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Welcome to the food&drink towers features page. Here you’ll find rather excellent insights into the trends, new product development strategies, marketing campaigns and leading issues making an impact on our food&drink world.

All our features are lovingly written by contributors to food&drink towers. If you’d like to get involved or have a feature idea, please email us at helen@foodanddrinktowers.co.uk. Happy reading fellow foodies!

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10 July 2013: Bee decline: Government to introduce "national pollinator strategy"

Re-produced courtesy of Friends of the Earth, all quotes from FoE (www.foe.co.uk) The Government will urgently review the decline of bees - leading to a "national pollinator strategy". Environment…

Posted by Food and Drink Towers, Wednesday 10th of July 2013 09:52:00 PM.

12 June 2013: Small cakes are the icing on the UK cake market: volume sales of small cakes overtake large cakes

While the Victoria Sponge, Lemon Drizzle and Battenberg have long had a place in the nation’s hearts, recent years have seen consumers turning to baking, eating and creating cakes of the small…

Posted by Food and Drink Towers, Wednesday 12th of June 2013 12:01:00 AM.

22 May 2013: Literally PR Summer Media Party - Be Part Of It!

Literally Public Relations (formerly known as Fully Booked PR) invites you to an informal, relaxed and fun evening of networking and celebrations! Why? A chance to meet face-to-face, connect w…

Posted by Food and Drink Towers, Wednesday 22nd of May 2013 08:30:00 PM.

27 March 2013: Smooth operator: peanut butter a rising star in the sweet spreads market

While it seems that jam and marmalade are falling out of flavour among Brits, new research from Mintel lifts the lid on the nation’s love for peanut butter and chocolate spread and highlights …

Posted by Food and Drink Towers, Wednesday 27th of March 2013 01:00:00 AM.

01 March 2013: New research from Mintel and Leatherhead Food Research reveals natural colours overtake artificial/synthetic colours for the first time

A new report into the food colours market combining market expertise from Mintel and Leatherhead Food Research reveals that, for the first time in 2011, the value of natural colours have overtaken t…

Posted by Food and Drink Towers, Friday 1st of March 2013 07:00:00 AM.

29 January 2013: UK consumers are less brand loyal when trying new products

When it comes to new product launches, UK consumers (with internet access) are more willing to consider switching to a new brand (59%) than consumers globally (50%), according to a new study from Ni…

Posted by Food and Drink Towers, Tuesday 29th of January 2013 10:52:00 AM.

22 January 2013: food&drink towers pledges to support Kentish food&drink businesses

food&drink towers has supported UK food&drink producers, retailers, wholesalers, suppliers since 2006. Founder and MD Helen Lewis specialises in providing PR, marketing and branding support …

Posted by Food and Drink Towers, Tuesday 22nd of January 2013 12:18:00 PM.

02 January 2013: Shrinking sales for diet foods as the nation's waistbands expand

Posted by Food and Drink Towers, Wednesday 2nd of January 2013 08:43:00 AM.