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Bolster your Snacking Range

It can be a difficult thing finding that perfect snack, so as a retailer, it’s important you provide a strong range of options. Thankfully, you can pick up a great range of snacks from Hancocks at excellent wholesale prices.

1 year ago

How good is your Easter knowledge?

Easter is a great time of year to spend time with family and friends, enjoy some time away from work and indulge in a chocolatey treat or ten.

However you choose to spend your Easter weekend, you can get into the spirit of things with Hancocks’ Easter fun facts quiz.

1 year ago

Quiz - How well do you know your old fashioned sweets?

When it comes to picking your favourite sweets and confectionery, sometimes the old classics are the best.

So while at Hancocks we’re always looking to bring in new and exciting confectionery, we fully appreciate the draw and charm of the more traditional sweets options out there.

If you consider yourself a confectionery enthusiast, this latest blog will be right up your street.

1 year ago

Get ready for Christmas 2019 at Hancocks

The Hancocks Christmas Brochure is packed full of superb items of the highest quality – all available to buy at exceptional low prices.

All the items we will have available for you to buy in the run up to Christmas 2019 are listed clearly and carefully. The brochure can act as a handy way of getting you in the right mindset for Christmas, while also providing a great guide as to the breadth and depth of Hancocks’ offering.

1 year ago

Take Advantage of Great Machine & Stand Bundles

At Hancocks, we’re all about delivering the very best value and affordable wholesale sweet options to our customers.

We not only have a wealth of wholesale sweets, chocolates and confectionery for you to pick from, but the Hancocks team is always mindful of the logistics and specifics of selling sweets out in the real world.

1 year ago

Hancocks adds Super Nature range to wholesale offering

At Hancocks, we’re committed to providing new offerings to our loyal customers to help them keep their own range of products fresh and attractive to shoppers.

As such, we’ve got another online exclusive available for our customers to stock up on.

1 year ago

5 novel ways to decorate with Sweets and Confectionery

Now as one of the best wholesale sweets supplier, we generally want to provide sweets for our customers that will fly off the shelves and be munched on and enjoyed. Whether it’s pick'n'mix sweets, fudge or bagged sweets, we want to be the go-to confectionery wholesaler that is known for having a wide variety of sweet options for retailers.

1 year ago

Choosing the right Pick N' Mix Jars

Pick n’ mix sweets are a hallmark of many peoples’ childhood, with the variety and range of flavours, textures and styles available allowing everybody to find their favourite.

As a leading confectionery wholesaler, at Hancocks we take pick n’ mix very seriously. Our aim is to provide our customers with everything they need to get the pick n’ mix offering they’ve always wanted.

1 year ago

Why you should have a Slushy Summer this year

When the hot summer days hit and those temperatures rise, retailers should look to make their customers feel as comfortable as possible.

One way to do this is providing delightful slush drinks at icy cold temperatures. These are popular options for shoppers of all ages, with a host of different flavours out there.

1 year ago

We’ve added three great new brands to our range!

At Hancocks we take pride in having such a diverse and dynamic range of products. As a leading confectionery wholesaler, we feel obliged to continue to meet the wants of our customers, and part of this is always considering what products they really need.

1 year ago

Our top 5 picks for incredible Wedding Confectionery

For any wedding day, it’s vital for people to try to ensure everybody has a day to remember. One way to allow people to enjoy the day and have plenty of smiles on their face is by providing a range of wedding sweets and chocolates for them to enjoy during the big occasion.

1 year ago

Easter 2019 Infographic

Check out our brand new Easter 2019 infographic and discover some amazing facts about confectionery trends and sales during the Easter period. How can you make the most of Easter?

1 year ago

Hancocks is now offering Sweetzone’s Halal Sweets

At Hancocks, we are exceptionally proud of the wide selection of confectionery we are able to provide to our customers. This broad-spanning offering helps retailers across England, Wales, Scotland and further afield provide delicious treats to people of all ages.

1 year ago

Manchester Depot New Branding Launch 7th - 11th April! HUGE DEALS, GIVEAWAYS AND MORE!

We’re launching our new Hancocks re-brand with a bang, starting with the HUGE Manchester depot!

RE-LAUNCH EVENT happening this Sunday 7th to Thursday 11th April.

Click here to download event details

Over the 5 days, there will be:

  • Unmissable sweet deals exclusive to the Manchester depot!
  • Fantastic competitions and huge prizes, from a 65" TV and an IPAD plus loads more!
  • Sunday Funday (7th) featuring loads of activities including a penalty shoot-out, a meet and greet with Haribo’s Golden Bear and a magician! Children are welcome!
  • Meet with loads of great suppliers there to hear about the latest NPD and sample some great new products! There will even be lots of goodies and giveaways!

PLUS!!....The first 150 customers will receive a FREE case of Nestle Quality Street 95g!

Visit our Manchester Depot from this Sunday 7th to Thursday 11th for an event you won’t want to miss!

Location: Hancocks Manchester Wholesale, 2 Ambrose Street, Gorton, Manchester, M12 5DD

Date: 7-11th April

Times: Open from 9am | Open till 8pm Mon/Thurs

1 year ago

The Advantages of Stocking Sugar-Free Sweets

Sweets without sugar? Yes, it is a thing and it is taking off in a big way!

The sugar-free sweets market is growing, so as a retailer, now is the perfect time to join in and stock up. Luckily for you, as Hancocks has the UK’s largest range of confectionery and is one of the best sweet wholesalers out there, so you’re in safe hands!

2 years ago

The Beauty of the Humble Penny Sweet

When it comes to picking your favourite sweets and confectionery, sometimes the old classics are the best.

So while at Hancocks we’re always looking to bring in new and exciting confectionery, we fully appreciate the draw and charm of the more traditional sweets options out there.

If you consider yourself a confectionery enthusiast, this latest blog will be right up your street.

2 years ago

Must-Have Mother's Day Treats

Mother’s day is fast approaching, meaning it is time for retailers to ensure they have stocked up on all the mother’s day essentials for this year.

Though we believe you shouldn’t require a specific day in the year to show your mother appreciation, and that every day should be treated as mother’s day, this day has become an increasingly important date in the diaries of confectionery retailers of all shapes and sizes.

2 years ago

IB GROUP TAKES ON EXCLUSIVE UK DISTRIBUTION OF PEZ

We are delighted to announce that the IB Group, UK’s largest distributor, importer and wholesaler of confectionery products, will now take on the UK distribution of the global confectionery brand PEZ.

PEZ, which originated in 1927, is an Austrian company that supplies its confectionery products to 80 countries worldwide, selling 70 million dispensers annually and 5 billion PEZ candies are consumed every year! PEZ are most known for their candies and novelty licensed dispensers, but also offer dextrose, fizzy and a range of gifting lines.

The IB Group are perfectly placed to successfully distribute the mighty PEZ brand nationwide. Impressively covering 4 different routes to market including Hancocks Wholesale, Bobby’s direct to store service, Bonds of London UK field sales and a direct supply route to larger Multiple Grocery customers. With over 55,000 customers across the UK, the IB Group can deliver fantastic sales for exclusive brands, making us the Perfect Partners.

2 years ago

We are proud to unveil the new Hancocks branding

At Hancocks, we’ve worked hard over the years to secure our position as the largest confectionery wholesaler in the UK.

However, we know that in this competitive industry, resting on our laurels and not continuing to move forwards will only have negative consequences. We want to continue to lead the pack when it comes to providing wholesale sweets online, and know that staying dynamic, relevant and appealing to our customers is the best way to do this.

2 years ago

Get Ready for Valentine’s Day 2019 Early

Every retailer wants to get things right when it comes to the major holidays and events. And while it might seem a little while away (particularly with Christmas in the way!), it’s never too soon to start planning for Valentine’s Day and start getting your stock ready.

2 years ago

The Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Story

The United States of America has sent some interesting things our way over the years. Some have firmly become a part of British society (think McDonalds, KFC etc), while others have failed to ingratiate themselves fully in our culture (the rodeo, for instance).

2 years ago

10 tasty items to stock for last minute Christmas shoppers

Hancocks can be your one-stop confectionery shop this festive season. Our range of fantastic products are sure to appeal to shoppers and allow you to boost sales at this important time of year. We believe that preparation is key when it comes to getting your stock right for the Christmas rush, and the closer you get to the big day, the more and more impulsive shoppers tend to be.

2 years ago

Dressing your shop window with Christmas Sweets

There’s a real art to getting your window displays right in the run up to the Christmas period. With more and more people out on the high street looking for great presents and purchases, a fantastic window display is an excellent way to get more people through your doors and buying from your stock.

2 years ago

The New and Improved Vimto Lolly Jar is Coming Soon

Hancocks is delighted to announce that we have become the new supplier of the Vimto 200 piece lolly jar. This means it is easier for you to provide your customers with these fabulous, tasty and unique tasting sweets at great prices.

2 years ago
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