Top Tempting Confectionery Products of 2018 by TR Business

Nobody is ever unhappy with chocolates. Be it kids or adults, everyone has their own preference.

Confectionery brands launches variety of chocolates ranging from creamy to dark, fruit & nut to mint mixed. Here is the list of finalist for Best Confectionery Product by Travel Retail Business.

Alfred Ritter GmbH & Co. KG (Ritter Sport):

  • Chocolate Game
  • Chocolate World

Alfred Ritter Gmbh & Co. KG manufactures chocolates. It offers pure, crispy, fruity, creamy, and nutty chocolates. The company offers products through retailers and online in the United States and Canada. Alfred Ritter Gmbh & Co. KG was founded in 1912 and is based in Waldenbuch, Germany.

Butlers Chocolates:

  • Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin chocolate truffles
  • Butlers Premium Collection

Butlers Chocolates was founded by a pioneering woman called Marion Butler who named her luxury chocolate creations Chez Nous Chocolates. Marion established the company in the heart of fashionable Georgian Dublin, making her delicious confections by hand. Marion, who was born in India and moved to Ireland as a young woman, continued to make her delicious chocolates until 1959 when the company was bought by Seamus Sorensen from Cork. The company is one of the few remaining family-owned chocolate producers in its market.

Ferrero Trading Lux SA:

  • Ferrero Rocher World Map
  • Kinder Mix Twister Box

Pietro Ferrero begins to fulfill his dream of selling high quality chocolate, accessible to all, opening his workshop in Alba. Following the success of the company in Italy, Ferrero begins producing abroad. The Ferrero Rocher brand is launched in several European countries. Its great success is affirmed over and over thanks to the precious golden packaging and high quality of its ingredients.


  • Candy Tin

HARIBO is now a world leader within the non-chocolate and licorice sectors.  It is also the #1, best-selling gummi bear in the United States. All over the world HARIBO’s adaptation fit consumers tastes and product preference, as well as contributing to its success internationally.

Lindt & Sprüngli (Schweiz) AG:

  • Lindor Milk Mint Mini Tube
  • Lindt Fruit Sensation
  • Lindt World Traveller Collection

For more than 175 years Confiserie Sprüngli has been tempting customers worldwide with their exquisite delicacies made from Swiss chocolate. Pralines , Luxemburgerli and pies to sandwiches and desserts are all lovingly made by hand from the best ingredients. The specialties are available in the Sprüngli sales shops in Switzerland as well as via the online shop

Mars Wrigley Confectionery ITR:

  • M&M’s Salted Caramel Limited Edition

Mars has been proudly family owned for over 100 years. It’s this independence that gives us the gift of freedom to think in generations, not quarters, so we can invest in the long-term future of our business, our people and the planet — all guided by our enduring Principles.

Mondelez World Travel Retail:

  • Toblerone Happy Holidays
  • Toblerone Tiny Crunchy Almonds

Mondelez World Travel Retail (MWTR) remains committed to the long-term growth of this channel, and as a category leader understands its responsibility to spearhead initiatives which drive the industry forward. With its ambitious category vision, Delighting Travelers, MWTR turned robust shopper insights into tangible action plans aimed at driving positive change in retail environment and growing total category sales.

Nestlé International Travel Retail:

  • KitKat Senses

US brothers Charles and George Page help establish Anglo-Swiss Condensed Milk Company,Nestlé. Using abundant supplies of fresh milk in Switzerland, they apply knowledge gained in their homeland to establish Europe’s first production facility for condensed milk in Cham. They start supplying Europe’s industrial towns with the product under the Milkmaid brand, marketing it as a safe, long-life alternative to fresh milk.

Simply Chocolate:

  • Hand Luggage

Simply Chocolate is based in Copenhagen. Up here it’s too cold to grow cocoa beans. Since we began in 2011, a lot of people have shared our desire. Not just for what we do, but apparently also for how we do it. We appreciate that.

New Nordic urban gourmet chocolate in a beautiful marriage with old production traditions for handmade goodies. In a historic setting even.

This is as good as it gets!

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