Confectionery

Perfetti Van Melle reports strong Americas results

Perfetti Van Melle reports that it had a strong year in the Americas, with its Central America business leading the way. Business in South America grew significantly from January to April 2018, but the economical situation in Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay led to a steep decline in sales for the rest of the year. […]

Nestlé International Travel Retail focuses on SOUL

Nestlé International Travel Retail (NITR) will be highlighting its continued commitment to leading innovation in the Travel Retail confectionery category by presenting new products and engaging experiences across strategic brands KitKat, Smarties, and Nestlé Swiss at the Summit of the Americas. Launching into the Americas for the first time, the new products focus on NITR’s […]

Mars ITR to feature M&M’s in Orlando

Mars Wrigley Confectionery International Travel Retail (Mars ITR), working alongside its U.S. distributor Otis McAllister (Booth 701), will introduce regional buyers at the Summit of the Americas to its latest category insights, based on reasons why travelers shop, and its latest travel retail innovations created to meet those requirements. MITR says the two year partnership […]

Hawaiian Host launches Founder’s Collection

Hawaiian Host has redesigned its premium chocolate covered macadamias with the introduction of the Mamoru Takitani Founder’s Collection. The Founder’s Collection, which pays tribute to the brand’s founder and creator, Mr. Mamoru Takitani, has new packaging which features gold foil, ingredient and product photography, as well as a unique nut meter. “At Hawaiian Host, we’re […]

Chase International introduces two new Walkers gift boxes

After 17 years representing and distributing major chocolate brands such as Hawaiian Host, Hershey’s and Nestle’s, Chase International has decided to exit this category for strategic reasons. However, the company will continue to distribute Walkers Shortbread, the #1 shortbread globally and in the U.S., due to the increasing popularity and strong growth of snacking, especially […]

Guylian premiumizes with TR exclusive Golden Collection range

Chocolaterie Guylian, which last year celebrated its 50th anniversary with the launch of Guylian Master’s Selection, a premium range of flavored mini chocolates in luxurious gift boxes, will further premiumize this year with the launch of the luxurious Guylian Golden Collection, a Travel Retail exclusive range. Premiumization “The launch of Guylian Master’s Selection in 2017 […]

Nestlé ITR relaunches premium SWISS chocolate range exclusively in travel retail

Following a 12-month program of brand redevelopment, Nestlé International Travel Retail (NITR) has successfully relaunched its Nestlé SWISS range. The premium Nestlé SWISS chocolate is a travel retail exclusive. The new visual identity of Nestlé SWISS is inspired by the natural and rugged landscapes of Switzerland, says the company, explaining that it is a contemporary take […]

Bottega and Lindt Duty Free create “Perfect Match”

Italian winery and distillery Bottega and Swiss chocolatier Lindt & Sprungli Duty Free have launched a new collaborative partnership to promote the joint sales of their bestselling products in the travel retail sector. The companies have launched a travel retail exclusive gift-set featuring a 75cl bottle of Bottega Gold and Lindt Swiss Masterpieces Pralines in decorative golden boxes. […]

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