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product news: Pop Works & Company extends range

Pop Works & Company is launching ‘Glazed & Glory’ and ‘Drizzled Delights’ popcorn variants to tap into the ‘Sweet Treat’ and ‘Pure Indulgence’ occasions.

product news: Kraft Heinz kicks off £8m winter soup campaign

Kraft Heinz is kicking-off the soup winter season with the first strand of an £8m media investment.

Product news: Nutella B-Ready for a big campaign

Nutella has revealed details of its £2.8m multi-touchpoint investment behind its recently launched Nutella B-ready product – the brand’s first move into the biscuits category in the UK.

Product news: Quirky promotion on Oasis from CCEP

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is launching a new on-pack promotion across its Oasis brand. The light-hearted, yet disruptive promotion will run across all flavour variants giving consumers a chance to win a share of Oasis’ remaining 2017 marketing budget.

Product news: Tyrells announced first TV advert

Tyrrells has announced the launch of its first TV advertising campaign.

Product news: Walkers unveils movie streaming offer

Walkers is tapping into family sharing occasions by offering the best movies to shoppers with its newest on pack promotion.

Big range refresh for Golden Wonder

Golden Wonder's Transform-A-Snack and Ringos are now available in a range of impulse, grab bag and £1-priced packs. There is also a new addition to the Transform-A-Snack family, a cheese variant, which has been introduced across all pack sizes in recognition that cheese is the top-selling flavour in single pack snacks.

New ad supports 'Choose me or lose me' campaign

Walkers is supporting its Choose or Lose campaign with a new TV ad that's on air for six weeks. Via the campaign, Walkers is putting some of its favourite flavours in jeopardy by giving customers the chance to keep their favourite flavours or swap them for a new flavour.

Vimto and Millions team up for new sweets

Soft drink brand Vimto is teaming up with Millions, the tiny chewy sweets, to create Vimto Millions. The sweets are available in a variety of formats, from a classic 40g countline to taper jars and a £1 price-marked pack.

Juiceburst adds two more school- approved drinks

Two new flavours have been added to Juiceburst's 'schools approved' range. Sour Cherry and Strawberry & Apple contain 45% real fruit juice, count as one of your five-a-day and contain no added refined sugar; instead they are sweetened with Stevia a natural plant extract.

Sunbites adds seeds and nuts into the mix

New Sunbites Nut Mixes combine the familiar Sunbites with a mix of nuts, seeds and dried fruit. There are three variants: Nuts & Sun Ripened Raisins; Nuts & Sun Kissed Cranberries; and Crunchy Whole Nuts. They come in 35g packs, rrp £1 and 90g packs, rrp £1.99.

A £25,000 prize fund for Boost drinkers

Boost Drinks is launching a major new initiative this month to drive sales of its 500ml PET. An on-pack promotion offers over 1,000 prizes out of a total prize fund of £25,000, comprising cash, Amazon vouchers and cinema tickets.

Wild West delivers new proteins and flavours

Wild West jerky has been refreshed with a new look, new flavours and new proteins.

Super heroes to the rescue via Jelly Belly collection

New from Jelly Belly is the DC Super Hero Collection. This includes 28g bags which feature either DC's Batman, Superman or Wonder Woman in a mixed 30-count caddy, which is display-ready for retailers to merchandise on shelf or at the tillpoint. Larger 60g bags feature either Batman or Wonder Woman, with character packaging sold separately in 12-count caddies.

New Rizla range offers authentic experience

Imperial Tobacco has launched Rizla Natura, which the tobacco giant says

product news: Naturya launches healthy snack bars

Naturya has teamed up with two Michelin Star trained chefs, David Jones and Jonny Bingham, to create a range of organic, nutrient-rich, nutritionally balanced snack bars, which have just been launched into the forecourt sector.

product news: Delamere Dairies unveils Nutty Drinks

Delamere Dairies is launching Nutty Drinks, a range of nut-based drinks with added fruit and vegetables that offer customers ‘on the go’ refreshment that’s delicious and healthy.

product news: Maoam pop-up sets off on tour

Maoam has launched Maoam Zone – a pop-up party that delivers a festival feel for consumers as part of a nationwide sampling campaign.

product news: pink gin targets new audience

Gordon’s London Dry Gin is aiming to shake up the gin category with the launch of its new Premium Pink Distilled Gin, providing retailers with the opportunity to appeal to a new, younger adult audience.

product news: Pringles brings back Christmas variants

Pringles is bringing back its range of Christmas flavours in a new gift wrap designed can.

product news: on-pack promotion on Diet Coke

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has unveiled Diet Coke’s latest on-pack promotion and stand-out limited edition designs, offering consumers the chance to win £5,000 every day.

product news: Nestlé Confectionery reveals festive plans

Nestlé Confectionery has unveiled its Christmas offering for 2017. Leading its range are the Smarties Little Choc Penguin (a chocolate shell with mini Smarties inside) and the white chocolate Milkybar Polar Bear Cub (both RRP 65p). Each features four new designs on its foil packaging, giving them added personality and enabling shoppers to choose their favourite.

product news: Nairn’s adds 20% extra fill

Nairn’s is adding 20% extra fill to its three-strong gluten-free Wholegrain Crackers range.

product news: Roberts Bakery unveils rebrand

Roberts Bakery has rebranded as Roberts with the launch of a new identity, positioning and product offering.

product news: Kronenbourg launches new ad campaign

Former footballer and current Kronenbourg brand ambassador Eric Cantona returns to Alsace for Kronenbourg 1664’s latest campaign ‘Le Scarecrow Suprême’.

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: Mars Chocolate finds new female icon

Mars Chocolate UK has launched a new advert for the Galaxy brand, ending its use of the Audrey Hepburn adverts it has been using for the past four years.

product news: Vimto teams up with Millions

Soft drink brand Vimto is teaming up with Millions, the tiny chewy sweets, to create Vimto Millions.

product news: Fanta reveals Halloween plans

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is planning its biggest Halloween campaign from Fanta, including exclusively designed packaging, smaller 150ml can multipacks and an advertising and experiential marketing campaign.

product news: Juiceburst adds new variants

Juiceburst has added two new variants to its range of ‘Schools Approved’ juice drinks: Sour Cherry and Strawberry & Apple.

product news: Pomegreat launches new recipe

Pomegreat pomegranate juice drink, now part of Wonderful Brands, is launching a new recipe with added vitamins and no added sugar to meet this consumer demand for healthier, low sugar options.

product news: Butterkist highlights Chocmallow sales opportunity

Butterkist is predicting the addition of the Butterkist Chocmallow popcorn, which offers original Butterkist Toffee popcorn with chocolate marshmallow flavoured coating, will help Halloween sales soar.

product news: Knorr extends its portfolio

Knorr is adding two new ranges to its portfolio: Concentrated Liquid Stock and Organic Stock Cubes. The new offerings are designed to help consumers quickly add rich flavour to their dishes.

product news: Heinz Yellow Mustard sponsors NFL in the UK

This season, Heinz Yellow Mustard has become the official Mustard sponsor of the NFL in the UK.

product news: Tangerine reveals its Halloween line-up

Tangerine Confectionery has unveiled details of its Halloween offering.

product news: Walkers supports Choose or Lose with TV advert

Walkers is supporting the launch of its Choose or Lose campaign with a new TV advert that launches on the August 28 and will be on air for six weeks.

product news: Mentos launches limited-edition new look

Mentos is launching a new look for three months as a limited edition product.

product news: Country Choice introduces organic demi baguettes

Country has added organic demi baguettes to its bread line-up.

product news: Coldpress launches juice with "zing"

Coldpress juices is about to launch its latest low calorie fruit and veg mix, which aims to complement customers’ snacks.

product news: Bear Nibbles teams up with Puffin Books

Kids snacking brand Bear Nibbles and Puffin Books have agreed a partnership, aiming to introduce children into the world of reading.

product news: Jelly Beans partners super heroes

Jelly Belly Candy Company and Warner Bros Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, have partnered to create specially branded bags of Jelly Beans featuring Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman.

product news: PepsiCo expands Sunbites range

Sunbites is adding to its line-up with the launch of Sunbites Nut Mixes.

product news: Storck UK introduces Knoppers

Storck UK is launching a new product into the sweet snacking category with the introduction of Knoppers.

product news: Mars adds new Dolmio lines

Mars Food UK has launched two new Dolmio products, and unveiled a new global advertising campaign aimed at helping families to enjoy drama-free dinnertimes.

product news: Pernod Ricard unveils Christmas campaigns

In the run-up to Christmas Pernod Ricard UK is launching two campaigns focused on helping retailers increase sales of Scotch whisky and popular cocktail and mixer ingredients: ‘Expertly Selected Whiskies’ and ‘Mix with The Good Stuff’.

product news: Mondelez extends biscuit portfolio

Mondelez International is adding two new biscuits to its portfolio.

product news: Ferrero reveals Christmas plans

Ferrero says it will be investing £8.2m this Christmas while launching new products across its brands, including advent calendars and new boxed chocolate products.

product news: Tyrrells partners women's rugby

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has announced Tyrrells as title partner for the new women’s domestic competition, with the official name of the competition now the Tyrrells Premier 15s.

product news: Rubicon celebrates Diwali

AG Barr is encouraging wholesalers and retailers to make the most of the Diwali opportunity by stocking up on special celebration packs of Rubicon.

product news: Golden Wonder refreshes snacks range

Following the relaunch of its crisps range last year, Golden Wonder has refreshed its snacks range with new products and updated packaging.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 11 December 2017
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East Midlands123.22132.06120.72
North East122.41132.57120.03
North West123.0453.80129.56120.69
Northern Ireland121.86125.50120.15
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