Chinese police recently seized 300,000 counterfeit chocolate pieces during the 2017 Lunar New Year worth around 700 RMB ($102) per box, after a wedding candy store owner received complaints from local consumers.
FoodNavigator approached industry and campaigners for their reflections on the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)'s 2016 Impact Report. What are the challenges and opportunities in the next 12 months?
Ferrero France has announced plans to upgrade its plant in Villers-Ecalles in a project to be completed by 2021.
Rumor has been mounting over the last month that e-commerce snack brand in China, Three Squirrels, is planning to be incorporated in the near future, BakeryandSnacks learned from various sources.
Ferrero has launched a TV advertising campaign defending its use of palm oil in its flagship product Nutella, saying palm oil is currently suffering "an unfair smear campaign" in Italy....
Ferrero is nearing the acquistion of biscuits firm Delacre in an attempt to decrease its reliance on chocolate and expand in North American, says market analysts Euromonitor.
Ferrero has terminated all relations with subcontractors Prolegis in Romania after allegations children had been working long hours for low pay to produce toys for Kinder Eggs.
Brexit is unlikely to have a dramatic effect on confectionery sales, with the quarterly update showing a 2% reduction in volume sales by 2020, according to Euromonitor.
A row has broken out between Unilever and Tesco over price hikes.
Ferrero-owned Tic Tac Mints has become the latest candy company to distance itself from comments made by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump
Sustainability in sugar has been side lined by the health debate, but the confectionery industry is a heavy user and must now decide whether it will support cane growers in the...
Mars M&M’s, Hershey’s Reese’s and Nestlé’s Butterfinger are among the top US chocolate brands for the year to date, but which are gaining and which are losing share?...
Mondelēz International may need to aim for a “lesser but still important” confectioner, such as Ferrero, to compete in the US confectionery space after ending its pursuit of Hershey, says Mintel....
Nestlé, Mars and Mondelēz are willing to discuss setting an industry-wide 250 kcal limit on confectionery portions across Europe.
Nestlé, Ferrero and Mondelēz International say share bags can be part of the confectionery industry’s push for portion-controlled products.
Ferrero has reportedly made a bid to acquire Belgian biscuits and pastries manufacturer Delacre in a move one analyst says could support a push for North America and reduce its...
Ferrero Canada plans to add production lines for three new products in a CAD $36.1m (USD $27.66m) investment at its factory in Brantford.
Selected Ferrero, Lindt and Rübezahl chocolate purchased in Germany have been found to contain mineral oils in the packaging, according to Foodwatch.
Ferrero says it will play its part in helping curb obesity levels in Europe by offering small portions tailored to eating occasions, primarily breakfast.
Smaller flexible plastic packs have topped the trend for 2016 as they give consumers a sense of control over snacking, portion sizes and awareness of sugar intake in food and...
After finding that 12 kids' food products from Nestlé, Barilla, Ferrero and Danone contain high levels of carcinogen 3-MCPD, Italian consumer group Altroconsumo is calling on parents to stop giving products that...
Restricting marketing to children is the primary health action EU consumers expect from the confectionery sector, according to consumer group BEUC.
Kinder Surprise eggs are to be outlawed in Chile from the end of this month for using toys to ‘hook’ young consumers.
Nestlé is selling six of its Italian confectionery brands including Rossana and Fondenti to Italian manufacturer Fida.
Ferrero is to double the amount of Fairtrade cocoa it purchases and will buy Fairtrade sugar for the first time as it targets 100% ‘sustainable' sugar by 2020.