Convenience retailers who get their range right can expect to crack on with strong confectionery sales this Easter, according to Mondelez International.
Ferrero has revamped its Easter range, rolling out new looks across its brands and introducing more sustainable packaging.
Delamere Dairy has been gaining ground in the convenience channel, with double-digit growth last year setting the brand up for a strong 2022.
KP Snacks has expanded its £1 PMP range with the launch of a new King Prawn SKU. The addition of McCoy’s Sizzling King Prawn brings KP Snacks’ portfolio of £1 PMPs to 25. £1 PMPs appear to be working well for KP Snacks; Nielsen Scantrack figures to the 4 December 2021 revealed the firm’s £1 PMP range is currently outperforming overall category growth at +10/1%.
Kantar and Nielsen have both revealed that a shortage of petrol at the pumps earlier this autumn hit grocery spending in the UK.
Despite lockdown drastically reducing the number of consumers on the move, Covid does not seem to have taken any wind out of the energy drink category’s sails.
Research by wine brand Barefoot has revealed that almost half of UK residents now consider their neighbours friends, a 19% increase from 12 months ago
The latest lockdown has triggered the highest ever levels of January online grocery sales, with British shoppers spending £1.4bn on online groceries in the four-week period.
Coffee shops may have been hit by Covid-19 restrictions, but RTD coffees have been gaining ground in the UK, according to Nielsen figures
The festive period saw supermarkets smash records for online sales, according to the latest figures from data specialists Kantar and Nielsen
Covid-19 continues to boost spend
The threat of lockdown in various parts of the UK inspired a 6.9% rise in supermarket sales for the four weeks to 31 October, with a jump of 7.2% in the final week of the period
Increasing growth as restrictions return
Carabao is going from strength to strength in Scotland according to the latest sales figures from the brand.
KP Snacks expands its price-marked offer
The Eat Out to Help Out scheme took a bite out of supermarket sales in August, but take-home grocery sales continued to enjoy strong growth