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DS Group launches Pulse Pineapple flavor to extend its popular Pass Pass Pulse range
www.dthhelp.net, Mumbai, 16 November, 2017

MUMBAI: The famous tangy, sweet Pulse candy is back in news, but this time for another flavour! DS Group has launched a new flavour ‘Pulse Pineapple’, further expanding its collection of the existing Pulse favourites of Kaccha Aam, Guava and Orange. Pineapple as a flavour and a fruit is diversely used and enjoyed across all age groups. The new candy will be available in a pillow pack at the cost of Re 1.

DS Group vice president new product development Shashank Surana says, "Since the candy’s launch in 2015 with the Kaccha Aam flavour, we have been coming up with new popular and niche flavours. After guava and orange, Pulse pineapple is the latest variant in the candy basket and we anticipate a good response from our consumers”.

The organised hard-boiled candy market is worth Rs 2650 crore in India and Pulse is the market leader with 12-13 per cent market share. Apart from India, the company has also started 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 company’s distribution network to reach out to the target group. The launch of pulse pineapple will be supported by activities like POSM and market sampling.