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Mondelēz may merge with Kraft Heinz after ending Hershey pursuit: Analyst

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.

Hershey holds rights to manufacture and sell Cadbury chocolate in the US, which has prevented Mondelēz from selling its powerhouse brand in the world's biggest chocolate market.

Atlantic Candy to produce Care Bears novelty under license

Atlantic Candy is to create a toy-filled confection based on the Care Bears franchise under a licensing agreement with American Greetings Entertainment.

Lindt shakes up top management ahead of CEO change

Lindt has appointed its next CFO and will add three new members to its group management team.

ChocZero offers sugar-free chocolate that meets demand for natural, clean labels

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. 

Snack NPD August 2016: Good Thins’ new flavors, Burton’s Biscuit, Jack Link’s new jerky and strips

BakeryandSnacks presents a monthly round-up of product launches, relaunches and innovation that caught our eye in August.

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