Scottish Grocer & Convenience Retailer

Bagged confectionery

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 …

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 of 45p or three for …

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 wide-eyed customers ogling a display is no …

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 …

Bags are on their way up

Sharing format sales rising IMPULSE is at the heart of convenience retailing and when it comes to boosting basket spend there’s hardly a heavier hitter in …

Free to be sweet

Fruitella has launched two completely sugar-free products, Fruit Foams and Fruit Gums. Brand manager Matthew Navier said: “Data shows that 92% of consumers …

Stock shares

Dedicated display areas to classic Big Night In products and catch the customer’s eye EVENING snacking in the UK is worth £5.2bn and growing and chocolate …

Air goes sour

THE Chupa Chups range has been extended by the introduction of Airheads Sour. Each pack contains bite-sized candies in five sour flavours. They are available …

Bagging a big night in bonus

THE big night in is big and getting bigger, says brand-owning giant Mondelez International. Quoting Nielsen statistics, Mondelez trade communications manager …

M&M’s mix it up for new limited edition

M&M’s is adding to its portfolio of products with a new limited edition sharing pack – M&Ms Mix. The new offering from Mars Chocolate UK sees …