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Jelly Babies are on the go

Pimlico Confectioners has announced the launch of its latest product: Jelly Babies Sweets Tubs in sharing and on the go variations.

Beverage manufacturing businesses on the rise

According to data compiled by Swinton Business in its Industry Trends Report, the UK beverage manufacturing industry has seen substantial growth, with the overall number of registered businesses almost doubling in just seven years.

Westons publishes third annual cider report

Westons Cider has launched its third annual Cider Report ahead of the 2018 summer cider season, revealing a series of new opportunities for drinks retailers across both the UK’s on and off trade.

What’s new in retail?

It has been a big week for retail news, with the proposed Sainsbury’s/Asda merger getting a lot of attention.

On-the-go consumers drive snack sales across Europe

According to data and technology specialist IRI, demand for convenience and food and drink ‘on-the-go’ is helping to drive sales of snacking products, particularly crisps and salty snacks, across Europe.

Demand for British booze bubbles over

Appetite for British food and drink from overseas continues to strengthen with alcohol at the top of the menu, according to research conducted by supply chain and data standards organisation GS1 UK.

Sales figures for Fairtrade continue to increase

UK shoppers continue to show their support for Fairtrade, with new independent sales figures revealing that retail sales for Fairtrade grew by 7% in 2017, alongside increased business engagement.

FDF says access to third country trade deals is vital for UK

The latest export statistics from the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) reveal that any failure to secure continued access to the EU’s many preferential trade deals could have serious implications for the food and drink industry, with exports to these markets now worth more than £2bn to UK producers.

International consumers favour British-labelled food

As the UK prepares to negotiate fresh trade deals abroad, new global research from Barclays Corporate Banking reveals two fifths (39%) of international consumers would be more inclined to buy a product if it displayed the Union Jack.

BNF explores whether oral nutraceuticals help skin beauty from within

A review of published research conducted by nutrition scientists at the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) reveals a very limited evidence base to support some of the ingredients used in popular orally consumed beauty supplements that promise ‘youthful’, ‘firm’ and ‘glowing’ skin.

Round Up: Shelf Life

Here is your weekly round-up of Shelf Life news. Next week’s round-up will focus on ingredients news.