Today you have the chance to sweeten up lunchtime with another fantastic two for one saving - this time for any Greggs Countline
The company is building on the popularity of Giant Strawbs--HARIBO's best selling countline
--with the launch of Giant Apples, a fruit-flavoured, soft gum countline
, and Liquorice Twists, a new bag line.
There have been few such significant developments in the chocolate countline
, chocolate biscuit bar and cake bar sectors, although manufacturers have, in some cases, been quietly reducing the size of chocolate bars (not covered in this report) and countlines
in accordance with government efforts to reduce consumption.
At one point, Sugro's single countline
business was down 29% as supermarket deals such as five Mars for [pounds sterling]1 drove retailers to buy from the mults instead of wholesalers, making the Tesco store manager "the indie retailer's best friend", he claimed.
With the growing popularity of tangy, sour sweets, HARIBO has added Giant Sour Strawberries, a sour version of the popular Giant Strawberry countline
, to its countline
This year's The X Factor campaign has been expanded to include countline
Kinder Bueno in addition to Tic Tac.
Crawford's relationship with Vimto began with the manufacture of Vimto (sugar) lollies as part of the Vimto licensed range, initially launching the Vimto lollipop as a countline
then into prepack bags and Pic-n-Mix.
The limited-edition My Purple Bar, which is made up of four of the chocolates joined together to make a single countline
(rsp: 65p), will be rolled out to retailers from 1 August and is expected to stay on shelves until Christmas.
The system was required to wrap countline
bars at 700/min, and multipack them into single or double layers (counts from 3 to 12), or handle bite-sized bars at 1,500/min.
Cadbury is expanding its Bliss chocolate brand with a 100g block bar to build on the success of its countline
There has been less visible activity from major manufacturers in producing healthier sweet snacks, although smaller chocolate countline
bars are now on sale, and Masterfoods has experimented with lighter fillings for its Mars Bars.
More than 90 'Bring Back Wispa' Facebook groups totalling 14,000 members successfully campaigned and the countline
made a return in 2007.