Tag Archives: Chocolate

Think inside the box with Roses on Mother’s Day

Cadbury Roses is collaborating with Australian illustrator Megan Hess to design a special gift pack in time for Mother’s Day. It’s the first time the two have ever worked together, Cadbury says. Cadbury describes Megan Hess as “an international fashion artist who works with some of the most prestigious fashion …

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ARA predicts cracking Easter trade for retailers

The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) predicts that retailers across Australia will enjoy bumper sales of Easter treats this year. However, IBISWorld struck a more cautious note. Many retailers stock their shelves with Easter products just after New Year. Yet most Easter sales take place the week before Good Friday, says …

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Brand-new Salty Golden Gaytime arrives for summer

Streets Ice Cream has launched a brand new Golden Gaytime just in time for summer – the Salty Golden Gaytime. Streets describes it as, “An utterly delicious take on Australia’s favourite ice cream, with toffee and vanilla ice cream, chocolate, iconic vanilla crumbs and a savoury, light sprinkling of salt.” …

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Darrell Lea acquires Heritage Fine Chocolates

Darrell Lea has acquired Melbourne-based independent chocolate company Heritage Fine Chocolates. According to Darrell Lea, the purchase enables it to establish a chocolate “centre of excellence” in Melbourne. The company says the acquisition will create up to 50 new jobs within the first year of operation. It has also said …

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Shock poll: only 1 in 3 have tried a ‘Tim Tam Slam’

New data from Arnott’s reveal that 90 per cent of Australians surveyed eat Tim Tams. Yet relatively few know about the “Tim Tam Slam”. Shock findings According to Arnott’s, 4.1 million Aussies “confess” to indulging in this biscuit on a weekly basis. But the research also indicates that only half …

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Chip in the ol’ block

Cadbury Australia has put chip pieces in Cadbury Dairy Milk milk chocolate, with a disruptive launch targeting consumers who enjoy trying new and unique products. Combining “smooth, creamy” milk chocolate with “crunchy” Kettle Sea Salt or CC’s Original chips, it is marketed as a “deliciously unexpected combination”. The range will …

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Violet Crumble finds a new home with Robern Menz

South Australian confectioner Robern Menz is bringing an Australian favourite snack back under Aussie ownership with the acquisition of the Violet Crumble brand from Nestlé. The fourth-generation family-owned business has secured Nestlé’s rights to the Violet Crumble trademark and brand globally, with manufacturing, sales, and marketing to transition from Nestlé …

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Maggie Beer launches newest ice-cream range

Maggie Beer’s range has grown to include what it calls “a contender for our new favourite thing” – Chocolate, Coffee & Biscuit Ice Cream. This newest addition to the range combines “decadent” chocolate ice-cream with the crunch of sweet chocolate biscuits and a Vino Cotto coffee swirl. “I’ve always loved …

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Cadbury encourages fans to be ‘Flavour Braver’ on World Chocolate Day

July 7 marks World Chocolate Day and Cadbury is encouraging chocolate fans to be Flavour Braver to help celebrate. According to Cadbury, almost 50 per cent of Australians treat themselves to the original Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate over winter. But to celebrate this year’s World Chocolate Day, the company wants …

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