Retro reboot: British confectionery brand Champion & Reeves to expand after crowdfunding

Startup Champion & Reeves inspired by taste and packaging of classic UK brand Callard & Bowser

Luxury nougat startup Champion & Reeves has adopted the style of discontinued classic British brand Callard & Bowser and eyes domestic and export success after raising £156,540 ($204,000) via crowdfunding.

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