All Confectionery articles – Page 3

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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 ...

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    Mentos wants consumers to pass on the message

    2019-06-14T00:00:00Z

    Mentos is investing £1.6m in what it describes as its biggest campaign of the year. The new limited edition product aims to bring people together and inject a dose of innovation into the singles category. Building on the success of last year’s Mentos Say Hello campaign, Complimentos will see every ...

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    Cadbury re-runs promotion with Merlin Entertainments

    2019-05-31T00:00:00Z

    Cadbury and Merlin Entertainments’ partnership offering consumers free tickets for memorable days out this summer is set to roll out across Cadbury chocolate bags for a fourth year. Running throughout the summer, Cadbury promotional chocolate bags will offer a free ticket with every purchase of a full-price adult ticket to ...

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    Nestlé Confectionery announces partnership with NOW TV

    2019-05-31T00:00:00Z

    Nestlé Confectionery has announced it is partnering with online streaming service NOW TV to launch an on-pack promotion. Packs of KitKat, Aero, Yorkie, Toffee Crisp and Rowntree’s Fruit Pastilles will offer the chance to win a one-month NOW TV Entertainment Pass worth £7.99/€15, with thousands of passes up for grabs ...

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    Ferrero launches trade campaign for TicTac

    2019-05-24T00:00:00Z

    Ferrero is launching a trade campaign to reinforce the sales potential of stocking its core range of flavours. The activity coincides with the brand’s ‘Kiss does summer with Tic Tac’ on pack offer, where consumers can win a holiday to Ibiza via two million promotional packs of its two leading ...

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    Mars Wrigley Confectionery brings back Sweet Sundays

    2019-05-24T00:00:00Z

    Mars Wrigley Confectionery UK has announced the return of its Sweet Sundays promotion for the eighth year running. The manufacturer’s most successful annual brand activation allows consumers to claim a free cinema ticket when they buy their favourite chocolate and confectionery treats. Promotional codes can be found on ...

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    Tic Tac offers Ibiza holiday as competition prize

    2019-05-17T00:00:00Z

    This summer Tic Tac will be offering consumers the chance to win a holiday to Ibiza, as part of a partnership with radio station, Kiss. Rolling out this month, the competition will look to drive shopper demand for its core range, with the promotion featuring across two million packs of ...

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    Cadbury introduces Curly Wurly Squirlies PMP format

    2019-05-03T00:00:00Z

    Cadbury has launched a new Curly Wurly Squirlies price-marked pack (PMP) format. The £1 PMP sharing bags have been developed to offer consumers a new pack size and help retailers capture shoppers’ attention in store. Mathieu Maggi, brand manager for bitesize at Mondelēz International, explained: “Curly Wurly Squirlies have ...

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    Big Bear rolls out Fox’s Glacier lines in shelf ready cases

    2019-05-03T00:00:00Z

    Big Bear Confectionery will roll out single facing shelf-ready cases across its core Fox’s Glacier lines to retailers nationwide this month, following a successful trial with the Co-op. The new single facing shelf-ready cases offer an alternative to hanging confectionery and are designed to maximise space where it’s at ...

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    Maynards Bassetts offers chance to win wacky prizes

    2019-05-03T00:00:00Z

    Maynards Bassetts is launching a new on-pack promotion offering shoppers the chance to win one of 8,001 wacky prizes. The promotion will be available on a number of the brand’s hero bags including Wine Gums, as well as new sub-brands Wine Gums Tangy, Soft Jellies Wild Safari and many ...

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    Peppersmith brings out plastic-free packaging

    2019-04-17T00:00:00Z

    Vegan-friendly mint and chewing gum brand Peppersmith unveiling newly rebranded plastic free packaging in mid-May across all products for a fresh contemporary look. It has been re-engineered to no longer require a plastic wrapper. Instead it uses a new perforated tamper proof tab on their FSC accredited fully recyclable card ...

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    Mentos launches Chewy & Fresh mints

    2019-04-17T00:00:00Z

    Mentos is launching a range of chewy mints this May – Chewy Fresh – ahead of the summer refreshment sales spike. Brand owner Perfetti van Melle (PVM) is aiming the range for the on-the-go consumer, and is packaging it in a resealable bottle. Differing from the ...

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    Vimto adds to revitalised range of lollipops

    2019-04-17T00:00:00Z

    Soft drink brand Vimto has collaborated with confectionery distributor IB Group to launch Vimto Remix Sodapops. The new lollipop is the tropical Vimto Remix Mango, Strawberry and Pineapple flavour from Vimto’s Remix range. The Remix Sodapops are suitable for vegetarians, contain real fruit juice and are made with natural colours. ...

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    Cadbury’s Premier League tie-up prepares for end of season

    2019-04-12T00:00:00Z

    Cadbury is getting ready to kick off its second end-of-season Premier League promotion. You’re Off runs from April 29 to June 7 across the Cadbury singles range, including Duos bars, and will offer shoppers the chance to instantly win an array of football-themed prizes including 50 pairs of Premier League ...

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    Mars Wrigley Confectionery UK launches Galaxy Darker Milk

    2019-04-05T00:00:00Z

    Mars Wrigley Confectionery UK has announced the launch of two new Galaxy Darker Milk variants – Galaxy Darker Milk and Galaxy Darker Milk with Roasted Hazelnuts. Galaxy Darker Milk and Galaxy Darker Milk with Roasted Hazelnuts contain a 70/30 milk dark blend, which is intended to deliver on the taste ...

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    Rowntree’s boosts Randoms but drops Tooty Frooties

    2019-03-22T00:00:00Z

    New variants of Rowntree’s Randoms are being introduced to coincide with its tenth birthday and a major refresh of the Rowntree’s brand, but Tooty Frooties is being ditched. Two new sharing bags, the first containing brand new Randoms Sours and the second Squish’ems (squishy foam and fruity jelly in one ...

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    Nestlé UK introduces on-pack promotion using QR code

    2019-03-15T00:00:00Z

    Nestlé UK and Ireland is introducing ’80 Awesome things to do’, a new on-pack promotion on some of its leading confectionery brands, which gives families fun and engaging activity ideas to do together. Small packs with less than 100 calories of Nestlé’s Milkybar, Smarties, Animal Bar and Rowntree’s Randoms will ...

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    Premium promise

    2019-03-11T00:00:00Z

    Trading up to more premium lines is a big consumer trend in the chocolate market. According to Mintel, consumers’ perceptions of the overall quality of chocolate unsurprisingly come down to its ingredients. In its latest chocolate report, it says: "High-quality ingredients are the key identifier of premium chocolate, associated ...

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    Nestlé UK rolls out Ruby Chocolate KitKat

    2019-02-22T00:00:00Z

    Nestlé UK has announced that its KitKat made with Ruby chocolate will launch nationwide this month. The four-finger wafer bar is coated with Ruby chocolate, derived from Ruby cocoa beans, which has an intense berry-fruitiness taste that occurs naturally with no artificial flavours or colour added. After a ...

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    Maynards Bassetts unveils sour soft jelly product

    2019-02-15T00:00:00Z

    Confectionery brand Maynards Bassetts has announced its first sour Soft Jelly product – Soft Jellies Fizzy Fish. The product is the second in the range of the Soft Jellies of the brand, after Soft Jellies Wild Safari was launched in 2018. The new product will be designed in ...