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All things toffee

Emma Walker, marketing director at Walkers Nonsuch, explains where it all began and what is on the horizon for the UK-based toffee manufacturer.

Festive gift box range

The manufacturer behind Choc Nibblestreats has joined forces with sweets and chocolate wholesaler Hancocks Cash and Carry to develop an exclusive festive gift box range.

Slim jar packs a punch

A new, narrower jar that loses none of the on-shelf impact of its larger predecessor has been created for Tangerine Confectionery by RPC Containers Blackburn. The injection-moulded 3.6l PET jar, made in a custom mould, is the same height as a 4l version, meaning it carries the same on-shelf presence. The sugar confectionery manufacturer has […]

New flavours for crunchy nuts

Pub snack brand Big D has launched a new range of Crunchy Coated Peanuts in two tasty new flavours. The nuts now come in an all-new crispy coated shell, packed full of crunch, and lucky punters will be able to choose between a sizzling ‘BBQ’ flavour or a fiery ‘Spicy Chilli’ seasoning. Big D marketing […]

Tango Orange Flyers

Maxilin, has added Tango Orange Flyers to its existing assortment, under license from Britvic. Liqourice Flyers were first produced by Maxilin in 1946 and they are still made by the traditional ‘batch’ method of production.  A Flyer is a soft eating liquorice tube, filled with tangy sherbet crystals, topped with a fruit flavoured toffee cap. […]

Tasty treats in Netherlands

Blackthorn Foods has won first time business in the Netherlands for its award winning Melting Pot branded products. The company, based in Northern Ireland, has begun supplying its complete range of hand crafted fudges and fondues to Rosenberg Import BV in Roosendaal, near Eindhoven. The business in the Netherlands is Blackthorn’s first in Europe outside […]

Ferrero celebrates 30th birthday

Ferrero is sharing a birthday gift with its customers. To celebrate Ferrero Rocher’s 30th Birthday in the UK, the global confectioner is working with its UK Route to Market trade partners to offer impulse retailers promotions to encourage stocking in this celebration year. Limited edition ‘30 years’ packaging on fast selling Rocher products and new […]

Midget Gems now available in 150g bags

Lion Confectionery has extended its original hard gum Midget Gems range with the launch of a new hanging bag format, for the very first time. Previously available in a 3kg box only, the sweet shop staple is now available in handy 150g bags. With the Lion original liquorice gem at the heart of the mix […]

Hancocks brightens children’s market

Hancocks Cash and Carry has exclusively launched its own range of novel children’s chocolate bars – Hibbi. Hibbi the Hippo fronts the novel range of chocolate, which includes popping candy and banana flavours, in a market that is crying out for more innovation. “The children’s sugar confectionery market is very busy, however chocolate seems to […]

Booker posts a 22% rise in profits

Booker, the UK’s biggest cash and carry wholesaler, has reported a 22% increase in first-half profits, quoting a wider product range, reduced prices and improved customer service.

Hancocks launches empty sweet jars

Hancocks Cash and Carry has launched a five strong range of empty sweet jars, giving retailers even greater flexibility when selling loose sweets. Retailers can fill them with their own bespoke range to sell as gifts or treats, achieving margins in excess of 40%.

Booker cautious despite profit surge

Profits at wholesaler Booker rose by a quarter in the past year with pre-tax profits up 25% over the year to 25 March. Total sales were up 6.2% to £3.6bn in the year to 25 March, the cash & carry giant said, with like-for-like sales up 5.1%.

Hancocks brings out value choc countlines

Hancocks Cash and Carry has launched a range of value chocolate countlines with low retail prices. “While some shoppers will remain loyal to a particular brand whatever the price, others are seeking a better value taste – our new range of countlines will effectively serve the value end of the market,” says Jonathan Summerley, Hancocks purchasing director.

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