24 March 2012

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  • CCE to advise indies on soft drinks ranges Subscription

    24 Mar 2012

    Coca-Cola Enterprises has launched a scheme to help independent retailers get the most out of their soft drinks offer.

  • Checkout 'revolution' thanks to The Grocer Subscription

    24 Mar 2012

    A self-cleaning supermarket checkout that can kill deadly superbugs is set to hit stores, with a little help from The Grocer.

  • Cleansui jugs claim superior microfiltration Subscription

    24 Mar 2012

    A new brand of premium water filter jugs is launching in the UK next month.

  • Colman's keen for the Mayor's big show Subscription

    24 Mar 2012

    When is a celebrity endorsement not an endorsement? Far stranger than insurance impersonator More Than Freeman is the current Colman’s effort.

  • Companies sign up for calories reduction Deal Subscription

    24 Mar 2012

    I am delighted we have now announced the first group of companies leading the way on calorie reduction…

  • Danone and Nutricia's Kennedy dies Subscription

    24 Mar 2012

    Mark Kennedy, a well-known figure in the grocery sector, died suddenly last week.Kennedy spent his early career at St Ivel before moving on to Müller in 1999 and then Bridgethorne in 2002, where he worked on the Cafédirect account.He joined Nutricia in 2006 and after a successful period there moved with the group to become modern trade sales director in Indonesia. His most recent role was trade sales director for Danone in Indonesia.

  • DBC for sale as a cash crunch hits its supply Subscription

    24 Mar 2012

    DBC was plagued with cashflow and supply problems in the months leading up to this week’s announcement that the company is for sale.

  • Doors open to Jempson's new Budgens store Subscription

    24 Mar 2012

    Jempson’s relaunched its Budgens store in Hawkhurst, Kent, this week under the dual fascia Jempson’s Budgens

  • Eau what an opportunity for bottled water! Subscription

    24 Mar 2012

    Could 2012 be the year bottled water stops being a nice to have and becomes a need to have?

  • FDF uses YouTube in bid to woo teens Subscription

    24 Mar 2012

    YouTube videos aimed at making the food industry more appealing to 16 to 18-year-olds are being deployed by the Food and Drink Federation.

  • Foster's rolls out 330ml Stubby packs Subscription

    24 Mar 2012

    Heineken is expanding its Foster’s line-up with a 330ml can dubbed the Foster’s Stubby.

  • Heathens? Yes, but not poor Subscription

    24 Mar 2012

    The map is littered with towns ‘too posh for a pound shop’ - but Haywards Heath is no longer among them.

  • Geoff Tirrell, managing director, Chang Beer UK Subscription

    24 Mar 2012

    What was your first-ever job? I spent six months driving a van, delivering drinks for Bottoms Up Beverages

  • Khoo is a cookery coup for Croydon Subscription

    24 Mar 2012

    Khoo la la! There’s a new cookery kid in town, and not just any old town, but Paris, the birthplace of haute cuisine.

  • Fuel is not the issue Subscription

    24 Mar 2012

    There’s little to be gained from the revelation that industrial-scale tuna fishing is fuel-efficient.

  • It's a Deal: big names agree calorie pledges Subscription

    24 Mar 2012

    A host of retailers, wholesalers and suppliers have pledged to launch new low-calorie ranges and reformulate up to a third of their products…

  • Heron Foods looks to open 30 new stores Subscription

    24 Mar 2012

    Frozen food discounter Heron Foods is planning on boosting store numbers by up to 30 in the next 12 months.

  • Lazy Town is taken into kids drinks market Subscription

    24 Mar 2012

    A healthy drinks range featuring characters from kids TV show Lazy Town has been launched by the Gerber Juice Company.

  • Get ready for Facebook Timeline Subscription

    24 Mar 2012

    Next week, Facebook will launch its new Timeline for Brands. Soon, all brand pages will benefit from the functionality of the new Timeline layout that was rolled out to personal profiles earlier this year.

  • In the land of the giants Subscription

    24 Mar 2012

    Having swerved past Mars and defeated Arla, Yog has big plans for its frozen yoghurt, including new listings and a global franchise.

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