All Confectionery articles – Page 5

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    KitKat kicks off 2019 with on-pack promotion

    2019-01-18T00:00:00Z

    Nestlé Confectionery’s flagship brand KitKat is to kick off 2019 with an on-pack promotion giving consumers the chance to win a special break. Ten holidays worth up £8,000 to destinations such as Miami, Cuba, Thailand and Barbados, will be available to be won instantly by purchasing a promotional pack of ...

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    Ferrero ramps up its spring occasions range

    2019-01-11T00:00:00Z

    The Thorntons Easter range includes three new luxury eggs White Chocolate Raspberry, Milk Chocolate Almond Hazelnut and Dark Chocolate Orange. All feature strong colours and a premium look designed to appeal to younger, more affluent shoppers. Meanwhile, Ferrero Rocher’s 212.5g and 275g eggs ...

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    Mars Wrigley Confectionery introduces new M&M’s Eggs

    2019-01-11T00:00:00Z

    Mars Wrigley Confectionery has launched new M M’s Eggs ready for Easter 2019. The eggs have a crunchy speckled shell and milk chocolate filling. Chirag Shah, seasonal brand manager, Mars Wrigley Confectionery, said: “We’re thrilled to be launching M M’s Eggs in the UK this year. M M’s is the ...

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    Haribo unveils Hunt the Double Yolker campaign

    2019-01-11T00:00:00Z

    Haribo has unveiled a seasonal campaign inviting shoppers to Hunt the Double Yolker in limited edition bags of Starmix. Shoppers have until 21 April to find one of 20 ‘Double Yolkers’ and win a UK forest holiday. Claire James, trade marketing manager for Haribo, commented: “Hunt the Double Yolker is ...

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    Cadbury Darkmilk moves into convenience sector

    2019-01-11T00:00:00Z

    Cadbury Darkmilk, launched last year in Tesco, is now available to convenience retailers in an impulse format. The 35g bars come in Original and Almond varieties, rrp 65p, with a price-marked version also available at 55p. At the same time, a new 85g Salted Caramel bar is being launched. ...

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    Montezumas reveals Easter range additions

    2019-01-11T00:00:00Z

    Montezuma’s Easter 2019 range includes three new products: a milk chocolate alternative Like No Udder egg and two giant chocolate bunnies named Bertie and Betsy. Like No Udder is ideal for vegans or those avoiding dairy products. Rrp is £9.99. The two bunnies are hollow chocolate, with Bertie in white ...

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    Cracking on

    2018-12-19T00:00:00Z

    Easter just wouldn’t be the same without chocolate eggs and the manufacturer that leads the field in these eggs is Mondelez with a 44% share of the market. Indeed 82% of the UK population ate a Mondelez Easter product last Easter with Cadbury Creme Egg being the number one brand ...

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    Cadbury’s extends Darkmilk into impulse territory

    2018-12-14T00:00:00Z

    Cadbury’s is extending its Darkmilk range with two new additions and price-marked packs (PMPs) aimed at the impulse sector. Following the tablet launch in 2018, Cadbury Darkmilk Original and Cadbury Darkmilk Almond will now be joined by a 35g bar from 1 January, for those looking for a treat when ...

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    Ferrero reveals plans for early 2019

    2018-12-14T00:00:00Z

    Ferrero has unveiled plans for a range of initiatives early in 2019. Levi Boorer, customer development director, explained: “Mother’s Day and Easter fall later in 2019, extending the trading period and giving a greater window for seasonal sales. Ferrero has a wide range of seasonal and limited edition products joining ...

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    product news: Fox’s Glacier extends life of limited edition

    2018-11-16T00:00:00Z

    Fox’s Glacier, which this year celebrates its 100th anniversary, has decided to continue selling its Glacier Tropical, saying it is bowing to retailer demand to extend the run of the limited edition brand. Owned by confectionery giant Big Bear Confectionery, the brand typically rolls out a fresh limited edition range ...

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    product news: Swizzels reveals latest sweet creation

    2018-11-16T00:00:00Z

    Sweet manufacturer Swizzels has revealed its newest sweet creation, invented by a consumer, which is set to go into production next year. To mark 90 years in business, Swizzels launched its Sweetest Invention competition earlier this year. Great British Dessert Chews was one of four finalists in the competition and ...

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    product news: Cadbury unveils Secret Santa campaign

    2018-11-16T00:00:00Z

    Cadbury has unveiled a new Christmas campaign to celebrate the ritual of Secret Santa gifting. The TV advert urges families across the UK to follow their generous instinct and become a Secret Santa this Christmas, to show their appreciation to friends and loved ones during the festive season. ...

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    product news: Werther’s runs Caramel Shop advert

    2018-11-12T00:00:00Z

    The Werther’s Original Christmas Caramel Shop box contains a variety of Werther’s caramels including Butter Candies, Creamy Filling, Éclairs and new Soft Caramel. The pack size is 250g and rrp is £2.99. It will be backed by the Caramel Shop advert, which in the run up to last Christmas was ...

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    product news: Tangerine Confectionery launches multipacks

    2018-11-02T00:00:00Z

    Tangerine Confectionery has launched a new range of multipacks designed to target the family market with portion-controlled mini bags of classic favourites. The four ‘Bag of Bags’ multipacks will each contain 11 mini bags of the same variety. These include Shrimps Bananas (176g), Mini Bears (198g) and Jelly ...

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    product news: Blockhead wins listing with MFG

    2018-10-26T00:00:00Z

    The energy gum brand Blockhead has announced the addition of three new partnerships with major national retailers: MFG, Booker Retail Partners, and Costcutter. Blockhead says the deals mean its products will be available at more than 2,800 retail outlets nationwide, three months after its formal launch. Danny Lowe, founder and ...

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    product news: Ferrero offers store makeover prize

    2018-10-19T00:00:00Z

    Ferrero is giving retailers the chance to win a store makeover, worth £4,000. The Christmas transformation will aim to bring the community together to celebrate the festive period, and Ferrero will work with the winning store to tailor the prize to best cater for their community. To enter ...

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    Santa’s sales winners

    2018-10-08T00:00:00Z

    Whether it’s a tub of your favourite twistwraps, an extra large Toblerone or a Chocolate Orange, Christmas just wouldn’t be the same without chocolate. No wonder then that it’s the most important time of the year for chocolate sales. Yes, the grocery multiples start piling up their £5 tubs ...

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    Extra-strong menthol mint innovation from Smint

    2018-10-08T00:00:00Z

    Smint has launched an extra strong menthol power mint – Smint Xtrm with Menthol and Eucalyptus. The new sugar-free variant aims to provide invigorating freshness and an instant feeling of relief in the throat and nose, with the launch well-timed for the looming winter cold season. Hannah Acres, Smint ...

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    Advent calendar joins Celebrations festive line-up

    2018-10-08T00:00:00Z

    Celebrations has launched its first-ever advent calendar so customers can ’celebrate’ every day in the lead up to Christmas. Laura Edwards, Celebrations senior brand manager, Mars Wrigley Confectionery UK, said: “Celebrations is synonymous with Christmas and so it’s only right we introduce a Celebrations Advent Calendar so people can feel ...

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    £2.8m support for new ’thank you’ Cadbury Roses campaign

    2018-09-24T00:00:00Z

    Cadbury has unveiled a new £2.8 million marketing campaign celebrating Cadbury Roses. The new creative draws attention to how a thank you is more meaningful when you give a thank you, rather than just say ’thank you’. It follows the story of a little boy, who, to his father’s ...