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

Swizzels set for production growth

Swizzels is expanding its relationship with European pooler and producer of pallets and boxes, Pooling Partners, as its confectionery production is set to increase as a result of ongoing investment.

All in moderation

With all the hype about cutting down on those things that are bad for our health, such as sugar, salt and fat, there is growing demand for healthier sweets and snacks that still provide that hit of indulgence.

Spicing up the festive season

Hand popped and manufactured at The Poppery in Devon, Portlebay Popcorn’s Cinnamon Swirl flavour is the ideal gourmet snack to spice up the festive party season.

Crilco wins contract

Crilco Confections in Northern Ireland has won a £1m contract to supply a range of confectionery to Poundland, the UK discount chain.

Best sellers transformed

Sweet manufacturer Swizzels has transformed its bestselling brands Drumstick and Refresher into a soft Bon Bon format.

The only way is up

Daisy Phillipson considers the recent drop in hard candy sales in the US and the implications this has for confectionery manufacturers.

Popular British treats

Apparently Maltesers are the UK’s favourite sweet treat; that is according to a poll of 8,000 mobile users conducted by the poll app Just A Score.

ISM Award 2015

Felix Richterich, owner and CEO of Ricola, has been honoured with the ISM Award 2015 for exceptional services to the confectionery and snack sector. ISM is the world’s largest trade fair for sweets and snacks and this year was held 1-4 February in Cologne. Ricola exports around 40 different ranges of herb drops to over […]

Shape affecting taste

Japanese design studio Nendo has crafted a range of concept chocolates focussing on shape and texture. The nine chocolates in the ChocolatTexture range use identical raw materials and are all made to fit within a 26x26x26mm space, yet each has its own distinctive shape and texture designed to create a unique ‘taste’. Each chocolate is […]

Ricola AG

Hall 10.2 Stand B060/C069 – Ricola is a family-owned manufacturer of herb drops in Switzerland, Italy, the UK, the USA and Asia. The company makes a variety of different flavoured herb sweets, all using the firm’s blend of 13 herbs. At the show the firm will be exhibiting the Ricola Extra Strong Glacier Mint for […]

Hard candy

Philip Courtenay-Luck, managing director of Bonds Confectionery, takes a look at the market for hard candy.

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