Premium British chocolate brand Love Cocoa created by Cadbury scion James Cadbury has launched a new Luxury Chocolate Truffle Charity Advent Calendar as part of its 2021 Christmas Collection, with all profits going to Britain’s National Health Service...
In a boost to the confectionery sector, American families are ‘considerably more comfortable sending their kids back to school, or with Halloween trick-or-treating, than a year ago’, according to a latest Axios/Ipsos poll.
As the industry prepares for Halloween, National Confectioners Association President and CEO John Downs outlines the significance of confectionery in relation to the nation’s wealth in terms of job creation and spending power.
The National Confectioners Association (NCA) has released a new report ahead of the crucial Halloween season outlining the important and essential role confectionery manufacturing plays in the US economy.
Consumer spending in the Unites States on Halloween-related items is expected to reach an all-time high of $10.14bn, up from $8.05bn in 2020, according to the National Retail Federation’s (NFR) annual survey.
Spending on Halloween candy is predicted to rebound to an all time high this year after the pandemic frightened away most trick-or-treaters and celebrants last year – causing sales to slump to a five-year low, according to industry research.
Ferrero-owned candy brand Butterfinger is reintroducing its ‘investigation unit’ to track down ‘guilty’ fans accused of ‘swiping the crispety, crunchety, peanut-buttery, irresistible candy bar’ from friends and family this Halloween.
The Halloween season is an important one for the confectionery industry, accounting for approximately $4.6bn in sales each year during the eight weeks leading up to 31 October, according to the National Confectioners Association (NCA).
June is National Candy Month in the US - according to the National Confectioners Association, who are marking the next 30 days with a number of promotional activities for candy makers and retailers to 'help address the confectionery sales gap between...