M&S launches Halloween themed Colin the Caterpillar to help families plan the ultimate fright night in

Colin the Caterpillar is getting a spooktacular Halloween makeover and becoming Frankencolin!

With October 31 celebrations for children set to be a little different this year M&S, which has branches and food stores across Kent, has unveiled a Halloween themed range designed for family feasting indoors.

Colin the Caterpillar will be available from October 14
Colin the Caterpillar will be available from October 14

It is being described as bigger and better than anything M&S has released before and is in response to the changes the coronavirus pandemic is expected to bring to Halloween celebrations at the end of this month.

And whilst there's likely to be no trick or treat outings this year - the treats will still flow thick and fast hopes those behind the new products with cakes, sweets and even Halloween-themed squashes all set for the shelves.

In response to a change in Halloween celebrations this year because of coronavirus, M&S has launched a bigger range of treats
In response to a change in Halloween celebrations this year because of coronavirus, M&S has launched a bigger range of treats

Families keen to throw the ultimate fright night in can choose from sticky toffee cookies, pumpkin-shaped bloomers and an epic jelly centrepiece caclled a Petrifying Popping Candy Brain.

There is also Creepy Peeper and Goolish Gang Chocolates, Bubbly Boo milk chocolate, Fizzy Whizzy Bats and Oozing skulls.

Dracula's Blood high juice
Dracula's Blood high juice

Whilst alongside the Frankenstein-themed Colin the Caterpillar, which comes in both a large and miniature sizes and will arrive on October 14, is also Dracula's Blood high juice which is a creepy crimson brew with an apple, strawberry and raspberry fruity flavour.

Prices for items in the range start from just 75p whilst pumpkins can also be brought in store for carving at home, and start from 65p.

M&S has launched a large range of Halloween themed treats this year
M&S has launched a large range of Halloween themed treats this year

M&S has also launched a new micro-site online for Halloween sharing meal and recipe ideas called 'The big M&S spooky night in' with beastly bangers and Halloween burgers on the menu. For more click here .

Families in Kent are being encouraged to be extra organised this year, because of the coronavirus pandemic, when planning half term Halloween themed outings and pumpkin picking as many require advanced bookings. Learn more about that here .

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