Range Previews

  • Range preview: Waitrose Scrumptious Summer 2021

  • Range preview: Tesco Fire Pit BBQ range 2021

  • Range preview: M&S summer wine and spirits 2021

  • Range preview: Waitrose Middle Eastern Levantine Table collection

  • Supermarket spring and summer ranges 2021

  • Range preview: Asda summer food and drink 2021

  • Range preview: Aldi summer wine and spirits 2021

  • Range preview: Sainsbury’s spring and summer food 2021

  • Range preview: Ocado Easter 2021

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Co-op own-label food and drink to be carbon neutral by 2025


The move is part of a new 10-point climate plan to hit net zero carbon emissions by 2040

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The Grocer’s New Own Label Awards relaunches with focus on innovation

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New name, new criteria and new judging methodology puts focus on own-brand response to shoppers’s changing needs

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Henderson invests £120k in The Chef range after high demand for pre-prepped meals


The number of meals picked up from stores from the premium range doubled over the past year

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Spar adds first bag-in-box wine to own-label range


They will be priced at £14.99 and supported with in-store PoS and digital communication

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Brands outgrowing own label for first time in six years


While private label grew in value 7% during the pandemic, branded goods outpaced them at 12%

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Tesco brand director McEttrick to leave after ‘completing turnaround’


Michelle McEttrick was hired by former CEO Dave Lewis to revamp the Tesco brand

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Booths secures supply deal with Forest Holidays at Cheshire park


The retailer will be supplying more than 300 lines to the on-location shop

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Co-op kicks off own-label bread contract with Jacksons and Warburtons


Jacksons is replacing Allied Bakeries as the Co-op’s own-label bread supplier


Waitrose claims first with home compostable coffee capsules


Previous capsules were made from polypropylene with an aluminium lid, which were difficult to separate for recycling

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Sainsbury’s drops plastic straws from own-label drinks cartons


The retailer said it was also currently working to replace the plastic sleeve for the straws


Ocado own brand packaging overhaul will avoid 27 tonnes of plastic a year


The revamp sees the removal of nine million non-essential packaging components