John Smith’s ‘Smooth As Silks’

John Smith’s ‘Smooth As Silks’

Integrated marketing agency Space is enhancing John Smith’s long-running association with horse racing through its ‘Smooth as Silks’ campaign, an on-trade initiative designed to give drinkers a chance to ‘buy one ticket and get one free’ at jump and flat racecourses across the UK. John Smith’s Extra Smooth, part of the Heineken portfolio, is the […]

Multi-Functional Beer Bottles Can Be Turned Into Beautiful Household Objects

Beer brand Skol, with the help of Brazilian ad agency F/Nzaca Saatchi & Saatchi, has designed multi-functional aluminum beer bottles that can be transformed into various household objects. Available in different sets, they allow design-minded customers to turn the bottles into clocks, lamps, oil and vinegar kits, candleholders and vases, after the beverage has been […]

Strawberries Facing Stiff Competition at Wimbledon

Strawberries Facing Stiff Competition at Wimbledon

For years it has been synonymous with the quintessential English favourite, strawberries and cream. But this year chefs have noticed an astonishing surge in demand for something rather less traditional on the Wimbledon menus – pizza. Tennis fans have been snapping up the Italian staple since the Championships opened and caterers predict the comfort food […]

Custom Designed Packaging For Different Types Of Bread

Custom Designed Packaging For Different Types Of Bread

Owner of Spanish bakery Triticum, Xevi Remón, pays a lot of attention to his bread. So much so that he designed special packaging for the different types of bread he bakes. The custom packaging is designed to fit each type of bread perfectly, reducing bulk and material wastage. Remón’s clever design also includes holes for […]

The Plant Brands New Jamie Oliver Trattoria Venture

The Plant Brands New Jamie Oliver Trattoria Venture

Jamie Oliver is launching new restaurant Trattoria, with branding by The Plant. The first Trattoria branch will open next week in Richmond, west London, with interiors designed by Blacksheep. Work began on the Trattoria project around November last year. Trattoria will be loosely based on the Jamie’s Italian brand, though with a more ‘local Italian’ […]

Just Half of Brits Trust the Food Industry to Provide Safe Food to Eat

Just Half of Brits Trust the Food Industry to Provide Safe Food to Eat

Six months on from the horse meat scandal, British consumers remain highly sceptical about the efficiency of the British food industry. Indeed, new research from Mintel reveals a startling lack of confidence among British consumers in the UK food industry’s ability to provide food that is safe to eat. Exclusive research looking at attitudes towards […]

Love Coffee And Beer? The ‘Coffee Beer’ Is For You

Love Coffee And Beer? The ‘Coffee Beer’ Is For You

As part of a charity project to raise funds for disaster relief efforts for the devastating 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami, Anchor Coffee and sake and beer brewery, Sekinoichi, collaborated to create the ‘Coffee Beer’, a beer with a rich, deep taste, due to the coffee beans added during the brewing process. The two companies, […]

Moyo Peanut Butter Launches Indiegogo Campaign

Moyo Peanut Butter Launches Indiegogo Campaign

This month, Moyo peanut butter launches its Indiegogo campaign with the initial goal of saving 2,000 children with micronutrient-enhanced therapeutic peanut butter. Donors to the Indiegogo campaign will help feed severely malnourished children in Central America, Africa, Nepal and the United States. Campaign donors will also receive an invitation to join Moyo’s official peanut butter product […]