Sunday, September 22, 2019
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Scares for sharing

Halloween has become the third-biggest sales opportunity on the UK calendar with a value of £300m according to United Biscuits. And it has launched a...

Skittles and Starburst get spooky

This Halloween sees the launch of two limited editions from Skittles and Starburst, as Wrigley, a subsidiary of Mars, aims to capitalise on the...

Tangerine releases Halloween specials

Tangerine Confectionery, the creator of a wide range of retro confectionery brands is introducing two special editions for the seasonal Halloween market. Sweet Champions Halloween...

Baking with added bite

Scratch baking is the preferred baking method for most Britons and cake ingredients and decorations remain in growth according to Dr Oetker. And it says total...

Limited fruit fright

Apple, grapes and strawberry all go into the spooky label illustration on Robinson’s limited edition Strawbrainy Fruit Shoot. Strawberry, apple and grape are also the...

Dressing for trick or treat

Families entering into the spirit of Halloween have boosted the spend on the fancy dress festival to £330m according to AG Barr. The Irn-Bru manufacturer suggests...

Share the scares

New seasonal packs will help maintain its 25.2% share of the ambient packaged cake category according to Premier Foods. The Cadbury Cauldron contains 12 individually wrapped...

Showing bottle for fright night

Identifying Halloween as the third-largest spending occasion of the year, Coca-Cola Enterprises has launched a special Fanta pack for the period. Pumpkin lanterns feature across 2-litre...

Sweets for monsters

Individual seasonal confectionery is now worth £1.1m according to Mondelez International and it has launched a series of Halloween-themed products designed to catch seasonal shoppers’...

Seasonal chocolate boost in the bag

Fun-size and sharing packs are the way to go for Halloween according to Mars, which says it had a 46% share of confectionery sales during...

Going green for growth

Getting behind key seasonal occasions is one way Butterkist hopes to encourage growth in popcorn sales. It has launched the limited-edition Grim Green Sweet Popcorn for...

Not only kids

Spirit sales enjoy an uplift of 54% in the run up to Halloween according to Jagermeister and it says it generates 34% higher than...
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Spooky tradition crosses continents

Who gave Halloween to the world? Historians debate the subject but some reckon it was Irish Celts celebrating the end of summer time. Whatever...
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Season of treats

TREATSIZES and individual-serving-sized lines, which the firm calls “self-eats”, are being prioritised in Mondelez International’s Halloween push. “Seasonal self-eats are a great way to get...
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Toffee with the treacle touch

TREACLE Toffee, an old-school sweetie, has been repackaged and given a Halloween twist by Walkers Nonsuch. The product is made with black treacle, whole...
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New look for old faves

CONFECTIONERY expert Candyland has repackaged its retro favourites in a Halloween-themed bag that the company says is perfect for trick or treating. The new I...