All Confectionery articles – Page 10

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    Product news: New fun range from Maynards Bassetts

    2017-10-30T00:00:00Z

    Maynards Bassetts is bringing more light-hearted fun to the candy bags category with the launch of a new range - its first since the launch of the brand in 2016. Available in 70g non price-marked packs and 50p PMPs, Maynards Bassetts has introduced five new playful packs – Beaming ...

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    Product news: Ferrero Rocher back on TV with ’golden moments’

    2017-10-30T00:00:00Z

    Ferrero Rocher is back on TV with a new £3.5m campaign over Christmas and spring to support the brand across these seasonal occasions. The campaign spans multiple channels including a new 30-second TV advert, which will hit the nation’s screens on 28th October and will run through to the ...

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    product news: Jenny Wren introduces sub-£10 Christmas Box

    2017-10-18T00:00:00Z

    Jenny Wren, the Kentish chocolate firm, has introduced its first Christmas box for what it calls the “neglected” sub-£10 gifting category. The Christmas Collection features 12 hand-finished Belgian chocolates and truffles – including Fleur de Sel caramel, raspberry yoghurt and white mocha. The launch coincides with Jenny Wren being the ...

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    Countdown to Christmas

    2017-10-06T00:00:00Z

    Would you like to guess how much was spent on Christmas confectionery last year? Well, if you said around £800m you would be right because, according to IRI data, we in the UK spent £824m on chocolate and sweets last Christmas. A lot of that spend goes on gifting and ...

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    product news: Big Bear Confectionery adds limited edition

    2017-10-06T00:00:00Z

    Big Bear Confectionery has announced a new limited-edition variant to be introduced to its Fox’s Glacier range: Fox’s Glacier Berries. Inspired by fresh, fruity flavours, the special-edition mixed bags contain three different flavours: blueberry, cranberry and gooseberry. The 200g sharing bags will be on sale until the end of the ...

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    product news: Curly Wurly and Picnic add new packs

    2017-10-06T00:00:00Z

    Curly Wurly and Picnic are now available in medium-sized bags. New Curly Wurly Squirlies and Cadbury Picnic Bites follow the likes of Cadbury Fudge, which was successfully extended into the medium bitesize category in February. The latest launch aims to drive incremental sales for the family sharing occasion, particularly among ...

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    product news: Tangerine brings Softies range back to TV

    2017-09-29T00:00:00Z

    Tangerine Confectionery is bringing the Softies range back to screens this autumn as part of a £1m investment in its branded sugar portfolio. The TV advertising campaign will place a spotlight on the new Fruit Salad Sour Softies and showcase the revitalised branding on both Fruit Salad and Refreshers ...

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    product news: Yorkie adds protein-enriched variant

    2017-09-29T00:00:00Z

    Nestlé Confectionery’s Yorkie brand is tapping into a growing trend in the confectionery market with the launch of the new Yorkie Pro protein enriched chocolate bar. Each 42g Yorkie PRO bar will contain 10g of protein from a combination of protein-enriched milk chocolate and wheat protein crispies. The ...

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    product news: Maoam pop-up sets off on tour

    2017-09-08T00:00:00Z

    Maoam has launched Maoam Zone – a pop-up party that delivers a festival feel for consumers as part of a nationwide sampling campaign. The Maoam Zone will call at 10 locations delivering 22 activation days and will be popping up at staged shows, shopping centres, town squares and leading ...

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    product news: Nestlé Confectionery reveals festive plans

    2017-09-08T00:00:00Z

    Nestlé Confectionery has unveiled its Christmas offering for 2017. Leading its range are the Smarties Little Choc Penguin (a chocolate shell with mini Smarties inside) and the white chocolate Milkybar Polar Bear Cub (both RRP 65p). Each features four new designs on its foil packaging, giving them added personality and ...

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    product news: Naturya launches healthy snack bars

    2017-09-08T00:00:00Z

    Naturya has teamed up with two Michelin Star trained chefs, David Jones and Jonny Bingham, to create a range of organic, nutrient-rich, nutritionally balanced snack bars, which have just been launched into the forecourt sector. Many bars with “no added sugar” use dates, but Naturya has instead used unrefined maple ...

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    product news: Trebor puts Softmints in a pot

    2017-09-01T00:00:00Z

    Trebor has launched its Softmints in a pot format, with the 100g pots available in peppermint and spearmint Softmint variants. The new pot has been created to allow consumers to easily enjoy the mints on-the-go, making it ideal for desktops at work, in a bag for the daily commute ...

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    product news: Vimto teams up with Millions

    2017-09-01T00:00:00Z

    Soft drink brand Vimto is teaming up with Millions, the tiny chewy sweets, to create Vimto Millions. The launch of the flavour has been timed to boost back to school sales. Vimto and Millions are looking to target teen consumers with the partnership, taking advantage of Vimto’s popularity among 15-19 ...

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    product news: Mars Chocolate finds new female icon

    2017-09-01T00:00:00Z

    Mars Chocolate UK has launched a new advert for the Galaxy brand, ending its use of the Audrey Hepburn adverts it has been using for the past four years. The new advert, Thought Train, features award-winning Shakespearean actress and published poet Jade Anouka, and is a representation of an empowered ...

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    product news: Mentos launches limited-edition new look

    2017-08-25T00:00:00Z

    Mentos is launching a new look for three months as a limited edition product. Each sweet will be printed with a quirky icon and message such as ‘High Five’ or ‘Selfie’, inspiring endless fun. The brand has introduced 34 sharable challenges ranging from the moonwalk or telling a ...

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    product news: Ferrero reveals Christmas plans

    2017-08-20T00:00:00Z

    Ferrero says it will be investing £8.2m this Christmas while launching new products across its brands, including advent calendars and new boxed chocolate products. Levi Boorer, customer development director at Ferrero, commented: “Following a successful Christmas in 2016, it is important as a leading confectionery manufacturer, to offer retailers products ...

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    product news: Jelly Beans partners super heroes

    2017-08-20T00:00:00Z

    Jelly Belly Candy Company and Warner Bros Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, have partnered to create specially branded bags of Jelly Beans featuring Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman. Jelly Belly DC Super Hero Collection launches with two bag types this summer. Debuting are a 28g bag for ...

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    product news: McVitie’s adds to Digestives Nibbles range

    2017-08-04T00:00:00Z

    McVitie’s has added to its Digestives Nibbles range with McVitie’s Digestives Nibbles Milk Chocolate Orange. Launching this summer and available in a 120g sharing pouch at an rrp of £1.99, the new variant will be rolling out across both grocery and convenience. The Digestives Nibbles range has been supported with ...

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    Jameson’s Ruffles extend with a peppermint variety

    2017-08-03T00:00:00Z

    Tangerine Confectionery is extending the Jameson’s brand with the launch of Peppermint Ruffles. An indulgent blend of peppermint and coconut fondant covered in rich dark chocolate, Jameson’s Peppermint Ruffles are available in a 135g sharing bag format (rrp £1) containing individual sweets wrapped in emerald green twistwraps. The ...

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    Jelly Babies go Tropical with its latest flavour

    2017-08-03T00:00:00Z

    Maynards Bassetts Jelly Babies are available in a Tropical variant containing mango, banana and pineapple flavours. As with original Jelly Babies, the new sweets are made from real fruit juice with natural colours and flavours. The launch will be supported by a total brand spend of £6m during 2017, ...