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product news: Walkers introduces festive dinner flavours

Walkers is launching a festive range of Christmas dinner flavours, including its first Brussel Sprouts flavoured crisp.

product news: PepsiCo refreshes Snack-a-Jacks packs

PepsiCo has given its Snack-a-Jacks rice cake brand a new look in a bid to strengthen its stand-out on shelf.

product news: Pladis introduces Halloween cakes

Pladis has launched a range of Halloween-themed cakes to celebrate the occasion.

product news: Kingsmill adds to 50/50 range

Kingsmill has launched Kingsmill 50/50 Vitamin Boost, the latest addition to the Kingsmill 50/50 range.

product news: Cofresh expands core range

Indian snacks brand Cofresh has extended its core range of savoury Asian mixes with two new flavours to help retailers capitalise on the growing demand for global taste adventures.

Autumn film promotion on Metcalfe popcorn

Consumers will get a free film with every purchase of Metcalfe’s Impulse and Sharing popcorn formats, in an autumn promotion running in partnership with Video-On-Demand service Rakuten TV.

Krispy Kreme unveils Vimto doughnut variant

The doughnut brand Krispy Kreme has partnered with Nichols plc to add Vimto’s taste to a limited edition range of doughnuts.

M&M's in cake form

New M&M's Cake Bars comprise soft chocolate sponge, topped with a layer of cream and crispy pieces, coated in milk chocolate. Packs of five retail at £1.65.

urban eat duo

Two new sandwiches have joined the Urban Eat range: Squash'd, which contains roasted butternut squash; and Herby Chicken. Both retail at £2.79.

Walkers airs regional favourites ad campaign

Walkers is screening a new TV ad to highlight its more unusual flavours and the regions where they're loved and sell more than the national average. Pickled Onion is very popular in Scotland, Tomato Ketchup in the North, Smoky Bacon in the Midlands, Worcester Sauce in the South East, Marmite in the South West and Beef & Onion in Wales. The activity marks Walkers 70th anniversary and aims to promote trial of the flavours.

product news: KP Snacks adds pretzel format

KP Snacks has launched its Penn State pretzel snack in a new multipack format which will be available in store from 15 October.

product news: Ginsters unveils new look for sandwiches

Ginsters of Cornwall has unveiled its new-look sandwich range with a contemporary design inspired by the latest food-to-go trends.

product news: Walkers campaign gets new advert

Walkers has launched a new TV advert continuing its celebration of its more unusual flavours, and the regions in which they’re loved.

product news: Aryzta Food Solutions introduces Otis Halloween Muffin

In-store bakery specialist Aryzta Food Solutions has introduced the new Otis Halloween Muffin.

product news: Mars Chocolate Drinks and Treats launches M&M’s Cake Bars

Mars Chocolate Drinks and Treats has launched M&M’s Cake Bars.

Product news: Burton's Biscuits introduces Christmas theme

Burton’s Biscuit Company will be bringing seasonal cheer to the biscuit fixture this Christmas, with the introduction of seasonal pack formats for its Maryland Cookies and Cathedral City Baked Bites products.

Product news: Urban Eat unveils festive sandwiches

Sandwich brand Urban Eat, has unveiled two limited-edition autumn seasonal sandwiches as part of its expanded collection.

product news: General Mills adds to portfolios

General Mills is launching new lines across both its Fibre One and Nature Valley portfolios.

product news: Pep & Lekker extends into vegan snacks

Following on from the introduction of its organic, vegan-friendly soups collection, Pep & Lekker has extended its healthier living learnings into the better-for-you, vegan-friendly snacking sector with the launch of a healthy snacks range.

product news: Walkers unveils summer regional activity

Walkers is celebrating its more unusual flavours this summer, and the regions in which they’re most popular, with a new campaign and on-pack promotion.

product news: Pladis introduces Jacob’s Cracker Crisps Thins

Pladis has introduced Jacob’s Cracker Crisps Thins, a new launch in the crisps and snacks category.

product news: Mondelez launches biscuit range

Mondelēz International is using two of its biggest brands to boost its latest launch, Joyfills.

product news: Pom Bear returns to TV

Pom Bear is returning to TV screens with the Bare Bear Snack campaign.

product news: Jack Link's moves into Biltong

Meat snacking producer Jack Link’s has unveiled the launch of its Biltong, joining the range of jerky and meat snack products.

product news: Pladis launches McVitie's Thins additions

Pladis has launched two new additions in its McVitie’s Thins range: McVitie’s Digestives Chocfilled Thins and McVitie’s Hobnobs Thins.

product news: Pot Noodle brings back Pot Rice

Pot Noodle is bringing back its Pot Rice range after 15 years, supported by a £1m marketing investment and a dedicated #BringBackPotRice social media campaign this summer.

product news: PepsiCo relaunches Sunbites brand

PepsiCo is bolstering its better for you snacking portfolio with the re-launch of its Sunbites brand.

Bold flavours collide in new Doritos range

Following its success in the US and Canada, Doritos Collisions a combination of two bold flavours in one bag are coming to the UK. They are available in two varieties: Guacamole & Habanero Chilli and Honey Glazed Ribs & Lemon Blast flavours.

lemon & lime

Lemon & Lime flavoured Jaffa Cakes are now available in a limited 12-month run. They come in single packs, price-marked at 99p for independents.

product news: Butterkist introduces Toffee Grab Bag

Popcorn brand Butterkist is launching Butterkist Toffee Grab Bag, a new 60g grab bag of its most popular flavour.

product news: KP Nuts brings back TV advert

KP is set to return to TV screens this July with its The Nut Nut’s Nut campaign.

product news: Pladis adds new variant to Jaffa Cakes range

Snacking company Pladis has announced a new variant to the Jaffa Cakes range, Jaffa Cakes Lemon and Lime.

Product news: Burton's reformats mini biscuits with 100-calorie flash

Burton’s Biscuit Company is reformatting its core Minis products and adding an on pack 100-calorie flash.

Product news: Doritos Collisions come to UK

Doritos is launching a new snacking experience into the UK - Doritos Collisions - a combination of two bold flavours in one bag. 

product news: Pladis trials multi-lingual POS

Pladis is enhancing its Better Biscuits category initiative through a bespoke trial with Dhamecha Cash & Carry’s seven London depots.

product news: Mrs Crimble's launches on-pack promotion

Mrs Crimble’s, the gluten-free bakery brand owned by Wessanen UK, is launching a large-scale on-pack promotion on over one million packs Mrs Crimble’s Choc Macaroons and Coconut Macaroons.

product news: Premier Foods launches Roald Dahl-themed cakes

Premier Foods is launching a limited edition Roald Dahl-themed range with an on-pack promotion. Mr Kipling George’s Marvellous Lemon & Raspberry Whirls, Enormous Croc’s Chocolate Mud Pies, The BFG’s Strawbunkle & Cream Fancies and Mr Fox’s Fantastic Forest Fruit Slices rolling out now and are available across grocery, impulse and wholesale channels with an RSP of £1.00.

product news: KP Nuts adds to range

KP Nuts is launching KP Sweet Chilli Cashews and KP Sharing Nuts Mixes.

product news: Mug Shot embarks on £1m marketing campaign

Instant snack brand Mug Shot has embarked on a £1m marketing campaign targeting a core audience of women office workers and busy stay at home mums.

Protein products power ahead

Arguably the segment seeing the biggest proliferation of NPD is that for nut, seed and fruit-based protein bars from brands such as Grenade, Graze, Bounce and Kind.

Consumers say 'yes' to cheese

Dairy Crest is aiming to raise the profile of single-serve cheese as a snacking option with the launch of its Cathedral City Snack Bar, which comes in Mature and a 99-calorie Lighter Mature variant in 30g single packs and four-bar mutlipacks.

Popcorn comes out of the cinema and into the mainstream

Upmarket and trendy brands have dragged popcorn out of the cinema foyer and into widespread distribution in supermarkets and convenience stores.

Meat is making its mark

The spread of snacks on to the chilled fixture has brought a proliferation of meat snacks, with Peperami supplier Jack Link's among the most active in the segment.

Variety boosts snacks

Go into a high street pub and you may still find the packaged snacks choice confined to a brand each of crisps, nuts and pork scratchings, but in the fast-moving world of grocery and convenience it's become much more than that.

sweet chilli dunkers

New Dunkers Sweet Chilli Baked Bites combine tomato salsa-flavoured mini tortilla chips with creamy Dairylea cheese. Rrp is £2.71.

product news: PepsiCo sets up World Cup team

Three PepsiCo brands are coming together this summer to encourage shoppers to host their big night in with its range of snacks and beverages, and get behind their favourite football team.

product news: Walkers adds Poppables to range

Walkers is introducing a new “pop”-osition to shoppers with the arrival of Poppables, a spherical, potato snack.

product news: Pladis brings Flipz to UK

Global snacking company Pladis has added an American line to its UK portfolio – the chocolate-covered pretzel snack Flipz.

product news: Walkers unveils summer on-pack promotion

Walkers has launched an on-pack promotion offering 25% off Virgin Experience Days over the summer period.

product news: Wagon Wheels roll into teacakes

Burton’s Biscuit Co is introducing a new product from one of the UK’s best known biscuit brands, with the launch of Wagon Wheels Teacakes.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 15 October 2018
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East Midlands136.69142.73131.36
North East136.1967.90145.04130.96
North West136.57142.32130.88
Northern Ireland135.50139.57130.71
South East137.4657.70143.03132.35
South West136.76141.73131.99
West Midlands136.16141.67131.24
Yorkshire & Humber135.8963.90142.13130.81

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