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January

Slice of the action
01 January, 2004

McVitie’s Cake Company has entered the slices market with McV Taste of Home Slices.

Cream of the crop
01 January, 2004

Nestlé Rowntree has added Nestlé Double Cream to its range of filled eggs.

New cake additions get the Go Ahead
01 January, 2004

Go Ahead has introduced four new cake products – two Oat Breaks varieties,

Smooth talking
01 January, 2004

Imperial Tobacco has rebranded Richmond Gold to Richmond Smooth, and Richmond Superkings Gold to Richmond Superkings Smooth.

Rizla shrinks King Size Red papers
01 January, 2004

Rizla King Size Red papers are to be relaunched in a narrower format – from 55mm to 44mm.

Health drinks for kids
01 January, 2004

A range of healthy drinks for children has been launched by Metro Drinks.

Cream egg goes mini
01 January, 2004

Cadbury Trebor Bassett has launched Cadbury Creme Egg Minis – a 58g of bag of miniature Crème Eggs.

Rental package for small sites
01 January, 2004

Video Box Office has launched a rental package for the small rural retailer.

Ciggi's designer wear
01 January, 2004

Smokers can now personalise their cigarette packs thanks to new plastic cases from Ciggi.

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

SO I WAKE UP ON CHRISTMAS MORNING and the room feels decidedly chilly. After a quick check to make sure the radiators are switched on I venture downstairs to discover that the boiler isn’t working. Now considering we were having a houseful round for Christmas lunch this is not good timing!! Being the cautious sort I do have a maintenance contract, but more in hope than belief I phone British Gas (or whatever they’re called now) and explain my problem. ‘Don’t worry, sir, we’ll have someone round to you as soon as possible’. And by lunchtime the engineer had called, fitted a new thermocouple and Aunt Gladys and the rest of the family were able to enjoy their Christmas dinner in the tropical heat my wife insists is ‘pleasantly warm’. Not bad service for £180 a year.

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?