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

Time flies

It’s hard to believe that the October issue of Confectionery Production is on its way. Here in the UK, autumn is in the air, and it’s the time of year when we start planning the content of the magazine for 2016.

Crisps feel the crunch

The UK is a nation of snackers according to Snack Foods, a new Market Update from market intelligence provider Key Note, which reports that the snack foods market grew by 29.7% between 2010 and 2014. Within the report, the market is divided into three primary sectors: potato crisps, snack nuts, and other savoury snacks.

Sweet innovation

My trip last month to the NCA Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago was a real treat that gave me the opportunity to see some of the trends that will be influencing the confectionery sector around the world in the coming months.

Global snack market

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

Biscuit and cake sales on the rise

According to Biscuits and Cakes 2014, a Market Update from Key Note, the value of biscuits and cakes at retail in the UK increased by 3.6% between 2012 and 2013. The growth is surprising given the rising popularity of home baking, which has been attributed to television baking programmes such as The Great British Bake […]

Snack market growth set to continue

According to Snack Foods 2013, a new Market Update from business intelligence company Key Note, the snack foods industry grew by 8.3% in 2012. This was due to growing demand for premium products and the introduction of new flavours by manufacturers. Not only are snacks popular, but they are convenient and suitable for consumers’ day-to-day […]

Increasing online sales

Selling online has many clear benefits; reduced overheads, lower marketing costs and the ability to reach a wider audience to name a few.

Growth for biscuits and cakes

The UK biscuits and cakes market grew by 4.5% in 2011 to £3.62bn. According to the market update from Key Note, biscuits hold a majority share in the industry growing by 6.5% over the year, while the cakes sector increased by 1.1%.  Market value rose primarily due to higher input costs and strong demand. On-the-go, […]

Tangerine revamps Barratt bags

Tangerine Confectionery is revamping its Barratt range of family confectionery bags with a new launch, which includes the return of the novelty gums, Milkteeth.

New look for Cadbury Eclairs

All Cadbury Eclairs bags, cartons and rollpacks will see a new packaging design, including a matte finish, which is a first for the sweets.

New packaging for Dairy Box

Creamy boxed chocolate assortment Dairy Box celebrates its 75th birthday this year with new packaging launched in time for Christmas.