22 June 2002

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  • SAUCY tactics

    22 Jun 2002

    Cooking sauces will be a major area of development for Glen Carron Foods, following its acquisition last month by Grants Foods. The Falkirk-based company currently specialises in supplying own label soups, ready meals, organic products and baby...

  • ANTI-DUMPING TECH?

    22 Jun 2002

    Sir; Is there any hope that in the course of giving shopping trolleys minds of their own' (The Grocer, June 1, p40) the anoraks will equip these innocent little machines with some form of anti-dumping device? An ear-piercing squeal, or one of...

  • biscuit balance

    22 Jun 2002

    Burton's Foods is stepping up its rivalry with McVitie's by producing its own biscuit market report. Market leader McVitie's has long been the only major player to produce an annual sector report but Philippe Roucoule, category development...

  • Wildbrew two

    22 Jun 2002

    Pioneer Brewing Company has launched a new variant into its Wildbrew PPS range. The vodka, lemon and lime variant is being rolled out alongside the original Wildbrew offering ­ vodka, cranberry and caffeine. Both are packed in long-necked...

  • 30 SECONDS FOR A HOT DANISH

    22 Jun 2002

    Sara Lee is adding a four-pack of microwaveable Danish pastries to its range of frozen treats. Available next month, the pastries have cinnamon and fruit filling and fondant icing topping. Each takes 30 seconds to heat in the microwave or...

  • A declining market fails to deter new entrants bouncing in a

    22 Jun 2002

    While the parenting sector is made up of more than a dozen titles that cover topics ranging from pregnancy to toddlers, a handful of titles dominate the market and predictably these are from the three big publishers, Emap, IPC and NatMags, with...

  • A DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE

    22 Jun 2002

    Sainsbury is running store tours for GPs and their overweight patients to give them a lesson in nutrition. Trials have proved successful and the retailer now plans to roll out the scheme which takes groups of doctors around stores with a...

  • A longer Mayfair from Gallaher

    22 Jun 2002

    Gallaher is launching a longer-length version of its Mayfair cigarettes next month and investing more than £2m in marketing support. The newcomer comes in Menthol and Lights variants as well as standard, all at introductory prices of £3.72 for...

  • £12m retail complex

    22 Jun 2002

    Dencora Estates, better known for its business parks and industrial developments, has been selected as preferred developer for a 100,000 sq ft, £12m retail project in Dereham, Norfolk, by Breckland District Council The edge-of-town complex will...

  • addressing pester-power

    22 Jun 2002

    The conscience-driven Co-operative Group refused to advertise food it considered to be unhealthy for children a few years ago, and now others appear to be following its lead. The Food Standards Agency has plans to work with the industry to develop...

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