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DS Group launches Pulse Pineapple flavor to extend its popular Pass Pass Pulse range
www.forevernews.in, New Delhi, 14 November, 2017

DS Group is delighted to announce the launch of a new flavor ‘Pulse Pineapple’,further expanding its confectionary basket.Pass Pass Pulse, is already a leader in the Hard Boiled candy segment. ‘Pulse Pineapple’ adds to the collection of the existing Pulse favourites of Kaccha Aam, Guava and Orange.Pineapple as a flavor and a fruit is diversely used and enjoyed across all age groups.The newcandy will be available in a pillow pack at the cost of Rs.1. Pulse Pineapplewill provide a thrilling experience to its consumers that begins with the fruity Pineapple flavor and peaks with the tangy powder filling at the center.

Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Shashank Surana, VP, New Product Development, DS Group, said, ‘’ DS Group has always endeavored to delight its consumers and create excitement in the category with new and innovative offerings. Since, the candy’s launch in 2015 with the Kaccha Aam flavor, we have been coming up with new popular and niche’ flavors. After Guava and Orange, Pulse Pineapple is the latest variant in the Pulse candy basket and we anticipate a good response from our consumers”.

The organized hard boiled candy market is 2,650 crore in India and Pulse is the market leader with 12%-13% market share. Apart from India, the Company has alsostarted distributing Pulse to countries such as UAE, UK and South East Asian markets.

‘Pulse Pineapple’ has received an encouraging response to the test marketing undertaken in key cities of the country in the last few months. The candy is being launched pan India leveraging on the distribution network of ‘DS Group’ to reach out to the target group. The launch of pulse pineapple will be supported with activities likePOSM & market sampling activities. DS Group entered the Confectionary business in 2012 with the launch of ‘Pass Pass Chingles’ -mini chewing gums. One of the company’s leading brands Pass Pass was repositioned to encompass a broader portfolio of pioneering products in Confectionary business. From traditional after mints to the fun-filled mini chewing gums ‘Chingles’, DS confections offer the choicest innovative flavours in Mint, Cola and Tutti Frutti flavours.

About DS Group: Dharampal Satyapal Group (DS Group) is a rapidly growing multi-diversified conglomerate, with a turnover of approx. Rs. 7700 crores in FY 2015-16. The Group has strong presence in F&B, Hospitality, Mouth Fresheners, Tobacco, Packaging and Agro forestry. The Group has strengthened its presence in F&B category by entering in Dairy and Confectionary segment. DS Group is committed towards premium quality products & credited with several innovations for nearly nine decades.

Catch Spices, Catch Spring water, Catch flavoured water, Chingles-the mini chewing gums, Ksheer, Dairymax, Tulsi, Pass Pass, Rajnigandha, Rajnigandha Pearls, The Manu Maharani and Namah are some of the leading brands the Group proudly shelters today. The Group ventured into the hard boiled candy segment with Pulse in 2015 with the Kachcha Aam flavoured hard boiled candy, with a tangy twist followed by Pulse Guava and Orange.

DS Group has chosen to mesh their social commitment into business vision. The Company has been working all over the country, on a wide range of CSR programmes on ground all over the country. The Group works strongly on the principles of integrity, dedication, resourcefulness and commitment.