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    product news: Coca-Cola unveils Christmas advert

    2016-12-02T00:00:00Z

    Coca-Cola is launching a new Christmas advert for 2016. The 30-second ‘Coke for Christmas’ advert is an extension of the brand’s ‘Taste the Feeling’ campaign, and will be on air from early December. Caroline Cater, operational marketing director at Coca-Cola European Partners, said: “When you think Christmas, you think Coca-Cola, ...

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    Homing in

    2016-12-01T00:00:00Z

    For Hickson’s Forecourt in Lincoln, sports events such as big football matches bring extra sales from people buying beer and snacks to consume while they watch the game at home. Assistant manager Alex Flodman says crates of beer containing 10 or 15 cans as well as sharing bags of crisps ...

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    Moveable feast

    2016-12-01T00:00:00Z

    Every year, people ask ’When is Easter this year?", because it’s never on the same weekend. In 2017, Easter Sunday falls on April 16, which is some three weeks later than this year. It’s defined by the moon, with Easter being the first Sunday after the Paschal full moon, which ...

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    12 twists of Christmas

    2016-12-01T00:00:00Z

    Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is supporting retailers with 12 new festive cocktail recipes. Named the ’12 Twists of Christmas’, Schweppes has partnered with Diageo to create 12 cocktails, including Merry Mule, Sour Sleigh Ride and Mistle-Sloe Gin, tapping in to the growing trend of consumers experimenting with special drinks to ...

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    product news: Coca-Cola reveals Christmas plans

    2016-11-11T00:00:00Z

    Coca-Cola European Partners has revealed its Christmas 2016 activations, which include the return of its television commercial and Truck Tour, and the launch of a new charity initiative to provide meals to those in need. The first of two on-pack promotions sees Coca-Cola partner with FareShare. The UK-wide charity fights ...

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    Product news: Christmas drinks with a twist

    2016-11-08T00:00:00Z

    Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is supporting retailers during its busiest season with 12 new festive cocktail recipes. Named the ‘12 Twists of Christmas’, Schweppes has partnered with Diageo to create 12 Christmas-themed cocktails, tapping in to the growing trend of consumers experimenting with special drinks to celebrate the festive season ...

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    product news: Ginsters launches Christmas range

    2016-10-28T00:00:00Z

    Ginsters has launched a festive range including two festive limited edition sandwiches and a festive limited edition pasty. Two of Ginsters most successful limited edition sandwiches will feature in the line-up. The Festive Edition Christmas Cracker is a mix of turkey breast, sausage, stuffing and bacon with cranberry chutney ...

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    product news: Boursin launches Christmas packaging

    2016-10-28T00:00:00Z

    Boursin is this month launching its boldest Christmas themed packaging to date, featuring a premium gold design, running across the hero product Boursin Garlic Herbs and all additional Boursin skus. The limited edition packaging is supported by a £1.2m investment. Back for Christmas 2016, is the ‘Pleasure ...

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    product news: Country Choice rolls out Christmas products

    2016-10-21T00:00:00Z

    Country Choice is rolling out a range of Christmas products including ready to bake sweet Christmas confectionery and indulgent treats, plus a super savoury selection. The new thaw and serve confectionery includes decorated chocolate Christmas snowman cupcakes, gingerbread muffins topped with toffee icing and a mini chocolate gingerbread shaped figure. ...

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    product news: Premier adds halloween cake options

    2016-10-21T00:00:00Z

    Premier Foods, through its cake brands Cadbury Cakes and Mr Kipling, is launching some limited edition ranges to cater for Halloween. Cadbury Cakes is offering new Pumpkin Patch Cakes and Mini Rolls Chocolate Trick or Treat packs. Mr Kipling is bringing back its Fiendish Fancies. Karmel Maletta, innovation controller for ...

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    Deck the shelves

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    The media may be full of messages encouraging us to cut down on sugar but you can bet your life that most households will be tucking into their favourite tin of twistwrap chocolates this Christmas. At this time of year, go into any grocery multiple and you’ll likely have to ...

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    product news: Premier Foods adds Christmas cakes

    2016-10-07T00:00:00Z

    Premier Foods is aiming to drive incremental sales during the Christmas period by launching several new products through its Cadbury Cakes and Mr Kipling brands. Cadbury Cakes’ new product addition for 2016 will include a new bite called “Silent Bites” a double blended brownie, with raspberry flavouring, covered in ...

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    product news: Perfetti Van Melle launches Halloween sweets

    2016-09-16T00:00:00Z

    Perfetti Van Melle is launching a new set of sweets in the run-up to Halloween. The Chupa Chups Spooky Pizza is a fresh take on the brand’s candy pizza, covered in jelly snakes and spiders, and priced at £5. Perfetti Van Melle is also offering retailers impactful shelf ready packaging ...

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    Scare and share

    2016-09-08T00:00:00Z

    Anyone shopping in Spar Battlefield’s store in Shrewsbury on Monday October 31, is in for a shock as they’re likely to be served by a ghost or a ghoul. That’s because you’ll find manager Marcus Burnley-Lowe and his staff dressed up in Halloween-themed costumes. They’re keen to embrace anything that ...

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    product news: McVities unveils Halloween cakes

    2016-08-26T00:00:00Z

    McVitie’s has announced the launch of its spook-tacular cake range due to hit shelves from 5th September in time for Halloween. This year’s season sees the return of McVitie’s Jaffa Cakes Bars, this time in ‘Fang-Tastic Orange’ flavour and a ‘Batty Blackcurrant’ variety. The latter will have a new recipe ...

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    product news: Burton’s unveils Halloween range

    2016-07-22T00:00:00Z

    Burton’s Biscuit Company has unveiled its 2016 Halloween Cadbury Biscuits range, which will which launch in August and be on-sale until 31st October. The Burton’s Halloween line-up comprises four products: Cadbury Screme Egg Biscuits returns and will be available in a new 8-pack, following on from the launch of ...

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    Sunny sellers

    2016-06-01T00:00:00Z

    Summer brings with it lots of sales opportunities from ice creams and ice-cold soft drinks, to sunglasses and barbecue briquettes. The latter two items can often be sourced from your car care supplier. Indeed Convenience Distribution Group (CDG) is currently running a promotion on Object Eyewear sunglasses. You can currently ...

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    Net more profits

    2016-05-04T00:00:00Z

    The general media may be full of stories about the forthcoming EU in/out referendum, but the sports pages will be full of articles about another EU showdown the UEFA Euro 2016 tournament. It all kicks off at the Stade de France on Friday 10 June at 8pm when current ...

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    Caddies lead KP Snacks’ Christmas 2015 line-up

    2015-11-04T00:00:00Z

    With festive sales of crisps, nuts and snacks worth £600m each December (Nielsen data), KP Snacks is aiming to boost its sales this year with an all-new line up. According to Kantar data, 40% of all KP Nuts sales occur at Christmas as consumers look to buy quality brands that ...

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    Chef’s Signature Kettle Chips launched in time for Christmas

    2015-11-02T00:00:00Z

    Kettle Chips has launched Chef’s Signature, a new range featuring partnerships with some of the UK’s leading, premium food brands. New seasonings have been created by the Kettle Chips chef, Chris Barnard, using his 25 years-plus expertise to combine the highest quality food ingredients with hand-cooked potato chips. The new ...