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Branded NPD sales take £100m hit from range rationalisations Subscription

25 May 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Brands are finding it harder ’to stay on shelves as well as get new products into stores’, new research from IRI suggests

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Little Dish moves into ambient meals with ‘family favourites’ Subscription

24 May 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The quartet will be joined by a new two-strong range of cooking sauces

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Kiddylicious makes first move into wet food with Little Bistro meals Subscription

23 May 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The brand is also set to launch a raft of snacking NPD

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Birra Moretti adds Tuscan and Sicilian 'Le Regionali' beers Subscription

23 May 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The new beers “paid tribute to the typical flavours and aromas” of Tuscany and Sicily, Heineken said

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Pizza Express rolls out lower-calorie Leggera pizza to retail Subscription

22 May 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Arriving in Waitrose from today (22 May), the three-strong lineup is made with a multigrain base

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Fuel10K unveils first reduced sugar breakfast line Subscription

22 May 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The NPD is the brand’s first not to feature a protein claim on front of pack

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Philip Morris launches IQOS nationally as plain cigarette packs come in Subscription

20 May 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Traditional tobacco manufactuer plans to establish a network of new e-cigarette outlets and partnerships with other retailers

Lidl Hortus Summer Gin

Lidl adds seasonal Hortus Summer Gin to own-label spirits range Subscription

19 May 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The tipple is available now across the discounter’s estate (rsp: £15.99/70cl)

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Finnebrogue seals £2m low-fat sausage supply deal with Asda Subscription

18 May 2017 | By Beth Gault

Asda’s new Extra Special Light & Lean sausages will be available in more than 350 stores nationwide

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BrewDog eyes launch of 'Hazy Jane' beer Subscription

18 May 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The Scottish craft brewer is seeking a class 32 trademark from the Intellectual Property Office

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Princes launches UK's first MSC tuna from Western Pacific fishery Subscription

18 May 2017 | By Kevin White

The tuna is sourced from the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) fishery - the world’s largest sustainable tuna purse seine fishery 

Halewood Lamb & Watt tonic water range

Halewood revives Lamb & Watt with tonic range to take on Fever-Tree Subscription

18 May 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Founded in 1847 as a cordial brand, Lamb & Watt was brought into the Halewood portfolio in 1987

Friels First Press Vintage Cider mini-keg

Aston Manor launches Friels Vintage Cider in a mini-keg Subscription

17 May 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The new format has achieved a listing in Morrisons, which has revamped its BWS aisles

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Old El Paso and Green Giant prices rise as mults hike General Mills brands Subscription

17 May 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Supermarket prices for General Mills’ UK brands are surging, prompting speculation the supplier has become the latest to push through Brexit-related cost inflation

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Candy Kittens plans to make its portfolio vegan-friendly Subscription

26 May 2017 | By Beth Gault

The adult confectionery brand has changed manufacturer to take out the beef gelatine in its high-end sweets

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Lucozade discovers the perils of reformulation Subscription

18 Apr 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Rather than marvelling at how the drink could contain less sugar and still taste so good, shoppers have taken to Twitter to express their distaste 

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Claridge’s ultra-premium take on 'cold' tea offers food for thought Subscription

30 Mar 2017 | By Amy North

Claridge’s is serving a new range of ultra-premium ambient teas in its Fera restaurant

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Why an innovation drought is about to hit fmcg - video Video

21 Mar 2017

David Sables of Sentinel Management Consultants explains why NPD is becoming ever harder for brands

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WNWN Webinar Panel

The Grocer's Waste Not Want Not webinar now available on demand

Experts from retail, manufacturing and charity are quizzed on their plans to tackle the mountain of food waste

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Whitepaper: How can the multiples beat the discounters?

Aldi and Lidl are showing continued growth, but with 94% of customers shopping at both a multiple and a discounter, and with price only the fourth most important factor to a customer, the likes of Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury’s can still beat the discounters.

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Whitepaper: Understand how customers connect with alcohol brands

In an occasion-driven industry like alcoholic drinks, there is not an ‘off-the-shelf’ consumer touchpoint journey.

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Grocery Retail Structure Report 2017 Subscription

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