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Five-year pump deal
31 October, 2006

Sainsbury's has signed a new five-year deal for Dresser Wayne Pignone to continue to provide its fuel dispensing equipment. Its forecourts currently feature Dresser Wayne's Opus fuel pumps, which are apparently popular with customers, due to their functionality and long-hose reach.

Season's eatings
31 October, 2006

Kettle Chips has launched a limited-edition range of four festive flavours - three of which are available exclusively to the grocer multiples, with one available to all retailers including forecourts. That flavour is apple, sage & thyme

Squeezing out more
31 October, 2006

Total company sites are among those stocking the Feel Good Drinks Company's new range of 100% squeezed juices.

Flash snowman from CarPlan
31 October, 2006

A fun flashing snowman is among the festive additions to Tetrosyl's CarPlan range of air fresheners.

Rennie's new TV run
31 October, 2006

Rennie returns to TV screens this month with a national ad campaign in readiness for the Christmas season, when the brand experiences a 30% sales uplift.

Bitesize After Eights
31 October, 2006

Nestlé Rowntree is rebranding its Mint Munchies product as After Eight. The impulse packs, rrp 51p, contain dark chocolate with a mint centre. "New After Eight bitesize combines the popular Mint Munchies product with the strength of the After Eight brand," says the Nestlé UK trade communications manager Graham Walker.

Pomegranate added to J2O
31 October, 2006

A limited-edition orange & pomegranate flavour has been added to Britvic's J20 range to help drive sales of adult soft drinks during the Christmas period. It will be available for six months. J20 is now worth more than £42m in the take-home category, and last year accounted for 66% of the £18.5m growth in the adult category.

Taste of the Orient in a pot
31 October, 2006

Country Choice has extended its range of chilled 'grab & go' snacks with the introduction of three new Oriental noodle shaker pots.

Taut moves into PET
31 October, 2006

A move from pouch to PET format is expected to boost sales of Taut - described as the first 'clean' sports drink - and cement its position in the £140m sports drink category.

Premium smokes
31 October, 2006

Premium cigarettes are still the best sellers in forecourts, according to Imperial Tobacco's latest category overview.

When a major car manufacturer like Ford predicts that sales of its electrified cars will outnumber petrol and diesel models by 2022, does that ring alarm bells about the possible speed of change for forecourts?