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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.

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’.

Aryzta Food Solutions adapts muffin for Easter

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Radnor Hills launches 'ultimate' Plus Energy drink

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

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.

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.

Müller extends sponsorship of British Athletics

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

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

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

Minions return to the Kinder Surprise stable

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

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.

Lucozade Energy adds Apple Blast to permanent range

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

Trebor unveils sugar-free sub-range

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

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.

New Forest Ice Cream unveils new brand identity

New Forest Ice Cream is kicking off 2019 by unveiling a new brand identity.

Nairn's expands portfolio with three new products

Nairn’s has expanded its product portfolio with the launch of new Ancient Grain Oatcakes, Gluten Free Caramelised Onion Flatbreads and Gluten Free Cheese Crackers.

Quorn adds to fishless range with vegan products

Quorn is adding to its fishless range in March with the launch of two new vegan frozen fishless products – Battered Fishless Fillets and Breaded Fishless Fillets (200g; rrp £2.99).

McCain launches lighter version of Home Chips

McCain is launching a lighter version of its Home Chips.

Pladis adds two new go ahead ranges

Pladis is adding to its £39m healthier snacking brand, go ahead, with the launch of two new ranges.

KitKat kicks off 2019 with on-pack promotion

Nestlé Confectionery’s flagship brand KitKat is to kick off 2019 with an on-pack promotion giving consumers the chance to win a special break.

Pep & Lekker introduces compostable packaging

Vegan snacks producer Pep & Lekker has introduced compostable packaging for its Seed Snacks.

Montezumas reveals Easter range additions

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.

Lucozade Sport kicks off campaign for Fitwater

Lucozade Sport is kicking off 2019 with a new marketing campaign from its functional water brand, Lucozade Sport Fitwater.

Mars Wrigley Confectionery introduces new M&M's Eggs

Mars Wrigley Confectionery has launched new M&M’s Eggs ready for Easter 2019.

Cadbury Darkmilk moves into convenience sector

Cadbury Darkmilk, launched last year in Tesco, is now available to convenience retailers in an impulse format.

Haribo unveils Hunt the Double Yolker campaign

Haribo has unveiled a seasonal campaign inviting shoppers to Hunt the Double Yolker in limited edition bags of Starmix.

PepsiCo adds flame grilled steak to Doritos flavours

Tortilla chip brand Doritos is adding to its line-up with new Doritos Flame Grilled Steak.

Heritage brand Bournville Orange makes permanent return

Cadbury’s heritage brand Bournville is bringing back Cadbury Bournville Orange this month, and it will now become a permenant offering for the brand.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 pledges to invest £12m in brand in 2019

Quorn has unveiled plans for major brand investment alongside NPD which is intended to drive growth and penetration of the meat free category.

Walkers revamps packaging of its core range of crisps

Walkers is kicking off 2019 with a new look across its core range of crisps.

KP Snacks launches campaigns for two flagship brands

KP Snacks is reaffirming its commitment to the under 100 calories portfolio, which currently consists of 37 products, by launching creative campaigns for two of its flagship brands; Hula Hoops Puft and Popchips.

JTI augments capsule offer with two new products

Tobacco company JTI is strengthening its capsule offering with the launch of two new products: Sterling Dual Triple Green and Benson & Hedges Blue Dual Double Capsule.

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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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