Barrs Irn Bru

Soft and Scottish

SCOTTISH shoppers love local and they’re loyal to the brands from home. That’s the view of Adrian Troy, marketing director at AG Barr.

Pots of demand

Scottish dairy brand Rowan Glen has launched two new ranges of high-protein yogurts that feature zero added sugar. Commercial manager Donny Gillies said: “The Pots of...
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Call to slash food emissions

WRAP has called for food and drink greenhouse gas emissions to be a key priority for COP26.
Ben Lomond Gin gift pack

A sweet gin treat

LOCH Lomond Group has launched a gift set for its Ben Lomond Gin brand just in time for spring.

Caorunn’s tonic – Scottish Tesco’s snap up spirit

LAST month Scotland’s Caorunn Gin went into 88 Tesco’s stores across Scotland. The expansion in the off-trade will also see Caorunn Gin increase its listings...
Grocer Aid Covid-19 Fund

Don’t suffer in silence

THE ACS has been reminding retailers that they can seek mental health support from industry charity GroceryAid
Carling and Coors Light

Goodbye to plastic on packs

Molson Coors plans to remove plastic from Carling and Coors Light packaging by 2021. The brewer made the commitment as part of its overall global packaging strategy.
Quorn Mince

Meat free January

January is the perfect time to introduce a chilled and frozen meat-free brand
Refill station

Refill station reduces waste

A LONDON Nisa store has been offering customers a more eco-friendly way to fill their cupboards

Hebridean baker Stag has launched a Scottish Smoked Oatcakes range

A spokesperson said: “Only the finest ingredients go into making Stag’s biscuits. “Continuing the policy to develop products with provenance, Stag has partnered with...
Strathmore Botanics

Something in the water

HEALTHY choice buying has played a big part in the water category rising by £148m in the past two years, says Barr Soft Drinks.

A convenient climate truth

OVER one third of consumers believe that shopping at convenience stores is better for the environment, according to a new report from TWC.

Potatoes on the line

SCOTTISH potato production has been given a major investment boost. One of the UK’s largest potato suppliers, Branston, unveiled its latest integrated grading, washing...

Passion for the national drink

Glenfiddich’s Mark Thomson talks Scotch

Binning the plastic

AG Barr has taken its sustainability pledge one step further by announcing all of its consumer multipacks will be packaged in 100% recycled shrink wrap by the end of this year
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A mental health lifeline

Carling has joined forces with suicide prevention charity Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) in a bid to increase access to mental health services