Ever since watching the Halloween celebrations featuring in Steven Spielberg’s ET as a kid, I’ve been fascinated by the lengths that some will go to mark this key annual extravaganza heralding the long, dark nights of winter.
Yowie Group is providing virtually everything needed for children in the US to have a “spook-tacular” Halloween at home, while creating many opportunities for quality family time.
Valeo Confectionery has launched new XXX Softmints in response to consumer demand for the XXX brand’s iconic mint flavour in a new, softer format.
This past week has seen the release of Public Health England’s (PHE) assessment of how its much-publicised drive to reduce sugar intake by 20% within food categories including confectionery has performed, and the results have been far from what was anticipated.
During difficult and challenging times for all, UK confectionery brand Bonds of London is partnering with The Mix charity to create a range of sweets that act as little ‘pick-me-ups’.
M&S has launched a collectable 1kg bespoke glass jar of Percy Pig sweets.
The next few months are likely to prove extremely critical for both manufacturers of confectionery, snacks and bakery ranges, as well as the retailers they serve around the world.
The Chewits range is expanding with the launch of four new products in stores from today (21 September).
One of the key issues to emerge over the past week has been that of plans for celebrating Halloween, particularly in the US, which remains one of the most significant dates in the confectionery calendar.
The range includes Bonds Fizzy and Fruity, Vimto and American Pick and Mix.
Perfetti Van Melle has implemented several measures to ensure mints and gums remain top of shoppers’ agendas.