Drinks news round-up: week beginning 12 October 2015 Subscription
A round-up of marketing, NPD and listings news from the alcoholic drinks industry
A new breed of ‘healthier’ snacks are taking on confectioners. But just how healthy are they and can they win?
New consumer research has outlined how the industry could boost seafood sales by up to £38m….
Aldi has added four new British fresh lamb lines
Burton's Fish 'n' Chips gets a festive sharing pack Subscription
Burton’s Biscuits has expanded its Daily Fish ‘n’ Chips savoury snacks brand
B.Fresh juices are now on sale in 112 Sainsbury’s convenience and city stores, as well as Asda stores nationwide
What does the coming year hold for players trying to earn a crust from the lunchbox sector?
Is cider’s slight slide over the past year just a blip or a sign of things to come?
How are sales holding up? And what are energy drinks players doing to counter the criticisms?
How can brands fight back to have a year worth toasting?
Is the sector’s golden age about to be cut short? And is there any weight to the scare stories?
What are suppliers doing? And how realistic is Birds Eye’s ambition?
What’s that sound? It might just be the Caledonian lion’s roar, as Alex Salmond would put it
Cooking oil prices are on a slippery slope. Although volumes have risen a healthy 2.5% over the past year, value is down 2.8%.
Why is the market still so small? And, given reports that more and more consumers are cutting out meat on health and environmental grounds, why is growth so sluggish?
Against a backdrop of declining market value - and high-profile delistings - suppliers and retailers are asking themselves how they can drive value back into the category
What does the halal meat sector need to do to improve standards, enhance its image and stimulate demand?
After Horsegate and amid gruelling margin pressure, consolidation is high on the agenda in the UK meat sector
However well the two go together, bacon and sausages are experiencing contrasting fortunes…
Shoppers may not be ready for a whole octopus in a can but they are hungry for fish and seafood innovation