavour choice within the low-calorie flavoured carbonates sector.

Cool move

Trebor Cool Drops are the brand's first sugar-free hard-boiled sub-range. They are available in Extra Fresh and Lemon flavours in a 28g flip-top box, rrp 60p.

Blue's better tip

New L&B Blue Bright Air Filter combines a recess in the filter tip with a firmer filter structure, to give adult smokers in the sub-economy sector a better experience.

Premier League Cadbury Legends promo is back

The Premier League Cadbury Legends promotion is back. Running through to March 31, it gives consumers the chance to win thousands of prizes when they purchase a Cadbury Dairy Milk bar. The campaign is supported by a £1.1m campaign. The photo shows last year's winner, Natalie Hardie, who won, and met Thierry Henry.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 18 March 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East130.8557.70132.89121.68
East Midlands130.41132.10120.99
London130.92134.14121.81
North East129.47134.52119.63
North West129.89131.08120.36
Northern Ireland128.4464.90126.23119.33
Scotland130.47133.90120.76
South East131.14134.22122.06
South West130.59131.37121.41
Wales129.62127.41119.99
West Midlands130.2569.90135.09120.96
Yorkshire & Humber129.66133.59120.01

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