All Confectionery articles – Page 2

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    Jelly Belly expands range of Harry Potter products

    2019-11-08T00:00:00Z

    Jelly Belly, in partnership with Warner Bros Consumer Products, has extended its Harry Potter range in time for Christmas. New products include the Voldemort Wand (made of chocolate, with a spell sheet included), rrp £9.80; the Hogwarts Ticket Chocolate Bar 42g, rrp £4.40; Magical Sweets 59g, rrp £3.07; the Knight ...

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    Ferrero brings back Christmas store makeover competition

    2019-11-08T00:00:00Z

    Ferrero is bringing back its Sparkling Store Makeover competition where one lucky retailer will win a store makeover worth £4,000. Retailers can enter by going to www.yourperfectstore.co.uk/news-insights/blog/win-a-sparkling-store-makeover . Alternatively, retailers can post a video nomination of themselves. Levi Boorer, customer development director at Ferrero, said: “Creating theatre, like the Ferrero ...

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    Yule all love these

    2019-10-10T00:00:00Z

    In the lead up to last Christmas, Quality Street lovers got the chance to fill tins with just their favourite twistwapped chocolates thanks to a ’Choose your favourites’ pop-up at John Lewis department stores. This year, as well as ’Choose your favourites’, shoppers at John Lewis’s flagship London store can ...

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    Cadbury launches new mini bar format

    2019-10-04T00:00:00Z

    Cadbury is introducing a new pack format to its range for convenience in order to respond to growing consumer demand for wellbeing offers through portion control. New Cadbury Dairy Milk Mini Bars, which will be available as single bars in a specially-created counter-top dispenser unit for the convenience channel, are ...

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    Perfetti Van Melle launches vegan-friendly Fruitella variants

    2019-09-27T00:00:00Z

    Perfetti Van Melle (PVM) is launching its first gelatine-free range. The two new Fruittella fruity jelly variants are suitable for both vegans and vegetarians. The jungle-themed jellies sport the vegan approved stamp from the Vegan Society, contain all natural colours and flavours and are gluten free. They are made with ...

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    Maltesers announces new creative direction

    2019-09-27T00:00:00Z

    Mars Wrigley UK has announced a new creative direction for Maltesers – via a new campaign titled ‘Someone Gets It’ – which focuses on the importance of female friendship and the power of an inside joke in bringing friends back together, no matter how long they’ve been apart. The campaign, ...

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    Partners develop new Vimto confectionery products.

    2019-09-13T00:00:00Z

    The UK’s largest confectionery distributor, IB Group, and drinks brand Vimto, have joined forces to create three confectionery products. The Vimto Fizzy Mallow bag launched this month and priced at £1 (RRP) is a value bag for any consumer looking for a fun, fizzy take on the Vimto flavour. The ...

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    Inventor Competition launched as first winner is unveiled

    2019-09-13T00:00:00Z

    Cadbury Dairy Milk Choca-Latte, invented by Callum Clogher, is to become the latest addition to the Cadbury Dairy Milk range after winning a public vote that put him head to head against two other finalists in the brand’s Inventor Competition. The winning flavour, of a mix of coffee cream and ...

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    Kinder Chocolate unveils £3.3m media investment

    2019-09-13T00:00:00Z

    Kinder Chocolate is supporting its the new campaign – entitled A Little, A Lot – with a fully integrated marketing strategy aimed at parents, celebrating special family moments. The campaign kicks off in this month as part of a multi-channel £3.3m media investment. Levi Boorer, customer development director at Ferrero, ...

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    Haribo launches Haribo and Maoam Duo Pack for Halloween

    2019-08-30T00:00:00Z

    Haribo is inviting retailers to ‘Share the Scare’ with its new Halloween exclusive – the Haribo and Maoam Duo Pack. Developed to capitalise on the key seasonal trends, while delivering the ultimate mix of treats, the Haribo and Maoam Duo Pack combines top selling gums and jellies with the category’s ...

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    Galaxy Truffles make a comeback as standalone offering

    2019-08-16T00:00:00Z

    Mars Wrigley UK has announced that Galaxy Truffles are back on the market as a standalone premium offering with a refreshed, contemporary design. Mars Wrigley UK is launching Galaxy Truffles in two formats designed for the popular gifting market: 206g (RRP £4.99) and 329g (RRP £7.49) in response to increased ...

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    Nestlé adds new flavours to Munchies range

    2019-08-16T00:00:00Z

    Nestlé has introduced two new flavours to its Munchies brand in the UK and Ireland this summer. Munchies Chocolate Fudge Brownie and Munchies Cookie Dough will be available in 101g sharing bags, and are the first new Munchies products since 1996. Munchies brand manager Cat Mews said: “We are thrilled ...

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    Cadbury marks start of football season with promotion

    2019-08-09T00:00:00Z

    Cadbury is scoring a hat-trick this summer as it brings back its ‘Match Win’ promotion for a third season starring football legend Thierry Henry. It will build on 2018 campaign, which was Cadbury’s biggest ever on-pack activation. Match Win 2019 will feature on 170 million ...

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    Aero targets convenience with Bliss single variant

    2019-07-24T00:00:00Z

    Following the launch of Aero Bliss in a carton format earlier this year, Aero has introduced a new premium single variant, in milk chocolate, which contains three individually wrapped pieces. The Aero Bliss Single is available across the market with focus on the convenience channel. Each individually wrapped smooth ...

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    Mondelēz International launches lower sugar Cadbury Dairy Milk

    2019-07-24T00:00:00Z

    Cadbury has launched a reduced sugar version of its flagship brand with Cadbury Dairy Milk 30% Less Sugar. Available in an 85g tablet and 35g single bar, Cadbury Dairy Milk 30% Less Sugar contains no artificial sweeteners, and is aimed at the growing number of consumers looking to reduce their ...

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    Trebor unveils Cash in a Flash promotion

    2019-07-19T00:00:00Z

    Trebor has unveiled a new consumer promotion to capture shoppers’ attention in store and help drive sales for retailers. Trebor ‘Cash in a Flash’ is live from July 29th and is being activated exclusively in the convenience channel via bespoke point-of-sale materials. Available across the complete range of Trebor products, ...

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    Mondelēz International unveils Christmas line-up

    2019-07-19T00:00:00Z

    Mondelēz International has unveiled its plans for Christmas with advice to retailers to split Christmas into four phases to enable them to stock the right range at the right time. The season begins in September, when stores can kick off with a ‘Fast Start’ for sharing confectionery as the ...

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    Hitting the sweet spot

    2019-07-09T00:00:00Z

    Sugar confectionery hit the headlines earlier this year when there was an outcry over a recipe change to Marks and Spencer’s hugely popular Percy Pigs. The company had removed gelatin to make them suitable for vegetarians and consumers were outraged, with some saying the new recipe meant they tasted like ...

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    Mars Wrigley launches Skittles Dips

    2019-07-05T00:00:00Z

    Mars Wrigley is launching Skittles Dips, which combine the harder, chewy texture of Skittles with a soft, creamy yoghurt coating – creating an indulgent, multi-textured fruity experience. Alyona Fedorchenko, marketing director at Mars Wrigley, commented: “Disrupting the predictable is at the heart of the Skittles brand. In keeping with that ...

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    Mars Wrigley brings M&M’s block variants to the UK

    2019-07-05T00:00:00Z

    Mars Wrigley UK has announced it will bring four new M M’s block variants to the UK market this month – Chocolate, Crispy, Hazelnut and Peanut. The four M M’s Block variants will contain mini M M’s alongside pieces of peanut, hazelnut or crispy and will be encased in ...