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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.

Pancake campaign

The 'Pancakes Love Nutella' Pancake Day campaign is back as part of a £1.9m media investment behind the brand. Limited-edition jars are also available.

More than water

Lucozade Sport is running a new campaign for its functional water brand, Lucozade Sport Fitwater, built around 'More Than Water' messaging.

Country Choice rolls out three Viennese pastries

Country Choice has launched three new Viennese pastries. The Muesli and Blueberry Extravagant has a filling of almonds, rolled oats and malted wheat flakes, sweet blueberries, topped with rolled oats. The Triple Chocolate Extravagant combines white, milk and dark chocolate in rich, flaky pastry. And the Raspberry Cheesecake Extravagant has a New York cheesecake-style filling made with whole raspberries.

Two new flavours join Walkers core range

Walkers is expanding its flavour range with the launch of BBQ Pulled Pork and Spicy Sriracha.

Carb Killa named protein bar Product of the Year

Grenade's Carb Killa has won the Product of the Year award in the Protein Bar category at the 2019 Product of The Year Awards. Product of the Year is the UK's largest consumer survey of product innovation, with over 10,000 shoppers voting each year to crown the winning products in each category and achieve the red seal of approval. The awards, now in their 15th year, champion the best products on the market each year.

Orange returns to Bournville chocolate range

Cadbury's Bournville Orange is available once again and is now part of the permanent range. The bar, which combines a strong cocoa taste with real orange fruit pieces, was first launched in 1927 and was brought back for a limited time in 2009. It is now being brought back to market to tap into the trend for orange chocolate. It is available in a 100g £1 price-marked pack and non-pricemarked packs with an rrp of £1.49.

Boost offers a blind date with a big difference

Red Berries is the latest flavour to join the Boost energy drinks range. The launch is backed by a partnership with Tinder, where consumers have the chance to win 'a dream date like no other'.

Cracked Egg Muffin in time for Easter

Aryzta Food Solutions has launched a Cracked Egg Muffin under its Otis brand.It is supplied frozen for thaw and serve and comprises a chocolate chip muffin with a vanilla cream centre, finished with a white chocolate cream cracked egg decoration. It comes in cases of 28, rrp £1.49. Pos, including posters and shelf barkers, is available for retailers to drive interest and footfall to the bakery fixture.

Apple blasts into Lucozade's core range

Lucozade Energy has added a new flavour to its permanent range Apple Blast. The flavour first launched last August as part of the brand's partnership with the Lara Croft franchise. It proved an instant hit and became Lucozade Energy's third most popular flavour in the independent and symbols channel (IRI data).

McCoy's Muchos offer new taste experience

The latest line to join the McCoy's range is Muchos, a distinctive crescent-shaped folded tortilla crisp, in three Mexican flavours. Muchos comprises a corn, wheat and potato based crisp with a blend of six spices and beans locked into the base, before being seasoned with either Smoky Chilli Chicken, Nacho Cheese or Sour Cream & Onion flavours.

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.

New look across core range of Walkers crisps

Walkers is kicking off 2019 with a new look across its core range. Rolling out from this month, the distinctive new pack design uses a more premium finish and will help deliver greater visibility on shelf.

Quorn launches Healthy Protein, Healthy Planet

Quorn is investing £12m in a 'Healthy Protein. Healthy Planet' campaign for 2019. The activity promotes how eating Quorn can help consumers reduce their meat consumption and in so doing, the environmental impact of their diet. The campaign includes support for Veganuary as well as sponsorship of the Lawn Tennis Association.

Montezuma's makes Easter eggs Like No Udder

Montezuma's Easter 2019 range includes three new products: a milk chocolate alternative Like No Udder egg and two giant chocolate bunnies named Bertie and Betsy. Like No Udder is ideal for vegans or those avoiding dairy products. Rrp is £9.99. The two bunnies are hollow chocolate, with Bertie in white chocolate and Betsy in milk chocolate. Rrp is £8.99. Also available is Nutty Eggs a box of three hen-sized praline-filled eggs.

Low-calorie snack packs from Metcalfe's

Metcalfe's has launched Corn Chips and Mini Ricecakes. The Corn Chips are popped, triangular boldly-seasoned snacks available in two flavours: Nacho Cheese (92 calories) and Sizzlin' BBQ (94 calories). Rrp is 75p. New Mini Ricecakes, which contain a mix of wholegrain and white rice, come in three flavours: Milk Chocolate (81 calories), Dark Chocolate with Orange (79 calories) and White Chocolate (80 calories). Rrp is also 75p.

Cadbury Darkmilk in small bars for c-stores

Cadbury Darkmilk, launched last year in Tesco, is now available to convenience retailers in an impulse format. The 35g bars come in Original and Almond varieties, rrp 65p, with a price-marked version also available at 55p. At the same time, a new 85g Salted Caramel bar is being launched.

Pipers voted best savoury snack in upmarket poll

Pipers has, for the seventh year in a row, been voted Britain's best savoury snack brand. The Lincolnshire-based premium snack maker topped the poll in an annual survey of speciality food products on sale in UK delicatessens, farm shops and food halls by Fine Food Digest.

Ferrero ramps up its spring occasions range

The Thorntons Easter range includes three new luxury eggs White Chocolate & Raspberry, Milk Chocolate Almond & Hazelnut and Dark Chocolate & Orange. All feature strong colours and a premium look designed to appeal to younger, more affluent shoppers.

Move your cold remedies out from behind the till

GSK is urging retailers to maximise visibility of cold and flu remedies by bringing them out from behind the counter and placing them within the shop, accompanied by pos where possible. Retailers are also advised to think about boosting sales of complementary products, such as tissues, by placing them close to the medicines or at the till point.

Two more capsule products from JTI

JTI has launched two new cutting-edge products: Sterling Dual Triple Green and Benson & Hedges Blue Dual Double Capsule.

Walkers marks Uefa Champions League sponsorship with promotion

Walkers is celebrating its continued sponsorship as the official snack partner of the UEFA Champions League (UCL), with a new on-pack promotion that will run for 16 weeks.

Coca-Cola Great Britain kicks off Premier League partnership

Coca-Cola Great Britain (CCGB) has kicked-off its Premier League partnership with the launch of a new multi-million-pound campaign which gives supporters a starring role and celebrates the power of football to bring people together.

Mondelez unveils Cadbury Dairy Milk Oreo Sandwich PMP

Mondelz International is launching a £1 price-marked pack (PMP) of Cadbury Dairy Milk Oreo Sandwich this month.

McCoy's launch taps trend for Mexican food

The latest line to join the McCoy’s range is Muchos, a distinctive crescent-shaped folded tortilla crisp, in three Mexican flavours. Muchos comprises a corn, wheat and potato based crisp with a blend of six spices and beans locked into the base, before being seasoned with either Smoky Chilli Chicken, Nacho Cheese or Sour Cream & Onion flavours.

Britvic rolls out Robinsons Fruit Creations to c-stores

This month Britvic is extending Robinsons Fruit Creations into the convenience and wholesale channels, following its launch in the grocery sector.

Aryzta Food Solutions adapts muffin for Easter

Aryzta Food Solutions has launched a Cracked Egg Muffin under its Otis brand.

Boost offers consumers the chance of a dream date

Red Berries is the latest flavour to join the Boost energy drinks range. The launch is backed by a partnership with Tinder, where consumers have the chance to win ‘a dream date like no other’.

Radnor Hills launches 'ultimate' Plus Energy drink

Radnor Hills is introducing a range of Natural Energy Waters with natural caffeine and zero sugar.

Love is in the air with Boost Energy Red Berry addition

Boost Drinks is bringing some love to the UK, in the form of Boost Energy Red Berry 250ml SKU, along with love-themed advertising across Tinder, in time for Valentine's Day.

Bright Air Filter innovation for L&B Blue

Imperial Tobacco has introduced L&B Blue Bright Air Filter which combines a recess in the filter tip with a firmer filter structure, with the company's research suggesting that adult smokers in the Sub-Economy sector can expect the impression of a smoother, better quality smoking experience.

TV ad boost for latest flavour additions from Walkers

Walkers is to run a TV ad campaign supporting the launch of its two new flavours - BBQ Pulled Pork and Spicy Sriracha. This latest campaign is set to drive consumer awareness and appetite for the new additions.

Trebor unveils sugar-free sub-range

Mint brand Trebor has unveiled its first sugar-free hard-boiled sub-range, Trebor Cool Drops.

Lucozade Energy adds Apple Blast to permanent range

Lucozade Energy is adding a new flavour to its permanent range this year: Apple Blast.

Maryland sugar free cookies

Burton’s Biscuits introduces Maryland Sugar Free Cookies

Burton’s Biscuit Company has followed up its sugar-reduction programme on core Maryland and the introduction of less than 100 calorie packs across its Minis range, with the launch of Maryland Sugar Free Cookies.

Minions return to the Kinder Surprise stable

The Minions licence is returning to the Kinder Surprise range with seven new toys up for grabs.

Ben & Jerry's adds to its Moo-phoria range

Ben & Jerry’s is adding two new flavours to the Moo-phoria range.

Müller extends sponsorship of British Athletics

Dairy brand Müller has extended its partnership with British Athletics until the end of 2021.

Quaker Oats launches on-pack promotion

Quaker Oats has launched a new on-pack promotion in partnership with Nuffield Health which aims to support retailers in driving post-Christmas sales of cereals as consumers look to healthier breakfast options in January.

Zinger shots range

Zinger shots packaging given a New Year makeover

James White Drinks’ range of 100% natural Zinger shots is starting the new year with a new look.

Mexican theme to 'biggest ever' NPD from KP Snacks

Stand by for the launch of a new bagged snack - McCoy’s Muchos, a distinctive crescent-shaped folded tortilla crisp, in three feisty Mexican flavours.

Wall's to give away £5,000 to community clubs

Wall’s has launched a campaign which will see it give away £1,000 to five community clubs.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 18 February 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East129.2257.90129.92120.18
East Midlands128.8581.15131.08119.59
London129.4365.90132.55119.95
North East127.76131.63117.87
North West128.6357.70132.07118.91
Northern Ireland127.32125.70118.52
Scotland128.94129.47118.93
South East129.7257.70130.97120.45
South West129.1067.90129.70120.06
Wales128.23130.05118.68
West Midlands128.68132.84119.37
Yorkshire & Humber128.22130.47118.63

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