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How to have a dead-good Halloween

2020-10-20T14:02:00+01:00By Tracy West

When Halloween falls on a Saturday, as it does this year (October 31), it usually means bigger parties and a bigger spend.

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Swizzels plans to drive sales with virtual Halloween party


Sweet manufacturer Swizzels is aiming to ensure Halloween isn’t cancelled, despite the pandemic, by staging the UK’s largest virtual Halloween party.

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Valeo Confectionery brings out softer chewy version of its XXX mints


Valeo Confectionery has launched a new product, XXX Softmints, in response to consumer demand for the XXX brand’s mint flavour, but in a new, softer format.

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Chewits unveils four new products and marketing campaign


Chewits is expanding its range with the launch of four new products: Juicy Bites, Xtreme Sour Bites, Xtreme Sour Apple Laces and Fruity Twists.

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Trebor’s ‘Cash in a flash’ promotion returns


Leading mint brand Trebor is bringing back its ‘Cash in a Flash’ consumer promotion for a second year, offering shoppers the chance to win a range of cash prizes including a jackpot of £1,000. The promotion is live from this month and is running across the full Trebor singles range, with bespoke point-of-sale materials designed to excite and engage shoppers.

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Shoppers to vote on Cadbury’s next limited-edition dairy milk bar


Cadbury is unveiling three new limited-edition Cadbury Dairy Milk bars, created by this year’s Cadbury Inventor finalists. The all-new flavour variants are: Gillian’s Cadbury Dairy Milk Coconutty; Shannon’s Cadbury Dairy Milk Crunchy Honeycomb; and Taylor’s Cadbury Dairy Milk Out of the Blueberry.

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Mars reveals first M&M’s range of protein products


Mars Consumer Drinks & Treats is launching the UK’s first M&M’s-branded range of protein products, with the introduction of M&M’s Hi Protein Chocolate and M&M’s Hi Protein Chocolate Peanut bars to its portfolio of sports nutrition products.