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Sugar confectionery

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 …

Growing ambitious

Hancocks plans to double its sales figures over 12 months Confectionery producer Hancocks has set itself the ambitious target of doubling sales of its Crazy …

Fox’s fruity focus

FRUITY flavours should hit the spot this summer according to Big Bear Confectionery, the firm behind Fox’s Glacier Mints. Andrew Ovens, marketing manager at …

The sweet taste of retail success

Hitting the spot with sugar confectionery CONFECTIONERY is big business for convenience stores and, even though customers are more health conscious than ever, …

Nights in add up

Economic uncertainty sees consumers entertain at home NOTHING summed up the uncertain and surreal quality of the political sphere in 2016 quite like Toblerone …

Standing up for sweets

DESIGNED specifically for modern c-stores, Rose Marketing says its new Candy Castle Crew floor stand can offer a retail return in excess of £600. Each stand …

Scotland gets fruity taste of Super Bowl

AHEAD of last month’s Super Bowl in Houston, Texas, Skittles sent former American football star Marshawn Lynch to spread its message in Houston, Scotland. …

A sour taste for adults

ADULT candy brand Maynards Bassetts has launched an extension of its wine gums range with Wine Gums Tangy. This is the third innovation since Maynards and …

Facing a digital world

Tic Tac is putting emotion into the market with digital style emoticons giving the tiny sweets a range of expressions. The Express Yourself campaign features …

Tradition is still a winner

TRADITIONAL confectionery is still popular throughout Britain and although consumers do like trying new flavours, most return to old favourites, says Sunny …

Delight to fill the gap

BUSINESSWOMAN Zeynap Turudi says she saw a gap in the UK market for  high quality Turkish delight and she is aiming to fill the gap with her Truede range. …

Managing to stay ahead

EXCELLENT category management advice is one of the reasons behind success in the sugar confectionery category, says Wrigley, and it says it will continue to …

Demand up for sugar free

Putting message on TV GROWING at 5%, Werther’s Original Sugar Free says it is driving growth in the sugar-free candy segment. And the brand is spending £4m …

Two brands become one

Nostalgia sweets names join forces and aim to meet demand from sweet-toothed grown-ups TWO of the biggest names in what brands giant Mondelez International …

Striking the sweet spots

SUGAR confectionery is said to remain in growth. And – at a time of food price deflation, constant promotion, price-marked packs and value-savvy consumers …