Sailing onto store shelves

Seabrook Crisps has added two new price-marked packs to its wholesale portfolio, complete with a packaging revamp. The two new price-marked packs are £1 PMP...
John Kelly, regional operations manager The Co-operative.

Co-op’s food for thought

DELEGATES at last month’s SNP party conference had some extra debate ‘after hours’ at a fringe meeting organised by The Co-operative. Chaired by Scottish Grocer...
CJ Lang chief executive Colin McLean

Virtual show makes return

SPAR Scotland wholesaler CJ Lang invited retailers and suppliers to its second virtual tradeshow last month – offering an update on how the business has progressed during the pandemic.

Parents go DIY at feeding time

RESEARCH by analysis firm Mintel found that sales of wet and dry baby food in Britain dropped by 14% between 2012 and 2015 as...

Sweet and low

HEALTH has become a major focus for many shoppers in recent years. As an indulgent treat, what role can chocolate play in this new health-focused landscape?

Premium direction?

HOW should a typical c-store make the most of wine? According to Shaun Heyes, business sector controller – impulse with Treasury Wine Estates, wine has...

Busy adults fuel snacking boom

TIME-PRESSED British adults are snacking more and that’s a trend that looks set to continue say three of the biggest players in branded chilled...

No first foot for shops

THE Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) has slammed a move to ban trading on New Year’s Day, claiming it is “short sighted” and “surreal”.

Irn-Bru takes flight for Christmas

The Snowman returns MUCH like mince pies, tinsel and Michael Buble, the return of the Irn-Bru Snowman advert means that Christmas has well and truly...
Mars & Team: sharing sizes of five Mars favourites in a football-themed souvenir tub.

Mars takes one for the team

MARS Chocolate is ensuring it’s ready for World Cup big nights in with a five-brand souvenir tin of sharing sizes, to be launched this...
PayPoint sign

Emergency assistance

Digital payment provider PayPoint has launched a new service that allows local authorities to distribute emergency funds to vulnerable members of their communities.

Spar hits the net

SPAR Scotland celebrated the return of its Future Stars Cup girls football tournament last month.

Fighting for a healthier diet

Emma Thompson,  Jamie Oliver and  Giovanna Fletcher are among the cast of celebrities encouraging children to eat veg in a new TV ad

Forza di formaggio

Lactalis McLelland has been encouraging consumers to experiment with some Italian flavour this summer through two new initiatives. The firm’s Galbani brand has been appearing...

UWS takes tech approach to coronavirus

UNITED Wholesale (Scotland) has joined forces with accredited cleaning specialist PSS Group to offer retailers a store disinfection service. The deep cleaning service makes use...

Blocks away

CHOCOLATE. Is there anything it can’t do? It’s high in antioxidants, a natural anti-depressant, and contains theobromine, which kills the bacteria which cause tooth...