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Apr 23, 2018

New products spearhead Fox’s 100th anniversary year

Fox's Glacier Spearmint and Limited Edition Fox's Glacier Tropical

Fox’s Glacier, which this year celebrates its 100th anniversary, is set to expand its range with the launch of two new products this Spring.  Spearheading the anniversary year will be the first new mint product since Eric Fox introduced the iconic Glacier Mint in 1918.  Made with natural mint oils, the new Fox’s Glacier Spearmints […]

Apr 16, 2018

Fox’s kicks off 100-year anniversary

Big Bear Confectionery, owner of the iconic brand Fox’s Glacier, is kicking off a year of activity to celebrate the brand’s 100th anniversary. The brand has unveiled specially-designed anniversary packaging across its entire range of Fox’s Glacier Mints, Fruits and Darks to mark the birth of the brand in 1918. This year’s milestone birthday will […]

Apr 09, 2018

From snacking to sharing – Poppets to launch new formats for every occasion

Big Bear Confectionery, owner of the iconic Poppets brand, is launching a range of exciting new products and packaging this summer, to offer solutions for every snacking occasion.   This May will see the launch of a new Poppets Snack Pack multipack – ten individual 25g bags containing two of the nation’s favourite Poppets flavours: […]

Apr 03, 2018

Fox’s celebrates 100th anniversary with Leicester Tigers sponsorship

Big Bear Confectionery has announced its official sponsorship of the Leicester Tigers for the 2018/19 season. The company announced the partnership on Sunday 21 January at the Champions Cup game between the Tigers and French rugby union club Racing 92. It continues a strong partnership with the Tigers which began in 2015 which saw a […]

Oct 05, 2017

Fox’s turns fruity with new limited edition bag

Fox's Glacier Berries Limted Edition

Big Bear Confectionery has announced a brand new limited edition variant to be introduced to its iconic Fox’s Glacier range: Fox’s Glacier Berries. Inspired by fresh, fruity flavours, the special edition mixed bags contain three different flavours: blueberry, cranberry and gooseberry. The 200g sharing bags will be on sale from October until the end of […]

Jun 13, 2017

Enjoy a taste of summer with Fox’s Limited Edition Ice Cream Favourites

Nothing says Great British summertime like your favourite ice cream flavours, and this summer Fox’s Glacier is launching an extra-special edition to help you re-live summers gone by. Brought to you by the makers of Fox’s Glacier Mints, Fox’s Glacier Fruits and Fox’s Glacier Darks, a range which has been enjoyed up and down the […]

Jun 26, 2015

Big Bear brand joins the Tigers

Leicester-based Big Bear Confectionery is the name behind iconic brands including XXX Mints, Paynes Poppets, Just Brazils and Fox’s Glacier Mints. The original Fox’s Confectionery was founded in Leicester in 1880, the same year as Leicester Tigers, and still manufacture in the city, employing 200 local people. Matt Baker, sales and marketing director for Big […]