Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Tuesday 27 January 2015

CONFECTIONERY AND FINE FOODS

The Moodie Report e-Zine: Claus Heinemann hails Istanbul victory

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/01/15

INTERNATIONAL. As Unifree Duty Free and Gebr Heinemann celebrate winning the mega-tender for New Istanbul Airport, we talk to Claus Heinemann about the deal.

Mondelez World Travel Retail to host inaugural Delighting Travelers webinar

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/01/15

Taking place on 16-17 February 2015, the new initiative aims to provide valuable insights and best practices to unlock the potential of confectionery in travel retail.

The Trinity Conversations: Neuhaus Sales Director Philip Geeraert

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/01/15

In this edition of The Trinity Conversations, Neuhaus International Sales Director Philip Geeraert addresses how the industry can deliver fresh experiences for the traveller.

Neuhaus unveils gift boxes for ballotin centenary and Chinese New Year

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/01/15

Belgian chocolatier Neuhaus has created special gift boxes in celebration of the Chinese Year of the Goat and the 100th anniversary of its ballotin creation.

The Trinity Conversations: Guylian Export Director Steven Candries

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/01/15

INTERNATIONAL. In this edition of our new video series, Guylian Export & Travel Retail Director Steven Candries talks about the issues facing his category.

Lindt posts sales spike at Kuala Lumpur in seasonal promotion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/01/15

Lindt has teamed up with Chocolate Sales & Supplies to stage a Lindor promotion at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, where sales grew by +180% year on year.

The Trinity Conversations: The view from Mondelez World Travel Retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/01/15

In this latest edition of The Trinity Conversations, Mondelez World Travel Retail executives Anna Szentivanyi and Nicole Hatt discuss the opportunities facing confectionery.

Incheon Airport hits US$2 billion world record duty free sales

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/01/15

SOUTH KOREA. With its mega duty free tender just 25 days from closing, Incheon International Airport announces annual duty free sales of US$2 billion in 2014.

Hawaiian Host launches Chinese New Year Tin for MacNut Crunch

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/12/14

Confectionery brand Hawaiian Host has released a festive red and gold MacNut Crunch tin to celebrate Chinese New Year, the Year of the Sheep.

Mondelez celebrates festive period with Christmas Toblerone sleeves

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/12/14

Mondelez World Travel Retail has designed a Christmas-themed sleeve for its Toblerone 400g bar, available at selected locations throughout December.

Mondelez drives confectionery footfall at Frankfurt Airport with Oreo

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/12/14

Mondelez WTR has reported increased spend and footfall at Frankfurt Airport, thanks to an Oreo promotion created in partnership with Heinemann Duty Free.

Wonderful Pistachios cracks on with travel retail progress

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/12/14

Paramount Farms’ Wonderful Pistachios brand continues to expand its travel retail footprint, particularly in South America and the Indian sub-continent.

Kreol Travel Retail announces distribution agreement with Fonterra

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/12/14

Kreol Travel Retail has announced that it will distribute Fonterra products, which include Anchor milk powder, in India and selected GCC airport duty free outlets.

Leonidas celebrates Chinese New Year with praline gift box

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/12/14

The limited-edition festive gift box (140g), dedicated to the Year of the Goat, contains 16 pralines which are decorated with a goat or lucky Chinese symbol.

Lindt celebrates Chinese New Year with special edition red Lindor tube

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/14

The 600g travel retail exclusive is Lindt's first Chinese New Year’s edition, available in key Asian airports and at destinations popular with Chinese travellers.

Villars celebrates Christmas at Geneva with 12kg chocolate giveaway

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/14

The Swiss chocolatier has launched a Christmas promotion at Geneva Airport offering passengers the opportunity to win a year’s supply of Villars chocolate.

Dufry celebrates UAE National Day at Sharjah International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/12/14

UAE. The retailer celebrated the holiday on 2 December with an interactive display area promoting dates and camel chocolate.

Dubai Airports unveils world’s tallest chocolate sculpture for national day

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/12/14

UAE. The 13.5m model of the Burj Khalifa, created by master chocolatier Andrew Farrugia, is part of the 43rd UAE National Day celebrations at Dubai International.

Hershey cash till point solution drives sales for International Shoppes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/12/14

Hershey’s latest joint merchandising project with International Shoppes at Philadelphia International Airport has delivered double-digit sales growth.

Lindt gets into the Christmas spirit with seasonal Lindor tubes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/11/14

The launch of the travel retail exclusive Lindor tubes is supported by promotions in Zurich, Frankfurt and Brazil and a two-week campaign at Dubai Duty Free.

Ever Rich makes first moves in e-commerce with Go Rich website

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/11/14

TAIWAN. Ever Rich Duty Free Shop’s newly launched website allows consumers to purchase Taiwanese specialities for delivery to countries across Asia.

Fortnum & Mason opens first airport store at Heathrow Terminal 5

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/11/14

UK. The iconic London retailer has opened a 1,000sq ft store at Terminal 5's new luxury area, with an in-store bar scheduled to open next month.

First-time Cannes exhibitor Maestrani highlights Munz Kids collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/11/14

Swiss confectionery company Maestrani made its debut at last month's TFWA World Exhibition, where it focused on its travel retail exclusive Munz Kids range.

Mondelez WTR invites Dubai Duty Free customers to ‘Say It With Chocolate’

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/11/14

The multi-site promotion supports the launch of Cadbury’s new tablet range and features exclusive Dubai destination sleeves and a Cadbury ‘Chunk’ photo wall.

Lindt hails cross-category airport promotions for Lindt Diva range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/11/14

Recent campaigns at Hong Kong and Dubai international airports demonstrate the potential of promoting the new range across multiple travel retail categories.

Goldkenn set to renew focus on Gold and Liquor collections in 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/11/14

Goldkenn's line-up of novelties include Le Caprice from the Gold Collection and liquor bars infused with Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, Amarula and Beluga Vodka.

Fazer builds global travel retail presence with new products and designs

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/11/14

At last month's TFWA World Exhibition, Fazer showcased new products and packaging, as the company looks to strengthen its position in travel retail.

Delhi Duty Free announces sixth monthly winner for BMW X1 promotion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/11/14

INDIA. Krishna Sood is the latest winner of Delhi Duty Free's BMW X1 promotion, which began in May 2014 and has produced six monthly winners so far.

Lindt focuses on tradition and innovation amid travel retail drive

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/11/14

Premium chocolatier Lindt & Sprüngli is emphasising its long tradition in the business, and its track record for innovation, amid a major travel retail drive.

Nestlé unveils new digital library in next stage of Perfect Store initiative

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/11/14

Nestlé ITR introduced the new tool for retailers and airports at the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes last month, where it also unveiled product novelties for 2015.

Anthon Berg harnesses Nordic gastronomy in youthful new range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/11/14

The new A XOCO by Anthon Berg collection features contemporary packaging with bold flavours inspired by innovative Nordic gastronomy.

Nestlé International Travel Retail marks King Power Thailand anniversary

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/11/14

Nestlé International Travel Retail marked the 25th anniversary of King Power International Group (Thailand) with a special presentation in Cannes.

New brand Hands Off My Chocolate aims to make mark in travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/11/14

A new Netherlands-based confectionery brand, Hands Off My Chocolate, aims to expand in travel retail by offering a differentiated format and proposition.

Valrhona secures second Grands Crus product listing with Korean Air

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/11/14

Korean Air has added a second Valrhona product to its inflight offer following the success of the 260g Valrhona Grands Crus Discovery Chocolate Gift Box.

Lindt hosts diamond-studded party in Cannes as Diva range is launched

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/11/14

Lindt hosted a special Diva party for its clients at last month's TFWA World Exhibition, where guests had the chance to create their own chocolate masterpiece.

Mars aims to double confectionery category with the power of smiles

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/11/14

"A smiling traveller is a spending traveller." That’s the key message of MITR’s new category vision which aims to add a billion smiles to double the category by 2020.

Harison recognised at 2014 Sweets & Snacks Middle East Awards

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/11/14

Harison has won ‘Best Chocolate Product’ at the 2014 Sweets & Snacks Middle East Awards, which recognises "outstanding" innovations and launches in confectionery.

Six new companies elected to TFWA Management Committee

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/11/14

INTERNATIONAL. Six new companies have been elected to serve on the TFWA Management Committee, which governs the activities of the association.

Anthon Berg unveils Coffee Liqueurs and extends Marzipan Bar range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/11/14

The Danish chocolate brand introduced new Chocolate Coffee Liqueurs, Marzipan Bar Nougat and new packaging designs at last week's TFWA World Exhibition.

Fazer appoints Kreol Travel Retail as distributor for Indian duty free

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/11/14

Finland's leading confectionery group Fazer has appointed Kreol Travel Retail as distributor for its range of brands in the Indian duty free market.

Guylian’s Eugène Van Herrewege to retire by the end of the year

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/11/14

Guylian Export & Duty Free Manager Eugène Van Herrewege, who started working in Guylian in 1993, is set to retire after 20 years with the Belgian chocolatier.

Mondelez WTR to invest in Milka range with a focus on sharing segment

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/10/14

Mondelez World Travel Retail (WTR) will focus on the sharing segment in 2015 with new packaging designs and products for its Milka tablet range.

Al Nassma gains first Asian travel retail listing at Kuala Lumpur International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/10/14

The UAE-based camel milk chocolate brand has secured its first listing in Asian travel retail with The Valiram Group at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

Nuance drives customer engagement with Lindt tasting at Zürich Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/10/14

The Lindt tasting activation which took place earlier this month saw staff from the Lindt & Sprüngli Global Duty Free team taking on the role of Master Chocolatier.

Airport Authority Hong Kong tenders Chinese-themed food stores

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/10/14

HONG KONG. Airport Authority Hong Kong has called a tender for three concessions in the East Hall offering Chinese food & delicatessen items.

Duc d’O launches new gifting concepts as it renews focus on travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/10/14

Riding on the success of its brand renewal last year, Duc d’O has introduced new gift and luxury bags and has revised its value pack to a ‘3 + 1 free’ multi-pack.

Mars ITR to spotlight product novelties and activations for 2015 in Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/10/14

Mars International Travel Retail will present its major new strategy positioning as well as new products and activations for 2015 at the TFWA World Exhibition.

Mondelez combines Marabou and Oreo in new travel retail exclusive tablet

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/10/14

Mondelez has launched Marabou Oreo, the newest line extension to its Marabou travel retail exclusive tablet range after the successful Marabou Black launch in 2013.

Leonidas expands Disney collection with new assortment for Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/10/14

The Belgian chocolatier will present a new Napolitains assortment featuring popular Disney characters and a new tablet multi-pack at the TFWA World Exhibition.

World Duty Free Group reveals vibrant new retail arena at Glasgow Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/10/14

UK. “This new store has delivered the ‘wow factor’ and more choice than ever before for passengers," says Glasgow Airport Managing Director Amanda McMillan.