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February

Speedy soak up
01 February, 2007

A new type of industrial absorbent, which is said to soak up oil and fuel spills faster than traditional clay granules, is available from Yorkshire-based Northern Insulation Pipeline Stockists (NIPS).

Smart message system
01 February, 2007

A new directional sound system, available from Audionation, can help retailers to deliver audio messages to customers, without annoying staff, says company director, Mark Webster.

Healthier snacks
01 February, 2007

Walkers is relaunching its Quavers, Monster Munch, Squares and French Fries with significant reductions in their saturated fat and salt content.

Twix's icy comeback
01 February, 2007

Masterfoods has unveiled its ice cream line up for 2007, following bumper sales during last year's hot summer when the impulse ice cream market grew by 7.9%.

Three subs join Ginsters roll range
01 February, 2007

Ginsters has launched a new range of sub-style rolls. There are three varieties, all made using a premium white-bread roll that has a specially-enriched dough which is meant to maintain its fresh-baked characteristics for longer.

Spotlight on Maoam
01 February, 2007

A high-profile advertising and online campaign aims to keep Haribo's Maoam brand in the spotlight in 2007. TV advertising, which breaks this month and runs into March before a second stint in June, is expected to reach an estimated 22 million consumers across a range of channels - while complying with new Ofcom regulations which restrict advertising to under-16s.

Easter impulse lines
01 February, 2007

A four-strong range of seasonal confectionery products is being launched by Cuisine De France in the run up to Easter.

Organic shake just for men
01 February, 2007

My Goodness has launched what it says is the UK's first organic impulse drink for men.

Natural selection
01 February, 2007

Eat Natural has launched an indulgent new seasonal snack bar, which will be available for a limited period of four months.

Taste of Heaven
01 February, 2007

Nestlé Rowntree is targeting the growing premium chocolate sector with the launch of Heaven, a range of Swiss chocolate with indulgent soft centres.

As the Government is urged to publish its plans for E10 by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Bioethanol, would you welcome the introduction of E10 as the right next step in cutting automotive carbon emissions?