The Government’s plans for a new ‘UKCA’ mark to replace the European Union’s CE safety mark, in the event of a hard Brexit, will cost UK manufacturers millions of pounds in new product branding, packaging and bureaucracy, claims the international
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Jellybean Creative Solutions, a leading food and drink marketing agency, has launched a new service for challenger brands wanting to take-off in the UK Grocery Retail sector. JellyPad has been created especially for innovative and disruptive brands and offers a
Wyke Farms, the UK’s largest independent cheese producers and exporters, have been granted planning permission to re-build their Bruton based Dairy, doubling the capacity. The redevelopment is part of the companies 5-year plan for growth which is underpinned by
Ascot Racecourse has today announced a multi-year deal with luxury British accessories brand, Radley London. The relationship sees the brands launch an exclusive collection of occasion bags for Royal Ascot and the summer season, in a deal brokered by IMG.
Merchant Gourmet, the UK’s market leader for pulses, grains, seeds and chestnuts, has partnered with England Hockey to launch a competition to visit the home of Great British Hockey and to gain expert insight into nutrition for professional players.
Beck’s Blue, the UK’s favourite alcohol-free beer is taking over Blue Monday. Brits can expect a surprise this January in the form of a free bottle of Beck’s Blue, as AB InBev launches the first ever Beck’s Blue Monday.
Premium home technology company Shark has claimed the biggest share of the upright corded vacuum market in the UK for the month of November, just four years after launching a direct sales business in the UK.
Johnson & Johnson Consumer has announced the appointment of Pat Smallcombe to the position of company group chairman, Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA), effective 1 January 2019. Smallcombe will have overall leadership for the EMEA Consumer business driving growth and
In response to Britain’s continuing interest in health and wellbeing, market leading salad brand, Florette, has launched a new salad for 2019 - the Superfood Vitality Mix.
The creator of, and market leader in, flavoured couscous and premium cup soup has joined Euro Food Brands’ portfolio, which already includes international brands such as illy, Reese’s, Barilla and the iconic American soup, Campbell’s.
Leading international spirits company, Quintessential Brands, has expanded its first-class operations at the multi-award-winning G&J Distillers in Warrington to include a new production line for 5cl miniature bottles, as demand for ‘minis’ grows around the world.
Weetabix, the nation’s favourite cereal brand, has announced its Weetabix Crispy Minis range has undertaken a sugar reduction and will be supplemented with Vitamin D2. The nutritional improvements mean the Weetabix brand will continue to lead the way on best
Nestlé has adopted Workplace by Facebook as its global internal communication tool, to connect its workforce and better serve consumers.
Teenager living with cancer treated to VIP visit to crisp factory – and comes away with own brand ‘Carly’s Crisps’
For teenager Carly Blackburn, who is living with cancer, tucking into a packet of salt and vinegar crisps was the best sign that she was feeling better after her latest round of chemotherapy or radiotherapy.
SodaStream, the sparkling water-maker, has launched a major advertising campaign to promote the roll out of its Genesis model in Boots.
The acquisition fits with Unilever’s strategy to expand its portfolio into plant-based foods that are healthier and have a lower environmental impact. With this acquisition, Unilever is responding to the growing trend among consumers to increasingly opt for vegetarian and
Ingham’s operates 345 facilities and farms across Australia and New Zealand and continues to invest to enhance its production and processing networks, supplying many of the region’s leading retailers and quick-service restaurant chains, including Woolworths and McDonald’s. Planning for Christmas
Ginsters of Cornwall, is taking another bite out of the UK’s growing snack market with an expanded Bitesize range – available in four different sizes. Growing its snacking portfolio from scotch eggs, mini pork pies and cocktail sausages, Ginsters has launched
It’s the most wonderful time of the year and VARTA Consumer Batteries is the latest brand to release its Christmas ad in the run-up to the big day. The batteries manufacturer has invested in a Christmas TV advertising campaign that
Lactalis McLelland’s authentic Italian cheese brand, Galbani, is giving its packaging a winter makeover, in order to capitalise on sales throughout the months of December and January. The new eye-catching packaging will be rolling out in all convenience and multiple
Pots & Co, the premium desserts brand, have announced their first inclusion in a supermarket meal deal, with British supermarkets Waitrose and Ocado. Their Salted Caramel & Chocolate and Raspberry & Vanilla puddings are featured as twin packs in both supermarkets’
Odysea continues to feed the conversation with the launch of 9 new products exclusively placed within 519 Sainsbury’s stores nationwide. The extended range offers customers an opportunity to purchase artisan products from Greece and the Mediterranean, all of which benefit from
Newmarket sausage producer, Powters, has secured a new listing with Tesco stores throughout East Anglia for its Chefs' Pig sausage meat. Available in 25 Tesco stores during the whole of the Christmas period, Chefs' Pig is the ultimate sausage meat for
Weetabix, the nation’s favourite cereal brand, is launching a disruptive campaign with their retail partners, extending the famous ‘Have You Had Your Weetabix?’ campaign into an activation that aims to drive strong sales and category value of £10 million. The
Gin lovers are to have the rare opportunity to help a luxury gin brand determine its newest recipe at a special Christmas tasting night. Just in time for holiday celebrations with friends and family, Old Curiosity Gin is hosting the ultimate