UK: Nestlé says British chocolate market fails to offer quality mainstream brand
Preparing to launch a new Double Cream chocolate bar, Swiss food behemoth Nestlé insisted that the British chocolate market is failing to offer consumers a quality mainstream brand. Brand manager Claire Hebron explained that the market resembles the 1980s wine category, "when mainstream wines were limited to brands such as Blue Nun, Lambrusco and Black Tower, with the rest of the market devoted to the connoisseur. There's a need for a third choice, a quality mainstream."
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