Scottish Grocer & Convenience Retailer


Softs selling well

HANGING bags are driving growth for Swizzels according to figures sourced from IRI Marketplace

Despicable jelly beans

JELLY Belly has added an extra bit of yellow to its BeanBoozle packs thanks to a new licence partnership with Universal Pictures’ Despicable Me franchise

Show that the price is sweet

Value for money still important THE £1 price point is key to sales in bagged confectionery and this works even better when the price is displayed on pack, so …

Get a share of sharing trend

SHARING and treating occasions have people reaching for treat bags and pouches more often these days

Bags of choice for every taste

Bagged confectionery has become an important part of the store for many retailers and appeals to a broad range of shoppers from children looking for a quick …

Celebrating 100 years of Fox’s

Confectionery brand still going strong

Eggs don’t make Easter

SKIP the eggs this Easter, Jimmy Attias of Bean and Pods has suggested, as premium boxed chocolate works just as well

Seeking the perfect match

Mondelez lays out NPD strategy for 2018

Sugar tops chocolate for growth

SUGAR confectionery is outstripping chocolate at the moment, according to Swizzels

Barratt is back in stores

OLD School confectionery brand Barratt is back just in time to celebrate its 170th anniversary

Health on the brain

FAMILY-owned British firm Lovely Fodder Ltd has launched a new range of chocolate with more than a few health claims

Low calorie indulgence

Raising the bar with meringue

The best of both worlds

Nestlé heaps praise on low sugar

Something sweet from the Swiss

SOME sweet Swiss flavour is what Ricola hoped to offer UK consumers with its latest launch

Another year for low and no

SUGAR free is where retailers’ minds need to be when it comes to confectionery

Hill is in

WALKER’S Nonsuch Toffee has appointed Adrian Hill as its new managing director.