Scottish Grocer & Convenience Retailer


The doctor’s creations

HALLOWEEN means happy days for home baking sales according to Dr. Oetker.

A real treat for retailers

A number of confectionery firms have highlighted the growth enjoyed by the category over the last few years as evidence that retailers who do not get into the …

The monster pack

Tapping into the sharing bag trend, Kinder has launched monster versions of its Kinder Choco-Bons.

Screaming onto shelf

COCA-Cola European partners (CCEP) has announced it will embark on its biggest-ever Halloween campaign for Fanta, rolling out limited-edition packs and …

Frightfully fun sized

Wrigley rolls out more seasonal confectionery.

Bubble bubble toil and trouble

Plastic bags fit for bursting with confectionery may last long in the memory, but the occasion can also be big business for soft drinks.

Seasonal Schweppes mocktails

Halloween party hosts may also look to create some ghoulish cocktails and mocktails for their guests, and mixers are a key ingredient for this.

Spirited return for seasonal packs

Haribo packs in Halloween costume.

How to scare up a success

The team at Barassie Day-Today goes the extra mile at Halloween.

Bags of fright for big night

CONFECTIONERY giant Perfetti Van Melle has released themed packs for Halloween. Chupa Chups Spooky Pizza is covered in jelly snakes and spiders and has a £5 …

Spar spooks it up

Spar is running deals on brands like Robinsons, Haribo, Cadbury, Doritos, San Miguel and a range of Spar brand items specially for Halloween. The symbol group …

Fright night boosts sales

Next month we can expect analysis and research from a number of companies about Halloween’s effect on retail sales. What did they say about last year and …

Win with familiar favourites

TRUSTED brands are winners with shoppers and Halloween provides a huge opportunity to capitalise on consumer demand, says Mondelez International. This year it …

Cheesy frights in the bag

CHEESE brand Mini Babybel has caught some spooky characters in its nets for this year’s Halloween frightfest. Individual mini cheeses will be dressed up as …

Scary sugar sales soar

SUGAR confectionery is boosted by Halloween more than any other type of sweets according to Wrigley. The Starburst and Skittles brand owner says Nielsen …

Spooky nuts are back

THE M&M’S Halloween limited-edition peanut range is back this year. Containing brown, green and orange M&M’s the limited-edition range comes in …