Snack sticks are enjoying a surge in Asia as new entrants enter the category with smaller pack sizes and innovative flavors, writes Euromontior analyst Emil Fazira Bte Kamari.
ConfectioneryNews presents our pick of products entering the global confectionery category this quarter from major players such as Mars, Lotte and Nestlé.
Lotte Confectionery, part of Lotte Group, South Korea, has allegedly been found guilty of copying a Japanese snack maker's package design, according to a hearing at Seoul Central District Court.
If Petro Poroshenko sells his chocolate firm Roshen following his Ukrainian presidential victory, Lotte is the most likely buyer, says Mintel analyst.
Chocolate and cookie producers are increasingly looking towards modified-atmosphere packaging to extend shelf life of products for export markets, according to supplier Sealpac.
Korean confectioner Lotte plans to accelerate its Choco Pie brand in India with a third factory.
Korean confectioner Lotte has overcome regulatory hurdles to acquire a 76% stake in Kazakhstan-based firm Rakhat.
Korean confectioner Lotte is aiming to increase its overseas sales six fold in the next five years led by growth in China, India and Russia, the firm said in its...
Mondelez International subsidiary Cadbury India has been granted an interim injunction by a high court In Delhi preventing rival Lotte from selling products alleged to infringe Cadbury’s Choclairs trademark.
Chocolate production is still growing in developed markets, but volumes are growing at a faster pace in Eastern European countries like Poland, data from Leatherhead Food Research shows.
Korean firm Lotte’s recent acquisition of Kazakstan’s leading confectioner forms part of a carefully planned expansion strategy that gives it a “jumping board” to Russia and Central Asia, according to an analyst...
South Korea has one of the lowest birth rates in the world and confectioners must think about how they can cater to an increasingly aging population, according to Leatherhead Food...
An analyst gives his tips on the possible suitors for Australian confectioner Darrell Lea, which entered administration this week and is looking for a buyer.
Asian group Lotte has plans to expand the production capacity of Polish confectionery manufacturer Wedel by investing over €200m into the company, according to a Polish media outlet.
Publically listed confectionery company Lindt & Sprüngli remains the most interesting acquisition target in terms of its premium portfolio and its post-recession weakened state, with Asian conglomerate Lotte a potential...
Ending months of speculation, Asian confectionery giant Lotte Group will acquire the Wedel business in Poland from Kraft Foods, subject to regulatory approval.
Asian confectionery giant Lotte Confectionery breaks into the European premium chocolate sector, acquiring Belgian firm Guylian for €105 million.
In Asia, Vietnam creates a new cocoa organisation and Lotte acquires Cozy Corner cakes; while on a more light-hearted note, a chocolate-fuelled truck completes its travels in Africa.
South Korea's leading confectionery maker Lotte has bought a Shanghai-based chocolate company, as it seeks to expand in the fast-growing Chinese market.
South Korea's Lotte Confectionery Company, the country's largest snack food manufacturer, has acquired a 100 per cent stake in a Chinese confectioner - a move which will not only bolster...