Mars Wrigley, Ferrara, Just Born, and other top candy firms offer their business outlooks for 2017 and share details of innovation in the pipeline.
The US unit of cocoa trading and supplying company Transmar Group has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York after the...
Cocoa industry insider, Marc Donaldson, voiced that approximately $2bn investment in cocoa sustainability over the past 10 years has achieved “so little.” He suggested consumers should take the sustainability issue...
Cutting GMOs in confectionery is relatively simple, but finding replacements for ingredients that aren’t well understood by consumers is the real challenge, says Hershey’s chief chocolatier.
Hershey will close its Hershey’s Chocolate World in Chicago's Michigan Avenue by January 2017 as it plans to focus on larger experiential retail stores.
Ferrera Candy's private equity owner has refused to comment on speculation that ex-Hershey CEO David West is trying to buy the company through an investment firm.
Hershey's social program to provide children globally with basic nutrition will expand to China and Canada through new partnerships.
Seasonal confectionery c-store distribution is underdeveloped compared to other channels, despite the fact that the household purchase of seasonal confectionery is increasing,
Discover which political candidates major confectionery firms such as Mars and Hershey backed with donations in 2016.
Hershey has posted a 2% rise in third quarter sales, driven by innovations in North America, such as Reese’s Pieces Cups, Big Kat and birthday-themed Kisses.
Oreo maker, Mondelēz, reported a 6.6% decrease in net revenues during its Q3 period, driven by “currency headwinds and deconsolidation of the company’s Venezuelan operations.”
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.
The Hershey Company has announced John P. Bilbrey will retire from his role as CEO and president, but he will continue as non-executive chairman of the Board.
Hershey has introduced its first biscuit brand in the UK, produced under license by Lightbody Ventures, as Brits covet American brands.
Halloween candy sales in the US may reach record levels despite an expected drop in trick-or-treating as more Americans shop for candy online and celebrate over the weekend.
The “war on sugar” has dented demand of sweet snacks as 47% of global consumers look for foods with limited or no added sugar, according to a recent survey by Euromonitor....
Hershey will launch a range of bars and share bags under a new line named ‘Hershey’s Cookie Layer Crunch’ across the US from December.
Hershey has introduced birthday-themed items for brands such as Reese's and Kisses at Walmart’s celebrations aisle and at select retailers throughout the US.
Online meal kit company Chef’d has struck a deal to produce Hershey branded desserts as the US chocolate leader expands into flourishing US meal kit market.
Mondelēz plans to take its Milka Oreo brand to US chocolate market after its failed bid for Hershey and will expand its premium chocolate offerings with Green & Black’s....
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....
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...
The food and nutrition space is vibrant and in rude health according to latest merger, acquisition and investment figures globally.
US confectionery firms lost out on $4.1m in Summer sales and salty snack makers $24.2m due to low shelf availability, says retail analytics firm Quri.