Scots choose cool options

TAKE-HOME ice cream sales are growing at a faster rate in Scotland than in the rest of Great Britain according to Kantar Worldpanel. Figures...
Malts Tray Bake

More cake to celebrate

MARS Chocolate Drinks and Treats has added a Maltesers variety to its celebration cake range.
ice creams

Recession proof treats

TAKE-Home ice cream boomed under lockdown restrictions, with sales up 30% for the year to 3 October 2020, but how might the category fare as the cost-of-living crisis tightens purse strings?

£7m for ice cream snacks

UNILEVER is to spend £7m on a marketing campaign for its new 80p snacking ice cream range. And for in-store promotion, the range, which includes...

Teasers joins the ice cream world

With a TV audience of up to 20m for matches Euro 2016 is set to be one of the biggest in-home snacking events of...

It’s all about the impulse

IMPULSE ice cream is an area that offers significant potential for increased sales, says Unilever’s Partners for Growth programme. And it has laid out a...

American inspiration for dessert push

CUSTARD brand Ambrosia has taken to the freezer for its latest product. The long-established brand has entered the ice cream market for the first time with...
Naked Glory packets

Tenderstrips get naked

CHILLED food firm Kerry Foods has expended its Naked Glory range with the launch of meat-free Tenderstrips.
Mackie's ice creams have increased in popularity across UK and international markets.

Convenience in brief | Mackie’s, Eldorado and PayPoint news

Scottish Grocer highlights three news stories that tell convenience retailers about the latest developments and news from Mackie's of Scotland, Eldorado and JW Filshill, and PayPoint.
Birds Eye

Time to give peas a chance

MOVE over sprouts: according to frozen food giant Birds Eye, frozen vegetables such as garden peas and petit pois perform particularly well at Christmas,...
Richmond Meat Free Bacon slices.

Veggie fry on the up

MORE consumers than ever are watching the amount of meat they eat, providing a chance for meat-free options to flourish at breakfast time.
Kirstin Mackie thinks shoppers want to know that their food contains only the ingredients they would expect, handing an advantage to the farm-based firm.

Sweet life for local treats

Provenance aids performance, says Mackie’s, as the Scottish producer sets out ‘back-to-basics’ stall
Walls microwaveable slices

Big listing for Wall’s range

ADDO Food Group has secured a nationwide Asda listing for its Wall’s microwaveable range.

Ginsters joins the club

GINSTERS has entered the meat snacking category with a cooked chicken range. The launch of Ginsters Meat Club is being supported by a marketing campaign...

Cool minis and multis

BIG-NIGHT-IN sales opportunities are said to be a priority for Mars Ice Cream. It’s promoting its multipacks and minis, including Variety Mix as cost-effective...
Mackie's launched its Toffee Fudge Dairy Ice Cream last month.

Mackie’s gives advice on scooping up ice cream sales

Mackie's of Scotland believes the warmer summer months provide plenty of opportunities to boost sales of premium ice cream treats.