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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
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Swizzels trick or sweet

Frighteningly good sweets

Swizzels is prepared for a spooktacular Halloween 2019.

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 .

Sharing in lower sugar

Bagged confectionery has been an undeniable success story, with bags growing by £12m in the last year .

Mondelez backs bags

The firm’s communications manager talks us through bagged confectionery .
Drumstick Choos

Softs selling well

HANGING bags are driving growth for Swizzels according to figures sourced from IRI Marketplace
Despicable Me jelly bean range

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
Wine gums and skittles

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...
Various sweet treats

Get a share of sharing trend

SHARING and treating occasions have people reaching for treat bags and pouches more often these days
Adeil Hussain, Chris Cobb, Harry Singh

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 treat to adults planning a night in front of the TV. We spoke to some prominent Scottish retailers to get a picture of what is happening in the category.

Reduced sugar can bring sales

FRESH from kick-starting the year with the launch of sugar free and reduced-sugar variants of Fruittella, Mark Roberts of Perfetti Van Melle has suggested...

Eight more in the bag

Spar Brand has revamped its small bag confectionery, adding eight new variants to the range, comprising 45g and 60g packs all with an RRP...

Merchandising breeds success

How to turn heads with bagged sweets EVERYONE wants to be like a kid in a sweetshop once in a while and the image of...

It’s fudge in a new format

Mondelez International has extended its range of Cadbury brand chocolate bags with the launch of Cadbury Fudge Minis. Available in 120g bags priced at £1.99,...

Bags bursting with berrys

STARBURST parent firm Wrigley has a fruity proposition for the bagged confectionery category, having recently launched new Very Berry variants of the fruit chew...

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