Wrigley is teaming up with Sophie Ellis-Bextor for a campaign to support the UK launch of Extra’s new soft-chew flavours, Strawberry and Bubblegum. The campaign will see the singer, songwriter and model encourage families to take part in the ‘Chew O’clock Challenge’ – calling on them to chew together at 4 o’clock, the key post-school […]
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Mars Chocolate North America has introduced a new addition to the Dove Chocolate line-up: Dove Fruit. Combining real fruit with the smooth taste of Dove Dark Chocolate, this treat comes in cranberry, cherry, and blueberry. Dove Fruit is available at retailers nationwide in two different sizes: 2.83oz (SRP: $1.99-$2.59) and 6.0oz (SRP: $3.59-$4.79). A special […]
Kick starting the New Year with continued development and innovation, Walkers Shortbread has announced the relaunch of its Oatcake range that’s set to respond directly to the continued all year round demand for healthier snacking alternatives, while remaining true to its world-class craftsmanship and Scottish heritage. With newly improved recipes and a complete packaging makeover, […]
United Biscuits (UB) has announced flavoursome changes to the recipe of baked snack Jacob’s Crinklys, supported by a significant launch investment. UB has delivered the ‘Tastiest Ever’ Crinklys by enhancing the existing flavours, Cheese & Onion and Salt & Vinegar, and adding a new Bacon flavour. The new, tastier Jacob’s Crinklys range is currently being […]
PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division is set to launch Cheetos Sweetos, its first and only sweet Cheetos snack. Cheetos Sweetos snacks swap the signature Cheetos cheese flavour for cinnamon sugar puffs. “Whether it’s our Cheetos Bag of Bones Halloween-themed snack or first-of-its-kind Cheetos Mix-Ups product, we’re always looking for ways to add some playful fun to the […]
Nando’s is extending its portfolio of Grooves cut potato chips by adding a peri-salted twist to its offering. The peri-salted chips are the latest addition to the Grooves range, which includes: Smokey BBQ, Spicy Chicken and Sizzling Hot. Declan Lockett, marketing director at All About Food, which produces at-home products under licence for Nando’s, says, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Japanese firms are developing innovative new products for the domestic market while expanding overseas. Julian Ryall reports.
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 […]