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Did You Know?... 12 December, 2017

By Donna Ahern
Did You Know?... 12 December, 2017

Did you know?... You can now buy stoneless avocados. Marks & Spencer UK recently introduced the 'cocktail avocado' that develops without seed and has an edible skin.

Did you know?... You can now have a Brussel’s sprout Christmas dessert. Well almost: UK retailer Waitrose is launching a new giant green chocolate dome that looks like a sprout shell, which when drizzled with warm caramel sauce, melts to reveal 18 green profiteroles, filled with a lime-flavour Crème Patissiere.

Did you know?... The UK grocery retail sector wastes and estimated £30.4 million on failed product launches every year. According to new research by E Fundamentals, the market is becoming increasingly competitive and food and drink suppliers need to work harder to market their products.

Did you know?... You can now use voice command to create a shopping list. Swedish retailer Coop has introduced a new feature to its mobile app that allows customers to create a shopping list using their voice.

Did you know?... Unilever could face a €60 million fine. The international consumer goods giant’s Italian subsidiary has reportedly been issued the fine for allegedly abusing its dominant position in the ice cream market through its Algida brand.

© 2017 - Checkout Magazine by Kevin Duggan


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