Hancocks Cash & Carry is unleashing a new weapon on the confectionery market. Its new Strawberry Lances, which are available in regular and fizzy varieties, come in tubs of 200 and are expected to appeal to children. The company has also launched Twists, available in tubs of 100, in blue raspberry and strawberry flavours. Hancocks purchasing director Jonathan Summerley claims the products offer "very high returns for retailers".

rrp: Lances 5p; Twists 10p
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