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These are all the posts that have been tagged with UK.

Speciality chocolate fair

9 September 2011 – The Speciality Chocolate Fair is the only event in the UK dedicated to fine quality chocolate. The fair presents unique opportunity to taste and source the very best suppliers and chocolate products from a wide range of chocolatiers and producers. Chocolate Fresh, fruity flavours once again proved to be popular in […]

New branding for Italian biscuits

8 September 2011 – Arden Fine Foods, distributors of finest biscuit and bakery products in the UK, have enlisted branding agency 1HQ to create a brand, for a new Italian premium biscuit and bakery range, Arden & Amici. Tim Holmes, design director at 1HQ, says “The positioning ‘Arden & Amici – bringing Italy to your […]

British brand goes to new markets

22 August 2011 – Hampstead based confectioner The Gourmet Candy Company has been taking its classic British brand ‘Mr Stanley’s’ to new markets with help from UK Trade & Investment (UKTI). The company has been developing, producing and marketing its own products for the last two years. “We wanted to be in charge of our […]

Swiss chocolate brand launches in the UK

22 August 2011 – Barens Chocolate – an international Swiss confectionery brand is launching a high quality but affordable chocolate range called Amador, as it looks to shake up the UK chocolate confectionery sector and become a nationally recognised brand within two years. Made in the tradition of the world renowned Swiss chocolatiers, Barens prides […]

Keeping production sweet

31 August – Renshawnapier is part of The Real Good Food Company, an AIM listed, UK based bakery, ingredients and sugar group, offering a wide range of products to grocery retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers. With 500 employees and a turnover of £230 million, its brands include Whitworths Sugar; R&W Scott; Napier Brown Foods; Renshaw and […]

Confectionery growth

12 August 2011 – Nestlé’s market share has grow from 15.5% YTD in 2010 to 16.5% for the same period this year (mid June). The reason for such growth is being attributed to the company investing in product innovations. Paul Grimwood, chairman & chief executive of Nestlé UK & Ireland, says, “The first six months […]

Supplier of new chocolate brand announced

11 August 2011 – What On Earth, a leading organic food manufacturer, is pleased to announce that it will now be supplying GO*DO, an organic chocolate from Italy. London based, What On Earth, which produces and supplies organic items on both a retail and food service basis, will supply the full range of products from […]

Sweet incentive from Candyking

21 July 2011 – Candyking has launched its first ever major consumer promotion offer. Developed with Filmology, the UK’s leading cinema marketing and promotions company, the deal offers consumers the chance to claim two free cinema ticket vouchers by purchasing four medium cups of pick & mix from participating retailers including Tesco, WH Smith and […]

Zero waste for Kit Kats

21 July 2011 – Nestlé UK has announced that one of the World’s largest confectionery plants has achieved zero waste. The Nestlé York site makes over a billion Kit Kats and 183 million Aero’s each year and achieved zero waste to landfill status nearly four years ahead of the company’s 2015 target. The move to […]

Non stick gum created by Revolymer

12 July 2011 – Scientists from Bristol University have developed a new non stick chewing gum. After years of testing and development, REV7 has finally been created and is made by the UK based polymer company Revolymer. Unlike normal gum, this gum allows moisture to go into it and creates Amphiphilic properties that make it […]

Nestle heads to China

6 July 2011 – Nestle, the world’s largest food maker, has now confirmed that it is in preliminary takeover discussions with Chinese snack and confectionery firm Hsu Fu Chi, a deal that would cost about $2.6bn, and would be one of the biggest foreign takeovers of a Chinese company. This is a positive move for […]

Warning against buying sustainable palm oil

27th June 2011 – AAK UK is warning manufacturers not to fall into the “claims trap” when buying sustainable palm oil products. The refiner, which imported Europe’s first batch of certified sustainable palm oil in 2008, is concerned about the sell-and-run supply of material, which is sold to manufacturers without advice on the international restrictions […]

Confectioner awarded MBE

10th June 2011 – John Winnard, joint managing director of Uncle Joe’s, has been awarded an MBE in recognition of his outstanding services to the UK food manufacturing industry. Winnard has worked towards developing international trade opportunities for SMEs. His tireless efforts in the Wigan and wider Northwest community have helped to support economic growth. […]

Rising dough

1st June 2011 – Krispy Kreme UK, a leading retailer of premium quality doughnuts, has released its financial results for the year ending January 2011 reporting strong sales of £33.4 million (€38.3m) over the past 12 months. The results reveal a growing UK demand for sweet treats with a 12.6 per cent increase on the […]