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August

Look after your mates
03 August, 2009

Beverage Brands has launched a responsible drinking campaign aimed at 18- to 24-year-olds.

Trebor adds gum
03 August, 2009

Cadbury is extending its popular Trebor Extra Strong brand with the launch of a gum in spearmint and peppermint flavours.

Doritos adds mystery
03 August, 2009

Doritos is launching a new 'mystery' flavour competition where consumers can win £20,000.

Xtremely good launch
03 August, 2009

Procter & Gamble (P&G) has launched Pringles Xtreme, which targets a younger audience with stronger flavours. They come in four bold flavours: exploding cheese & chilli; smokin' ribs; flamin' chilli sauce; and fiery wasabi.

Cigs get new designs
03 August, 2009

JTI has revamped its Mayfair and Berkeley ranges of cigarettes. According to the company, the new-look Mayfair pack has been updated to give the brand a more contemporary feel and changes include a faded stripe design in the background, a fine silver stripe down the left-hand margin, a smaller, embossed crest in the top right corner of the pack, and a modified logo.

Windsor Blue price drop
03 August, 2009

Imperial Tobacco has reduced the recommended retail prices of Windsor Blue. New price-marked packs have kingsize at £2.20 for 10, £4.35 for 20 and superkings at £2.23 and £4.40.

Towering success
03 August, 2009

Freestyle motocross rider Robbie Maddison performed a backflip over an open Tower Bridge in London earlier this summer. Maddison is taking part in the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour.

Pepsi comes with music
03 August, 2009

Promotional packs of Pepsi, Pepsi Max and Diet Pepsi give consumers the chance to win Nokia 5800 Comes With Music phones. The activity is supported by TV advertising.

Crossroad rolls out
03 August, 2009

Scandinavian Tobacco Group UK (formally Henri Wintermans) has launched a new premium roll-your-own tobacco. Called Crossroad, it comes in 25g pouches with a rrp of £5.98.

Win new flush-proof Domestos
03 August, 2009

To celebrate the launch of Domestos 24-hour bleach, Unilever UK is giving away six cases to four retailers. According to the company, the new formulation has increased viscosity and extra clinging power - for shoppers who want to keep their bathroom clean every day.

Following a deal agreed with Harvest Energy, do you think it will be good to see the Total brand returning to UK forecourts?