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These are all the posts that have been tagged with confectionery.

Savoury snack showcase

Some 155 exhibitors descended on Vienna, Austria, for the biennial Snackex trade show and conference from 21-22 June. Katie Smith reports.

Millennials seek chocolate with added grains

Grains and cereals have been receiving considerable attention globally as ingredients or flavours in chocolate confectionery, presenting opportunities for manufacturers to ramp up innovation.

Changing face of chocolate

It was the end of last year when consumers started to notice the size of their favourite chocolate bars shrinking, and a new study by the UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) has finally confirmed what many of us already knew.

Wrigley unveils Strawberry Starburst

Mars owned confectionery brand Wrigley has announced the UK launch of Starburst Strawberry, following the product’s successful introduction in the US earlier this year.

Price takes priority

Although the UK’s inflation rate unexpectedly slowed to 2.6% in June, it’s still rising faster than wages, prompting many consumers to tighten their purse strings even further.

Wafer Wednesdays

Having recently returned from Austria for the biennial Snackex exhibition and conference, I’m flying there again today – this time to drive across the border to northern Italy to visit wafer company Loacker.

World Chocolate Day boosts sales

In celebration of World Chocolate day today (7 July), Europe’s largest sweet shop has experienced a massive surge in sales at its six London stores.

The fight against sugar continues

A ban on advertisements promoting food and drinks that are high in fat, sugar and salt on social media and gaming channels that are aimed at children in the UK came into force over the weekend.

Kinder Bueno Coconut hits shelves

Fererro has extended its Kinder Bueno range with a special edition product, Kinder Bueno Coconut, in response to the increasing popularity of coconut flavours.

Deadlines

With colder, wetter weather hitting the UK this week, it seems our summer was short-lived.