All Confectionery articles – Page 7

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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 ...

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    product news: Nestlé brands offer kids days out

    2018-05-25T00:00:00Z

    Nestlé Confectionery is launching an on-pack promotion on Milkybar, Rowntree’s and Smarties offering the chance for kids to go free on family days out. Kids Go Free will feature on a range of formats, including sharing bags, blocks, multipacks and minis, and participating packs can be exchanged for one ...

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    product news: Maltesers unveils brand extensions

    2018-05-25T00:00:00Z

    Mars Wrigley Confectionery UK has announced the launch of two brand extensions for Maltesers. Maltesers Buttons, a new bitesize treat, has the same ingredients as regular Maltesers but offers consumers a chocolate button with the brand’s signature crunchy texture. Maltesers Truffles contain the familiar crunch and melt combination with a ...

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    product news: Haribo unveils new flavours

    2018-05-18T00:00:00Z

    Haribo has unveiled new fruit flavour combinations with Frenzy Starmix Fruit Punch and Frenzy Tangfastics Fruit Spritzers. Alison Satterthwaite, brand manager, Haribo UK lead brands, commented: “This year Haribo Frenzy is delivering a real taste of summer, bringing a refreshing combination to the confectionery aisles with fruity drink inspired flavours ...

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    product news: Nestlé Confectionery partners NOW TV

    2018-05-18T00:00:00Z

    Nestlé Confectionery is partnering online streaming service NOW TV to launch an on-pack promotion. The new promotion will see KitKat, Aero, Yorkie, Toffee Crisp and Rowntree’s Fruit Pastilles offer consumers the chance to win either a monthly Sky Cinema, Entertainment or Kids pass, or Sky Sports day pass, with 1,000 ...

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    product news: Toffifee offers extra-free pack

    2018-05-04T00:00:00Z

    Toffifee is offering a special extra value pack which provides 25% extra free on its standard 100g pack. With casual boxed chocolate sales worth £286m and experiencing 7.6% growth, the promotion is designed to help retailers capitalise on the opportunity by merchandising off-shelf to drive visibility and maximise sales. ...

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    product news: Swizzels enters soft chew hanging bags

    2018-04-27T00:00:00Z

    Sweet manufacturer Swizzels has entered the soft chew hanging bag category with its newest invention, Choos. Available in two variants, Drumstick and Refreshers, Choos come with a choice of five flavours per pack. Drumstick Choos contain five double flavour combinations including Peaches Cream and Strawberry Banana, ...

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    product news: Cadbury Premier League tie-up spawns 5-a-side competition

    2018-04-27T00:00:00Z

    Cadbury is launching a promotion as part of its partnership with the Premier League. Running from 30 April to 30 June, the competition will offer 13 consumers the chance to win an opportunity to team up with five friends and join in a 5-a-side football tournament at Powerleague, Wembley, with ...