Nuba Cocktails, the brainchild of north west entrepreneur Victoria Novis, is targeting the retail, bar, pub, hotel and restaurant trade with its new range of ready-to-drink cocktails in a bottle. They are available in three flavours – Cosmopolitan, Mojito and
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New chocolate company Jaxx Mouthy Chocolate claims its new chocolate brand, Jaxx Crunches, is set to pack a punch with the tween-teen market, following a three-month trial in convenience stores and feedback via Facebook. Jaxx Crunches are made with cocoa
French food brand Sodebo is launching its ready meal range PastaBox in the UK following success in Europe. It will be unveiled at IFE at Excel, London, 13-16 March 2011. Key selling features of PastaBox are: A chilled, single-serve, fresh
The Co-operative is launching a range of gifts, chocolates, treats and flowers for Mother’s Day (3 April 2011). The offer includes a bouquet of contemporary flowers (£10), Thornton’s chocolates and Mother’s Day cards. According to the retailer, there are also
The Co-operative is introducing three products to its evolving own brand Taste the Seasons range. The new products are a Rhubarb & Custard Cake (£2.09), Pea & Mint Salad (£2.25 for 240g) and a Rosemary Chicken Sandwich (£2.50) and will
Fresh soup and pasta sauce brand Glorious!, has picked up a Gold Award at The Grocer Food & Drink Awards for its Diablo Sundried Tomato & Chilli pasta sauce, beating brands like Dolmio and Discovery in the cooking sauces/condiment category.
The Co-operative has introduced a range of microwaveable meal pots, featuring a selection of meat, fish and vegetable dishes. According to The Co-operative, the meal pots are an ideal tea-time choice for people on the go or a simple lunch
The Co-operative is reintroducing its heritage apple juice, made from 1,000 varieties of rare apples, after a successful launch last year. According to the retailer, an extra 2,000 litres of The Co-operative Farms’ Truly Irresistible Tillington 1,000 pressed apple juice
The Co-operative is launching its range of Easter eggs and treats, including three premium Truly Irresistible chocolate eggs, made with 100% Fairtrade chocolate. The three premium eggs are Fairtrade Milk Chocolate & Butterscotch Half Egg with Mini Eggs and two
Baxters is launching a range of all-year-round price marked packs as part of its commitment to develop business with independent retailers. There are 29 products in the line up including beetroot and top-selling Favourites soup range. According to Baxters, the
The Co-operative has introduced a new own label range based on seasonal produce. Called Taste the Seasons, it will will be refreshed to reflect the British seasons throughout 2011. According to the retailer, the range addresses the growing demand for
Diva Popcorn is urging consumers to celebrate National Popcorn Day on 19 January 2011 by tucking in to its brand. Diva is said to be the first air-popped flavoured popcorn in the UK, and provides a low level of fat
Family-ran bakery, The Fabulous Bakin’ Boys, is claiming a first with the launch of a baked fruit snack containing one portion of fruit. Individually wrapped as a 40g portion, Fruit ‘n Oat slices are said to be an ideal addition
Fine food distributor, Porter Foods, has introduced Rosella Wild Hibiscus Flowers in syrup, which it claims make an ideal garnish in Champagne or good sparkling white wine. Targeted at retailers and food service, the flowers add a touch of class
The Co-operative is launching pork, leek and bacon sausages (400g) under its premium Truly Irresistible label as a limited edition. The sausages have been launched in time for Farmhouse Breakfast Week (23- 29 January 2011) and will be available until 12 April
Porridge bar brand Stoats has launched an oat bar with no added sugar and is repackaging its range. The new Stoats Uber bars are sweetened only with the natural fruit syrup, Sweet Freedom. They are also made with organic virgin coconut
Corkers, the Cambridgeshire crisp brand, launched at The Speciality & Fine Food Fair in London in September, has secured listings in Harvey Nichols stores in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds and Bristol. The brand is also being stocked in independent stores
The Co-operative is offering smart phone users the chance to win Take That tickets with a new virtual Christmas cracker mobile phone app. Downloadable for free for Android devices from today (15 December 2010), the app can be used like
Leading UK audio brand, GEAR4, is launching licensed Angry Birds cases for iPhone and iPod touch in partnership with Rovio, creator of the hit game. The range of products are available to buy at O2, Apple and HMV stores.
Fashion clothing brand Lyle & Scott has launched a mobile optimised web site in partnership with BT’s retail specialist e-commerce division, BT Fresca. The golden eagle brand was founded in the Scottish borders over 130 years ago and won the
Bob Farrand, chairman of the Guild of Fine Food and organiser of the World Cheese Awards, has picked a Christmas cheese board featuring eight world champion cheeses. According to Farrand, the selection will end every festive meal on a high.
La Cave, the London Bridge/Borough Market-based restaurant and wine bar, has launched a range of Christmas gifts spanning Champagne, fine wines and cigars. It includes: Champagne Veuve Clicquot Non Vintage, ranging from a standard 75cl bottle to a Balthazar, which
Robinsons Fruit Shoot has gone on sale in Australia following a distribution agreement between brand owner Britvic and Bickford’s, a premium soft drinks business based in Adelaide. Britvic is aiming to reinvigorate the children’s soft drinks category abroad – Robinsons
The Co-operative is introducing a Chilean Sauvignon Blanc Reserva into its Fairtrade wine range. The new wine is made by Viñedos Los Robles, which was the first Fairtrade winery to be established in Chile. Los Robles works with 15 small grape
Cherrygood, claimed to be one of the UK’s fastest growing juice drinks, claims the cherry drink makes an ideal alternative to red wine and non-alcoholic beverage at Christmas. It has also created a series of alcoholic cocktails using the cherry