PRODUCT NEWS: Sour patch kids launch vegan Watermelon flavour


Mondelez is introducing a new watermelon flavour for its Sour Patch Kids.The new flavour joins the Cola, Fruit Mix, and Original as the latest addition to the portfolio and is also completely vegan with no gelatine.

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PRODUCT NEWS: Cadbury introduces portion control packaging


Cadbury has revealed a new packaging initiative on its Duos range, enabling consumers to twist to seal the snack and save half for later.

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PRODUCT NEWS: Nestlé springs into action


Nestlé has a raft of new products available this spring. Its new KitKat Bites are described as ‘a more indulgent way’ to enjoy the popular snack.

FT - Seasonal confectionery LEAD


2022-02-03T12:12:00+00:00By Tracy West

While Easter 2020 was a washout thanks to the first round of Covid restrictions, according to Kantar data, Easter 2021 was a boomtime for sales. Total Easter confectionery sales topped £373m, which was up nearly 26% on 2020 figures, and was even more than the £340m spent on chocolate in pre-Covid 2019.

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SHOP TALK: Is it chocolate? No, it’s a plant bar

2021-10-18T13:39:00+01:00By Tracy West, retail commentator

Who’d be a vegan? Well, actually quite a lot of people if you look at the stats

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One-in-five convenience purchases made in HFSS-restricted locations


Nearly 20% of products purchased within convenience stores are picked up from areas that face HFSS restrictions, according to the Lumina Intelligence UK Convenience Market Report 2021. 

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Cadbury partners Merlin Entertainments again for its summer promotion


Cadbury is joining forces with Merlin Entertainments again for its summer promotion.