Hershey has upped its global wholesale prices by 8% after responding to rising commodity costs including cocoa, dairy and nuts.
Industrial-scale 3D chocolate printers will be on the market within five years, according to 3D printing firm Choc Edge.
The personalized confectionery market reached an estimated worth of over $12bn in 2013, according to market research firm Canadean.
Chocolate companies must know what truly constitutes cocoa child labor to be able to tackle the issue, according to the International Cocoa Initiative, which has unveiled a new strategy to...
US firm 3D Systems is collaborating with chocolate manufacturing giant Hershey’s to develop 3D chocolates fit for the commercial market.
Hershey has accused Colorado-based firm TinctureBelle of passing off cannabis-infused candies such as Hashees Peanut Butter Cups as Hershey products.
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. ...
The Sweets and Snacks Expo has wrapped up for 2014, but the scores of notable product launches has left show attendees with a sweet taste in their mouths. If you...
The 2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo showcased thousands of product launches, and old favorites, in standout packaging. Here are a number of bags, pouches, and other containers that captured attention.
Judges of the 2014 Most Innovative New Product Awards sorted through nearly 300 tasty treats to come up with the products they deem the best of the best.
Retailers will appeal a recently lost price-fixing case against Nestlé, Hershey and Mars, while the triumphant chocolatiers have taken initial steps to recover court costs from the plaintiffs, according to...
Chocolate, chews, hard candy, snacks—The Hershey Company is going all out with a large array of product introductions at the 2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo.
Confectionery manufacturers showing their latest products offer a glimpse of current and upcoming industry trends, including hot ingredients, growing categories, and standout packaging.
The majority of claims against Hershey for false nutrition labeling have been dismissed by a Californian court, but the company still faces allegations of making misleading antioxidant claims.
Russia’s intellectual property court has cancelled United Confectioners’ IceBReAKeR trademark following a clash with Hershey.
Candy giant Hershey has reduced 0.05g from each Miniatures bar wrapper, making a tiny change which has led to huge environmental gains.
Hershey is planning to roll out Reese’s peanut butter cups in Mexico, Brazil and China after posting below-par first quarter results.
Mars has launched US legal action against Hershey accusing it of copying its Maltesers brand in all-red packaging.
Chocolate makers may struggle to guarantee their entire cocoa supply comes from a sustainable source by 2020 targets, according to auditing service Intertek.
A US court has refused to dismiss a civil case against Hershey alleging complicity in illegal child labor and human trafficking on cocoa farms in West Africa.
The National Advertising Division has recommended that Hershey modify its packaging and advertising for Brookside candies so consumers know the product is made with fruit flavors and not real fruit.
A $727m chocolate price fixing lawsuit against Hershey, Mars and Nestlé has been thrown out by the district court in Pennsylvania.
Private equity firms and Hershey are prospective suitors for up for sale Russell Stover, but America’s leading boxed chocolate firm could struggle to stay relevant, according to an analyst from Mintel....
US Valentine’s candy consumers are expected to spend more than last year, but many will seek products on offer, while the rich will buy richer with more premium offerings.
Like many other holidays, Valentine's Day is a time for sharing food, sweets, wine, and other treats with a loved one. Here are some packaging designs that aim for the...