Product shots representing brands who have ranked in the top 20 FMCG brands in Scotland.

Top 20 FMCG brands in Scotland 2024

Market research firm Kantar has found the top 20 FMCG brands in Scotland that have been most chosen by Scottish consumers for the 2023 calendar year.
Product shots sit on top of a blue tartan background including Tunnock's biscuit range, Hovis Bakers Since 1886 Rustic White Bloomer loaf, Coca-Cola Original Taste Lemon and Zero Sugar Lemon, McCain Air Fryer French Fries and Lurpak Spreadable.

Top 20 FMCG Brands in Scotland overview

Kantar has found the top 20 FMCG brands here in Scotland for the calendar year 2023, offering some key insights c-store owners may wish to pick up on.
People pick from an open pack of Mr Porky pork scratchings with darts on the table and drinks around their hands, text reads "Mr. Porky sponsors Darts on Sky Sports".

Tayto Group hits a bullseye in darts sponsorship on Sky Sports

Tayto Group has hit a bullseye in its latest marketing campaign as its pork snacks brands are set to sponsor darts coverage on Sky Sports until January.
The front cover of the GroceryAid Impact Report 2023/24 with a woman placing a tray of baked goods onto a rack.

Demand for GroceryAid support rises

GroceryAid has highlighted the importance of its work in its latest Impact Report as the charity said it has seen a 93% rise in demand of its services.
A collage of Scottish convenience stores including Day-Today Bankton, KeyStore Cults, Spar Renfrew and Premier Cupar.

Convenience stores rank top for growth in ACS report

Convenience stores have been ranked as the most important service in supporting a local community in the Community Barometer report from the ACS.
Exterior shot of a Co-op EG Group On The Move forecourt site.

Co-op and EG are On The Move in new forecourt sites

Co-op and the EG Group are set to open three new forecourt sites across Scotland as the convenience retail chain aims to build its franchise ambitions.
A group of people stand in front of Spar Garthamlock holding a £500 sign wearing yellow shirts.

Spar Scotland dances into the summer

Local youth groups benefited from a £500 donation from Spar Scotland as the symbol celebrate the summer holidays at its Garthamlock store.
Drinks sit on a white marble table with a bottle of Franklin & Sons Sicillian Lemon on the table next to a vase.

Franklin & Sons adapts to changing tastes

As consumers' tastes shift in the spirits market, so too will their desire for the mixers that come with them and Franklin & Sons reckons it can meet this.
Pack shot of the Takis range of spicy corn chips.

Takis raises the heat in store snacks

Spicy snack brand Takis has an ambition to fire up the tastebuds across convenience stores in Scotland, helping to capitalise on the demand for intense tastes.
Imperial Brands' nicotine range including Players JPS, Regal Signature, Richmond and Blu Bar vapes in Banana Ice, Blueberry Ice and Grape variants.

Imperial Brands finds a demand for FMC

Imperial Brands has highlighted a shift in demand from the nicotine market as more consumers seek more convenient options from the gantry.
Variety packs of Swizzels sweets in an array of colours.

Drop happier memories in baskets with Swizzels

Tempt consumers with a sweet tooth to pick up on retro confectionery delights as Swizzels reckons the drive for sweet nostalgia remains a key consideration.
Many forecourt operators have been investing to ensure their businesses thrive.

Forecourt retail ‘flourishing in face of adversity’

Petrol Retailers Association boss Gordon Balmer has been explaining why the forecourt retail sector is a thriving and vital part of the convenience channel.
Prianka Jhingan believes the XQS nicotine pouches can be a game-changer.

It’s the XQS factor for STG

Scandinavian Tobacco Group head of marketing Prianka Jhingan has been talking about the company's new XQS nicotine pouches.
Mo Razzaq stands at a podium with The Fed logo on it.

The Fed weighs in on Circular Economy bill

Newly elected national president of The Fed Mo Razzaq has set out a pledge to support retailers set to lose out on the incoming Circular Economy Bill.
Spar Renfrew was crowned Licensed Retailer of the Year at the Scottish Grocer Awards 2023.

Awards Profile – Licensed Retailer of the Year

Scottish Grocer has been catching up with Spar Renfrew owner Saleem Sadiq to discuss the store's ever-evolving off-trade selection after it was named Licensed Retailer of the Year at the Scottish Grocer Awards 2023.
Scottish Grocers' Federation chief executive Pete Cheema.

SGF slams ScotGov’s approach on Circular Economy bill

SGF chief executive Pete Cheema has said ministers should have worked with businesses on the introduction of the Circular Economy Bill.