Ferrero teams up with Coca-Cola for limited edition Tic Tac launch


Ferrero has launched a limited-edition Tic Tac Coca-Cola, which is a result of a collaboration between two brands.

Swizzels reveals Great British Puds in hanging bags

Swizzels reveals Great British Puds in hanging bags


British sweet manufacturer Swizzels has released Great British Puds sweets in hanging bags.

Mars Wrigley UK brings back Sweetstake with charity partner

2020-04-24T00:00:00+01:00By John Wood

Mars Wrigley UK has announced the return of its consumer promotion, Sweetstake, with top prizes of £20,000 and a new charitable partnership with National Emergencies Trust (NET) for its Coronavirus Appeal.

Mars Wrigley introduces a new twist on Skittles

2020-03-11T00:00:00+00:00By John Wood

Mars Wrigley is launching a new twist on its Skittles – Giants – which are softer on the inside and three times the size of a standard Skittle.

Maynards Bassetts launches Superfruit Jellies

2020-02-14T00:00:00+00:00By John Wood

Confectionery brand Maynards Bassetts is aiming to tap into consumer desires for authenticity, higher real fruit content and added benefits with Superfruit Jellies, a new product launching this month.

Chupa Chups expands range of sugar-free lollipops

2020-02-14T00:00:00+00:00By John Wood

Chupa Chups is expanding its sugar-free range of lollipops with new Chupa Chups Good For You. Made with natural, premium quality stevia, the lollipops come in Strawberry, Orange and Cherry flavours and contain only natural colouring.

The rise of mini bars


Portion control seems to be the new buzz-phrase in chocolate and not just for children. According to research undertaken by Kantar for Forecourt Trader’s sister magazine The Grocer, 21% of consumers are interested in portion-controlled bars as a way to manage their calorie and sugar intake.