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 […]
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Metcalfe’s Food Company has reached forth place in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 list. The annual list ranks Britain’s fast growing private companies by sales. Metcalfe’s Food Company was launched by food entrepreneur Julian Metcalfe (best known for Founding Pret a Manger and itsu). The company looks after two brand ranges; Metcalfe’s skinny (gourmet […]
The world is snacking more than ever, according to three new reports from research firm TechNavio, which highlight market growth rates and trends set to impact the global cereal bar, savory snacks and confectionery markets. The markets are posting CAGRs of 3.77%, 4.57% and 5.06% respectively. The new reports highlight the increasing popularity of cereal […]
John Coe has been appointed general manager of The Premium Snack Company, which has recently launched two new freeze dried snack ranges in the UK – Nothing But and Fru Snax. Mr Coe will be spearheading the drive to establish the two new ranges in the UK, and a key element of this will be […]
Popcorn brand Joe & Seph’s will reach 100 million new customers through a series of new listings with Cineworld, easyJet, Thomson Airways and World Duty Free. These new listings will enable Joe & Seph’s to grow its business and significantly expand its distribution network, reaching millions of new audiences in the UK and beyond. Renowned […]
Virginia Garavaglia, global brand footprint director, Kantar Worldpanel, provides an update on the market for snack products around the world.
Burton’s Biscuit Company has signalled its intent to significantly bolster the UK’s ‘Out of Home’ biscuit market with the launch of a range of ‘single serve’ packs for adults.
Tangerine Confectionery, the maker of UK popcorn brand Butterkist, has extended the list of options featured in its range, in order to meet the rising sector demands for price marked packs. Joining the existing price mark pack sharing range of Toffee (100g) and Cinema Sweet (85g) is a Sweet & Salted (85g) and Salted (65g). […]
As two Italian chefs expertly demonstrated how a Raffaello is created at the Ferrero Carnival press event on Friday, it was easy to imagine that each and every one of these chocolates is hand made with such skill and precision. The samples we were offered were not the chocolates we had watched being made before […]
Ferrero is launching nutella & GO in the UK this month following success in the US, France and Germany. Targeted at teens and young adults, nutella & GO! is a portable pack containing hazelnut and cocoa spread on one side and little breadsticks for dipping on the other, suited for a range of snacking occasions. […]
According to Canadean, Germany is one of the fasting growing markets for snacks in Europe with a forecast annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.6% between 2013 and 2018, expected to be worth €2.3bn EUR in 2018. To drive the snacking market further, Canadean suggests that companies should be targeting customers according to gender. German women […]
Tangerine Confectionery, the maker of popcorn brand Butterkist, has strengthened its single serve, clip strip range with the addition of a new flavour, Sweet & Salted. This new addition to the Butterkist portfolio joins the recently launched savoury single serve range, consisting of Sea Salt & Balsamic Vinegar, Sour Cream & Chive and Thai Sweet […]
According to a new report from market intelligence provider, Key Note, the retail market for savoury, bagged snacks increased in value by 5.8% in 2013. Sales continue to be driven by brand trust. Research commissioned by Key Note in June 2014 found that 69.5% of respondents claim that brand trust is a driving factor behind […]
Tangerine Confectionery, the manufacturer of popcorn brand, Butterkist, has introduced a new flavour, Sweet & Salted, to their single serve, clip strip range. This range also consists of Sea Salt & Balsamic Vinegar, Sour Cream & Chive and Thai Sweet Chilli. The popularity of popcorn in the snacking and lunchtime sector has increased recently; Helena […]
This summer Kallo is set to introduce several new ranges to its existing offering of plain and topped rice and corn cakes. The roll out will include super seed cakes, premium topped chocolate rice cakes, a breakfast convenience product and a range developed specifically for young children. Kallo’s new buckwheat and quinoa super-seeds low fat […]
According to a survey by Canadean, fruit and vegetables, cereal bars and yoghurts are more commonly snacked on in the morning, while crisps, chocolate and cake are consumed more often in the afternoon. Consumers aim to eat healthily, but as the day wears on they stray from their good intentions towards more unhealthy snacks. The […]
Cadbury is launching a television advert to promote its Cadbury Eclairs Velvets, a softer version of their classic Eclairs caramels. The campaign is part of a £2 million UK marketing investment in 2014, and will also include cinema, video on demand, digital, sampling and in-store activity. Kaitlin Williams, candy brand manager at Mondelēz International, says, […]
Confectionery Production caught up with Alan Gundle, managing director of the Mondelēz International Global Science and Technology Research Centre in Reading, UK.
Men’s Health UK Magazine is launching Men’s Health Fuel Beef Jerky, a high-protein snack conducive to a muscle-building, fat burning lifestyle. Men’s Health jerky is made with marinated and smoked 100% British and Irish silverside beef, naturally sweetened with honey and apple juice. The jerky has no added MSG or sugar, artificial colours, flavours or […]