Mars Wrigley factory ‘breakdown’ – 24 top lines affected
Factory issues to hit Mars Wrigley's ability to keep shelves full until June.
More than 24 top confectionery lines produced by Mars Wrigley will be unavailable from wholesalers for a matter of months due to “a mechanical breakdown” at the company’s factory.
Booker and Nisa both reported supply issues earlier this month. A note seen by betterRetailing from the chocolate giant read: “Unfortunately, planned production at a Mars Wrigley factory has been disrupted by a mechanical breakdown.. The recovery time will differ for each SKU.”
It added that the lines “will potentially be impacted until the 31 May 2020.” The affected lines are Revels Bag, £1 price-marked pack (PMP) Revels Treat Bags, Revels Large Pouch, £1 PMP Galaxy Count Treat Bag, Maltesers, 60p PMP Maltesers, Maltesers Big Bag, Maltesers Handy Bag, £1 PMP Maltesers Treat Bag, Maltesers Bag, Minstrels, Minstrels Big Bag 66g, Minstrels Bag, £1PMP Minstrels Treat Bag, Minstrels Large Pouch, Galaxy Ripple, 60p PMP Malteasers Teasers, £1 PMP Maltesers teasers block, Galaxy, £1PMP Galaxy Milk and Maltesers boxes.
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