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Sharing in lower sugar

Bagged confectionery has been an undeniable success story, with bags growing by £12m in the last year .

Bags are on their way up

Sharing format sales rising IMPULSE is at the heart of convenience retailing and when it comes to boosting basket spend there’s hardly a heavier hitter...
Swizzels trick or sweet

Frighteningly good sweets

Swizzels is prepared for a spooktacular Halloween 2019.

Growth in the bag

Sales of bagged sweets are soaring. Are you getting your share of sharing sizes? BAGS of sweets have certainly moved on from the quarters of...
Haribo Starmix advert

Haribo ad unleashes inner child

HARIBO is back on TV with its ‘Kids’ Voices’ campaign.

It’s fudge in a new format

Mondelez International has extended its range of Cadbury brand chocolate bags with the launch of Cadbury Fudge Minis. Available in 120g bags priced at £1.99,...

Not hanging for very long

MARS Wrigley has given consumers something to really sink their teeth into with the launch of a scaled-up Skittles variant

Bonds bags more

Confectionery supplier says product developments bring impulse benefits FORECOURT stores will become ever more important to fuel retailers as margins on fuel itself become tighter....
Swizzels squashies

Prizes on offer in summer push

During a summer of high profile sports contests, Squashies is having its own Squashathon.
Adeil Hussain, Chris Cobb, Harry Singh

Bags of choice for every taste

Bagged confectionery has become an important part of the store for many retailers and appeals to a broad range of shoppers from children looking for a quick treat to adults planning a night in front of the TV. We spoke to some prominent Scottish retailers to get a picture of what is happening in the category.

Not hanging for very long

Shoppers snapping up bagged confectionery at a rapid rate

Star turns grab a bag of sales

RECENT years have seen consumers watch their pennies and at the same time we’ve witnessed the rise of the ‘big night in’. One result...
Various sweet treats

Get a share of sharing trend

SHARING and treating occasions have people reaching for treat bags and pouches more often these days
Swizzels puds sweets

Fan flavour hits shelves

The public has spoken and now Swizzels has rolled out a new hanging-bag variant chosen by fans.

‘Unexplainable’ ad bursts onto screens

CONFECTIONERY manufacturer Wrigley has launched its latest TV advertising campaign for Starburst, suggesting it’s ‘unexplainably juicy’. The new ‘Land of Intensity’ ad first aired...
Wine gums and skittles

Show that the price is sweet

Value for money still important THE £1 price point is key to sales in bagged confectionery and this works even better when the price is...

AG Barr Popover Sept/Oct 21