US-based Bazooka Candy Brands is introducing the latest extension of Juicy Drop to its brand portfolio.
Two of the standout developments for the confectionery sector in recent days have concerned very differing areas of sustainability – Tony’s Chocolonely delivering its series of ‘look-alike’ chocolate bars, and Nestle’s global first in moving from plastic to paper packaging.
Uncle Joe’s Mint Balls has relaunched its alcohol-free boozy flavoured sweets, lozenges and sugar free range with online special offers, to help consumers have a healthier start to the year.
This week, following in the footsteps of several other nations around Europe including Belgium, France and Germany, the UK is set to enter a second period of lockdown in England amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
North South Confections’ first luxury chocolate collection pairs creamy fruit and caramel centres with carefully chosen chocolate infusions.
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.
The Beech’s Confectionery Group has announced the forthcoming launch of its Jenny Wren brand’s new line.
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.
M&S has launched a collectable 1kg bespoke glass jar of Percy Pig sweets.
This past week has seen the key start of the latest cocoa season within West Africa, which sees the introduction of the Living Income Differential put forward by the governments of the Ivory Coast and Ghana to support farmers wages. In a guest blog, Kojo Hayford, managing editor of Ghana’s Cocoa Post, reflects on its potential impact.