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

Global snack market

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

Single serve biscuit packs

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.

Price marked packs

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). […]

Up on the roof

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 […]

Fun on the go

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. […]

German snack market grows

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 […]

Single serve popcorn

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 […]

Brand trust drives savoury snacks

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 […]

Single serve popcorn portions

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 […]

Rice cake offering expanded

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 […]

Survey on snacking patterns

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 […]

TV ad for softer caramels

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, […]

Strategy for success

Confectionery Production caught up with Alan Gundle, managing director of the Mondelēz International Global Science and Technology Research Centre in Reading, UK.

High-protein beef snack

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 […]