Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Thursday 30 July 2015

CONFECTIONERY AND FINE FOODS

Perfetti Van Melle appoints new Global Travel Retail Export Director

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/07/15

Confectionery company Perfetti Van Melle has named Michiel Havermans as Export Director North, West, Central, Eastern Europe & Global Travel Retail.

Perfetti appoints new Area Manager for Asia Pacific region

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/07/15

Confectionery company Perfetti Van Melle has bolstered its travel retail team with the appointment of Estee Teo as Area Manager Asia Pacific.

Aer Rianta International opens Auckland Pier A Departures store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/07/15

NEW ZEALAND. Aer Rianta International has brought an open design style to its Pier A Departures store at Auckland Airport, which it opened on Monday.

Budapest Airport lauds Trinity success and hails tender interest

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/07/15

HUNGARY. Budapest Airport has been a vocal proponent of the Trinity partnership concept, backing an ambitious campaign three years in a row.

Mondelez World Travel Retail opens Americas webinar registration

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/07/15

The free webinar, conducted in Spanish, will provide airports and retailers in the Americas with insights to unlock confectionery's potential in travel retail.

Rating the retailers: The Moodie Report ‘Dreamstore’ 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/07/15

INTERNATIONAL. How did the world’s leading brand owners rate the world’s leading travel retailers, airport by airport and category by category?

Dubai Duty Free hosts month-long promotion for Duc d’O chocolates

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/06/15

Dubai Duty Free and Duc d’O Belgian chocolates have just concluded a month-long promotion with a prize draw offering a trip for two to Belgium.

Ferrero makes £112 million swoop for UK confectionery group Thorntons

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/06/15

Italian confectionery group Ferrero looks set to acquire the entire share capital of UK chocolate manufacturer Thorntons for £111.9 million.

Goldkenn adds new design to its Swiss Gold chocolate range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/06/15

Packaging for the Swiss confectionery brand's Gold chocolate bar range features new visuals and highlights its partnership with a cocoa plantation in Ecuador.

Valrhona revamps travel retail offer; partners with Christian Lacroix

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/06/15

The Valrhona brand is being joined in travel retail by Weiss, Mademoiselle de Margaux and Villars, as the company aims to expand its global business in the channel.

Fazer targets Middle East with Dubai Duty Free promotion for Geisha

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/06/15

DUBAI. Fazer has partnered with Dubai Duty Free to promote its Geisha chocolate brand through a sampling activation and contest offering a trip for two to Finland.

Heinemann’s Arctic Adventure campaign doubles sales for partners

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/06/15

NORWAY. Gebr Heinemann's Arctic Adventure campaign, which ran in February and March at Norway’s airports, doubled sales for partner brands in the period.

Neuhaus celebrates 100th anniversary of the ballotin at Schiphol Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/06/15

NETHERLANDS. Neuhaus has launched an exclusive activation at Schiphol Airport to celebrate the invention of the ballotin by Jean Neuhaus’ wife, Louise Agostini.

Hershey launches Reese's sampling campaign at Heathrow Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/06/15

Hershey World Travel Retail, with the help of Blackjack Promotions, is offering passengers the chance to sample Reese's products at Heathrow Airport stores.

Lindt and Masi partner in Gebr Heinemann cross-category promotion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/06/15

Leading chocolatier Lindt and wine producer Masi Agricola are to partner on an innovative cross-category promotion at Gebr Heinemann stores later this year.

Unilever extends travel retail product portfolio with ice-cream brands

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/06/15

In addition to Toni & Guy haircare novelties, Unilever presented its new ice-cream initiatives at last month’s TFWA Tax Free Asia Pacific event.

Paramount Farms and Roll Global become officially Wonderful

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/06/15

USA. Roll Global has changed its name to The Wonderful Company. Operating unit Paramount Farms has been renamed Wonderful Pistachios & Almonds.

World Duty Free Group launches Karl Fazer Salty Popcorn chocolate

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/06/15

Finnish confectionery group Fazer reports positive feedback for its new Salty Popcorn chocolate, following samplings run by World Duty Free Group at Helsinki Airport.

Neuhaus poised to launch travel retail exclusive Indulge Collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/06/15

Chocolatier Neuhaus is bolstering its self-indulgence offer with a new travel retail exclusive range, The Indulge Collection, which will be on-shelf from August.

The Design Solution hails Candy Cloud confectionery concept at Dublin T1

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/05/15

IRELAND. The Design Solution has hailed the opening of ARI's Candy Cloud confectionery concept at Dublin Airport T1, for which it led the interior design.

Butlers Chocolates to introduce new dessert-inspired collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/05/15

Comprising eight recipes inspired by classic desserts such as lemon parfait and panna cotta, The Dessert Menu will roll out exclusively with Dubai Duty Free in June.

LS travel retail rolls out new shop concept in Warsaw Frédéric Chopin Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/05/15

POLAND. On 1 May LS travel retail opened three new ‘next-generation’ Aelia Duty Free stores in the new terminal one at Warsaw’s Frédéric Chopin Airport. These comprise an 800sq m fragrances and cosmetics boutique, a 500sq m store for liquor, tobacco, fine food and confectionery, and a multi-category arrivals store.

Choco-Diffusion SA Group completes acquisition of La Semeuse

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/05/15

Goldkenn brand owner Choco-Diffusion SA Group has acquired La Semeuse SA, a Swiss coffee company with a history that dates back to more than 115 years.

The Moodie Report: A message to our valued industry partners

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/05/15

INTERNATIONAL. As The Moodie Report changes ownership, we carry an important message about invoicing and payment to our industry partners.

Saudi Duty Free Fabulous Dates Festival generates strong sales surge

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/05/15

SAUDI ARABIA. A major campaign showcasing Saudi Arabia’s dates industry, including special consumer offers, generated a +33% surge in sales.

LS travel retail opens next generation So Chocolate store at Changi T2

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/05/15

SINGAPORE. LS travel retail has opened its latest multi-brand confectionery concept So Chocolate at Changi Airport T2, described as an “evolution” of its approach to confectionery retailing.

Mondelez WTR set to launch Oreo Cookie Case at TFWA Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/05/15

Mondelez World Travel Retail (WTR) is highlighting several novelties at this week's TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition, including a collectible Oreo Cookie Case.

Butlers Chocolates to unveil new confectionery selection in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/05/15

Butlers Chocolates has created a new contemporary chocolate range, a new limited-edition chocolate assortment and a new selection of souvenir bars.

Leonidas to highlight revamped Speciality Selection Cubes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/05/15

Belgian chocolate company Leonidas will be spotlighting updated packaging designs for its trio of Speciality Selection Cubes at TFWA Asia Pacific next week.

Live and online: The Moodie Report Print Edition May 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/05/15

INTERNATIONAL. Welcome to the digital, iPad-compatible version of The Moodie Report Print Edition for May 2015, available in full – editorial and advertising.

Traveller's Trove spotlights new confectionery and Cognac brands

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/04/15

Traveller's Trove will be returning to the TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition next month where it will present its Biscuiterie Desobry, Bruyerre and Léopold Raffin brands.

Favarger to make TFWA Asia Pacific debut with new praline range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/04/15

The Swiss chocolatier is introducing the new line of pralines, with a shelf life of ten months, as it focuses on growth in travel retail and Asian domestic markets.

Mondelez and Heinemann launch farmers market themed activation

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/04/15

To promote the new Toblerone Crushed Corn, Mondelez WTR has partnered Heinemann in an exclusive roadshow at Frankfurt, Oslo and Copenhagen airports.

Mars maintains push behind sugar confectionery at TFWA Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/04/15

Mars ITR will launch new presentations for its Skittles and Extra brands as it continues to build on the potential of the sugar confectionery category in travel retail.

Arnott’s celebrates 150th year with Ford display at Melbourne Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/04/15

One of a historic fleet of cars used by Arnott’s Biscuits since the late 1800s, the restored Ford Model T display also marks the launch of new Tim Tam flavours.

Hershey taps gifting and snacking opportunity in Asian travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/04/15

Supported by new research on the Asian confectionery buyer, Hershey will launch Hershey's Kisses Deluxe and Brookside Crunchy Clusters at the TFWA Asia Pacific.

Neuhaus gets a head start on the festive season with new collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/04/15

Available from September, the Christmas collection comes in festive colours of red, green and gold and includes a new travel retail exclusive and an advent calendar.

Godiva debuts Christmas and Chinese New Year collections in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/04/15

The Belgian chocolatier will showcase its latest innovations - including the 2015 Christmas and 2016 Chinese New Year collections - at TFWA Asia Pacific in May.

Guylian launches new Green Tea flavour for Sea Horse chocolates

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/04/15

Guylian unveiled its new Green Tea Sea Horse Chocolates at last month's IAADFS show as it picks up two awards for its Crunchy Biscuit flavour and CSR efforts.

Mondelez targets share segment with Toblerone Tiny Mono-flavour Bags

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/04/15

Building on the success of Toblerone Tiny Mixed Bag, Mondelez WTR has launched a new travel retail exclusive range focusing on the individual Toblerone Tiny flavours.

Sustainable profitability remains top priority for retailers and suppliers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/04/15

CANADA. The Advantage Group International has unveiled findings from the 2014 Advantage Report – Travel Retail, identifying key retailer/supplier priorities.

Cadbury and Blackjack Promotions join forces in London airport activations

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/04/15

Cadbury's ‘Say it with Chocolate’ promotions at Stansted Airport and Heathrow T5 will include sampling and the opportunity to personalise gift packs.

Neuhaus celebrates Belgian heritage with launch of new Smurfs gift box

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/04/15

The Belgian chocolatier continues to pay tribute to icons of Belgium with the second Smurfs gift collection, which was presented at last month's IAADFS show in Orlando.

Perfetti Van Melle highlights regional favourites at TFWA Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/04/15

Perfetti Van Melle will introduce new lines for Chupa Chups and Mentos and focus on impulse purchasing during next month’s TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition in Singapore.

Ritter Sport extends travel retail offer with new launch for Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/04/15

Ritter Sport will be highlighting its travel retail exclusive line, including the new 65g Tower, at next month's TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition in Singapore.

Hawaiian Host poised to present fresh product offer in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/04/15

Hawaiian Host will be showcasing its new Tropical Fruit Bites at TFWA Asia Pacific as well as products from newly acquired Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corp.

Amarula partners with Goldkenn to launch charity chocolate bar

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/04/15

Distell-owned Amarula has partnered with Goldkenn to produce a chocolate bar filled with the popular liqueur. All proceeds from sales will go to the Amarula Trust.

Lindt focuses on gifting and travel retail exclusives in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/04/15

Aiming to increase brand awareness in Asian travel retail, Lindt will debut new POS material as part of a strong presence at next month's TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition.

Mars ITR strengthens global team with new appointments

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/04/15

Mars International Travel Retail has expanded its global team with the creation of five new positions to ensure better global coverage for the business.

Tea Forté extends range, reveals travel retail ambitions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/04/15

Tea Forté presented its new 23-carat gold plated tea infuser and Lotus tea collection at last month's IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas in Orlando.