Family-run UK business Birds Bakery is hosting its very own Doughnut Week and bringing back two much-loved treats – a strawberry doughnut and a lemon and lime doughnut.
This past week, the UK’s Food and Drink Federation and Santander UK laid out the latest situation for the sector in terms of its performance, which brought cause for concern with a record low level of confidence for the quarter, that both organisations hoped would be offset with potential for exploring new markets around the world.
UK vegan chocolate brand, LoveRaw, has emulated a leading confectionery favourite with the launch of the world’s first vegan hazelnut cream filled wafer bar.
UK-based Fatherson Bakery has created a range of mini cupcakes and loaf offerings for Halloween 2020.
The new limited edition After Eight Gin & Tonic & Mint will hit shelves from the beginning of September.
Mentos has launched a brand new and interactive on-pack promotion that it says is guaranteed to get people picking up Mentos rolls and packs in-store.
While we are still in August of what has proved a particularly testing year, confectionery manufacturers are already fixing their gaze on the vital Christmas market.
Why might the demise of PHE be significant to the confectionery sector? Well, the most glaring reason is the much publicised campaign that sought to drive sugar reduction within the confectionery and wider food and drink sector in 2017 is now effectively dead in the water.
UK brand Nudie Snacks has become the first to market a new snack product made from fresh produce that would usually have been discarded.
pladis is launching Jacob’s Mini Cheddars Smoky BBQ in a 105g Price-Marked Pack (PMP) for independent retailers.
As a child of the 1980s, one of my favourite confectionery brands was the much-celebrated Marathon chocolate bars here in the UK – so when its manufacturer Mars brought the brand name back after 30 years (from switching to its US name Snickers), for a limited summer run in 2019, it was met with much approval.