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Premium chocolate brand adds to its range

PREMIUM chocolate brand Nero & Bianco has added orange and butterscotch flavours to its range. The brand started out in 2010 with three...

Shoppers rush to sugar but still want choc value

Three retailers will contest the Confectionery Retailer of the Year award category at the Scottish Grocer Awards 2013. We spoke to one shortlisted entrant,...

Sweet monsters get sour treatment

KIDS increasingly enjoy the challenge and “extreme fun” of sour sweets, says Bazooka Candy Brands. To cater for the trend the firm has added...

Talk about a quirky softie

NESTLÉ Confectionery has added to its Rowntree’s Randoms products with the introduction of Squidgy Speak. Nestlé UK trade communications manager Graham Walker said: “The...

Shaking up the scene

FERRERO reckons it has been shaking up sugar confectionery with its Tic Tac brand. It says, quoting Nielsen data to 3 November 2012, that...

Be an extremist… with an eye on value

Confectionery is a category that’s seen major developments in recent years. But what are sweet lovers looking for now? Are gums and jellies still...

Nosey dispensers bring the laughs

LICENSED character confectionery company Bon Bon Buddies has created three special Pez sweet dispensers for this year’s Comic Relief Red Nose Day campaign. The firm...

Skittles get the Wonka treatment

SKITTLES, Wrigley’s chewy fruit confectionery brand, has a new variety with a bit of Willy Wonka about it. Skittles Confused are designed to keep...

Nostalgia sucks

TASTES remembered from the playground are driving grown-ups towards vintage sweets says supplier Bonds. In response it has relaunched its old-school products, many...

Sweet smell of success

A rustling of toffees, mints or chocolate Brazils is still, for many people, an essential part of a night at the pictures. To underline...

Revamped Millar adds new lines

LUXURY chocolate peanuts and raisins will be the next sweet treat to join the Millar revamped range of bagged confectionery. Since buying the Millar...

Tango gets the blues

TANGO’S future is not just orange: Rose Marketing is adding blue raspberry bon bons to its fizzy drink-based range. Tango blue raspberry crushed ice drinks...

Pocket money-friendly PMPs

BAZOOKA Candy Brands is price marking its Mega Mouth, Juicy Drop Pop, Big Baby Pop and Push Pop brands. All will be less than...

Bubble gum hardens up

LEAF Confectionery is expanding its Chewits range. Chewie Gum is a hard bubble gum sweet in three flavours: strawberry and banana; tropical; and lemon....