23 March 2021

Irn-Bru brings back original full-sugar recipe under ‘1901’ name

Irn-Bru has resurrected its original, full-sugar recipe. Called Irn Bru 1901, the drink is based on the brand’s original formulation, which is sweetened only with sugar […]
23 March 2021

Waitrose bans kids’ magazines with free plastic toys

Waitrose is banning kids’ magazines that come with “short lifespan” plastic toys, following a 10-year-old girl’s campaign. The supermarket is to remove the magazines from shelves […]
23 March 2021

City Snapshot: McColl’s profits slide despite Covid sales boom

Top story Strong customer demand during the coronavirus pandemic led to double-digit like-for-like sales growth at McColl’s last year, but consumer shift to lower margin products […]
23 March 2021

Media Bites 23 March: Deliveroo, Mondelez/Grenade, exports, Kraft Heinz

Deliveroo is targeting a market capitalisation of between £7.6bn and £8.8bn in its stock market debut, setting the stage for what could be London’s biggest initial […]
22 March 2021

Birds Eye owner Nomad Foods announces partnership with WWF

Birds Eye owner Nomad Foods has teamed up with WWF to find agricultural solutions to feeding a growing global population, whilst also battling the climate emergency […]
22 March 2021

Plant-based frozen brand Strong Roots awarded B Corp certification

Strong Roots has claimed a first for an Irish plant-based company after announcing it has achieved B Corp certification. The frozen supplier said it had been […]
22 March 2021

Higgidy moves into slices with chilled range

Higgidy is moving into slices. The brand has created a trio of slices – Ham Hock & Cheddar, Mature Cheddar & Onion, and Chicken, Bacon & Mushroom – […]
22 March 2021

Higgidy takes on Ginsters with launch of chilled slices range

Higgidy is laying out a major challenge to Ginsters with a move into chilled slices. The brand has created a trio of slices – Ham Hock & […]
22 March 2021

Mondelez adds to UK snacking portfolio with acquisition of Grenade

Cadbury owner Mondelez International has swooped for performance nutrition business Grenade to add to its armoury of British snacking brands. The terms of the deal were […]
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