June 2021

Ann McMullan CA – Financial Director

2021-06-02T09:27:16+00:00

Golden Casket are thrilled to announce the appointment of our new Financial Director – Ann McMullan CA. Ann will be joining us after having worked for Brown’s Food Group as Financial Controller for the last 7 years. Strong communication skills and an open, honest approach have been key to Ann building relationships with her [...]

Ann McMullan CA – Financial Director2021-06-02T09:27:16+00:00

Douglas Pilkington Retirement

2021-06-02T09:23:41+00:00

It is a bittersweet moment as we announce the retirement of our Financial Director, Douglas Pilkington, who has been a strong player in our financial department for over a decade. Before joining Golden Casket in 2009, Douglas worked for National Semiconductor for 6 years then held a senior position at Aulds the Bakers for 24 [...]

Douglas Pilkington Retirement2021-06-02T09:23:41+00:00

April 2021

Aldi Backs Iron Brew Jelly Babies

2021-04-12T15:20:04+00:00

After the successful launch of Golden Caskets Millions Iron Brew Jelly Babies in January, Aldi have announced this week they will be listing the product as part of their core range across 96 Scottish Stores. The product was first launched as part of the supermarkets Next Top Product Award and impressively sold out in less [...]

Aldi Backs Iron Brew Jelly Babies2021-04-12T15:20:04+00:00

Millions Big Cover-Up

2021-04-12T15:18:36+00:00

In March 2021, Golden Casket launched the #MillionsBigCoverUp, a social media campaign created to encourage children to wear face masks. The idea behind the campaign was to ‘make staying safe more fun’ through our fun and colourful mask designs. The Sales and Marketing team distributed 10,000 Millions masks to over 80 stores across the country. [...]

Millions Big Cover-Up2021-04-12T15:18:36+00:00

New Millions Strawberry and Bubblegum Squishies

2021-04-12T15:17:04+00:00

In February 2021, Golden Casket launched another brand new addition to the Millions brand – Millions Strawberry and Bubblegum Squishies! After investing heavily in a state of the art gum and jelly plant a few years ago, it was inevitable jelly lines would be introduced to expand the Millions product range. Millions Squishies are the [...]

New Millions Strawberry and Bubblegum Squishies2021-04-12T15:17:04+00:00

February 2021

Iron Brew Jelly Babies

2021-03-08T15:12:25+00:00

In January 2021, The Golden Casket Group launched a brand new addition to the Millions brand – Iron Brew Jelly Babies! After having great success with the award winning Vimto Jelly Babies in 2019, it was only logical to create more to add to the growing product range. The Golden Casket Group launched the Iron [...]

Iron Brew Jelly Babies2021-03-08T15:12:25+00:00

Ellen’s retirement after 22 years

2021-02-11T11:00:56+00:00

It is a sad yet exciting start to the new year here at Golden Casket as we say goodbye to of one of our much loved office staff – Ellen McNaul. Ellen has been a committed member of our office and admin function for over 22 years. After joining Golden Casket in 1998, Ellen was [...]

Ellen’s retirement after 22 years2021-02-11T11:00:56+00:00

November 2020

Kantar Table

2020-11-11T09:45:48+00:00

We received some great news regarding our beloved Buchanan’s brand in September this year. The brand has moved up 11 places in the Kantar Scottish Brand Footprint 2020 rankings, now at 17th position which is an astonishing jump from last year’s ranking of 28th. We are extremely proud of this achievement and of the staff [...]

Kantar Table2020-11-11T09:45:48+00:00

Celebrating 60 years of Golden Casket

2020-11-11T09:46:39+00:00

In 2019 The Golden Casket Group celebrated 60 years in business. Starting from humble beginnings our company has grown massively over the last 60 years - creating some of the worlds most recognised confectionery brands along the way.  The Golden Casket Group was founded in 1959 by Douglas Rae, back when sweets were less than 6p per quarter and milk was 4p per pint. Douglas set out with [...]

Celebrating 60 years of Golden Casket2020-11-11T09:46:39+00:00

The Grocer – Best New Product Award

2020-11-11T09:47:50+00:00

In 2019, the Golden Casket won the prestigious ‘Grocer - Best New Product Award’ for our juicy Vimto Jelly Babies. The Grocer New Product Awards is an annual event which rewards outstanding innovation in the UK FMCG sector in both non-food and food categories. This event is the place to be to learn about [...]

The Grocer – Best New Product Award2020-11-11T09:47:50+00:00
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