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Go beyond the free-from claim to satisfy customers

Brynmor Promotional Feature ·

Welsh company Brynmor looks at how offering functionality beyond the free-from claim could fill a clear gap in the gluten-free snacking market

Creating new traditions: Strawberry Cheesecake Wraps
Creating new traditions: Strawberry Cheesecake Wraps
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A bake for all seasons: trends to boost your sales

Dawn Foods Promotional Feature ·

From consumer psychology to the backstory behind seasonal favourites, three experts show how tapping into past and future trends can draw interest and boost a bakery’s business 

Consumers reveal top chocolate flavour pairings

Consumers are looking for fruit and nut pairings in chocolate treats, according to a new survey by Dawn Foods.

Mars enters chilled dessert category with Milk Snacks

Mars Chocolate Drinks and Treats has launched Mars Milk Snacks into the chilled dessert category.

Premier secures Cadbury Heroes cupcakes listing

Premier Foods has secured distribution in Tesco and Morrisons for a range of Cadbury Heroes Cupcakes, which take the Heroes brand into the cake market for the first time.

Cadbury’s Freddo brand leaps into a biscuit format

Confectionery brand Freddo is making its debut in the biscuit market with two new products from Mondelez International-owned Cadbury Biscuits.

Nestlé combines KitKat and cheesecake in Chunky NPD

Nestlé has unveiled a new KitKat Chunky bar inspired by New York cheesecake.

£3m expansion plans for Pecan Deluxe Candy

North Yorkshire ingredients manufacturer Pecan Deluxe Candy is to spend £3m on an ambitious European expansion programme.

Barry Callebaut introduces new range of fillings

Chocolate giant Barry Callebaut has launched a range of chocolate and fruit fillings designed to tap consumer demand for premium products.

Innovative Bites announces new premises

American snack and confectionery supplier Innovative Bites has announced that it will move into new premises in Dunstable, Bedfordshire.

Destiny Foods launches Christmas line

Manchester-based foodservice patisserie firm and distributor Destiny Foods has launched its Christmas range.

From left: Steve Angle, Alex Birch of Langleys Solicitors, John Haken and Hilary Angle
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£15m MBO for biscuit and confectionery marketer

A £15m Yorkshire-based biscuit and confectionery specialist Right Angle Marketing (York) has been sold in a management buy-out (MBO) for an undisclosed seven-figure sum.

Barry Callebaut grows revenue despite ‘sluggish’ market

Chocolate and cocoa manufacturer Barry Callebaut says it has grown revenues and sales volumes despite declines in the overall global chocolate confectionery market.

Bonds to launch American baked goods line

Traditional British confectionery company, Bonds of London, has launched an extensive new range of American products.

United Biscuits part of new firm

United Biscuits (UB) owner Yildiz Holdings has combined its global biscuits and confectionery businesses to form a new company worth £3.57bn ($5.2bn).

Elizabeth Shaw bought by Colian

British chocolate brand Elizabeth Shaw has been acquired by Polish confectionery producer and distributor Colian Holding SA.

Baketime recalls various product lines

Baketime, which supplies Aldi and wholesaler Booker among others, has recalled numerous biscuit, snack and confectionery products that may have been produced in “unhygienic conditions”. 

Seasonal bakery sales up thanks to sweet-toothed shoppers

Christmas cake, pudding and confectionery sales were up 8.3% on 2014 as UK consumers spent £219m in the two weeks leading up to Christmas. 

Scottish confectionery firm gains £1.6m boost

Scottish fudge company Mrs Tilly’s Confectionery has secured a £1.6m finance package to extend its market.

Nostalgia a driver in confectionery, claims Canadean

Six out of 10 consumers go for confectionery that reminds them of their childhood.

Barry Callebaut
Barry Callabaut posts good results
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Barry Callebaut outpaces chocolate market in latest results

Chocolate giant Barry Callebaut Group has outperformed the chocolate market in its half-year results. 

Checkout chocolate
Chocolate at checkouts under fire from Birmingham nutritionist
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Nutritionist calls for ban on ‘unhealthy’ foods at checkouts

A nutritionist has likened the sales of sweets, chocolate and crisps at store checkouts to those of cigarettes and has called for a ban. 

Wrights
Wrights confectionery production is up 32%
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Wrights boosts confectionery with £6m spend

Crewe-based Wrights Food Group’s £6m investment in a new confectionery line has increased productivity by 32% in the last 12 months. 

Mondelez
Mondelez builds facility in Bahrain
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Mondelēz starts construction of Bahrain biscuit site

Mondelēz International, owner of Cadbury’s, has laid the cornerstone for the construction of its $90m (£59.6m) biscuit plant in Bahrain as it seeks a firmer foothold in the Middle East. 

Cadbury
Cadbury's Christmas TV campaign launches
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Mondelēz embarks on TV drive for Cadbury

Confectionery multinational Mondelēz has revealed a major ITV festive advertising drive for its Cadbury brand including tie-up with a number of celebrities. 

Barry Callebaut
Juergen Steinemann expects challenging times
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Barry Callebaut sales volume up 11.8%

Swiss chocolate maker Barry Callebaut increased sales volume by 11.8% in the year to 31 August 2014, helped by the integration of the cocoa business acquired in June 2013. 

Premier Foods Halloween range from Mr Kipling
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Consumers to spend £240m on Halloween

Consumers will spend up to £240m on Halloween in 2014, according to the latest research.

Buttermilk's Salted Caramel Fudge:
The £60,000 deal will see products sold at NT sites across the UK
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Cornish Fudge Company bags National Trust deal

The Buttermilk Confectionery Company has won a deal to supply 60,000 packets of fudge a year to the National Trust.

Online confectionery sales soar

Consumers spend more than £100m on online confectionery, according to a report.

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