All Confectionery articles

  • FT - Halloween - kids
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    How to have a dead-good Halloween

    2020-10-20T14:02:00Z

    When Halloween falls on a Saturday, as it does this year (October 31), it usually means bigger parties and a bigger spend.

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    Swizzels plans to drive sales with virtual Halloween party

    2020-10-16T10:50:00Z

    Sweet manufacturer Swizzels is aiming to ensure Halloween isn’t cancelled, despite the pandemic, by staging the UK’s largest virtual Halloween party.

  • FT Valeo Comnfectionery's XXX SoftMints
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    Valeo Confectionery brings out softer chewy version of its XXX mints

    2020-10-05T09:31:00Z

    Valeo Confectionery has launched a new product, XXX Softmints, in response to consumer demand for the XXX brand’s mint flavour, but in a new, softer format.

  • FT Chewits
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    Chewits unveils four new products and marketing campaign

    2020-09-28T01:00:00Z

    Chewits is expanding its range with the launch of four new products: Juicy Bites, Xtreme Sour Bites, Xtreme Sour Apple Laces and Fruity Twists.

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    Trebor’s ‘Cash in a flash’ promotion returns

    2020-08-03T14:44:00Z

    Leading mint brand Trebor is bringing back its ‘Cash in a Flash’ consumer promotion for a second year, offering shoppers the chance to win a range of cash prizes including a jackpot of £1,000. The promotion is live from this month and is running across the full Trebor singles range, with bespoke point-of-sale materials designed to excite and engage shoppers.

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    Mars reveals first M&M’s range of protein products

    2020-07-13T14:17:00Z

    Mars Consumer Drinks & Treats is launching the UK’s first M&M’s-branded range of protein products, with the introduction of M&M’s Hi Protein Chocolate and M&M’s Hi Protein Chocolate Peanut bars to its portfolio of sports nutrition products.

  • Cadbury Honeycomb - vote - web
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    Shoppers to vote on Cadbury’s next limited-edition dairy milk bar

    2020-07-13T14:17:00Z

    Cadbury is unveiling three new limited-edition Cadbury Dairy Milk bars, created by this year’s Cadbury Inventor finalists. The all-new flavour variants are: Gillian’s Cadbury Dairy Milk Coconutty; Shannon’s Cadbury Dairy Milk Crunchy Honeycomb; and Taylor’s Cadbury Dairy Milk Out of the Blueberry.

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    Mondelez launches ‘Win Win’ cash promotion for independent c-stores

    2020-07-06T14:27:00Z

    Mondelēz announces a new promotion available only to independent convenience stores. The new ’Win-Win’ competition, running from the July 13 until August 9,

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    Ferrero teams up with Coca-Cola for limited edition Tic Tac launch

    2020-05-29T00:00:00Z

    Ferrero has launched a limited-edition Tic Tac Coca-Cola, which is a result of a collaboration between two brands.

  • Swizzels reveals Great British Puds in hanging bags
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    Swizzels reveals Great British Puds in hanging bags

    2020-04-27T00:00:00Z

    British sweet manufacturer Swizzels has released Great British Puds sweets in hanging bags. Great British Puds includes four varieties of individually wrapped chew bars in classic British dessert flavours: sticky toffee pudding, lemon meringue, rhubarb crumble and apple pie custard. The product is also suitable for vegetarians ...

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    Mars Wrigley UK brings back Sweetstake with charity partner

    2020-04-24T00:00:00Z

    Mars Wrigley UK has announced the return of its consumer promotion, Sweetstake, with top prizes of £20,000 and a new charitable partnership with National Emergencies Trust (NET) for its Coronavirus Appeal. Running throughout summer 2020, the manufacturer’s promotion returns and will run across Mars, Revels, M M’s, Galaxy Minstrels, Maltesers, ...

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    Mars Wrigley introduces a new twist on Skittles

    2020-03-11T00:00:00Z

    Mars Wrigley is launching a new twist on its Skittles – Giants – which are softer on the inside and three times the size of a standard Skittle. The new product will be available in a single 45g pack with an RRP of 49p, a £1 price-marked treat bag (125g), ...

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    Chupa Chups expands range of sugar-free lollipops

    2020-02-14T00:00:00Z

    Chupa Chups is expanding its sugar-free range of lollipops with new Chupa Chups Good For You. Made with natural, premium quality stevia, the lollipops come in Strawberry, Orange and Cherry flavours and contain only natural colouring. Aimed at those who want to both treat their families and reduce sugar where ...

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    Maynards Bassetts launches Superfruit Jellies

    2020-02-14T00:00:00Z

    Confectionery brand Maynards Bassetts is aiming to tap into consumer desires for authenticity, higher real fruit content and added benefits with Superfruit Jellies, a new product launching this month. Maynards Bassetts Superfruit Jellies are available in 130g bags and are soft jellies with a variety of flavours – papaya, ...

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    The rise of mini bars

    2020-02-10T00:00:00Z

    Portion control seems to be the new buzz-phrase in chocolate and not just for children. According to research undertaken by Kantar for Forecourt Trader’s sister magazine The Grocer, 21% of consumers are interested in portion-controlled bars as a way to manage their calorie and sugar intake. Manufacturers have already ...

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    KitKat partners Virgin Holidays for on-pack promotion

    2020-02-07T00:00:00Z

    This year KitKat has partnered with Virgin Holidays to offer 10 prizes of a luxury holiday (worth up to £8,000 each) to destinations such as Hawaii, Antigua, Cuba, the Maldives and Barbados for its ‘Make a break for it’ on-pack promotion. There are also 100 sun-believable prizes to be won ...

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    Wrigley to introduce UK’s first flavoured Maltesers product

    2020-02-07T00:00:00Z

    Wrigley UK has announced it will be introducing the UK’s first flavoured Maltesers product – Mint Maltesers Buttons. Laura Boothroyd, Maltesers senior brand manager, said: “We’re incredibly excited to be launching Mint Maltesers Buttons into the UK this year. Over the past three years we’ve seen the great success ...

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    Mars Wrigley UK uses augmented reality in Maltesers campaign

    2020-01-31T00:00:00Z

    Mars Wrigley UK has unveiled a new augmented reality (AR) campaign for Maltesers Bunny. The campaign, an extension of last year’s Easter activation, will see Mars Wrigley UK call on consumers to help locate scores of ‘escaped’ Maltesers Bunnies. This year, through Mars Wrigley’s partnership with Snapchat, people ...

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    Opal Fruits brought back for a limited period

    2020-01-24T00:00:00Z

    Mars Wrigley has announced that Opal Fruits are to return to British shops. The treat will be offered in its original flavour format, meaning, that for the first time in over a decade, the public will be able to enjoy both a lemon and a lime treat (the two were ...

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    Mentos Gum extends Pure Fresh range with two new flavours

    2020-01-10T00:00:00Z

    Mentos Gum is extending its Pure Fresh range with the addition of two new fruity variants: Tropical and Cherry. The sugar-free, liquid-centred gum comes in 2g pieces which it says are 30% bigger per piece than its competitors. It comes in a 50-piece bottle with an rrp of £2.25. ...