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Dippable kale chips

SuperEats, a line of kale and chia chips in New York, US, has announced that addition of a new flavour, Jalapeno Garlic. Existing flavours include Sea Salt, Chilli Lime, Ranch, Cheddar and Tomato Basil. SuperEats claims to be the first dippable kale chip, with the added benefits of antioxidants, omega-3, protein and fibre. “As chip-lovers […]

Peanut bar recalled

US-based Probar has initiated a voluntary recall of its Probar Base Frosted Peanut Butter Bars due to the possible presence of an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious allergic reaction if they consume this product. No other Probar products are affected. Probar […]

Crisp flavours campaign

Lay’s has announced the return of its ‘Do Us A Flavor’ contest. As of 20 January this year right up to 30 March, fans are invited to submit their ideas for a new potato chip flavour in return for the chance to win $1 million. This time around, Lay’s is asking fans to also include […]

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 […]

Quintessentially British

Julian Clarke, sales director for artisan chocolate brand Choc on Choc, tells Confectionery Production about his career to date and his current role.

Flying saucer invasion

A Staffordshire, UK, sweet shop boss has sparked a flying saucer invasion in the Far East. Chinese shoppers and British ex-pats have been besieging Martin Peet’s new confectionery outlet in Hong Kong’s bustling central region to snap up the traditional sherbet filled discs. Although other English favorites have proved popular, it is the ‘flying saucer’ […]

Improved gum range

Peppersmith is relaunching its gum range with improved flavour, improved packaging and a proven ability to reduce plaque. The new European Food Standard Authority regulation on health claims has hit some brands hard, but not Peppersmith because its gum is sweetened with 100 per cent xylitol and has an approved EFSA claim and a British […]

Christmas TV debut

United Biscuits has announced the Christmas TV debut of its most popular branded assortment, McVitie’s Victoria biscuit selection. Appearing on television for the first time in its history this festive season, the campaign will launch on 4 December. An investment of £1m will see the 60 second advert, created by Grey London, target high-profile programming […]

Bitter sweet appeal

A Yorkshire confectioner has launched an appeal after £50,000 worth of Christmas sweets and chocolate destined for major retailers were stolen from its Harrogate warehouse. Confection by Design and The Serious Sweet Company, both part of the Zubrance group, experienced a large theft of over 300,000 bags and boxes of confectionery including its award-winning fudge […]

Gaining UK listings

Slim Fruits, the healthier sweet, are due to hit even more UK shelves as Petty Wood becomes the new UK distributor for Ferndale Confectionary. Petty Wood has worked with world famous brands such as Weight Watchers, Werther’s Originals and Lavazza. Slim Fruit’s Luscious Peach Melba and Rhubarb & Strawberry pastilles have gained excellent growth following […]

Sheep themed Easter egg

Divine Chocolate and Aardman Animations are delighted to announce a special collaboration for Easter 2015. Together they have created the Shaun the Sheep Easter Egg, a Fairtrade milk chocolate treat complete with a special pair of Shaun the Sheep ears, in celebration of Shaun the Sheep The Movie, which launches in February. The 55g egg with […]

Seasonal snack launches

KP Snacks is getting ready for its biggest Christmas ever with a host of exciting seasonal launches and POS solutions across its broad portfolio of best-selling brands. The brand will be re-introducing its larger, shareable KP Big Bag Nuts range. Available in four variants; Salted, Dry Roasted, Salt & Vinegar and Spicy Chilli, the bags […]

Global snack market

Virginia Garavaglia, global brand footprint director, Kantar Worldpanel, provides an update on the market for snack products around the world.

Milestone for ethical brand

Seed and Bean has announced its launch in Waitrose stores across the UK – a significant milestone and fantastic achievement for the brand. Waitrose has chosen eight flavours from the brand, including two that have been awarded Great Taste Awards 2014: Extra Dark Sea Salt ­ Great Taste Award 2014; Milk Hazelnut and Almond ­ […]