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February

'Ballsy' Poppets revamp
01 February, 2004

Fox’s Confectionery is relaunching the Poppets range of chocolates with what the company describes as a ‘ballsy’ new image and new packaging.

Green car care
01 February, 2004

Turtle Wax has launched a range of ecologically friendly car care products, which are free of artificial colourings or dyes.

Pringles chips away at dipping market
01 February, 2004

Pringles is entering the dipping snack category with the launch of a range of dipping chips and dips. Pringles Dippers and Pringles Dips is said to be the ‘biggest ever’ new product launch for Pringles UK and Ireland, backed by a £3.5m marketing spend.

New year, new shades
01 February, 2004

FosterGrant has unveiled its 2004 collection of sunglasses with price-points from £7.99 to £30.

Lip-smacking variant from Lever Faberge
01 February, 2004

Lever Fabergé has launched an aloe vera variant of its Vaseline Lip Therapy lip salve. Packaged in a 20g tin, Vaseline Lip Therapy Aloe Vera has a rrp of 99p. The new variant will be supported by a nationwide ‘Love your lips’ consumer PR campaign. Adam Juniper, Vaseline Intensive Care brand executive at Lever Fabergé, said: “We hope the introduction of Aloe Vera will attract new users to the sector and in turn drive category growth.”

Werther's £4m boost
01 February, 2004

Bendicks is splashing out £4m to support its Werther’s Original confectionery brand.

Lighting up with colour
01 February, 2004

Swedish Match has launched a range of mini lights under the Cricket brand.

Thai bites go mild
01 February, 2004

Jacob’s has added a Mild Thai variant to its Thai Bites range of rice crackers in a bid to broaden the appeal of the brand.

Mo'gas: An irreverent view from the network
01 February, 2004

THERE IS NO DOUBT THAT 2003 saw the start of the biggest change in ownership of Britain’s forecourts to have been seen in decades. After years of seeing the oilers increase their share of non-hyper sites, the combination of wholesale site closures and disposals should herald the re-birth of the independent dealer.

Fuel prices February 2004
01 February, 2004

Data supplied by Catalist Ltd

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?