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Biltong snack fresher for longer

Isle of Wight Biltong, producers of an additive-free biltong snack, has expanded its retail sales in the UK and Europe and doubled its turnover after implementing KernPack’s vertical form fill and seal packing equipment. The machine has increased production by 600% and improved shelf-life from three months to a year, thus enabling Isle of Wight […]

World Pasty Championships

The Eden Project, a tourist attraction in Cornwall, UK, containing the world’s largest indoor rainforest, has teamed up with TV chef James Strawbridge and a team of local suppliers to create a range of pasties. The pasties in the Eden Extraordinary range have gone on sale at Eden, ahead of the World Pasty Championships that […]

Hard candy

Philip Courtenay-Luck, managing director of Bonds Confectionery, takes a look at the market for hard candy.

Seasonally themed snacks

Penn State, the classic American snack brand, has launched its seasonally-themed range for Christmas and New Year 2013. Last year’s popular special edition, Penn State Maple Bacon flavour baked pretzels, makes a welcome return.  There are also festive new seasonal pack designs for two of Penn State’s most popular regular lines – Original Salted and […]

Frozen yogurt in four new sizes

The York, UK-based ice cream manufacturer behind the frozen yogurt brand Yoryog has added four new sizes to the range that launched earlier this year. Yorvale created Yoryog specifically to appeal to younger, health conscious consumers and launched four flavours in 500ml and 5l scooping tubs in May. Due to unprecedented demand, including a request […]

Bakery shortlisted twice

Grain D’Or  – part of the Sheffield, UK-based Fletchers Bakeries Group – will join the best of the UK’s food and drink producers at a key industry awards event after gaining a double shortlisting. Two of Grain D’Or’s own label products for Sainsbury’s and Marks & Spencer have been shortlisted for the Quality Food Awards, […]

The big cake sale

Following last year’s inaugural association between Wright’s and Rainbow Trust, the cake mix manufacturer has announced its continued involvement with the children’s charity and sponsorship of its flagship fundraiser ‘The Big Hour Cake Sale’. ‘The Big Hour Cake Sale’, Rainbow Trust’s biggest annual fundraising and awareness campaign takes place from 21–27 October 2013. People across […]

Welsh fudge hits Japan

Award-winning luxury Welsh fudge made by a young entrepreneur in the Cambrian Mountains of Mid Wales is exciting tastebuds in Japan and the UK. Business management graduate Sarah Bunton, 26, of Sarah Bunton Luxury Chocolates at Devil’s Bridge near Aberystwyth, developed a new range of handmade, soft fudge for 2013 at her mum Anne’s suggestion […]

Limited edition classic with caramel

The Limited Edition Mars Caramel is set to return on the 8 September. Following its success when it first launched in August last year, the Limited Edition bar will be available for eight weeks. The bar is filled with chewy, buttery caramel – replacing nougat in the classic Mars recipe – and covered in creamy […]

Biscuits mark Royal birth

1500 limited edition, hand-packed, engraved tins of shortbread petticoat tails went on sale in 10 Marks & Spencer stores on 25 July, just hours after the announcement of the Royal Baby’s name. The biscuits are made to an exclusive recipe baked at Burton’s Biscuit Company’s bakery in Edinburgh. Each tin has a unique limited edition […]

Sale of crisp brand agreed

Tyrrells Potato Crisps, hand-cooked premium crisp brand, has announced that its management, led by CEO David Milner and shareholder Langholm Capital, has agreed the sale of the business to institutional investor Investcorp, valuing the business at £100m. Investcorp is a leading provider and manager of alternative investment products with over $10.5 billion of assets under […]

Building on music link success

tic tac, the pocket confectionery brand from Ferrero, is the UK specific sponsor of the prestigious 2013 MTV EMA awards, which will take place on 10 November at Amsterdam’s Ziggo Dome. tic tac is offering consumers weekly prizes as part of an on-pack promotion. The 2012 partnership between tic tac and MTV EMA delivered an […]

Priced bags target value trend

This month, Wrigley is unveiling a new range of price marked packs (PMPs) for its best-selling sugar confectionery brands Skittles and Starburst, designed to capitalise on the growing consumer trend towards value. Launched in smaller new and exclusive hanging bag formats for the wholesale channel, Skittles (125g) and Starburst (150g) PMPs will be available from […]

Biscuit range for dessert lovers

United Biscuits (UBUK) has launched a delicious new addition to the McVitie’s Digestives portfolio that capitalises on the inherent link between McVitie’s Digestives and cheesecake. McVitie’s Digestives Cheesecake Creams consist of cheesecake inspired cream fillings sandwiched between two midi-sized McVitie’s Digestive biscuits for the ultimate sweet treat.  The new 168g roll wrap range is available […]