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Bitlong: the future of meat snacking?
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Meat the future

Despite the apparent stellar growth of veganism and vegetarianism, the demand for indulgent protein-filled meat snacking products continues...

growing christmas sales
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Top up festive profits

Planning for the Christmas sales period gets earlier and earlier every year which makes the need for regular...

cigar smoker
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Thinking big with miniatures

The Cigar category is confounding expectations with its continued growth, with Miniatures responsible for the overwhelming bulk of...

pound coins
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£11.97: the real cost of the National Living Wage

A study by the University of Stirling in collaboration with the SGF has discovered that the true cost...

Scottish brands: McIntosh
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Scottish brands: where pride and profit meet

SLR is passionate about Scottish brands and we are fully committed to showcasing the very best of Scotland's...

My Coffee Station machine
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Profits brewing as coffee keeps growing

A good quality coffee offering has gone from being a ‘nice to have’ to an absolute must for...

Boxes of teabags
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Tea up fresh sales

It’s that time of year again when hot drink sales move up a gear as shoppers seek out...

Christmas confectionery from Mondelez
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Having a cracking Christmas!

It’s almost that time of year again as we all start gearing up for what we hope is...

Medicated confectionery
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Suck it up this winter!

Medicated confectionery is a great category for driving winter footfall and basket spend and it’s all about stocking...

CBD source the cannabis plant
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CBD: the next big opportunity?

With global giants like Coca-Cola and Molson Coors embracing CBD and an increasing number of suppliers entering the...