Bliss scores first supermarket listing

Scottish snack brand Bliss has celebrated its first supermarket listing for its Crispy Mallow Bars with appearances from its mascot across Scotland.
The new Maltesers Ice Cream Bar from Mars Chocolate Drinks & Treats.

Market News | Maltesers, Pollen + Grace, Imperial, Famous Grouse

Scottish Grocer showcases some new products that convenience store retailers might want to consider stocking to drive up sales.

Celebrations with Thorntons

Finsbury Food Group has rolled out new additions to its Thorntons range of cakes as the firm anticipates a greater uptake in indulgent variety for the category.
The IQOS Iluma, from Philip Morris Limited, is available in a range of colours and devices.

IQOS Iluma ‘is future of tobacco now’

Philip Morris Limited has been highlighting its 'heat not burn' IQOS Iluma as an alternative to traditional tobacco options and vapes.
The Mills Milk team aim to ensure that the customer experience is always good.

Dairy far from run of the Mills

Bosses at Scottish dairy business Mills Milk have been explaining how the firm can help convenience store retailers, while Delamere Dairy has been highlighting a new Salted Caramel flavour.
Perfetti Van Melle reckons its range should suit the different consumer demands.

Making the most of sugar confectionery

The sugar confectioney category remains one of the biggest drivers of impulse decisions for convenience store shoppers – and retailers should capitalise by having a good variety, says Perfetti Van Melle.
The award-winning RAER Pedro Ximenez Expression.

Trio of whisky brands for Burns Night

The Scottish Grocer team highlight winning and premium-end whiskies from three different distillers – Raer, Jura and Glenmorangie – that convenience store owners should consider stocking ahead of Burns Night.
Hardys Zero is said to have a good flavour thanks to its de-alcoholising method.

Catering for Dry January – and Damp January

Accolade Wines reckons its Hardys Zero offerings will appeal to Dry January consumers' taste buds, while The Knowledge Bank has highlighted the Damp January trend.
Swizzels reported a rise in sales for its vegan Variety Range during Veganuary 2023.

Sweet treats for Veganuary and beyond

Sweet treats brands Swizzels and Lazy Day Foods have been highlighting their vegan options that are available for Veganuary and beyond.
Eden Mill reckons its whisky range should appeal to the broad spectrum of tastes.

Matching various Burns Night whisky tastes

The experts at Eden Mill Distillery have been highlighting to convenience retailers the importance of stocking a variety of whiskies to suit different Burns Night consumer tastes.
Grant’s Foods reckons its range will suit different consumers’ Burns Night plans.

Scottish flavours popular with shoppers

The consumer appetite for authentic Scottish food remains insatiable for many across the country, reckons Grant's Foods, and this spells good news for retailers with the upcoming Burns Night celebrations.
Grace, 10, has won a year's supply of crisps and an exclusive tour of the Taylors Snacks factory.

Taylors Snacks boss inspired by amazing Grace

The managing director of Taylors Snacks has told how he's been inspired by a 10-year-old girl's plea to make the firm's Haggis & Cracked Black Pepper crisps available all year round.

McIntosh brings Oor Wullie to Burns

Strathmore Foods brings a Scottish comic classic to its McIntosh ready meals with Oor Wullie stamping onto limited edition packs for Burns Night.

Quality and value come in All Rounders

Golden Casket unveils a major update to one of its beloved lines, aligning it with its more premium brand and reflecting the current economic market.

Market News | Growers Garden, Taylors Snacks, WKD, Unilever

Scottish Grocer showcases some new products that convenience store retailers might want to consider stocking to drive up sales.
Belhaven's Scottish Oat Stout won Gold at the World Beer Awards in 2022.

A stout choice for consumers

Belhaven Brewery reckons its stout options will be popular with consumers through the winter months and into 2024 – making them must-stocks for convenience store retailers.