21 August 2004

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  • Moustachioed

    21 Aug 2004

    UK garage and R‘n’B stars Mis-Teeq are the latest faces to take part in Scotland’s White Stuff Milk Moustache campaign. The all-girl group follows in the footsteps of bands Blue and Atomic Kittenby promoting milk to Scots kids. Material...

  • Müllerlight’s probiotic pot shot

    21 Aug 2004

    Müller is set to test the size of the burgeoning yogurt drinks sector by throwing its number one pot yogurt brand Müllerlight into the fray. Available from early next month, the new Müllerlight yogurt drink will receive TV and press advertising...

  • Multiples set to boost pharmacies

    21 Aug 2004

    All the leading supermarkets are planning to boost instore pharmacy numbers following government liberalisation of the licensing regime. However, there will not be a sudden rush of applications because licences will only be granted automatically...

  • NBA attacks post-CAP denial

    21 Aug 2004

    Farmers’ leaders have launched an attack on retailers, claiming they have not yet accepted that the removal of production-linked subsidies will have to mean higher shop beef prices. National Beef Association chairman Robert Robinson said this...

  • Nescafé is promising tons of love

    21 Aug 2004

    Nestlé is bidding to generate some excitement behind Nescafé Original by offering consumers the chance to win £100 every morning for a year. The on-pack text-to-win promotion will be carried across more than 5 million jars, rolling out to...

  • Net income of E32m for Ahold Q2

    26 Aug 2004

    Ahold has recorded net sales of E12.3bn for its second quarter, which is a decrease of 4.9% compared to the same period last year. Net sales growth was 3% if currency and divestment impacts are excluded. The improvement of net income...

  • New branches will think local

    21 Aug 2004

    Waitrose has started talking with regional food groups about introducing local sourcing to the 19 stores it has purchased from Morrisons after the Safeway takeover. A spokeswoman said that Waitrose has the capacity to tailor its assortment...

  • New breed of Royals on the way

    21 Aug 2004

    Jersey’s new potato growers are watching developments in Scotland after details emerged of a new branding exercise by Albert Bartlett & Sons, one of Scotland’s best known packers and distributors. Three new regional potato brands were...

  • New labels for Anakena

    21 Aug 2004

    Chilean wine brand Anakena has been given a facelift to coincide with the addition of single vineyard and premium labels to the range. The collection, which has won listings with Asda from this month and Thresher from late November, has been...

  • New ways for Old World

    21 Aug 2004

    The biggest Bordeaux brand in the world, Mouton Cadet, is undergoing a radical relaunch in a bid to compete with the increasing dominance of new world wines. The range, the fifth biggest French brand in the UK off-trade [ACNielsen, value sales...

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