Confectionery

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 […]

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 […]

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