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These are all the posts that have been tagged with co-op.

Mrs Tilly’s expands listings with Co-op

Mrs Tilly’s has secured additional business with the Co-op in Scotland following a deal that will see the confectionery maker introduce new flavours and formats to the range.

Boost to British brand sales

Gnaw, a Norwich-based maker of a quirky range of handcrafted chocolates, has formed a partnership with distributor Blakemore Fine Foods, that will enable both companies to boost business with UK retailers who want to buy British. Gnaw has grown significantly since it started up in 2011. It now supplies 1,000 outlets in the UK and […]

Halloween themed yogurt

This Halloween, The Collective is launching a Spiced Pumpkin Limited Edition yogurt, which will be available nationwide from 18 September and throughout October (RRP £2.39 for a 500g pot). The Collective’s newest product will allow the business to tap into the fast-expanding Halloween market, which was valued at £325m in 2013 following year on year […]

New look for speciality biscuits

Fudges is set to relaunch its entire range of sweet and savoury biscuits, as the family-run bakery makes its most significant investment to date in its move from local producer to key category supplier. Under the new moniker Thomas J Fudge’s Remarkable Bakery, the revamped range will boast 15 savoury variants – including a combination […]

Hersheys is in the bad books

It is good to see retailers standing up for what they believe in. Consumer cooperatives are concerned about carrying the Hershey brands, Dagoba and Scharffenberger, until Hershey demonstrates a clear commitment to being a leader in the movement to end child slave labour on West African cocoa farms. Trudy Bialic, director of public affairs, PCC […]

The Co-Op teams with Cadbury Twirl to raise money for Mencap

Cadbury Twirl has teamed up with The Co-operative to raise £50,000 for The Co-operative Group’s Charity of the Year, Mencap and ENABLE Scotland. The special Twirls with the Mencap fundraising message will be available in around 3, 900 Co-operative food stores across the UK from Wednesday 22 June – Tuesday 2 August 2011 inclusive.