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Did You Know...? 29 May, 2018

Did You Know…? Nescafé Original has launched a multi-channel integrated seasonal campaign making light of the Nation’s different morning personality types? The instant coffee will now feature six limited edition packaging for each different morning trait.

Did You Know…? The Royal Wedding is set to deliver a boost to UK retail sales. A Springboard analyst found that sales are expected to jump by £195.5m (0.2%) by the end of August, with the month of May alone attributing to just over £93m.

Did you know…? An online petition is calling on Barry's Tea to remove plastic from its teabags? Campaigner Lisa Quinn claims the company's teabags are not 100% compostable - containing 20% polypropylene.

Did You Know…? Researchers at Japan's Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute explained a process of fermenting pulverised wood with water, yeast and enzyme and can be done in ten days, to produce beverages resembling alcohol that have aged inside wooden barrels. So far, drinks have been produced from cherry blossom, cedar and white birch trees.

Did You Know…? Tanqueray has launched a new limited edition savoury flavour of gin using lovage. Lovage is a perennial herb that’s used in cooking and is perfect for adding into salads, soups and stews, and it has given the new Tanqueray Lovage a new ‘herbaceous, celery-like and earthy’ taste.

Did You Know…? Sauza Tequila has launched an alcoholic sparkling water, Sauza Aqua Fuerte, 5% ABV and comes in 12oz cans. Crafted with clear sparkling water and a Sauza Silver Tequila base, Sauza Agua Fuerte is claimed to be a sweet and low-calorie beverage with a crisp fruit and agave taste, available in three flavours; lime, grapefruit and mango

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