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UK ice cream awards

Ice cream maker Philip Mancini has lived up to his King Cone nickname after being crowned the UK champion for his chocolate ice cream. The Mancini family has been making ice cream for more than a century and now Philip has won the ultimate award for the second time in six years. The award has […]

Big in Japan

Julian Ryall considers how the Japanese chewing gum market is evolving.

High fibre protein bars

Core, a US-based health and fitness snacks manufacturer, has expanded its product offering to include a range of high-fibre Core Protein Bars. Core Protein Bars come in two flavours, Chocolate Almond and Peanut Butter Brownie, and contain a blend of proteins, complex carbs and healthy fats. Each 2.12oz bar delivers 18g of protein and fibre […]

Mensch on a Bench

Praim Group, a food licensing, marketing and distribution company, has announced that it will create and distribute a line of all-natural premium chocolate bars for The Mensch On A Bench. The Mensch On A Bench is a 12-inch plush doll with an accompanying hardcover storybook that explains Hanukkah from the view of “Moshe” the Mensch. […]

Health conscious chocolate

Award-winning probiotic Belgian chocolate brand Ohso is now available as part of a Boots ‘Meal Deal’ in the UK as well as across three different retail platforms in the store. The brand has also partnered with double gold Olympic athlete Laura Trott and both collaborations are set to boost sales to over one million bars […]

Enter the AoC awards

Entries are invited for the seventh Academy of Chocolate Awards, which will be taking place in February 2015. The winners will be announced during April 2015. The Awards attract entries from producers all over the world and recognise some of the finest chocolates. The Academy supports the Awards with a PR campaign to raise the […]

Mint brand to launch in UK

German mint producer Powermints GmbH is launching its Frésh brand into the UK market. Frésh comprises a range of mint and fruit mini mints that are natural, sugar free and do not contain aspartame. The mint varieties in the portfolio contain stevia. Frésh comes in a stylishly shaped slide-out dispenser that makes it perfect for […]

100% cocoa bar launched

Madagascan bean-to-bar chocolate company Madécasse has extended its range of ‘Exquisitely African’ handcrafted bars with the addition of a 100 per cent cocoa variant made using three of the country’s rare heirloom cocoa varieties. The new 100 per cent cocoa bar showcases a blend of the pure ancient Criollo, Amelonado and Trinitario cocoa varieties and […]

Gummy vitamins sweets

Perrigo Company’s Nutritionals division has signed a supply agreement with Ferrara Candy Company to manufacture store brand gummy vitamins and dietary supplements to be sold across the United States. The five-year supply agreement gives Perrigo exclusivity on a full line of store brand gummy vitamin, mineral, and supplement products using Ferrara’s gummy technology and manufacturing […]

Fruit Heroes UK launch

Fruit Heroes, one of Denmark’s biggest-selling and best-loved home-grown brands, with 36 million Fruit Heroes pure fruit bars consumed per year, is launching nationwide in the UK this month. Fruit Heroes contain no added preservatives, no added sugar and are high in fibre. The delicious taste and sweetness of Fruit Heroes comes from the natural […]

Butterkist launches TV campaign

Popcorn brand Butterkist will be on screen for Valentine’s Day, when a £2m TV campaign lands featuring new ‘Love the Taste’ positioning. Audiences across the UK will see the popcorn brand back on screens for the first time since 2011, during ad breaks on channels including ITV1, ITV2, Channel 4 and Channel 5, plus E4 […]

Bakery company acquisition

George Weston Limited has announced that Maplehurst Bakeries, a subsidiary of Weston Foods, is to purchase Creative Occasions, a manufacturer of decorated cakes, based in Nashville, Tennessee. The transaction is expected to close by the end of January 2015. Creative Occasions products are sold throughout the US and aim to bring an ‘old-fashioned neighbourhood bakery’ […]

Chocolate covered treats

Weaver Nut Company, based in Pennsylvania, US, has announced the addition of a range of chocolate covered snacks to its Weaver Chocolates range. The new range includes chocolate covered gummy bears, gummy worms, strawberries, chocolate and vanilla wafer cookies, peanuts, potato chips, blueberries, kiwis, apricots, pineapples, pears, apple rings and orange peel. “We are excited […]