13 January 2001

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  • That was the week that was 50

    13 Jan 2001

    January 13, 1951. Having apparently satisfied themselves that the chicken came before the egg, scientists are now devoting themselves to finding an authoritative means of telling the age of the egg. At a meeting of the Royal Institution, Professor...

  • The essentials and more!

    13 Jan 2001

    The success of the Family Circle Plus alternate monthly one-shot series has prompted IPC Southbank to launch a second umbrella brand ­ Essentials Extra which will appear on the news stands this month. The publications in this series will include a...

  • The Grocer focus on jams, spreads & honey

    13 Jan 2001

    Head to head: continental drift Bonne Maman Since the arrival in the UK of this French brand in 1986, the range has grown to 26 products covering jams, marmalade and a new reduced sugar brand Light & Fruity, plus a selection pack containing...

  • The Grocer focus on jams, spreads & honey

    13 Jan 2001

    Chocolate spread: refine and survive Action is needed for a sector that suffers from overcrowding, heavy price cutting and poor support New Year's resolutions may include a pledge to shed a few pounds but consumers always find it difficult to...

  • The Grocer focus on jams, spreads & honey

    13 Jan 2001

    Lifting the lid on squidge n' squirt Squeezable, touchy-feely packaging is the latest move to encourage more young consumers to try preserves and extend them into other eating occasions, particularly lunchboxes. In May both Centura Foods and...

  • The Grocer focus on jams, spreads & honey

    13 Jan 2001

    Brand Ranking (based on value) 1 Hartley's Pure Fruit Jam 2 Robertson's Standard Jam 3 Robertson's Golden Shred 4 Tesco Standard Jam 5 Streamline Red Sugar Jam 6 Asda Standard Jam 7 Sainsbury Jam ...

  • The Grocer focus on jams, spreads & honey

    13 Jan 2001

    analysis by Sheila Eggleston Bucking the downward spiral of sweet spreads is uppermost in everyone's minds for 2001. Although the value share of the total preserves market checks in at £137.8m, a drop of just 1% year on year, there is an urgent...

  • The Grocer focus on jams, spreads & honey

    13 Jan 2001

    Honey: specialities make the running It's always helped the medicine go down, but consumers now want a spoonful of sophistication with their honey Buoyed by an increasingly health conscious nation, honey has become a must stock item for...

  • The Grocer focus on jams, spreads & honey: market value and

    13 Jan 2001

    Market by value (£000) 52 w/e Nov 12 % Yr/Yr 2000 Change 2000 Total Preserves 137,808 -1 Fruit Cheese/Curd 5,486 5 Jam ...

  • The National Lottery: Retailers welcome end to Lottery uncer

    13 Jan 2001

    The People's Lottery may challenge Camelot though the back door after its failure to win the licence to run the National Lottery. Richard Branson has confirmed the People's Lottery would not seek a judicial review of the Lottery Commission's...

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