The government currently employs 685 full-time staff to combat tobacco smuggling, it has been revealed.
Coca-Cola GB has signed a deal to become an official partner of the Scottish Premier League in football from the start of the 2010/11 season.
Iceni Water is targeting sports-related outdoor events in London and the
Cadbury's chewing gum brand Trident is teaming up with Beyoncé in a £2.5 million consumer giveaway.
Walkers' new premium crisps brand Red Sky is on TV in a multi-million pound ad campaign.
Coke Zero is living up to its Bloke Coke nickname with
J20 will sport a revamped look from this month.
JTI is rolling out limited edition packs for its Camel brand, which will be available throughout April in the independent and wholesale channels.
Consumers can win a share of £100,000 in Kit Kat Senses' latest on-pack giveaway.
Shloer i s spearheading its new Best Served Shared marketing campaign with a five-month sponsorship deal with digital TV channel UKTV Food.
Cadbury Wispa is back on TV from this week with a series of 10-second TV ads based on the For the Love of Wispa campaign, which invited fans to participate by pledging items on a dedicated website.
Soft drinks are holding their own in the recession with take-home value sales up 1% to £6.1 billion, according to Britvic's Soft Drinks Report 2009.
PMI is relaunching its Bright Leaf cigarette range with a new look.
Nobby’s Nuts will hand out 35,000 packets of its sweet chilli nuts to drinkers at the Great British Beer Festival.
Tobacco products can no longer be displayed in large stores from tomorrow (April 6).
More than a quarter of tobacco smoked in the UK is non-duty paid, according to estimates from Japan Tobacco International.
Smokers’ lobbying body Forest is to launch a campaign against plain packaging of tobacco – called Hands Off Our Packs.
JTI has launched its first value roll-your-own tobacco brand – Sterling Rolling.
Cellar Trends has launched a jar of maraschino cherries marinated in sugar syrup and Luxardo Maraschino liqueur.
Independents stand to net £1 billion in sales when the tobacco display ban comes into force next year.