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Retail Industry Awards 2022: Product Launch of the Year Winner (Confectionery)

Sponsored by: Love Raw White Choc Cre&m Wafer Bar, Love Raw Love Raw’s White Choc Cre&m Wafer Bar landed on shelves in March 2022 following the

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Big Story: Levelling Up at Budgens

It may be 150 years since John Budgen opened his first grocery store in Ealing, west London, in 1872, but for the past 20 years at least, the symbol

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Retail Industry Awards 2022: Product Launch of the Year Winner (Tobacco)

Sponsored by: Players JPS Easy Rolling Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco In April 2021, Imperial Tobacco added an easy-rolling tobacco to its JPS Players

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Retail Industry Awards 2022: Product Launch of the Year Winner (Vaping & Smoking Alternatives)

Nordic Spirit Bergamot Wildberry Extra-Strong, JTI Leading nicotine pouch brand Nordic Spirit recently expanded its portfolio with a new Extra-Strong

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Retail Industry Awards 2022: Product Launch of the Year Winner (Grocery)

Sponsored by: McVitie’s Blissfuls, Pladis In January 2022, Britain’s biggest biscuit brand launched a new product designed “to boost relevance for sweet

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Retail Industry Awards 2022: Product Launch of the Year Winner (Crisps & Snacks)

Sponsored by: Graze Marmite Crunch Punnet, Graze Healthy snack brand Graze this year extended its Crunch collaboration with Marmite by launching a new

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Pernod Ricard UK predicts a big football and post-Omicron Christmas

Christmas 2021 was billed to be a huge occasion until a new variant of Covid kept people at home in small groups, once again. Pernod Ricard UK predicts

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September Savers Trade Week delivers record sales for Parfetts

Parfetts achieved record sales during the week ending 18 September, reaching £14.6m, the most in its history. The wholesaler ran a ‘September Savers Trade

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Filshill sees profit rise and turnover increase despite challenges

JW Filshill, one of Scotland’s oldest independent food and drink wholesalers, saw turnover increase to £200m – up 4.4% from £191m – in the year ending

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KP Snacks reformulates Popchips range to be non-HFSS

KP Snacks is launching its newly reformulated non-HFSS Popchips portfolio. Appearing in stores as part of a phased roll-out, the entire Popchips range,