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Werther’s Original partner with Immediate Media for exclusive campaign

  • Date:

    05 July 2023

Werther’s Original partner with Immediate Media for exclusive campaign

Confectionery brand Werther’s Original and Immediate Media have announced a multi-platform campaign aimed at inspiring Immediate’s audience of home cooks to sample the Werther’s Original collection through a series of bespoke recipes and content.

Titled A Little Piece of Warmth, the campaign sees highly targeted digital display and social amplification across Immediate brands including BBC Good Food, Easy Cook, and olive – driving audiences to a digital hub.

The hub features a series of innovative recipes, developed by Immediate’s food team, offering new ways of enjoying Werther’s Originals – from banana and sultana oat bars to caramelised Korean beef with sticky rice.

Immediate’s content studio, Imagine, has overseen the creative development and execution of the campaign, including video content and enticing imagery. Further amplification will occur via print, podcast, and live events.

Sam Pietrasiewicz, Senior Partnerships Manager at Immediate, says: “We are thrilled to join forces with Werther’s Original once again. Drawing on the momentum of last year’s successful campaign, we bring the full power of our world-class content studio, unparalleled food knowledge as the home of the UK’s no. 1 food brand, and an extensive array of publishing platforms. This gives Werther’s Original an ideal opportunity to engage with a highly receptive audience, igniting their curiosity and inviting them to sample the delights of the Werther’s Original collection.”

The campaign includes a digital ad takeover of BBC Good Food and video-first social amplification, inviting consumers to a competition hosted on the campaign microsite. Select entries will be showcased on the campaign’s ‘wall of warmth’ both online and on social media.

Meanwhile the campaign’s print activation will see an olive magazine cover sponsorship, inviting caramel lovers to explore new ways of enjoying Werther’s Original candies. It will also see advertorials in titles across the portfolio, including BBC Good Food, BBC Gardeners’ World and Radio Times, reaching Immediate’s passionate and scaled audiences.

Werther’s Original will also have a presence at a series of BBC Good Food Shows over the Summer.

Finally, the campaign will include a Podcast sponsorship of BBC Good Food’s Tom Kerridge podcast, and an outdoor ‘Plodcast’ with BBC Countryfile, plus continuing a bespoke sponsorship of the olive podcast.