Sainsbury’s survey reveals preference for digestives

first_imgTo mark a major revamp of Sainsbury’s biscuit range, the retailer has published the results of a survey into the nation’s biscuit-eating habits, which has shown the digestive to be the most popular choice.The supermarket announced it is to launch over 100 new and improved lines  – both own-brand and branded – onto its biscuit aisles this week. New products include Microwaveable Giant Cookies; Whoopie Pie Biscuits; and a new range of sharing bags including Mini Jaffa Cakes and Mini Shortbread Fingers. The survey data revealed that Britons have eaten 141 million packets of biscuits over the past year, which amounts to 2.7m packs per week – 376 packs per minute.According to Sainsbury’s, the digestive biscuit came out on top, with almost 17m packs consumed per year. Coming in second were cookies, followed by jam rings, chocolate fingers and rich teas.New and improved products in the Taste the Difference range include: Dark Chocolate & Pistachio Biscuit Bites; Oaty, Fruit & Nut Biscuit Bites; Belgian Chocolate and Pecan Shortbread Squares; Lemon Curd Shortbread Sandwiches.The data was collated by Nectar from approximately 12 million Sainsbury’s shoppers.In other news it has been rumoured that Ella’s Bakehouse founder and Baking Made Easy presenter Lorraine Pascale is to take over from Jamie Oliver as the face of Sainsbury’s. A spokesperson for Sainsbury’s said: “We are working on a number of new ideas and it is too early to reveal any other plans. We are committed to working with Jamie until the end of this year and will reveal our new plans shortly.”>>Sainsbury’s bakery college receives C & G accreditationlast_img read more

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LADIES FOOTBALL: NEW COUNTY MANAGERS APPOINTED

first_imgTHE Donegal Ladies Board has announced new managers for its teams for 2014. Glenties man Sean Connaghan will take charge of the county U-14 team while Kenny Griffin from Mac Cumhaills will manage the U-16s.Another Glenties man, Christopher Molloy, will be in charge of the county minors this year. Letterkenny Gaels coach Maggie Foy will be in charge of the senior ladies team. They begin their campaign on the first weekend in February away to Laois.All the underage competitions will begin in March.The U-16 training has started; whilst the trials for Minors begin in Convoy this Saturday at 10am. Coaches should contact Sheila Campbell 087 2490154 for more details.The U-14 trials date will be announced shortly.  LADIES FOOTBALL: NEW COUNTY MANAGERS APPOINTED was last modified: January 16th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:LADIES FOOTBALL: NEW COUNTY MANAGERS APPOINTEDlast_img read more

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