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Chipping away
27 June, 2011

Dip Desperado is a new promotion from Doritos aimed at encouraging consumers to buy dips for their chips. On-pack messaging invites them to play the Dip Desperado game on Facebook or via an app if they have a smartphone.

Game on for Cadbury
27 June, 2011

TV2 is commissioning a UK version of international game show Minute to Win in association with Cadbury Spots v Stripes.

shop talk
27 June, 2011

What price loyalty? The reason I'm asking is because my local Sainsbury is going through a major refurbishment. The store is being made much, much bigger so the place resembles a building site.

Kepak offer
27 June, 2011

Forecourt retailers can get a Kepak-branded microwave for £240 plus VAT from RH Hall Sales & Advice Centre (01296 663400). They also receive £100 in Kepak vouchers.

Great start for Crinkles
27 June, 2011

New Walkers Crinkles has achieved sales of £12m in just eight weeks (Nielsen). The crisps come in simply sea salted, Cheddar & onion and salt & malt vinegar varieties.

Hovis goes home
27 June, 2011

Hovis Homebake is a new range of part-baked loaves and rolls, launching in September. Products include a white bloomer, granary bloomer and pack of four white rolls.

Farmers slims down
27 June, 2011

Heinz is relaunching its Farmers' Market range of soups with the current 515g can replaced by a slimmer 400g format. New varieties include three bean & red pepper and seven vegetable.

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?