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New PEPPADEW Bites set to pep up sales

Date: July 5, 2022Leave a comment

PEPPADEW, the UK’s No. 1 pepper brand[i] , has launched a new crispy bite – PEPPADEW Bites – exclusively for foodservice. With 87% of consumers saying they would buy new […]

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California walnut consumption grows five-fold in UK

Date: April 26, 2022Leave a comment

Pam Graviet (pictured), senior marketing director, international at the California Walnut Commission (CWC), highlights the growth of California walnut consumption and opportunities for the trade. How are California walnuts performing […]

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Bettys & Taylors of Harrogate granted Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Date: April 21, 2022Leave a comment

Bettys & Taylors of Harrogate, the home of Yorkshire Tea and Taylors Coffee, has been honoured in this year’s Queen’s Awards for Enterprise. The business is one of 31 companies […]

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KP reformulates brands and variants ahead of HFSS legislation

Date: March 22, 2022Leave a comment

KP Snacks has announced its HFSS brand reformulation strategy, ahead of the introduction of the legislation taking effect in October. For Tyrrells, the Lightly Sea Salted flavour, which is the […]

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‘We champion wholesale’ – Matt Collins, KP Snacks

Date: August 9, 2021Leave a comment

Matt Collins (pictured), trading director at KP Snacks, explains how the supplier supports the trade by acting on insight to respond to, and influence, shopper habits. The amount of business […]

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CCEP launches new products and UEFA activity to support the trade

Date: May 2, 2021Leave a comment

Coca-Cola European Partners has unveiled a raft of activity to add excitement to the soft drinks category. In a first for the energy category, the company has introduced Monster Nitro, […]

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RNF is rebranded as b2b.store to reflect focus on wholesale

Date: April 20, 2021Leave a comment

RNF, the company responsible for launching the first ordering app in the wholesale sector for Bestway in 2013, is being rebranded as b2b.store. The move follows the launch of b2b.store […]

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Further potential for growth in savoury snacks – Matt Smith, Tayto Group

Date: March 3, 2021Leave a comment

Matt Smith, marketing director of Tayto Group (pictured), highlights trends in the savoury snacks category and outlines the company’s product developments designed to meet consumer demands. What effect is the […]

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Demand for California walnuts continues to grow

Date: February 26, 2021Leave a comment

Despite the ongoing challenges brought about by COVID-19, the demand for California walnuts in the UK continues to grow. As of January 2021, California walnut shipments were showing a year-on-year […]

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2021 will be the year for beer: stock up now! says Budweiser

Date: February 9, 2021Leave a comment

Shoppers are set to stock up for at-home occasions big and small this year – even as restrictions lift, predicts Neil Baker, head of category management at Budweiser Brewing Group. […]

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CCEP confirms continued support for wholesale sector in 2021

Date: December 18, 2020Leave a comment

Coca-Cola European Partners has confirmed that it will continue its ‘more affordable’ wholesale promotions on core Coke, Schweppes and Appletiser SKUs in the first quarter of next year. In addition, […]

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‘Do not overlook the high margins’ – Gavin Anderson of Republic Technologies

Date: September 30, 2020Leave a comment

Gavin Anderson (pictured), general sales manager of Republic Technologies (UK), advises wholesalers on making the most of the tobacco accessories category. What proportion of your business goes through the cash […]

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