new product awards 2016

the grocer new product awards 2016

New Product Awards Winners 2016

10 Oct 2016

See all the fabulous winners from our glitzy New Product Awards 2016!

Pops Pimms tie up

Pops links up with Pimm's for 4.3% abv popsicle Subscription

28 Jun 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The NPD has an abv of 4.3% and contains 32 calories…

Hovis Lower Carb Tasty Wholemeal

Hovis targets healthy shoppers with range of Lower Carb loaves Subscription

15 Jun 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The trio of 400g loaves promise 30% fewer carbs than typical sliced bread

Kinder Surprise egg for Despicable Me - Gru variant

Sainsbury’s hikes make it the priciest for Kinder Subscription

21 Jun 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Some Kinder SKUs are now more expensive in Sainsbury’s than in any other major high street supermarket

Liz Sutton PTF

Liz Sutton appointed chair of Provision Trade Federation Subscription

28 Jun 2017 | By Beth Gault

Delamere Dairy founder replaces Rob Nugent as chair of PTF

Prawns

Prawn trawling ‘killing thousands of marine turtles’ Subscription

16 Jun 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Report estimates as many as 29,000 turtles are killed every year by tropical prawn trawls

Watermelon ice lolly

Tesco launches 100% fruit watermelon ice lolly

19 Jun 2017 | By Beth Gault

The healthy “real fruit on a stick” lolly is available now from 500 Tesco stores nationwide as a four-pack…

Simple Micellar Shower Gel

Simple brings micellar water to shower category Subscription

14 Jun 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

The micellar water trend caused a 20% uplift in the face care category last year, says Unilever

Lavazza ascot

Lavazza goes experiential with Ascot Racecourse coffee bar Subscription

17 May 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Tierra bar will serve blends specially selected for racegoers such as a sweet Brazilian espresso

P G retail ambassadors

P&G retail ambassadors tackle household category 'confusion' Subscription

26 Jun 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

The ShelfHelp panel comprises Spar, Spend N Save, Londis, SimplyFresh, Premier Stores, Go Local Extra, and One Stop retail

Liz Sutton PTF

Liz Sutton appointed chair of Provision Trade Federation Subscription

28 Jun 2017 | By Beth Gault

Delamere Dairy founder replaces Rob Nugent as chair of PTF

Kettle Discoveries range

Kettle unveils ‘unique’ Discoveries crisps range Subscription

28 Jun 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Rolling out from this week, the NPD replaces Kettle’s Signature lineup

New-look Volvic Juiced, orange

Volvic targets millennials with £3m push for flavoured waters Subscription

27 Jun 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

The Let It Out campaign will run from 17 July until the end of August

Beer and Cider Category Report 2017

Under fire: Beer & cider category report 2017 Video Subscription

23 Jun 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Beer & cider brands are against the wall as the supers review their booze ranges scrutinising every inch of shelf space brands command. No one is safe …

Idris Elba

Something for the ladies? Sports & energy drinks category report 2017 Video Subscription

16 Jun 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

A new generation wants to widen energy drinks’ appeal with low-sugar, natural lines. Will it work? 

Wonka one use

Wonka wellness: healthcare & supplements category report 2017 Video Subscription

09 Jun 2017 | By Lucy McDonald

The spirit of Wonka is alive in supplements as gummy bears with an extra vit hit, sprays and chews hit shelves

butter and spreads cat report

Down but not out: butters & spreads category report 2017 Video Subscription

09 Jun 2017 | By Beth Gault

As sales of block butter edge into growth, can the BSM market benefit from changing consumer attitudes about dairy health?

frozen food cat report 2017

A new age for space age food? Frozen food category report 2017 Video Subscription

26 May 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Frozen food looks like it’s in a deep sleep. But as the sector aims for younger shoppers, is it set to enter a new age?

Scotland category report 2017

Roll out the barrel: Scotland category report 2017 Video Subscription

19 May 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Scottish food & drink has big ambitions. Trade group Scotland Food & Drink has unveiled plans to double sector value to £30bn by 2030

vegetarian butcher one use

The rise of the flexitarian: meat-free category report 2017 Video Subscription

12 May 2017 | By Amy North

It’s in vogue to be veggie or vegan. Now shoppers and even some butchers and processors are dabbling in meat free

bread one use

Bread & baked goods category report 2017 Video Subscription

04 May 2017 | By Anne Bruce

With slumping sales for wrapped and fresh as well as sandwich alternatives, are bread brands doing enough to innovate?

snacks cat report 2017

How high can popcorn fly? Crisps, nuts & snacks report 2017 Video Subscription

28 Apr 2017 | By Alex Wright

Popcorn is flying with take-home sales passing £100m for the first time. So what does this mean for traditional snacks?

soft drinks one use

Can pop outrun the taxman? Soft drinks category report 2017 Video Subscription

21 Apr 2017 | By Rob Brown

Spreadsheet Phil is gunning for fizzy pop as he lines up the sugar levy. So who’ll pay the most and how can brands cut their tax bill?

Dunbia meat

Dawn Meats-Dunbia deal: the big questions answered Subscription

02 Jun 2017 | By Edward Devlin

What does the alliance mean for rivals, for the meat industry and for consumers? And what Brexit factors are at play?

supplier of the year, vegetables on a board

Meat-free is on the march. And a counter-narrative is lacking Subscription

18 May 2017 | By Megan Tatum

Attacked by eco-warriors, animal rights activists and yoga teachers, the industry is failing to offer a counter-narrative

co-op meat

Is the Co-op's call for 100% British fresh meat realistic? Subscription

12 May 2017 | By Kevin White

Aspirational, for sure, but do farmers actually produce enough for other retailers to follow suit? And what would the downsides be for industry?

lamb

New Zealand lamb prices up 44% Subscription

04 May 2017 | By Carina Perkins

New Zealand lamb prices are up 43.8% year on year due to falling breeding ewe numbers

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