Scottish Grocer & Convenience Retailer


Sweet deal for shoppers

AFFORDABLE sweet treats is how Dexters describes its latest range

Penciling in a sweet range

SPANISH confectionery manufacturer Fini Sweets is looking to take the Scottish c-store market by storm with the roll out of its Smooth Pencil range in a …

Grown up promotion

Music giveaway featured on sweet bags

Toffee with a bit of history

A CONFECTIONERY brand founded under the reign of Queen Victoria has been heaping praises on its latest NPD, which taps into contemporary demand for salted …

A guilt free helping of chocolate

POPCORN snack brand Propercorn has added a little sweetener to its range in the shape of a new chocolate variant

New products are vital for category

Berry flavours and on the go among trends

Flavour is squeezed in and the sugar left out

HEALTH conscious mums and children with busy lifestyles are the target consumers for the latest innovation from Fruitypot

Fruit flavours are halal

CONSUMERS seeking something sweet to enjoy when breaking their Ramadan fast should look no further than Bebeto

Sugar treats packing real bite

JELLY bean giant Jelly Belly has launched a new range with some serious bite in the UK

Bags of attention for sharing packs

Larger formats and sugar free are soaring

Mixing sweet and savoury

SNACK firm Pladis has extended its portfolio by bringing a brand new product to the UK and adding a new variety to an existing big seller brand

Sharing for TV night in

WITH families and groups of friends gathering round televisions to watch the cream of world football contest this summer’s World Cup finals tournament, …

Be on the park or get into one

AS more and more formats enter the race for chocolate sales, Mondelez International says on-the-go and single packs remain critically important

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 …