Scottish Grocer & Convenience Retailer


New surprises in store

KINDER Surprise, worth £62m, is aiming to bring some excitement to the kids confectionery category with its latest launch.

Cadbury and the Premier League join forces

CHOCOLATE brand Cadbury, and The Premier League have come together for a three-year partnership, which kicked off from the start of the 2017/18 season.

Golden opportunity in Asian festivals

Ferrero encourages retailers to make more of Diwali

Taking a bigger share of the choc market

ACROSS the chocolate category, bitesize and sharing formats continue to perform well as consumers favour treat bags and pouches.

Quality counts

As consumers try to cut back on sugar, chocolate products with premium credentials or offering a variety of flavours and textures are gaining ground.

Sweet and low

HEALTH has become a major focus for many shoppers in recent years. As an indulgent treat, what role can chocolate play in this new health-focused landscape? …

Driving interest in the classics

Mondelez has brought back an old favourite – Cadbury Dairy Milk Tiffin – as a permanent addition, in a move the firm hopes will drive excitement and

It’s good to know

Mars’ latest brand has wholesome intentions GOODNESS is at the heart of the latest brand launch from Mars Chocolate as the firm takes aim at the healthier …

Seeking a taste of something special

Premiumisation trend could be good for c-stores CONFECTIONERY has been going through some changes, with reformulations and new product development to meet the …

Polish brands land in the UK

Hancocks rolls out Wawel range CONFECTIONERY specialist Hancocks has introduced some Polish flavours to its portfolio with the roll-out of a range of products …

Tradition hits the spot

NISHA Enterprise has been touting the success of its range of traditional sweets following the launch of its Millar Smooth Butterscotch. Sunny Pahuja, managing …

A taste of the tropics

MAYNARDS Bassetts has brought some tropical flavour to its Jelly Babies range. Maynards Bassetts Jelly Babies feature Jelly Babies characters in flavours …

Dark treats with a minty heart

CHOCOLATIER Elizabeth Shaw has launched a new dark chocolate which it is positioning as ideal for snacking on the go or as a treat. The new Dark Chocolate Mint …

Classic bar gets indulgent twist

MARS Chocolate UK has announced a new variation to the original Mars bar. Combining chocolate nougat with dark caramel, Mars Choc Brownie aims to put a new …

Traditional success

SMOOTH Butterscotch is the latest line to be added to the Millar’s range of bagged confectionery. The addition of the new butterscotch sweets takes the full …

Ewe only live once

Sheep races and show jumping rabbits at heart of campaign Maynards Bassetts is offering consumers a fair selection of mad days out as part of its Marvellously …