Sunday, August 25, 2019
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Maynard Bassetts wine gums reduced sugar

Another lower sugar release

Wine Gums are the latest brand to get a low-sugar makeover, with parent firm Mondelez releasing a new variant that contains 30% less sugar.
Spar own brand ice cream cones confectionery

Spar own brand on the rise

Following a reported 3% rise in sugar confectionery sales, Spar Brand has released a range of six new sweets.

A cultured new snack

Described as the firm’s ‘biggest fruity confectionery launch of 2019’, Mars Wrigley has unveiled Skittles Dips.

Keeping it sweet

Perfetti Van Melle provides IRI data on the UK sugar confectionery market which is worth £1.3bn annually.
Haribo vegeterian confectinery

Some sweet news for veggies

With more and more people living a meat-free lifestyle, the German confectionery giant has revamped and extended its vegetarian range.
Sweets confectionery

Need to know for sales to grow

If you want to thrive in retail then its crucial to keep an eye on trends – particularly when it comes to the big hitting categories like confectionery.
Lees of Scotland Asda Sheevaun Thomas Heather Turnbull

Lees lands Asda contract

Coatbridge-based confectionery manufacturer Lees of Scotland has secured a major contract with Asda.
Thorntons premium tablet

Slabs lead to sales success

Chocolate brand Thorntons has expanded its already extensive portfolio into a new format with the launch of a range of four premium tablets.

A sweet break from the shop

Swizzels supporting retailers with a new holiday competition this month

Giddy up for Vimto’s new lollipop range

Soft drinks brand Vimto has been seeking to reinvigorate its confectionery licence business through a new partnership with IB Group

Putting a price on success

Mondelez reports 4% growth for sharing bags

Wise words at hen party

Irish chocolate brand, Lily O’Brien’s, has added a new flavour to its share bag collection

More treats with fewer calories

The latest addition to the Burton’s Biscuit Company ‘less than 100 calories’ range of biscuits and snacks is Maryland Oaty Cookie Bars

To share or not to share

Sharing is the focus of a new TV advert from luxury chocolate firm Lily O’Brien’s .

A sweet celebration

Toffee firm marks 125 years .

The big night in brings success for bags

The popularity of the ‘big night in’ shows no sign of slowing down .