Customers, and the public are becoming increasingly more interested in how, and where their food comes from and its subsequent impact. It’s aligned with our ever informed advancements and we like to know that little bit more.
The adventurous chocolate consumer will continue to be one of the top trends into the new year, according to market research. The online world has led customers of all ages to become more clued up on cultures, and 35% of ‘new discovery’ claims compared to the past 2 years.
Some facts about chocolate you may not not know! We look into the history of chocolate, its creative side, and setting the record straight on white chocolate.
Nestle is introducing new advent calendars from some of our favourite brands. Advent calendars are perfect for the Christmas season and Nestle have come up with the good and we can’t wait to get into the Christmas spirit with the new chocolate offerings.
Mars invests in a new ambitious cocoa strategy, in order to improve its sustainability with the Rainforest Alliance and with Fairtrade.
This new investment has been welcomed with open arms by suppliers and by their peers. Mars plan to put smallholder farmers at the centre of the new strategy. Mars confectionery is one of the world’s largest cocoa buyers and this will make a hugely positive impact. The new two pillar plan will overhaul the supply.
We are delighted to announce that the Ringos brand of crisps has added a new flavour with Salt & Vinegar and will be available in our vending machines very shortly.
Ringos was originally launched way back in 1973 and throughout its life the brand has had a number of redesigns. Take a look at the collection of images below will take you back!
Early next year customers in the UK will see (and taste!) the new protein packed Mars and Snickers bars. With a huge reduction in sugar levels of up to 40% 2019 sees a new healthier alternative for chocolate lovers. There are also other product developments in the pipeline, as Mars plans to extend smaller portion rangers and lower calorie versions.
Nestle UK are celebrating after picking up the best education initiative award at Nestlé Academy Campus Team Initiative at the prestigious FDF Awards, a celebration of the UK’s food and drinks manufacturing industry.
Nestle have released the Ruby version of the classic 4 finger kitkat. Chocolate loves in the UK will be the first customers to try its new bar. This unique bar is pink, and offers a brand new and exciting taste experience. The bar features the iconic wafer, covered in ruby chocolate (derived from ruby cocoa beans) which serves an intense berry and fruity taste sensation. Despite it’s unique colour, there are no additions in flavour or colours!
Mars UK has announced their Sweet Sundays promotion which offers customers free movie tickets through its chocolates. This will be the seventh year of the campaign. It features Malteasers, Revels, Magic Stars, Snickers bites, Minstels, M&M’s, Galaxy and Milky Way.