Butterfinger maker Nestlé refuses to speculate if it will offload its challenged US confectionery business, but says it is “no stranger” to portfolio trimming.
Cloetta has acquired fellow Swedish confectioner Candyking, which supplies pick & mix in the UK and Nordic markets.
Mondelēz International has initiated a consultation process to shut its factory in Dunedin in early 2018 and may shift capacity to Australia.
Functional, organic and reduced-sugar chocolate are set for higher volume and value growth than regular chocolate up to 2021, says Euromonitor.
Michigan family-run toffee brand Dave’s Sweet Tooth has reported a 300% sales growth along with a 2,500% e-commerce business increase in 2016 after launching a new website through the Shopify platform last year.
ISM innovation winner Pechkeks is preparing to enter the US and Canada with dark humor biscuit brand Misfortune Cookies.