Spar wholesaler A.F. Blakemore has acquired online wholesaler and retailer Vegan Store.
The retail industry has pledged to do its part to improve healthy eating amongst children.
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The government’s plan to cut obesity has finally been revealed but what impact will it have on convenience stores?
The government’s focus on promotion and siting of foods is certainly a noble cause but the knock-on effect for retailers is far from healthy.
At a time when 9 in 10 shoppers claim to be taking action to be healthier, finding ways to offer a range of products that give people easy and affordable healthy options is a must
GSK brand Aquafresh is rolling out fruit-flavoured toothpastes for children and adults to all retailers this month.
Spar in Scotland is running a Healthy Living Week, supported by SGF Healthy Living Programme.
Tropicana has introduced a new Energise flavour to its Essentials line-up, designed to combine juice with health and wellness benefits.
Convenience stores could have an unprecedented opportunity to grow vape sales this month and beyond, as the 2020 Vapril campaign kicks off and specialist vape shops across the UK remain closed amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Burts Snacks has revamped its Lentil Waves snack, aiming to appeal to the growing number of consumers looking for healthier and free-from alternatives.
Consumer demand for products with an added health benefit are continuing to fuel sales at Spar Maxol Tates Avenue in Belfast, says store manager Samantha Stewart.
US officials have updated their advice on e-cig usage as the number of people visiting hospitals due to vaping-related illnesses continues to fall.
C-store retailers expect the “soaring” sales of meat-free products in January to maintain momentum well into 2020, as shoppers increasingly opt to incorporate vegan products into their everyday diets.
The total amount of sugar sold in soft drinks in the UK dropped by -29% between 2015-2018, according to new research demonstrating how public health improvements can be “consistent with successful business practices”.
A Co-op own brand bacon sku has been named the least salty of all supermarket bacon products in a hard-hitting new study accusing manufacturers of putting “profits before the health of the nation”.
Grocery chain Planet Organic is entering the online food delivery market as part of a new deal with premium London delivery service Supper.
Nisa and Costcutter retailers are set to have access to Co-op’s new vegan range, which the group claims is the “largest ever product rollout of own-brand vegan products by a supermarket”.
UK health officials are “as certain as ever that e-cigarettes are far less harmful than smoking” and have highlighted their confidence in UK regulations, as reports of vaping-related illnesses in the US and a high-profile case in the UK continue to circulate.
A mandatory ban on the sale of energy drinks to under 16s would place more pressure on retailers and add to their overall compliance burden, the Scottish Grocers Federation (SGF) claims.
Swiss wellbeing brand Ricola is adding a Soothe & Clear range to its UK portfolio in an attempt to shake up the medicated confectionery market.
US health officials are urging citizens to “consider refraining” from using vaping devices, as the country steps up its investigations into the current outbreak of lung injury which has now claimed the lives of 33 people and sickened almost 1,500.
The government should introduce standardised packaging for sugary foods and extend the Soft Drinks Industry Levy to milk-based drinks with added sugar in a bid to cut childhood obesity, England’s chief medical officer has recommended.
The introduction of Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) in Scotland has led to a fall in the amount of alcohol purchased by households, a new study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) suggests.
UK health professionals continue to advocate the use of legal vaping devices as quit-smoking aids, despite Walmart moving to end e-cigarette sales in the US amid a deepening health scare which is being linked to vaping.
British American Tobacco (BAT) is planning to cut around 2,300 jobs globally as it seeks to invest in new and growing categories, including vaping, heated tobacco and oral tobacco.
The UK’s vaping industry has hit back at widespread reports in the national press this week that electronic cigarettes (e-cig) could have a harmful impact on heart health.
The Scottish government has confirmed it will move ahead with plans to restrict displays of high fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) products at checkouts and crack down on promotions next year.
Soreen has released new research that shows parents are urging brands to adopt clear nutritional labelling on products to help them make healthy lunchtime choices.