The European Commission has cleared Ferrero’s acquisition of hazelnut supplier Oltan and says there are no competition concerns due to ample alternative suppliers on the market.
Local contacts are vital for food safety when expanding into new markets, according to Ferrero.
The United Arab Emirates chocolate market is one of the fastest growing chocolate markets across the globe as big players such as Mars and Nestlé up their investment and others...
Rising hazelnut prices are putting further pressure on confectionery manufacturers, who are already contending with mounting cocoa costs.
São Paulo’s city assembly has approved a new bill prohibiting the sale of toys coupled with Easter eggs in the city.
The world’s biggest hazelnut buyer Ferrero has purchased the world’s largest hazelnut processor The Oltan Group for an undisclosed sum.
Food and Drink Federation (FDF) members including Mondelēz International have signed up to a 250 calorie cap on single-serve confectionery sold in the UK.
A dozen of the world's biggest confectioners have signed up to the World Cocoa Foundation’s CocoaAction - something the organisation says will join the dots of existing sustainability programmes. ...
UTZ Certified has begun a three-year initiative to develop a certified sustainable hazelnut supply in Turkey, which accounts for 70% of global production.
Tic Tac has joined the likes of Coca-Cola and Heinz tomato soup by creating a microsite for people to create customized virtual packs online.
Chocolate makers may struggle to guarantee their entire cocoa supply comes from a sustainable source by 2020 targets, according to auditing service Intertek.
Italian confectioner Ferrero has agreed to purchase 20,000 MT of certified cocoa over 3 years under Fairtrade International’s new Cocoa Program.
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Italian confectioner Ferrero has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Serbian government to support hazelnut growing in the country.
McDonald’s Hong Kong and Italian chocolate company Ferrero has joined forces to launch a limited edition Golden Moments series.
Lindt, Ferrero and artisanal chocolatiers could be set to profit from thriving demand for premium chocolate in Australia, market analysts Leatherhead Food Research say.
Ferrero has outlined ambitious plans to grow its business in the UK over the next five years.
Many confectioners are sidestepping responsibilities on sustainable palm oil by only ensuring products meet ‘inadequate’ RSPO standards, according to Greenpeace.
Unilever and Ferrero both said they would strengthen their commitments to sustainable palm oil this week – a sign of an industry in transformation, according to Catapult, an organisation working...
Confectioners should reduce portion sizes rather than reformulate since indulgent treats help us enjoy our diets, says a dietitian.
Nestlé should address its premium portfolio weaknesses, but perhaps there are better options than Ferrero, suggests a market analyst.
Ferrero has opened a new production facility in the province of Manisa, Turkey.
We’ve delved into the ConfectioneryNews archives to chart newly built factories and major investments on existing plants by the industry’s major players over the past five years to discover where...
Italian chocolatier Ferrero has joined Haribo and Perfetti Van Melle in entering the Burmese market.
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