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January

New winter car kit
12 January, 2010

Astra Automotive has launched a new Motoring Winter Kit which it says contains the highest quality screen wash concentrate, de-icer and robust ice scraper.

Jet revamps oil range
12 January, 2010

Jet has reconfigured and revamped its engine oils as the JetMax range which it says is designed to "easily clarify performance and applications to help drivers choose the right product". As well as giving the range a fresh look, Jet has introduced a new product JetMax Pro 5W30, and is replacing the existing 4ltr bottle with 5ltr at no extra cost to the consumer.

Calorie counting
12 January, 2010

Walkers has brought four of its leading single serve snack brands together under a new '99 Calories or Less' banner. The range comprises Quavers, Wotsits, Squares and French Fries. There are also new pack designs to coincide with a 'New Year New Me' consumer message.

Kinder goes mini
12 January, 2010

Ferrero is launching Kinder Mini Eggs for spring 2010. The individually-wrapped eggs are described as a shell of Kinder chocolate with a milky hazelnut centre. With a rrp of £1.19 per bag, Ferrero says they are perfect as a portion-controlled treat or for use in Easter Egg hunts.

It pays to display
12 January, 2010

Cadbury has launched a Cadbury Creme Egg display competition for independent retailers. There are three national prizes to be won with the first place winner receiving a prize worth £7,000 plus 28 regional rewards worth £500 each.

WKD's all heart
12 January, 2010

WKD has produced a set of Valentine's Day posters designed to guide men through the pitfalls surrounding the most romantic day of the year.

World Cup link up
12 January, 2010

Lucozade Sport has announced it will be joint sponsor, with Hyundai, of ITV's World Cup 2010 coverage. Lucozade Sport will be the official sport drink of Team England, and Hyundai, the official car partner of the FIFA World Cup 2010. As such they will be ITV's exclusive joint broadcast, online, interactive and mobile sponsors.

Gatorade gives back
12 January, 2010

Gatorade is launching an on-pack-promotion called 'Gatorade Gives Back' which aims to recognise and reward the effort individuals at all levels put into their sport and active life.

A 99p Boost
12 January, 2010

Boost Drinks has launched a new 99p stimulation shot which it says is the lowest-priced shot on the market. The Boost shot is a blend of caffeine and natural extracts of ginseng and guarana.

Metallic Marlboro
12 January, 2010

Marlboro has launched a metallic 'soft pack' variant of Marlboro Red. Available from next month, the packs available in 20s pack with the rrp of regular Marlboro products.

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