Vimto Soft Drinks has appointed Jonathan Bye to the position of managing director, with effect from April 7. Bye joins from Patak's Foods, where he was general manager. He has also
Procter & Gamble, Hazlewood Foods, Campbell's and Homepride.
Danone Waters is rolling out its energy drink V in 99p price-marked packs.
They are to hit
shelves this month and the price will be clearly highlighted on a red background at the top of the 25cl can.
PepsiCo is launching a TV ad for Tropicana Smoothies. Featuring a range of exotic fruits exploding like fireworks, it runs with the strapline: a spectacular blend of the finest fruit. The ad will screen throughout the year and forms part of a £5 million spend for 2008 including press, online and sampling.
Tic Tac is being backed by a £4 million marketing campaign. Carrying the
strapline Refreshing Little Lifts, a TV ad will be targeted at 25 to 34-year-old consumers.