All Confectionery articles – Page 9

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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 ...

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    Product news: Range extension for squbes

    2017-12-08T00:00:00Z

    Squbes, the savoury seed cube brand, has extended its range into the sweet category by introducing two new indulgent flavours: Dark Chocolate with Coconut Sea Salt and Salted Caramel Almond. Made without refined sugar, the new flavours are intended to deliver a guilt-free sweet option that ...

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    Product news: Lifestyle message in New Year push for goodnessknows

    2017-12-04T00:00:00Z

    Mars Chocolate UK has announced a new lifestyle activation set to hit shops in the New Year incorporating the company’s latest product innovations. ‘New Year, New Choices’ will offer consumers the latest in a wave of new lifestyle products like goodnessknows, Mars Chocolate UK’s first new brand in 20 ...

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    product news: RetroScents aims to rekindle sweet memories

    2017-11-17T00:00:00Z

    RetroScents, the manufacturer of in-car air fresheners and fragranced accessories, is aiming to rekindle sweet memories after signing a licensing deal Tangerine, the supplier and manufacturer of sugar confectionery and branded popcorn. The agreement with Tangerine is the latest in a line of deals for the Nottingham-based firm, whose scented ...

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    product news: Elizabeth Shaw does the Twist

    2017-11-10T00:00:00Z

    Elizabeth Shaw is launching Twists, described as an indulgent selection of individually wrapped hazelnut treats enrobed in milk chocolate and praline, topped with crisp rice and coated in milk chocolate. They come in a box that opens and closes with one big twist. Elizabeth Shaw managing director, Karen Crawford, said ...

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    product news: Premier Foods adds new cake bars

    2017-11-10T00:00:00Z

    Premier Foods is launching new Cadbury Roses Cake Bars ahead of the festive season, with classic favourites and best sellers also returning from Cadbury Cakes and Mr Kipling. Mr Kipling will see a packaging refresh across its range, while Iced Topped Mince Pies will now also be available in a ...

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    product news: Mars Chocolate puts new brand on TV

    2017-11-03T00:00:00Z

    The first TV advert for goodnessKnows, Mars Chocolate UK’s newest brand, aired for the first time on Sunday November 5 as part of the brand’s Done some bad? Done some good campaign. GoodnessKnows has four snackable squares that can be eaten all at once, or broken up through the ...

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    Product news: New fun range from Maynards Bassetts

    2017-10-30T00:00:00Z

    Maynards Bassetts is bringing more light-hearted fun to the candy bags category with the launch of a new range - its first since the launch of the brand in 2016. Available in 70g non price-marked packs and 50p PMPs, Maynards Bassetts has introduced five new playful packs – Beaming ...

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    Product news: Ferrero Rocher back on TV with ’golden moments’

    2017-10-30T00:00:00Z

    Ferrero Rocher is back on TV with a new £3.5m campaign over Christmas and spring to support the brand across these seasonal occasions. The campaign spans multiple channels including a new 30-second TV advert, which will hit the nation’s screens on 28th October and will run through to the ...

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    product news: Jenny Wren introduces sub-£10 Christmas Box

    2017-10-18T00:00:00Z

    Jenny Wren, the Kentish chocolate firm, has introduced its first Christmas box for what it calls the “neglected” sub-£10 gifting category. The Christmas Collection features 12 hand-finished Belgian chocolates and truffles – including Fleur de Sel caramel, raspberry yoghurt and white mocha. The launch coincides with Jenny Wren being the ...

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    Countdown to Christmas

    2017-10-06T00:00:00Z

    Would you like to guess how much was spent on Christmas confectionery last year? Well, if you said around £800m you would be right because, according to IRI data, we in the UK spent £824m on chocolate and sweets last Christmas. A lot of that spend goes on gifting and ...

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    product news: Big Bear Confectionery adds limited edition

    2017-10-06T00:00:00Z

    Big Bear Confectionery has announced a new limited-edition variant to be introduced to its Fox’s Glacier range: Fox’s Glacier Berries. Inspired by fresh, fruity flavours, the special-edition mixed bags contain three different flavours: blueberry, cranberry and gooseberry. The 200g sharing bags will be on sale until the end of the ...

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    product news: Curly Wurly and Picnic add new packs

    2017-10-06T00:00:00Z

    Curly Wurly and Picnic are now available in medium-sized bags. New Curly Wurly Squirlies and Cadbury Picnic Bites follow the likes of Cadbury Fudge, which was successfully extended into the medium bitesize category in February. The latest launch aims to drive incremental sales for the family sharing occasion, particularly among ...

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    product news: Tangerine brings Softies range back to TV

    2017-09-29T00:00:00Z

    Tangerine Confectionery is bringing the Softies range back to screens this autumn as part of a £1m investment in its branded sugar portfolio. The TV advertising campaign will place a spotlight on the new Fruit Salad Sour Softies and showcase the revitalised branding on both Fruit Salad and Refreshers ...

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    product news: Yorkie adds protein-enriched variant

    2017-09-29T00:00:00Z

    Nestlé Confectionery’s Yorkie brand is tapping into a growing trend in the confectionery market with the launch of the new Yorkie Pro protein enriched chocolate bar. Each 42g Yorkie PRO bar will contain 10g of protein from a combination of protein-enriched milk chocolate and wheat protein crispies. The ...

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    product news: Maoam pop-up sets off on tour

    2017-09-08T00:00:00Z

    Maoam has launched Maoam Zone – a pop-up party that delivers a festival feel for consumers as part of a nationwide sampling campaign. The Maoam Zone will call at 10 locations delivering 22 activation days and will be popping up at staged shows, shopping centres, town squares and leading ...

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    product news: Nestlé Confectionery reveals festive plans

    2017-09-08T00:00:00Z

    Nestlé Confectionery has unveiled its Christmas offering for 2017. Leading its range are the Smarties Little Choc Penguin (a chocolate shell with mini Smarties inside) and the white chocolate Milkybar Polar Bear Cub (both RRP 65p). Each features four new designs on its foil packaging, giving them added personality and ...

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    product news: Naturya launches healthy snack bars

    2017-09-08T00:00:00Z

    Naturya has teamed up with two Michelin Star trained chefs, David Jones and Jonny Bingham, to create a range of organic, nutrient-rich, nutritionally balanced snack bars, which have just been launched into the forecourt sector. Many bars with “no added sugar” use dates, but Naturya has instead used unrefined maple ...

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    product news: Trebor puts Softmints in a pot

    2017-09-01T00:00:00Z

    Trebor has launched its Softmints in a pot format, with the 100g pots available in peppermint and spearmint Softmint variants. The new pot has been created to allow consumers to easily enjoy the mints on-the-go, making it ideal for desktops at work, in a bag for the daily commute ...

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    product news: Vimto teams up with Millions

    2017-09-01T00:00:00Z

    Soft drink brand Vimto is teaming up with Millions, the tiny chewy sweets, to create Vimto Millions. The launch of the flavour has been timed to boost back to school sales. Vimto and Millions are looking to target teen consumers with the partnership, taking advantage of Vimto’s popularity among 15-19 ...