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.
Mondelēz International’s heat resistant chocolate, new product development and increased penetration in under-represented parts of the world offers the company considerable potential for the future, chocolate head Bharat Puri has...
Unpublished research by Connecticut College’s psychology department claims that Mondelēz’s Oreo cookies are as addictive as cocaine for rats.
Oreo maker Mondelez International will introduce video display units near checkouts that estimate a person’s age and gender to deliver targeted advertising.
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.
Mondelez International has announced sponsorship deals with the US soccer team, Mexican club team Chivas and three American players including Clint Dempsey.
Mondelēz International is expanding its sustainable cocoa farming initiative, pledging to include Indonesia in its ten year, $400m commitment.
The shape of chocolate can affect flavour and texture perception, according to a study published in the journal LWT – Food Science and Technology.
Mondelēz International has appealed against the New Zealand trademark authority’s decision to OK rival Whittaker’s registration of its Berry Forest chocolate bar, despite protestations that it is too similar to Mondelēz's own...
Cadbury has failed to block Kiwi rival Whittaker’s trademarking of the name 'Berry Forest' on the grounds that it is too similar to its Black Forest chocolate bar.
Mondelēz International invested in a European-wide revamp of its regional gum brands this year and the agency involved said consistency demands were the biggest challenge.
As we approach the first year anniversary of the launch of Mondelēz International, ConfectioneryNews peers into the chocolate box of the young confectionery titan.
Mondelez International hopes to strengthen its real-time engagement with consumers via its global partnership with Twitter, a move one marketing expert has dubbed 'clever' and 'innovative'.
Mars and Mondelez International’s Swedish subsidiary Kraft Foods Sverige hope to take their M&M's trademark dispute to the highest court in Sweden.
Mondelez International has filed a patent for a method to give black cocoa powder its rich color using fewer environmentally damaging chemicals and no iron salts.
The top four US confectioners shelled out 8% more on lobbying Congress in 2012 compared to the previous year.
Cadbury will invest in trials to commercially cultivate cocoa in Australia for the first time as it sets out plans to upgrade its production facility in Tasmania.
A novel food-grade oleogel made of cellulosic polymer, surfactant and oil could be used to substitute trans fats in foods, according to new research backed by Kraft Foods.
We’ve delved into the ConfectioneryNews archives to chart newly built factories and major investments on existing plants by the industry’s major players over the past five years to discover where...
Mondelez has filed a patent for a quicker way to release flavors and actives in chewing gum using a 3-D object made of polymers.
Mondelez International has restarted production in Egypt after it temporarily suspended operations due to civil unrest.
Tesco has been forced to apologise after two shoppers found maggots in a box storing Cadbury’s Caramel Nibbles in a store in Sunderland.
Mondelez International has entered into a marketing partnership with InnerWorkings in Brazil, one of its priority markets.
Is your brand getting some decent bang for the bucks you spend on paid-for (‘promoted’) tweets? The answer, according to a new trial with 35 big names in consumer packaged...
Cadbury’s Indian arm has revealed plans to build the biggest chocolate plant in the Asia-Pacific region. The Indian plant, in Andhra Pradesh, will come at an investment of more than...