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These are all the posts that have been tagged with thorntons.

Ferrero at 50

This year, Italian chocolate giant Ferrero is celebrating its 50th birthday in the UK and Ireland and its 70th birthday globally.

Top of the pops

Tesco sales director, Steve Wardlaw, named Portlebay Popcorn one of Tesco’s Top Regional Suppliers at a recent regional sales conference.

FDF award winners

Shaheed Gul Khattak from Mondeléz International has scooped the Apprentice of the Year Award at the prestigious Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards.

Chocolate blockbuster

Chocolate maker Thorntons is making its first entrance into the competitive UK chocolate block market. Thorntons will launch two new chocolate bars in October 2014 heralding an exciting new phase in its brand extension and development. The total chocolate market is worth £3.99bn with the block category accounting for £584m, presenting Thorntons with a category-enhancing […]

The art of chocolate

I think the word ‘artisanal’ has been over used and often abused. The implication of artisan in the chocolate world is that the product is hand made. What does this really mean?

Rise in sales for Thorntons

Thorntons has reported a rise in sales as it tries to return to profit. Sales were up 7.8% for the three months to the end of June, compared to a year earlier. That was a rise of £1.8 million to a total of £24.7m. The rise in sales has been driven by consumer demand for […]

Thorntons sales fall again

British chocolatier Thorntons has said sales over the Christmas period had been below its expectations and its profitability would be hit by heavy discounting, in a retail environment it called “extremely tough”.

Thorntons chairman to step down

Chocolate retailer Thorntons has announced that its chairman, John von Spreckelsen, intends to step down in the next 12 months.

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