Christmas: the season for giving chocolate

Christmas is a time for giving – particularly chocolates. Toby Hill reveals the best gifts, as well as the products to stock for shoppers who want to treat themselves. Wholesalers’ sales can rise by up...
halloween treats

Tricks to get sales treats for Halloween

Halloween and Bonfire Night are two of the UK’s most popular celebrations, but they take place within just a week of each other. Priyanka Jethwa looks at how you can sell big – and...

Own-label brands: premium products and foodservice stars

No longer just a way for consumers to save money, own-label brands are now branching out into premium products. Helena Drakakis discovers the new stars of the shopping basket – and why they’ve fans...
gum sales

A breath of fresh air: how to get your gum category right

Shireen Khalil on the trends dominating the mints & gum category, and what you need to do to make the greatest possible profit from products that are among the most important impulse purchases. The number...
packed lunches

A packed lunch: what to stock to capitalise on the back to school opportunity

Cheese sandwiches are no longer the be-all and end-all of packed lunches. Toby Hill looks at what to stock to get the most from the healthy eating trend as children go back to school. With...