White packaging rebrand sees Toffifay enter untapped affordable luxury segment in the US. Photo: Storck

Storck makes big US push with Toffifay

By Oliver Nieburg

August Storck has repositioned its Toffifay brand in the US to appeal to female shoppers and hopes to compete in the affordable premium space.

Mars' Maltesers Teasers

Maltesers and Lindor get bar format makeover

By Oliver Nieburg

Two major chocolate brands have been launched in block format as Mars Chocolate unveils Maltesers Teasers and Lindt introduces Lindor single serve bars.

Chewits-branded ‘Chewie Gum’ in three flavors: Tropical, Strawberry & Banana and Lemon.

Product News In Brief

Leaf launches Chewits brand bubble gum in UK

Cloetta-owned confectioner Leaf has launched a bubble gum variety for its Chewits brand to seize on what it claims is a rapidly growing hard bubble gum market.

Hershey is king of the swingers in c-store segment

Hershey is king of the swingers in c-store segment

By Elaine Watson

The king-size candy bar has emerged as the fastest growing pack type in convenience stores this year and was a key driver of sales for Hershey in the third quarter, bosses have revealed.

Profits are up 6.1% at Kerry for H1,

Kerry delivers “solid” H1 with 6% profit hike to €214m

By Shane Starling

Irish dairy and ingredients group Kerry has turned in a”solid” first half of 2011 that saw it increase volumes, weather raw material price hikes, and see success in a “go-to-market” functional ingredient strategy as profits jumped 6.1% on 2010 figures.

Germans eating more chocolate

Germans eating more chocolate

German chocolate sales grew by 3.6 per cent in the first five
months of 2003 as retailers ended their price war and returned to
more normal prices. But volumes rose by less than 1 per cent, and
the exceptionally hot weather in June...

Haribo strengthens brand

Haribo strengthens brand

The UK arm of the German confectionery group Haribo is to launch a
new product, Maoam Mini's, and introduce a major promotion for five
of its other major products during the key school holiday period.