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Product news: Burton's adds Big and Chunky cookies

Burton’s Biscuit Company is set to introduce new Big & Chunky lines under its £50m Maryland cookie brand.

Product news: Nutella is back on TV with Christmas special

Nutella is launching a dedicated £1m Christmas campaign featuring a new TV, a festive pack makeover and digital, social and experiential activations. The campaign will run through to the end of December.

product news: new Walkers van sales operation planned

PepsiCo UK will establish a new van sales operation to deliver Walkers snack products direct to independent retailers, foodservice operators and the licensed trade.

product news: KP Snacks expands Hula Hoops Puft range

KP Snacks is expanding its Hula Hoops Puft range with the launch of a new Hula Hoops Puft Sweet Chili multipack.

product news: Fibre One extends range

Diet management snacking brand Fibre One will this month launch a cinnamon variety as the fourth in its portfolio.

product news: Pipers Crisps adds new flavour

Pipers Crisps has added a new flavour, Jalapeno & Dill, to its range of premium crisps.

product news: go ahead! brings out new variant

The go ahead! range has a new Coconut flavour, available in a four-pack, rrp £2.29.

product news: Mondelez adds to Mikado range

Mondelez International’s is bringing a new flavour to its Mikado biscuit brand with the launch of Mikado Dark Intense.

product news: Burton's backs Maryland brand

Burton’s Biscuit Company is announcing a new advertising campaign for its £50m Maryland brand which will see it return to TV, supported by social media activity and in-store activation, with a £1m marketing budget.

product news: Walkers launches new proposition

Walkers is launching a new proposition aimed at social sharing occasions.

Product news: Allinson's adds premium variants

Bread brand Allinson's has launched a new premium product range, said to be inspired by the pioneering spirit of the brand’s founder Thomas Allinson.

Product news: Festive line-up from McVitie's

McVitie’s has announced its 2017 Christmas cake range, which sees the debut of a selection of festive-inspired cake products. The range offers a host of options for Christmas shoppers with party treats through to ideas to add a little seasonal sparkle to lunchboxes. With an estimated RSV of £2.5m for the whole seasonal range, all products feature seasonal packaging for maximum impact on shelf.

Product news: Starring role for Nature Valley in Battle of the Sexes

Snack bar brand Nature Valley has announced a partnership with Fox Searchlight Pictures’ movie Battle of The Sexes (in cinemas 24th November).

product news: Jamaican patties join Country Choice range

Country Choice has introduced new Ja’Patties, a range of ready-to-bake spicy Jamaican-style street food bites.

product news: Spar supports charity with festive sandwiches

Spar UK is raising funds for Marie Curie this Christmas, with the launch of a limited edition festive sandwich range.

product news: Ginsters unveils festive line-up

Ginsters has launched its festive range, which will include two festive limited edition sandwiches and a festive limited edition pasty.

product news: KP Snacks widens nut caddie range

KP Snacks has added a new Salted Caramel variant to its range of best-selling nut caddies.

product news: Premier Foods adds new cake bars

Premier Foods is launching new Cadbury Roses Cake Bars ahead of the festive season, with classic favourites and best sellers also returning from Cadbury Cakes and Mr Kipling. Mr Kipling will see a packaging refresh across its range, while Iced Topped Mince Pies will now also be available in a handy twin pack.

product news: Country Choice adds to festive line-up

Newcomers to Country Choice’s Christmas line-up include a Chocolate Orange pastry swirl and a Panettone flavour swirl.

product news: Doritos partners Xbox for promotion

Doritos is partnering Xbox for the very first time, to offer shoppers the chance to win 70,000 Xbox prizes including the new Xbox One X.

product news: McVitie's unveils Halloween cakes range

McVitie’s has launched a cakes range, with new-look Halloween inspired packaging and content full of expected and unexpected ingredients to cater for Trick or Treaters, lunchboxes or party foods.

product news: Snack-a-Jacks offers on-the-go option

Snack-a-Jacks has launched new ‘Minis’ in order to provide shoppers an on-the-go option for the brand.

product news: Urban Eat seals deal with Booker franchise outlets

Following a trial across 27 convenience stores, sandwich brand Urban eat is being made available to all Booker franchise outlets.

product news: Walkers adds Bugles BBQ to PMP range

Walkers has extended its £1 RRP price-marked-pack (PMP) range to include Bugles BBQ.

product news: Kerry Group majors on Halloween

Kerry Group's Mattessons Fridge Raiders brand has joined with Thorpe Park Resort to give shoppers the chance to win a short break at the theme park during its Fright Nights event.

product news: Cofresh unveils Diwali campaign

Indian snack brand Cofresh is this year supporting Diwali, the festival of lights, with a wide range of in-store and consumer-focused promotional activity during its first ever ‘Share the Light’ campaign.

product news: Kettle Foods buys popcorn producer

Kettle Foods has acquired Cornpoppers Ltd – a UK popcorn producer based at Wednesbury in the West Midlands.

product news: Nākd revamps breakfast bars range

Natural Balance Foods is offering retailers the chance to grab a bigger share of morning sales with the revamped Nākd Breakfast Bars range.

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: Nut Butter joins Nature Valley offer

Nature Valley, the cereal bar from General Mills, is set to capitalise on the popularity of nut butters with the launch of new Nut Butter, which it claims is the first cereal bar with a filling made with real nut butter.

product news: Pure popcorn range launches in UK

Jimmy’s, one of Europe’s leading popcorn producers, has announced the launch of its Pure popcorn range in the UK, which it claims will be the healthiest popcorn available on the market.

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.

Product news: Tyrells announced first TV advert

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

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: 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: Nairn’s adds 20% extra fill

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

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: 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: Mondelez extends biscuit portfolio

Mondelez International is adding two new biscuits to its portfolio.

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: PepsiCo expands Sunbites range

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

product news: Nutella extends into biscuits

Nutella is moving into the biscuits category for the first time in the UK, following a trial period.

product news: pladis unites brands in Christmas campaign

pladis has unveiled plans for what it describes as its biggest ever Christmas brand campaign.

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.

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: KP Snacks keeps high profile

Hula Hoops and Pom-Bear are set to hit TV screens this summer, as KP Snacks continues to drive visibility of its snack brands.

Mars' new launch spreads goodness across the UK

Mars Chocolate UK has unveiled a new treat called goodnessKNOWS, its biggest brand launch in the UK since Celebrations. It comprises four snackable squares crammed with fruit, whole nuts, rolled oats and dipped in dark chocolate. It's described as a 'tasty, high-quality and shareable treat' that can be eaten all at once, or broken up through the day.

Two world food flavours added to Pot Noodle range

Pot Noodle has added two new flavours to its line up. Ready to eat in just four minutes, Chicken Korma and BBQ Pulled Pork have been carefully selected to tap into the growing trend for world food, while appealing to consumers who are looking to enjoy a quick, tasty hot snack.

Our national pastime

The average person in the UK now eats crisps, nuts or popcorn seven times a week, making us the largest (possibly literally) snackers in Europe. This news comes courtesy of Channel 4's recent documentary called Secrets of our Favourite Snacks. For the show, Kantar spoke to 11,000 people about their snacking habits. It found that the UK's snacking hotspot was the North West, where people were the most frequent buyers, and 8pm-10pm was the most popular time to indulge. And their favourite flavour? Good old cheese or cheese & onion.

Product news: Hovis highlights award on packs

Hovis Soft White 800g loaf is undergoing a packaging update from February to highlight the loaf’s 2017 Product of the Year win within the bakery category.

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RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East124.9460.90131.85122.27
East Midlands124.34132.31121.54
London125.0662.90132.42122.10
North East123.94133.63121.07
North West124.1658.50132.51121.18
Northern Ireland123.4169.90128.40120.85
Scotland124.5774.90130.88121.33
South East125.1561.40132.52122.48
South West124.73130.24121.91
Wales124.44128.57121.19
West Midlands123.7465.23132.27121.20
Yorkshire & Humber123.9161.90132.74121.12

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