All Confectionery articles – Page 10

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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, ...

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    Mars’ new launch spreads goodness across the UK

    2017-08-03T00:00:00Z

    Mars Chocolate UK has unveiled a new treat called goodnessKNOWS, its biggest brand launch in the UK since Celebrations. It comprises four snackable squares crammed with fruit, whole nuts, rolled oats and dipped in dark chocolate. It’s described as a ’tasty, high-quality and shareable treat’ that can be eaten all ...

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    product news: Wrigley extends Halloween range

    2017-07-28T00:00:00Z

    This August, Wrigley is extending its seasonal range to five Halloween SKUs. Following a successful trial last year, Wrigley is launching its Skittles Fruits and Sours Tubs across all customers. The new tubs have an RRP of £5, and are aimed at trick or treaters containing 29 individual 26g packs ...

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    product news: Kerry Foods exploits movie link-up

    2017-07-28T00:00:00Z

    As part of its partnership with Sony Pictures Animation’s film The Emoji Movie, released nationwide on August 4, Kerry Foods is set to hit screens with a new 10 second creative across its Yollies brand on kids TV channels, cinema, digital and video on demand. Driving interest in the category ...

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    product news: Mondelez previews Christmas offer

    2017-07-28T00:00:00Z

    This year Mondelez International has bigger plans than ever for Christmas with the return of the Milk Tray Man, a £10m spend for its Cadvent campaign, NPD in both chocolate and candy, and for the first time, it will offer Cadbury biscuits within its portfolio. The company also has a ...

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    product news: Wrigley introduces Starburst Strawberry

    2017-07-12T00:00:00Z

    Following its launch in the US earlier this year, Wrigley is introducing the Starburst Strawberry to the UK from the 17 July. The Unexplainably Juicy limited edition packs will be made up solely of strawberry flavoured chewy candy, adding another variant to its £18.4m candy portfolio. Starburst Strawberry will be ...

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    Sweets are still a treat

    2017-07-10T00:00:00Z

    Sugar has beaten fat to become the nutrient consumers are most concerned about. Bad news for the sugar confectionery industry, you might think but according to Mintel’s latest sugar confectionery report, sweets are still doing okay as half of users think they are alright to eat in small amounts. ...

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    product news: Cadbury brings back Tiffin permanently

    2017-07-07T00:00:00Z

    Cadbury Dairy Milk will be bringing back an old favourite – Cadbury Dairy Milk Tiffin – as a permanent addition to the range to help drive excitement and growth within the tablets category. Available to order from 1st August, the 200g tablet combines the tastes and textures of biscuit and ...

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    product news: Mars Chocolate launches M&Ms Peanut & Hazelnut

    2017-06-16T00:00:00Z

    Mars Chocolate UK has announced the launch of M Ms Peanut Hazelnut, a limited edition variant that combines the most popular M Ms variant with one of the most popular flavours in the UK. Bep Dhaliwal, trade communications manager, Mars Chocolate UK, said: “We know retailers and consumers ...

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    product news: Kinder Bueno adds coconut special edition

    2017-06-16T00:00:00Z

    Ferrero is launching a coconut variant of Kinder Bueno as a special edition product. Levi Boorer, customer development director at Ferrero, commented: “We are always looking to bring a bit of different to shoppers and this time it’s with a touch of tropical; perfectly timed for the busy summer season ...

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    product news: Mentos lines up four new launches

    2017-06-09T00:00:00Z

    The mint and gum brand Mentos has four new launches lined up for this summer. Mentos is updating its White gum range with a new flip-top format, as well as introducing a fruity Bubble Fresh flavour in a bottle. Available in three sugar-free flavours - peppermint, spearmint and bubble fresh ...

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    product news: DSL introduces new air freshener range

    2017-06-09T00:00:00Z

    Forecourt promotions company DSL Group has joined forces with confectionary giant Millions to launch a new range of branded air fresheners. Nottingham-based DSL Group has launched Scentsation, a new brand specialising in creating scented air fresheners for the car and home. The initial collection comprises gel and 3D air fresheners ...

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    product news: Tangerine adds to Vimto range

    2017-06-02T00:00:00Z

    Tangerine Confectionery has launched a new addition to the Vimto range: Vimto Remix Bon Bons. Available in a 165g £1 price-marked pack, the new Vimto Remix Bon Bons, offer a mix of both fizzy and chewy bon bons in each pack in the signature mango, strawberry and pineapple remix flavours ...

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    product news: Nestlé ups milk in Milkybar

    2017-05-26T00:00:00Z

    Nestlé Confectionery has increased the amount of milk in its Milkybar recipe, making it the brand’s number one ingredient, but it claims the taste will remain the same. The percentage of milk in the new core range recipe will increase from 26% to 37.5%, and it will be used ...

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    product news: Kinder Bueno extends into bite size sector

    2017-05-26T00:00:00Z

    Ferrero is tapping into the £1.15bn sharing bag opportunity this spring with the launch of Kinder Bueno Mini (MRSP: £2.00); the classic Kinder Bueno in bite-sized, individually wrapped portions. The Kinder Bueno Mini sharing bag includes 16 individually wrapped bite-sized versions of the classic Kinder Bueno – with its ...