Posted on December 29, 2019 12:59 pm

What if sugar isn’t even that bad for you?

That’s not to say that if you were to eat, say, 100 teaspoons of sugar each day you’d be fine; clearly you wouldn’t, and the effects on your health of excessive sugar are clear. As with anything, let’s be honest, if you eat or drink enough of it at some point you’re going to get […]

Posted on December 19, 2019 12:58 pm

The Growth of Urban Farms

We’ve all seen it increasing; demand for ethically and locally sourced food that consumers can brag to their friends about. There’s a marked difference between fresh food and things like candy, it must be said, as the popularity for American Candy and sweets and sodas prove that novelty and exclusivity come at a premium over […]

Posted on December 9, 2019 12:56 pm

People want more snacks

In America, it’s probably no great surprise that they love their snacks. Certainly, it’s also been influencing British culture too, with Brits now more likely to spend something near what their Atlantic cousins spend on a yearly basis on candy, chocolate, sodas and sweets. American culture influences aside, it’s probably also much to do with […]

Posted on November 26, 2019 12:53 pm

How China is leading the way on the high street

A changing high street In the UK, one of the big issues of the past few years has been the changing face of the British high street and the demise of some of its most iconic retailers, thinking of BHS for example. In many cases the decline has been swift, unexpected and dramatic, causing anxiety […]

Posted on November 19, 2019 12:50 pm

Making yourself social media compatible

Modern marketing Regardless of your perspective on whether it’s a positive or a negative, social media has made an enormous impact on our lives. Up until fairly recently advertisers were much more interested in the impacts of TV, radio and billboard campaigning rather than what people saw about their brand on the internet. One way […]

Posted on November 9, 2019 12:49 pm

How to make online shopping environmentally friendly

A changing world Politics isn’t a great place to start with any discussion about retail, candy or more or less anything else, however, in the General Election 2019 it’s now been found that across almost all voter demographics the environment is now a top priority, and the vast majority of Brits now consider climate change […]

Posted on October 27, 2019 11:10 am

How artificial intelligence is taking over

In confectionary, candy, sweets and chocolate it may seem a little far fetched to talk about how artificial intelligence is having an increasing influence over the industry, but it’s starting to take over in surprising ways that you may not have even considered. Having said that, artificial intelligence is now dictating much of our lives […]

Posted on October 17, 2019 11:06 am

The future desert farming in 2020

Some of the earliest examples of what we’d now consider to be modern society can be found in modern day Syria, Iraq and Jordan. It was known then as Mesopotamia and displays some of the earliest evidence of humans coming together in small farming communities to pool resources and labour, creating what we might now […]

Posted on October 7, 2019 10:59 am

Can music influence sales?

Have you ever been influenced by music when buying something? Presumably most of us would like to think we’re more independently minded than that, but music and its influence over our buying decisions has long been known to be extremely influential. It’s actually become something of a science and there is currently an industry worth […]

Posted on September 21, 2019 2:55 pm

Are ‘Made-To-Order’ Candies Going To Be The Next Big Thing?

As the market in the UK for American candy, chocolate and confectionary grows almost exponentially with retailers and consumers alike, it’s not surprising that many of the leading American and UK manufacturers are looking at ways to capitalise on that popularity with new and innovative products. Retailers across the UK in food and confectionary sectors […]