All Confectionery articles – Page 4

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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 ...

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    Cracked Egg Muffin in time for Easter

    2019-02-11T00:00:00Z

    Aryzta Food Solutions has launched a Cracked Egg Muffin under its Otis brand.It is supplied frozen for thaw and serve and comprises a chocolate chip muffin with a vanilla cream centre, finished with a white chocolate cream cracked egg decoration. It comes in cases of 28, rrp £1.49. Pos, including ...

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    Orange returns to Bournville chocolate range

    2019-02-11T00:00:00Z

    Cadbury’s Bournville Orange is available once again and is now part of the permanent range. The bar, which combines a strong cocoa taste with real orange fruit pieces, was first launched in 1927 and was brought back for a limited time in 2009. It is now being brought back to ...

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    Premier League Cadbury Legends promo is back

    2019-02-11T00:00:00Z

    The Premier League Cadbury Legends promotion is back. Running through to March 31, it gives consumers the chance to win thousands of prizes when they purchase a Cadbury Dairy Milk bar. The campaign is supported by a £1.1m campaign. The photo shows last year’s winner, Natalie Hardie, who won, and ...

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    Mondelez unveils Cadbury Dairy Milk Oreo Sandwich PMP

    2019-02-08T00:00:00Z

    Mondelēz International is launching a £1 price-marked pack (PMP) of Cadbury Dairy Milk Oreo Sandwich this month. Lyndsey Homer, junior brand manager for Cadbury Dairy Milk at Mondelēz International, commented: “We’ve been extremely pleased with the success of Cadbury Dairy Milk Oreo Sandwich, which has not only won awards ...

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    Trebor unveils sugar-free sub-range

    2019-01-25T00:00:00Z

    Mint brand Trebor has unveiled its first sugar-free hard-boiled sub-range, Trebor Cool Drops. Trebor is introducing the product in two flavours - Extra Fresh and Lemon – with the aim of bringing new consumers into the category, while driving incremental sales. Cool Drops comes in a handy 28g flip-top box, ...

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    Minions return to the Kinder Surprise stable

    2019-01-25T00:00:00Z

    The Minions licence is returning to the Kinder Surprise range with seven new toys up for grabs. The special edition eggs are launching this month and will be supported with a £2m marketing investment. Levi Boorer, customer development director for Ferrero UK Ireland, commented: “Minions has ...

  • Burton’s Biscuits introduces Maryland Sugar Free Cookies
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    Burton’s Biscuits introduces Maryland Sugar Free Cookies

    2019-01-25T00:00:00Z

    Burton’s Biscuit Company has followed up its sugar-reduction programme on core Maryland and the introduction of less than 100 calorie packs across its Minis range, with the launch of Maryland Sugar Free Cookies. The new offering has an MRSP of £1.39 for the 230g pack. Kate Needham, marketing ...