Portlebay Sweet Range

Portlebay Popcorn adds three sweet flavours to range

23 Jul 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Portlebay Popcorn – founded by a former director of Burts Chips – has expanded its line-up with a sweet range…

Walkers new flavours

Raccoon crisps anyone? Walkers unveils Do Us A Flavour finalists Subscription

21 Jul 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Walkers has unveiled the six new crisp flavours created by members of the public for its Do Us a Flavour promotion.


Kettle Chips to roll out a seasonal trio of flavours

20 Jul 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Kettle Chips is gearing up for winter with a trio of seasonal launches…

Cauldron Indian Kofta

Cauldron rolls out street food NPD and sponsors awards Subscription

16 Jul 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Cauldron Foods is tapping the street food trend with a new sponsorship deal and NPD…

Dollee seaweed twists

Dollee brings Malaysian snacks to UK retail

14 Jul 2014 | By Daniel Woolfson

Malaysian supplier Dollee has launched a range of some of Malaysia’s most popular snack products into stores across the UK.

Cadbury Dairy Milk Chips Ahoy

Cadbury Dairy Milk mixed with Chips Ahoy in new Mondelez tie-up

06 Jul 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Mondelez has revealed its latest Cadbury Dairy Milk branding partner – a cookie brand many Brits will have never heard of…

Burts Chips launch lentil crisps in Waitrose

Burts Chips launches lentil-based crisps

06 Jul 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Burts Chips has launched lentil-based crisps. Rolling into Waitrose next week, Lentil Waves come in three flavours…


Snacking olive supplier Oloves launches multipack

29 Jun 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Snacking olive supplier Oloves is launching its first multipack as it looks to expand into the mults…

Dips and Salads

Moorish dips get packaging revamp and four new lines

29 Jun 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Premium dips brand Moorish has doubled the size of its range. Four smoked products launch in Ocado on 16 July…

harvest cheweee milk choc chip

Halo Foods' Harvest Cheweee revamped with new lines

29 Jun 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Halo Foods has given its Harvest Cheweee cereal bars a pack revamp and launched two new lines…

David Milner of Tyrrells

Tyrrells Crisps signs exports deal with Australia’s Coles chain

25 Jun 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Tyrrells has sealed its biggest ever export deal with Australian supermarket chain Coles.

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Batchelors Deli Box to add cous cous lines

22 Jun 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Premier Foods is looking to boost the health credentials of pot snacks by extending Batchelors Deli Box into cous cous…


World Cup triggers pork pie and sausage roll fever

20 Jun 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Footie fans seem to have little interest in emulating Cup player physiques as sales of pork pies and sausage rolls soared.

walkers market deli

Walkers offers foodies premium Market Deli snacks

15 Jun 2014 | By Vince Bamford

PepsiCo is targeting foodies with an upmarket Walkers snacks range that includes potato, tortilla and pitta chips…

dilly & wolf

Ben Fogle-backed snack recalled over nut allergy fear

13 Jun 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

A snack range created by Ben Fogle has been recalled 10 days after being launched.


Fox's fights back with pack revamp and NPD

08 Jun 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Fox’s Biscuits is being relaunched with a new look and a raft of NPD that includes extending Rocky into confectionery…

dilly & wolf

Small suppliers benefit from Ben Fogle's Dilly & Wolf launch

08 Jun 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

TV’s Ben Fogle and former M&S product developer Annabel Vere Nicoll have launched a snack brand…

peperami dc peanuts

Humdinger extends Peperami into nuts

01 Jun 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Peperami is being extended into the nuts market through a licensing deal with snacks supplier Humdinger…

Supermarket trolley

Crunchy Creatures dinosaur snacks rolls out to London Tescos

25 May 2014 | By Vince Bamford

A dinosaur-themed snacks brand is to make its UK debut next month…

Tayto factory Corby

Golden Wonder owner Tayto expands Corby factory

21 May 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Golden Wonder owner Tayto has completed a multimillion-pound investment in its Corby factory.


Premier Foods to bring Aussie rice cracker brand Peckish to UK

18 May 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Premier Foods is set to bring Australian rice cracker brand Peckish to the UK this summer…

munch bagz

Kids Food Co targets older children with Munch Bagz fruit

18 May 2014 | By Vince Bamford

The Kids Food Co, owner of toddler brand Kiddylicious, is launching a new snack brand aimed at older children…

Peppa pig

Dried fruit supplier Maxwell Foods pitches Peppa Pig raisins

11 May 2014 | By Vince Bamford

An Australian dried fruit supplier has opened a UK office and launched Peppa Pig snack raisins…


Pringles sales soar 15% as years of decline come to an end

04 May 2014 | By Rob Brown

Pringles has enjoyed the greatest absolute value gain of any brand in crisps, nuts and snacks over the past year…


Almond and walnut prices driven up by drought in US Subscription

25 Jul 2014 | By Corina Savage

Some of the most common nuts used in baking have risen sharply in price because of bad weather…

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Focus on Canned Goods Subscription

24 Jul 2014 | By Lorraine Mullaney

The vital signs for canned & ambient food aren’t good. Can world food-inspired NPD jumpstart growth?…

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Ritz Crackers return to TV screens - after 30 years

11 Jul 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Ritz Crackers return to TV screens for the first time in 30 years on Monday…

Rustlers Chip Shop Curry Noodles

Rustlers Chip Shop Curry Noodles

10 Jul 2014

There is a big market for such snacks, but it’s not for everyone – reflected in the fairly low overall score…

Focus on Lunchbox 2014

Lunchbox Category Report 2014

07 Jul 2014 | By Natalie Brown

As a nation, we’ve packed our lunchboxes on 76.6 million fewer occasions in the past year, according to analysis carried out exclusively for The Grocer. Why?… Submissions deadline: 6 June

Manuka honey

Manuka honey claims backed by science

05 Jul 2014

I enjoyed reading Simon Creasey’s article on the New Zealand manuka honey industry…

phileas fogg mexican taco rolls

Phileas Fogg Mexican Taco Rolls

03 Jul 2014

KP Snacks - acquired by German business Intersnack in 2013 - relaunched the Phileas Fogg brand last year with a bright new look.

walkers sensations popcorn sweet chilli

Walkers Popcorn Sensations: Sweet Chilli

26 Jun 2014

Popcorn has been an area of major activity by suppliers, with a host of smaller operators launching increasingly exciting and inventive lines in recent years.


Soft drinks work to a new agenda Subscription

14 Jun 2014 | By Kevin Evans

We’re constantly told the world is becoming more health-orientated and fizzy drinks and salt are the big fmcg evils…

smiley sunflower

Oils category report 2014

27 May 2014 | By Paul Davies

There’s a limit to how much Brits will pay for quality - and it seems some of Britain’s biggest extra virgin olive oil brands have hit it.

smiley sunflower

Focus on Oils

23 May 2014 | By Paul Davies

Sunflower oil has stolen the top spot from vegetable… but is it already under threat from own label-driven extra virgin?

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Crisps, Nuts and Snacks Category report 2014

05 May 2014 | By Nigel Huddleston

Britain is a nation of snackers. And we’re becoming much more discerning, with healthier and more premium bagged treats the flavour of the month.

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