All Confectionery articles – Page 7

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    product news: Supermix returns to TV

    2018-07-27T00:00:00Z

    Haribo Supermix is back on TV for nine weeks as part of a £1.3m investment. The new advert features a juxtaposition between a hard, cool rock band who, on opening a pack of Supermix, reveal their softer, more childlike side. Hayley Nixon, marketing manager at Haribo UK, commented: ...

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    product news: Boost adds protein variant

    2018-07-27T00:00:00Z

    Cadbury is adding a variant to its Boost brand, Boost + Protein, which contains 12 grams of protein – four times more protein and 32% less sugar than standard Boost bar. The Boost brand including Boost + Protein will also be supported by a £1m campaign that includes OOH, ...

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    product news: Haribo updates Supermix

    2018-07-20T00:00:00Z

    Haribo has updated Supermix to offer a new mix, focusing on four shapes available in more vibrant colours and creamier flavours. The new version is intended to appeal to consumers who prefer Haribo’s mix of soft to eat treats, Supermix will now offer lemon meringue and peach flavoured Little ...

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    product news: Mondelez unveils Halloween innovation

    2018-07-20T00:00:00Z

    Mondelēz has unveiled new products for the Halloween season which it says will be suit both the self-treat and trick or treat occasion. New Cadbury Goo Heads will be available in creepy skeleton, pumpkin, Frankenstein, Dracula or were-wolf variants. Each head is filled with gooey white fondant encased in a ...

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    product news: low-sugar CDM bar to be introduced

    2018-07-20T00:00:00Z

    From 2019 Cadbury Dairy Milk will be available in a new bar with 30% less sugar, which will sit alongside the standard bar on shelves. For almost two years, a team of 20 scientists, nutritionists and chocolatiers at Mondelēz International’s Reading and Bournville research and development facilities have been working ...

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    product news: TV adverts give it a Twirl

    2018-07-20T00:00:00Z

    Cadbury has unveiled a new £3m marketing campaign around its number one singles bar, Cadbury Twirl. The new creative draws attention to those quiet moments of reflection and snapshots of real life where the mind wanders and we ponder some of life’s most unanswered questions. Set against the hustle and ...

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    product news: Maltesers expands into buttons

    2018-07-13T00:00:00Z

    Mars Wrigley Confectionery has launched an advertising campaign for Maltesers Buttons – a new extension to the Maltesers brand. The digital-only campaign, backed by a £1.3m media spend on channels such as YouTube, Facebook and Instagram, is intended to bring to life the playfulness of Maltesers to give consumers ...

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    product news: Big Bear adds Almond variant to Just range

    2018-07-13T00:00:00Z

    Big Bear Confectionery, owner of Just Brazils, is introducing a new product to its Just range. This August will see the launch of Just Almonds, which joins Just Brazils Milk and Just Brazils Dark as a permanent member of the Just family. Andrew Ovens, marketing manager for Big ...

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    Sweetness and light

    2018-07-06T00:00:00Z

    There’s no doubt that sugar confectionery manufacturers have been working hard to keep consumers happy with new formulations with less sugar. According to Mintel, 53% of sweet buyers would buy a reduced sugar version of their favourite sweet brand if available. However, Kantar data reveals that consumers are unwilling to ...

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    product news: Mars Wrigley Confectionery unveils new textures

    2018-07-06T00:00:00Z

    Mars Wrigley Confectionery is launching its first texture innovation in 18 years across two of its best performing sugar confectionery brands, Skittles and Starburst. Designed to overcome barriers to purchase, new Skittles Chewies and Starburst Minis are the latest additions to Mars Wrigley Confectionery’s £48.7m candy portfolio. Skittles ...

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    Crunchy Caramel is latest M&M’s limited edition

    2018-07-06T00:00:00Z

    Mars Wrigley Confectionery is launching a limited-edition M M’s Crunchy Caramel, which marries the most popular flavour in the chocolate category with the world’s number one confectionery brand. The chocolates come in pouches, treat bags and singles (rrp £2.09, £1.19 and 66p respectively). Mars Wrigley expects the new variant to ...

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    cube candy

    2018-07-06T00:00:00Z

    New from Haribo are Squidglets, which feature six cube shapes including an apple flavoured tongue face and a blue raspberry flavoured smiling face.

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    madbury for cadbury

    2018-07-06T00:00:00Z

    Cadbury is calling upon the nation to ’Go madbury for Cadbury’ and create their own Cadbury Dairy Milk bar. Three ideas will be made into bars and go on sale next year.

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    Butterkist Toffee now available in 60g grab bag

    2018-07-06T00:00:00Z

    Butterkist Toffee flavour is now available in a 60g grab bag in a bid to capitalise on the growing demand for single-serve formats. Rrp is 89p. Popcorn has been a major driver for growth within the crisps, snack and nuts market in the past two years, with the handy ...

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    product news: Maoam advert returns to TV

    2018-06-29T00:00:00Z

    Fruity chew brand Maoam has returned to TV screens with its Full On… Till It’s Gone advert. The advert will be on air for 15 weeks, and is expected to reach more than 8 million consumers. Bethan Rawstron, brand manager at Maoam, commented: “There was a great deal of love ...

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    Product news: Fruittella adds grab & go sachet option

    2018-06-21T00:00:00Z

    Fruittella has added a new handy grab go sachet option to its range of ’less sugar’ and ’sugar free’ products, perfect for quick purchases on the go. The new single offering sachets, which are 99 calories per pack, offer a sweet treat that "delivers all the flavour, but ...

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    product news: Haribo unveils Squidglets

    2018-06-15T00:00:00Z

    Haribo has extended its range with the launch of Squidglets, bringing a mix of shapes to the confectionery aisle in a new soft-textured recipe. Packs of Squidglets feature six cube shapes with fun expressions available in a variety of flavours and colours including; a pink strawberry-flavoured heart face; a green ...

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    product news: Tangerine Confectionery expands Softies range

    2018-06-15T00:00:00Z

    Tangerine Confectionery is expanding its Softies range with the addition of three new products, offering soft and chewy twists on retro favourites under the Barratt brand – introducing Dip Dab Softies, and Refreshers and Fruit Salad Mini Softies. The new Dip Dab Softies are a modern twist on the classic ...

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    product news: Cadbury’s Freddo in summer promotion

    2018-06-15T00:00:00Z

    Cadbury Dairy Milk Freddo will be giving away 2,000 adventures to consumers and their families, from July to September, as part of its independent exclusive ‘Win Big Adventures’ promotion. Prizes include exciting days out to attractions like Chessington World of Adventures, Go Ape and London Zoo. To enter ...

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    product news: Swizzels celebrates 90th anniversary

    2018-06-08T00:00:00Z

    To mark Swizzels 90th anniversary, the Derbyshire-based sweet manufacturer is challenging consumers to create their own “Sweetest Invention” that will be brought to life in the factory. Entries will be shortlisted by a panel of Swizzels judges and then put to the public vote. The winning creation could end ...