Hershey and Mars have lost market share in China's declining confectionery category to Nestlé and Ferrero, according to Euromonitor Shanghai.
Confectionery giant Mars plans to launch its CocoaVia line of cocoa flavanol-based food supplements in the UK and Ireland later this month.
Wrigley has added a soft chew format for Orbit White in the US as the country's chewing gum market returns to growth after a challenging few years.
Confectioners need to act fast in developing e-commerce strategies because even though online retail remains a small channel, it is rapidly evolving.
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.
M&Ms maker Mars has announced it will invest $900m in its US supply chain in addition to the recent $1bn investment aimed at boosting its domestic manufacturing capabilities. ...
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.
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...
Bio-sourced chemicals producer Anellotech hopes to use its bio-polyethylene made from inedible sources to help confectioners reduce their carbon footprint to fight global warming.
Mars Wrigley has announced that Skittles will return with a new Super Bowl commercial next year as an extension of its long-standing “Taste the Rainbow” campaign.
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...
Mars Wrigley is working with retail partners, including Jewel-Osco, to understand shopper behavior in checkout queues and how to best merchandize impulse categories.
Mars has been shrunk its Maltesers brand from 121g to 103g per bag without changing the price of the product, according to a tweet by UK-based food retailer turned insight...
M&M’s maker Mars has disputed Donald Trump’s stance on climate change during the COP22 in Morocco.
Mars shares war stories about some of its leading brands on the eve of Veteran’s Day, otherwise known as Armistice Day.
Discover which political candidates major confectionery firms such as Mars and Hershey backed with donations in 2016.
Mars has introduced limited edition M&M’s milk chocolate kimono and samurai novelties in Japan.
Mondelēz International, Mars, Nestlé and Barry Callebaut have joined forces on a community development and education program in Côte d’Ivoire in partnership with the Jacobs Foundation.
Mars has launched M&M’s Caramel at the recent NACS show in Atlanta, Georgia, which will join Peanut, Milk Chocolate and Peanut Butter as the largest four variants for the brand....
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.
Mars’ combination of its chocolate and Wrigley businesses will help it simplify its supply chain to compete in a global confectionery market poised for modest growth, say analysts
M&M’s maker Mars has announced it will combine its chocolate and Wrigley segments to create a new division based in Chicago, called “Mars Wrigley Confectionery”.
Skittles maker Wrigley has dissociated itself from Republican presidential candidate’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr's tweet comparing a bowl of Skittles to refugees.
The US sugared and sugarfree gum market continues to decline, but Hershey, Perfetti Van Melle and Project7 have made gains and are putting pressure on the leading players.