Mondelēz has ended its pursuit of Hershey nearly two months after the US chocolate giant rejected a $23bn takeover. Analysts speculate the Oreo owner may now merge with Kraft Heinz or PepsiCo.
Atlantic Candy is to create a toy-filled confection based on the Care Bears franchise under a licensing agreement with American Greetings Entertainment.
Lindt has appointed its next CFO and will add three new members to its group management team.
As the public health war against sugar consumption in the US continues to build, food and beverage manufacturer Snapfit hopes to keep chocolate out of the crossfire by offering a sugar-free option that also is natural.
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