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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.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 2 September 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East132.3563.90140.80128.93
East Midlands132.1271.23141.73128.82
London131.70142.12129.26
North East130.66140.60128.17
North West131.39140.18128.47
Northern Ireland129.03134.10126.35
Scotland131.70139.60128.79
South East132.7358.90141.28129.68
South West131.9563.90140.12128.70
Wales130.9855.70137.19127.82
West Midlands131.6066.90140.32129.05
Yorkshire & Humber131.2384.90140.57128.52

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