Perfetti van Melle will debut several Chupa Chups products at the 2019 Duty Free & Travel Summit of the Americas later this month, in addition to a Mentos Gum Giftpack, capitalizing on a ‘strong year’ in the region.
According to Christine Cool, area licensing manager of confectionery manufacturer Perfetti van Melle, brand licensing opens a whole new universe of possibilities, something it has done for the company’s Chupa Chups brand.
Sweets showed impressive growth, but in terms of other segments within sugar confectionery, gum suffered a dramatic loss of sales in 2009 and mints are in a long term decline, finds a new YouGov Sixth Sense report on the UK confectionery market.
Perfetti van Melle, the Dutch-Italian confectioner, has announced plans to relocate a Chupa Chups production factory in Spain in order to adapt production capacity to global market demand, with recent gains reported in the Asia-Pacific region.
Toothfriendly Sweets International, a non-profit making association
which champions the health benefits of sugar-free confectionery,
has announced it has received charitable status for its work -
something which sugar-free confectioners...
Danone is on the verge of buying the Chocks & Roll business of
Spain's Chupa Chups, one of its last remaining foreign units.
Evidence that Danone is still determined to pursue its expansion in
Russia despite failing to buy...
Two of Spain's biggest confectionery producers are feeling the
pressure of competition in the market and are actively seeking
partners to help them survive in the increasingly cut-throat
market. Joyco could sell out to Wrigley,...