Candyking signs a new agreement with Wilkinson in the UK
Candyking, Europe’s leading player within Pick & Mix sweets, and Wilkinson, one of UK’s leading High Street retailers, have signed an agreement to continue their cooperation until end 2018.
Wilkinson and Candyking have successfully developed the category across the last 8 years, working together to deliver a market leading position in the UK for pick & mix sweets. Wilkinson currently has 376 stores in the UK.
“Candyking is very excited to continue our cooperation with Wilkinson. We see a great potential for growth in the British market and we have several on-going projects with the aim to strengthen our position even further”, says Fredrik von Oelreich, President & CEO at Candyking.
For more information, please contact
Fredrik von Oelreich, President & CEO, +46 (0)8 795 03 00
Candyking was founded in 1984 and is the leading supplier of pick & mix in the Nordic region, the UK & Ireland and Poland. Candyking currently has more than 9,000 retail outlets and offers stores a turnkey concept that includes products, displays and accompanying store and logistic services. Candyking’s confectionery concept and brands are Candyking, Karamellkungen, Premiyum and Candyking Favourites. In addition, Candyking is the leading pick & mix supplier of natural snacks in Sweden and Finland under the Parrot’s brand. In 2014, the company had about 1,000 employees and sales of about SEK 1.8 billion. More information is available at www.candyking.com