Children’s nutrition company Benjoy Nutrition has extended its product range with the launch of Strawberry and Apple Multigrain Bites. Made with a nutritious mix of rice, quinoa, oats and wheat, the small, heart-shaped bites are coated with real strawberry and apple juices making it the first non-savoury crunchy/puffed snack available, according to the company.
Shortbread manufacturer Dean’s has introduced a new range of four snack bags of mini bite sized shortbread and oat biscuits.
New research by Kingston University has suggested that supermarkets are failing to retain their online customers and need to find more imaginative ways of trying to appeal to them.
The Natural Confectionery Company (TNCC) is launching a new sweet product that combines two different shaped fruit and spice flavoured jelly sweets, like a puzzle, to create a different flavour experience.
Mars Chocolate North America plans to build a new manufacturing in Kansas, US. The company says the facility will be the first new “chocolate site built in the US in 35 years,” and it will make an investment of $250 million during the first phase of the project.
Chocolate company Thorntons plans to close 180 shops in the next three years – almost half its UK own stores.
Werther’s Original, Toffifee, Riesen and Bendicks owner Storck UK has announced Petty Wood as a new distribution partner in the UK. The agreement will cover the independent, food service and hamper trade channels.
Trebor is making changes to its Softfruits range with new packaging, natural ingredients and additional flavours.
Costcutter Supermarket Group has revealed a celebratory identity to help retailers to commemorate the company’s 25th year of trading. The new identity is being used by the company across a variety of channels including promotional materials for retailers, with a view to harnessing the consumer loyalty the brand has established.
Corn Again, the UK’s first gourmet savoury and sweet popcorn manufacturer, has launched the first snack size bags in the UK. Using only natural ingredients, they are available in 2 flavours (Salty Sweet and new Chilli and Lime) in 40g bags with an RRP of £1.09.