Confectionery

Mars Wrigley ITR to simplify portfolio and introduce more value to drive category sales in ‘21

Mars Wrigley International Travel Retail is gearing up for recovery in travel retail with a tight range of power SKUs representing the highest selling products from its travel retail portfolio. Raghav Rekhi, Category Director Mars Wrigley ITR, reported that the company will be significantly simplifying its travel retail portfolio in 2021. Since 9% of the travel […]

Duty Free Dynamics expands portfolio into confectionery

Duty Free Dynamics (DFD) has expanded its regional distribution business in the Americas’ travel retail channel into confectionery through agreements with three major global companies. The Panama-based company announced this week that it has inked distribution agreements with premium Swiss chocolatier Lindt; Haribo, world recognized for its “gummi candy;” and Perfetti Van Melle, producer of Chupa Chups lollipops and Mentos chewy mints, […]

Mondelēz International takes action to support and protect communities during COVID-19 crisis with $15 million in donations around the world

Demonstrating its huge generosity, Mondelez International, Inc. announced it will donate $15 million in financial and in-kind support to community partners advancing critical food stability and emergency relief efforts across the world in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. “Managing through and recovering from this global crisis will take everyone’s support and I am pleased […]

Otis McAllister enters liquor distribution business through asset purchase of Chase International

Otis McAllister, Inc., the leading confectionery specialist in the Americas travel retail channel, is officially expanding into spirits distribution following its asset purchase of Chase International, Inc. The asset purchase became official on March 1. Chase International president and founder Chase Donaldson, whose spirits and confectionery distribution company has been a hallmark of the travel […]

Mondelez WTR doubles down on biscuits category

Two years after announcing its plan to establish biscuits as a sub-category in travel retail, Mondelez World Travel Retail (WTR) is launching new products and packaging from Oreo, Milka and Cadbury at the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes. Mondelez reports a double-digit net revenue increase in biscuits and more than double the net revenue increase […]

Mars Wrigley ITR revamps Minis based on consumer research

Mars Wrigley International Travel Retail (MITR) is revamping Mars, Twix, Milky Way, Bounty and Snickers brands mini bars for the travel retail channel based on category insights and consumer research. The company says the new Minis portfolio has been produced in response to Mars Wrigley’s understanding of traveler needs – specifically, meeting traveling consumers with […]

Mars Wrigley ITR to introduce M&M’s Block in Cannes

Mars Wrigley International Travel Retail (MITR) is introducing M&M’s Block to the global travel retail trade in Cannes. The 165g M&M’s Block chocolate tablets come in five different flavors: Peanut, Crispy, Chocolate, Hazelnut and Almond. They feature a packaging design exclusively designed for travel retail (with the exception of the USA, which will use the established […]

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