Independent retailer Jonathan James has launched his own range of sweets in partnership with confectionery supplier Bonds of London.

The exclusive Mr James Sweetshop range will be rolled out to all 110 James Convenience Retail stores under his ownership in the coming weeks.

They include popular varieties, such as Fizzy Cola Bottles, and are sold in 150g bags with red and white sweet shop-style packaging, with an rrp of £1.

Jonathan purchased the Yorkshire and Derbyshire-based GT News estate last April, followed by the acquisition of 77 Rippleglen sites earlier this year.