Matthew Clark beer launch

Matthew Clark adds more craft lines in beer & cider update Subscription

21 Jul 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The wholesaler has added 102 new brews to its Boutique Beers range as well as 30 new ciders

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Aldi launches budget version of cult Glamglow Supermud Mask

18 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The discounter’s £6.99 Lacura mud mask is already sold out online and will launch in stores on Thursday

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Iceland debuts breakfast range in Millie's Cookies tie-up Subscription

18 Jul 2017 | By Helen Gilbert

The Millie’s at Breakfast selection features All Butter Croissants, Pains aux Raisins, and Pains au Chocolat

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Lidl shines light on Hungarian wines with limited range Subscription

16 Jul 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The range features a total of 41 wines from Hungary, Austria, Germany and France…

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Tesco named MSC UK Sustainable Fish Counter of the Year Subscription

10 Jul 2017 | By Beth Gault

The supermarket won the award for offering 22 choices of MSC-certified sustainable seafood on its counters

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Overstocking costing convenience stores, says McCurrach Subscription

07 Jul 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Too many stores are failing to stick to bestsellers, says CEO Angus Maciver

One stop cheese

One Stop launches largest ever expansion of own-label range Subscription

07 Jul 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

The first batch of chilled food, meat, and produce is set to be in stores by the middle of this month

Ocado Van

Ocado focuses on craft beer and spirits in booze revamp Subscription

06 Jul 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The online retailer has added a raft of new beer, cider, wine and spirit SKUs since April…

Waitrose quark

Waitrose launches own-label quark as demand increases Subscription

05 Jul 2017 | By Beth Gault

Supermarket says sales of the high protein cheese have soared by 109%

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Berry Bros & Rudd adds 100 new spirits to offer Subscription

05 Jul 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The wine and spirits merchant has extended its range to 365 lines

Lambs

Sainsbury's commits to 100% British new season lamb

30 Jun 2017 | By Kevin White

The retailer’s core fresh packaged lamb range had previously been made up of varying ratios of New Zealand and British lamb

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Asda opts for posher (and pricier) lineup in wine revamp Subscription

29 Jun 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The supermarket introduced a spate of new products last week, having axed over 130 SKUs since April

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Sainsbury's launches edible flowers into fresh herbs fixture

27 Jun 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

The edible floral assortment is grown by local producers in the Vale of Evesham and includes varieties such as tagete marigold and viola

Tesco raspberries

Tesco buys extra 40 tonnes of British raspberries after bumper crop

26 Jun 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

In the past 12 months, Tesco has taken bumper crops of strawberries, carrots, cauliflowers, cherries, lettuce and celery

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Tesco extends Eastern European wines with Bull's Blood Subscription

21 Jun 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Talisman Bull’s Blood (12% abv) rolled out across the UK this week…

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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…

Morrisons Local Foodmakers

Morrisons announces local produce deals with Yorkshire suppliers Subscription

19 Jun 2017 | By Beth Gault

Masons Gin, Grandma Wild’s Biscuits and confectionery manufacturer Parrs Foods have all secured listings in Yorkshire…

Majestic

Majestic ramps up craft beer offer at national and local level Subscription

16 Jun 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The retailer has challenged store managers to source local brews in a bid to “separate Majestic from the major players”…

Waitrose aubergine

Waitrose launches range of speciality aubergines

06 Jun 2017 | By Beth Gault

The white aubergines, nicknamed “snowbergines”, are early varieties of aubergine grown in Holland

Heidi Klum

Lidl to launch women's fashion range with supermodel Heidi Klum

06 Jun 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

The new fashion collection will launch across its 650 UK stores nationwide later this year

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NGOs attack Sainsbury's over Fairtrade row

02 Jun 2017 | By Kevin White

Group writes to retailer’s CEO Mike Coupe to express dismay at new Sustainability Standards

Tesco Extra

Tesco to sweat Extra space with Currys PC World concessions Subscription

31 May 2017 | By Ian Quinn

A new partnership with owner Dixons Carphone will see two concessions opening in Tesco Extra stores this summer

Liverpool Gin

Asda rolls 'ultra-premium' Liverpool Gin into northern stores Subscription

25 May 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The launch was a “major milestone” for the brand, said owner Halewood Wines & Spirits

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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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Spar launches 'meal for tonight' phase of Easy Meals push Subscription

25 May 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Spar will showcase six easy meal ideas between June and September

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Cans crash: canned & ambient category report 2017 Video Subscription

21 Jul 2017 | By Alex Wright

Range rationalisation programmes have hit canned brands hard. How can suppliers return the category to growth?

NPD roundup

10 new products of the week - video Video

21 Jul 2017

We’ve rounded up the best new food and drink products hitting supermarket shelves near you. 

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Celebrating 20 years of the Grocer 33 Subscription

21 Jul 2017 | By Adam Leyland

Our Grocer 33 coverage will increase from two pages to three, with a greater emphasis placed on tracking inflation

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The Grocer 33: 20 years of keeping supermarkets on their toes Subscription

21 Jul 2017 | By James Halliwell

Today it’s known as the most comprehensive survey on price and service in the food and drink industry. Before 1997, it didn’t exist

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Can Goodness Knows take a chunk out of the 'lifestyle' snacking market? Subscription

21 Jul 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Mars’ fruit and nut bar launch aims to tempt new shoppers into the category

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Goodness Knows activity pushes Mars into top 10 promoters Subscription

21 Jul 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Mars ramped up promotions in the mults as it prepared for the launch of its first new UK impulse brand in 20 years

Persil

How Unilever is changing the way it’s bringing new products to market Subscription

20 Jul 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

In an update on its first-half results, Paul Polman and co shared insights on how the new Connected 4 Growth programme is changing NPD processes worldwide

Barney Mauleverer

Startups! Look beyond your brand

20 Jul 2017 | By Barney Mauleverer

More than 600,000 new businesses launched in the UK last year, according to Start Up Britain

aurosa beer

‘Beer for her’ is a case study in how to misjudge marketing Subscription

20 Jul 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The brainchild of a woman, Martina Šmírová, Aurosa comes in an ’elegant and beautiful bottle’, just what the lady ordered - or is it?

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Storyville grips with tale of EU health chief's downfall Subscription

20 Jul 2017 | By James Halliwell

This quite brilliant episode of Storyville told the tale of John Dalli, the former EC commissioner for health

Butter

Record high butter prices 'unlikely to ease' for months Subscription

20 Jul 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Manufacturers are unlikely to see butter wholesale prices ease for ’at least a few months’

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The big supplier scam: how online fraudsters swindle suppliers Subscription

20 Jul 2017 | By Megan Tatum

Fraudsters are getting more sophisticated in their attempts to swindle product out of suppliers, so what is the best way to catch the perpetrators?

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