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Cappuccino popcorn on sale

Budgens, the independent UK grocery brand, has confirmed it will be the first to stock the new cappuccino flavour popcorn from Portlebay.

Price marked sharing bags

Perfetti Van Melle has introduced a range of £1 price-marked packs (PMPs) across its best-selling sharing bags to drive rate of sale and profits for retailers in the UK during the summer months.

Biscuit range expands

Arden Fine Foods has extended its Arden’s brand and revealed the new ‘Petites’ range of continental sweet biscuits that will be on sale in Waitrose in the UK from July. This range of smaller mouth-sized biscuits is packaged in complementary light pastel colours and extends the brand range to include eight new lines: Mini Toffee […]

Keeping the kids busy

Kinder is launching a new promotion ‘Make your little one’s art famous’, starting this month, which will run across all Kinder Chocolate products until the end of August. The campaign embraces the established brand strapline ‘invented for kids, approved by mums’ by asking parents to encourage their kids to get creative for a chance to […]

Limited edition M&M’s

In a bid to win over the UK public, Ms Brown has announced that the M&M’s brand is launching a limited edition USA colour mix available from 18 May. Limited edition pouches, treatbags and sharing bags will offer consumers the chance to win trips to New York, Orlando or Las Vegas and to visit M&M’s […]

Better biscuits, better business

United Biscuits (UB) has launched its largest ever in-depot activation designed to increase growth in the sweet and savoury biscuit categories by driving distribution of its core and NPD lines in the convenience and impulse channels across the UK. The tour will see UB visit 43 depots across the UK beginning on 4 February and […]

Galaxy salted caramel bars

Mars Chocolate UK has announced the launch of Galaxy Salted Caramel, a new permanent member of the Galaxy family, bringing the major food trend of combining sweet and savoury, to the mainstream chocolate category. Available for retailers from 22 February, Galaxy Salted Caramel will launch in a single 48g bar and a large 135g bar, […]

Shape affecting taste

Japanese design studio Nendo has crafted a range of concept chocolates focussing on shape and texture. The nine chocolates in the ChocolatTexture range use identical raw materials and are all made to fit within a 26x26x26mm space, yet each has its own distinctive shape and texture designed to create a unique ‘taste’. Each chocolate is […]

Penguin chocolate sales spike

Bath, UK based artisan chocolate brand, Choc on Choc has increased sales of penguin confectionery by 320 per cent in what the brand is calling the ‘Monty effect’ following consumer hype around this year’s John Lewis Christmas advert. Since the debut of the advert, which features Monty the penguin, Choc On Choc has experienced a […]

Threat to UK ice cream

The future of traditional ice cream in the UK is under threat after the removal of long standing quality standards by the EU. New regulations will allow ‘artificial’ ice cream to be sold that fails to meet the standards adhered to for more than 100 years. Until now ice cream had to contain minimum amounts […]

Lighting up gum sales

Wrigley is set to drive increased gum sales with the roll out of 5,000 innovative new LED-lit retail display units in 2015. The roll out comes after a successful initial launch, which saw 3,200 units deployed nationally to selected independent and symbol retailers. Data from over 87,000 transactions was collected following trials with different permutations […]

Bitter sweet appeal

A Yorkshire confectioner has launched an appeal after £50,000 worth of Christmas sweets and chocolate destined for major retailers were stolen from its Harrogate warehouse. Confection by Design and The Serious Sweet Company, both part of the Zubrance group, experienced a large theft of over 300,000 bags and boxes of confectionery including its award-winning fudge […]

Sheep themed Easter egg

Divine Chocolate and Aardman Animations are delighted to announce a special collaboration for Easter 2015. Together they have created the Shaun the Sheep Easter Egg, a Fairtrade milk chocolate treat complete with a special pair of Shaun the Sheep ears, in celebration of Shaun the Sheep The Movie, which launches in February. The 55g egg with […]

Ice cream cones go pink

Following an innovative suggestion from Jannettas Gelateria in St Andrews, Glasgow-based wafer cone manufacturer Waverley has produced pink wafer cones to sell during October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Both Waverley and Jannettas will be fundraising and raising awareness for Breakthrough Breast Cancer through the sale of the cones, with Jannettas selling a ‘pink […]