All Confectionery articles – Page 10

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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, ...

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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 ...