Lidl Giving UK Grocers Heartburn – Is US Next?

by Broad Street | Published 09/04/2015 | Uncategorized

The German retailer Lidl is kicking some major butt among legacy UK grocers like Tesco, Sainsbury, Morrisons and Walmart-owned Asda. It and fellow German-owned Aldi have already forced British retailers to slash prices as part of a bruising price war. Several recent blind taste test competitions have had both retailers besting much higher-priced offerings, reinforcing […]

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Five Crazy New Ingredients to Watch

by Broad Street | Published 07/28/2015 | Uncategorized

Thanks to Mintel‘s Stephanie Mattucci, global food science analyst, and Food Business News, here are five crazy new ingredients we may see more and more in our foods and beverages. Acid Whey Acid whey is the by-product of making Greek-style yogurt, and the boom in that product has left manufacturers with an acidic liquid they […]

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Broad Street Licensing Helps BIC Lighters Score

by Broad Street | Published 06/01/2015 | Uncategorized

Broad Street Licensing Group loves sports. Not only are we named for hockey’s legendary “Broad Street Bullies” (aka The Philadelphia Flyers hockey team, who unfortunately didn’t make this year’s Stanley Cup playoffs), but we’ve helped BIC USA’s Lighter Division acquire the licensing rights to the National Hockey League (NHL). And the National Basketball Association (NBA). […]

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