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...
Hershey’s chief executive John Bilbrey says he is “very excited” about a mystery new product that will unveiled later this year, and believes fruit and choc snack brand Brookside could become...
Hershey Netherlands B.V. has signed an agreement to acquire an 80% stake in Chinese confectionery and snack firm Shanghai Golden Monkey Food Company (SGM) - and the remaining 20% in 2015.
Hershey has committed to purchasing 100% traceable and sustainably-sourced palm oil by the end of 2014. Greenpeace has welcomed the move, but has reservations about timelines and terminology.
Hershey has chosen India as the first country outside of North America to launch the Jolly Rancher brand.
US consumers have voted for their favorite confectionery brands in five categories: chocolate, premium chocolate, gum, candy and cookies. Find out the results here.
Hershey has filed a patent for a new method to purify and detect levels of cocoa flavanols and procyanidins.
Many confectioners are sidestepping responsibilities on sustainable palm oil by only ensuring products meet ‘inadequate’ RSPO standards, according to Greenpeace.
What are the leading confectioners serving up this Halloween? ConfectioneryNews explores the latest additions to Halloween lineups from big players such as Mars, Hershey and Nestlé.