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Bertolli goes for Gold

Bertolli, the number one olive-based spread from Unilever UK, is driving value into the £1.2bn Butters and Spreads category with the launch of a new product - Bertolli Gold.
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Big re-launch from Wheat Crunchies

United Biscuits UK is re-launching its unique and tube shaped Wheat Crunchies brand.
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Uncle Bens launches easy-to-prepare ‘Twice the Fibre’ rice

Uncle Bens is leading the way in healthier mealtimes with the launch of new, quick and easy-to-prepare Twice the Fibre rice, a hassle-free way of getting extra fibre into family mealtimes (Uncle Bens launches easy-to-prepare ‘Twice the Fibre’...
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New marketing campaign for Zubrowka Vodka

New marketing campaign for Zubrowka Vodka | Independent Retail News | Scoop.it
The roots of the Zubrowka story can be traced back 600 years, but a captivating new chapter is about to be written as the Polish bison grass-infused rye vodka will undergo a transformation in its positioning with a striking new marketing campaign...
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Legacy launch “Wonder Wines” from Australia

Following a triumphant six months, Legacy Wines, the impulse, export and on-trade division of Manchester-based Kingsland Wines & Spirits, has extended its portfolio by introducing its latest brand; “Wonder Wines”.
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Perfect coffee every time with durgol swiss espresso

durgol swiss espresso - a new coffee machine descaler from Switzerland is set to hit store shelves to target the burgeoning UK in-home coffee market.
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Food shopping ordeal ‘leaves older people at risk of malnutrition’, says Age UK

Age UK is calling on supermarkets and corner shops to make food shopping easier for millions of older people across the country, because one in 10 people aged over 65 in the UK who live at home are at risk of malnutrition.
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Retailers to explore new ways of getting food to charities

The country’s biggest food retailers are to explore ways of getting even more of the food that isn’t sold to redistribution charities, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC).
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30,000 shop staff against plain packaging

More than 30,000 staff in independent shops across the UK have signed postcards against the plain packaging of tobacco.
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Wholesale Quality Food Awards shortlist unveiled

The shortlist for the inaugural Wholesale Quality Food Awards has been announced and the finalists are as follows: (Wholesale Quality Food Awards shortlist unveiled: The shortlist for the inaugural Wholesale Quality Food Awards ...)...
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MP’s pledge to fight in incdpendent retailers’ corner

Growing up above her parents’ newsagents has given MP Priti Patel a unique insight into the problems faced by independent retailers as she takes over as chair of a group of MPs dedicated to promoting the interests of small stores, reports today’s...
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Parfetts Cash & Carry appoints Andy Whitworth

Parfetts Cash & Carry has appointed Andy Whitworth as its new head of customer development. This is a new role for the wholesaler to give a greater clarity and focus on its retail side of the business.
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New range of chocolate from Organic Seed & Been

The range of chocolate from Organic Seed & Bean has flavour encounters from fiery chilli and lime or coffee espresso through to coconut and raspberry or soothing lavender – all in a rich, fine dark chocolate.
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The 16th Gastro Alfresco campaign is back

The market-leading Gastro Alfresco multi-brand, multi-discipline grocery promotional campaign from Brand Belief has been the key factor in the growth of the ‘at-home’ alfresco eating & entertaining market over the past 16 years, from £150m in 1997...
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The Macallan breaks world record

Guinness World Records has awarded The Macallan the accolade of ‘most expensive whisky sold at auction’.
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New ad campaign for Tickler Extra Mature Cheddar

New ad campaign for Tickler Extra Mature Cheddar | Independent Retail News | Scoop.it
For the first time, Milk Link’s flagship extra mature cheddar brand Tickler, will be advertised on television as part of a million pound integrated marketing campaign.
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Cotswold Beverage introduces Black Sun Energy Drink

The Cotswold Beverage Company is proud to introduce Black Sun, an energy drink, developed for those who enjoy living life to the full.
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Team GB finally announced

Due to become one of the highest profile sports in the Olympics, Team GB’s women’s beach volleyball duo has finally been announced as Zara Dampney and Shauna Mullin -much to the pleasure of the girls, their fans and American Craft Beer brand Fordham.
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Dizolve laundry sheets now retailing in UK supermarkets

Dizolve laundry sheets now retailing in UK supermarkets | Independent Retail News | Scoop.it
Dizolve laundry detergent sheets, which launched to UK consumers at the Ideal Home Show earlier this year, have now completed their listings and will be stocked by leading supermarket chains, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose.
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Britvic recalls Fruit Shoots due to safety error

Britvic Soft Drinks is recalling all Robinsons Fruit Shoot and Fruit Shoot Hydro packs, featuring the new design cap, due to a packaging safety issue.
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Spar wholesaler launches luxury fresh seafood range

Spa retailer James Hall & Co has launched a new range of fresh fish from luxury supplier The Fine Seafood Company in a move to offer a host of benefits to Spar retailers.
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Standardised tobacco packs ‘costly and disruptive’ for local shops, says ACS

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has made its submission to the Department of Health consultation opposing the introduction of standardised tobacco packaging in England, Wales and Scotland.
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Sourz shots, cocktails and flavours | Sourz

Sourz reveals new Sourz Fusionz TV ad: Sourz (http://t.co/xgICTyTK) has unveiled a new TV ad created by The Leith...
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Cutty Sark launches Storm

Cutty Sark has announced the launch of Storm, the first permanent addition to the core range since the brand’s acquisition by Edrington in 2010.
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Convenience stores sign up to parcels service

Home delivery specialist Hermes has recruited 500 convenience stores for the launch of a new parcel service to rival the Collect + network, reports today’s Independent Retail News.
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