All Confectionery articles – Page 8

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    product news: Trebor brings back Get Minted promotion

    2018-03-28T00:00:00Z

    The Trebor mint brand’s convenience channel-exclusive promotion, Get Minted, is returning for a second year. The promotion will run until 17 June with an aim to drive excitement and sales by offering consumers a chance to win one of 102 prizes ranging from £50 to £5,000. Consumers can win by ...

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    Getting singled out

    2018-03-20T00:00:00Z

    Nine out of 10 people eat chocolate, with 57% of them doing so more than once a week. So says Mintel in its latest chocolate category report. Bars and blocks are the most popular formats thanks to their availability and price. And confectionery singles or countlines are the most ...

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    product news: Fox’s Glacier marks centenary with new duo

    2018-03-16T00:00:00Z

    Fox’s Glacier, which this year celebrates its 100th anniversary, is set to expand its range with the launch of two new products this Spring. Spearheading the anniversary year will be the first new mint product since the launch of Glacier Mints in 1918. Made with natural mint oils, the ...

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    product news: Wine Gums broadens into cocktails

    2018-03-09T00:00:00Z

    Maynards Bassetts is launching a new flavour extension, Wine Gums Mocktails, which aims to broaden appeal to younger adults. The new candy bag, Wine Gums Mocktails, will see non-alcoholic Strawberry Daiquiri, Pina Colada and Cuba Libre flavours added to the range of Wine Gum shaped jelly sweets. Marta ...

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    product news: Haribo revamps Easter range

    2018-03-02T00:00:00Z

    Haribo’s Easter Range has been given a new look and a new treat. New for 2018 is Haribo Bunny ‘n’ Friends, a gift that contains cute bunny, sheep and chick shaped sweets all wrapped up in a bunnyshaped box. This latest addition to Haribo’s Easter gifting follows the success of ...

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    product news: KitKat extends into boxed chocolates

    2018-02-23T00:00:00Z

    Nestlé Confectionery’s flagship brand KitKat has announced its biggest innovation of 2018: KitKat Senses. This new boxed chocolates launch sees KitKat move into a more indulgent, sharing format. KitKat Senses is a box of twenty individually-wrapped bite-size chocolates. There are three different flavours: hazelnut, double chocolate and salted caramel. Each ...

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    Product news: Thorntons competition to ’pass the love on’

    2018-02-19T00:00:00Z

    To celebrate Mother’s Day this year, Thorntons is giving retailers the chance to ‘Pass the Love on’ with its latest competition. The competition will be hosted on Ferrero’s trade website, Your Perfect Store, a hub for category insight, brand news and bespoke advice. The winner will receive a relaxing ...

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    product news: Nestlé Confectionery cuts size of outlets

    2018-02-16T00:00:00Z

    Nestlé Confectionery is aiming to drive impulse sales and profits for convenience retailers with the introduction of a new smaller size outer across a range of its best-selling singles including all the ‘2 for £1’ price-marked packs (PMPs). The rollout of the new size 24-count outer will begin this month ...

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    product news: Kinder teams up with Warner Bros super heroes

    2018-02-16T00:00:00Z

    Kinder is teaming up with Warner Bros Consumer Products with its latest range of Kinder Surprise heroic-coloured eggs containing DC Superhero Girls and Justice League toys. The eggs will be available until the end of April and support the popularity of DC Super Hero Girls and the DC characters ...

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    product news: Barratt brand returns

    2018-02-05T00:00:00Z

    Retro sweets brand Barratt is marking its 170th anniversary with a new launch this spring, backed by £1.5m marketing support. The brand portfolio will include DipDab, Refreshers, Nougat, Sherbet Fountain, Fruit Salad, Black Jack, Wham, Refreshers Softies and Fruit Salad Softies. Eight of the 10 best-selling Tangerine Confectionery ...

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    product news: Cadbury and Oreo team up for sharing duo

    2018-02-02T00:00:00Z

    Cadbury and Oreo will be coming together again in both tablets and bags this February with two new sharing products. Building on the success of Cadbury Dairy Milk Oreo in tablets, the brand will be introduce Cadbury Dairy Milk Oreo Sandwich. The new tablet will have a layer of Cadbury ...

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    product news: KitKat mugs up on drink link

    2018-01-26T00:00:00Z

    Nestlé Confectionery’s flagship brand KitKat is to kick off 2018 with a promotion that links confectionery and hot drinks as the perfect break partners. To celebrate this link KitKat is introducing a new character to consumers: Joe the Mug. Joe is a mug who is looking for the perfect ...

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    product news: Big Bear sponsors Leicester Tigers

    2018-01-26T00:00:00Z

    Big Bear Confectionery has announced its official sponsorship of the Leicester Tigers Premiership rugby team for the 2018/19 season. The company announced the partnership on Sunday 21 January at the Champions Cup game between the Tigers and French rugby union club Racing 92. It continues a partnership with the Tigers ...

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    product news: Werther’s launches TV campaign

    2018-01-19T00:00:00Z

    Werther’s Sugar Free is launching a £4m national TV campaign this January to remind shoppers that they can still treat themselves to the taste of Werther’s Original, with the reassurance of no sugar and fewer calories. “We’ve had significant success with our most recent TV advertising,” said Andy Mutton, managing ...

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    product news: Haribo brings out lower sugar option

    2018-01-19T00:00:00Z

    Haribo has unveiled a new addition to its range – Fruitilicious – which it says has 30% less sugar. Fruitilicious features fruit shaped, smiley faced pieces in strawberry, raspberry, pineapple, orange, apple and lemon flavours. Hayley Nixon, marketing manager from Haribo, commented: “For almost 100 years Haribo has ...

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    product news: Cadbury launches new brand platform

    2018-01-12T00:00:00Z

    Cadbury is launching a new global brand platform, which is intended to shine a light on the kindness and generosity in society and facilitate moments of human connection. The first creative under the new global brand platform is centered on Cadbury Dairy Milk and the campaign kicked off with ...

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    product news: Cadbury Creme Egg returns to TV

    2018-01-05T00:00:00Z

    Cadbury Creme Egg has returned to TV as part of a £4m marketing investment for the brand during the run up to Easter, and will be supported by PR, experiential and digital activity. January also sees the start of a hunt exclusive to the convenience channel – Hunt the ...

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    product news: Cadbury Premier League tie-up reaches biscuits

    2018-01-05T00:00:00Z

    Cadbury’s Premier League partnership will move into biscuits this month with the launch of an on-pack promotion with Cadbury Fingers – Finders Keepers. The promotional packs will see Cadbury Fingers renamed for a limited period while its Finger characters will play goalie on promotional packaging which offers consumers a chance ...

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    product news: Cadbury exploits Premier League tie-up

    2017-12-15T00:00:00Z

    The second phase of Cadbury’s partnership with the Premier League will kick off this January with a promotion offering the chance to win a day with a Premier League “legend”. Running from 1January until 31 March, the new promotion will offer consumers the chance to win an experience day with ...

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    Spring’s the thing

    2017-12-13T00:00:00Z

    When looking at what to stock for next Easter, it’s good to reflect on what sold well last time around. The vast majority of you will have epos data which you can use to help with your ordering, however, it’s also good to look at what else sold well across ...