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Chocolate confectionery

Chocolate ticks the boxes

Bean and Pod reckons its Vegetarian and Vegan Society approved chocolate should appeal to consumers in 2018.

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

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 …

Facelift for an island treat

Madagascan chocolate has a new look Dark chocolate brand Madecasse has undergone a full packaging revamp with the goal of making the product more memorable and …

Milking it with new promotion

CADBURY Dairy Milk is set to highlight  its ‘glass and a half of milk’ credentials in its upcoming ‘Adopt a Cow’ on pack-promotion. Available on …

Despicable new eggs

CONFECTIONERY brand Kinder is partnering with Universal’s latest summer blockbuster – Despicable Me 3.   The new Kinder Surprise eggs – containing …

Health focus only adds to premium’s appeal

Consumers seeking out something special, firms say THERE can be few adults in Scotland who don’t have some memory of scavenging  the bottom of Gran’s …

Acting on impulse

Treats still the driving force behind strong impulse sales EVERYONE likes a treat from time to time and there’s something satisfying about an indulgent …

Two more for tablet range

The Cadbury Dairy Milk tablet range has been extended with the launch of two new Oreo variants. Available from last month, the two new bars have a flavoured …

Ethical cacao can add value

Scottish producer makes trip to Peru A SCOTTISH chocolate maker made his way to the mountains of Peru last month where he met with the farmers who produce the …