Nestlé must look to acquire premium chocolate brands as its mass market products are underperforming, says Euromonitor.
ConfectioneryNews sifts through recent and future launches from the world’s biggest confectionery firms including Mondelēz, Mars, Nestlé, Hershey and Haribo.
Nestlé has launched an investigation after a worker was hit by flying foam from a tanker lorry at its factory in York, UK.
Nestlé has taken a 24% hit in first half confectionery operating profits due to spiraling cocoa costs and intense competition.
Nestlé’s will use sustainable cocoa for 100% of its UK and Ireland portfolio by the end of 2015, up from its current 60% mark.
São Paulo’s city assembly has approved a new bill prohibiting the sale of toys coupled with Easter eggs in the city.
Just a week after Mexico banned commercials for soda, snacks and confectionery products during cinema showings of children’s movies and during children’s TV programming, Mexican authorities say ads for Nestlé,...
Nestlé has opened a $16m chocolate molding and packaging line that will use fine flavor Arriba cocoa beans.
Nestlé has inaugurated a production line at its factory in Sofia that will produce a new Kit Kat chocolate dessert brand extension.
Food and Drink Federation (FDF) members including Mondelēz International have signed up to a 250 calorie cap on single-serve confectionery sold in the UK.
Nestlé has added an extrusion line to its existing dry goods plant in Egypt that will produce Crunch.
Chocolate companies must know what truly constitutes cocoa child labor to be able to tackle the issue, according to the International Cocoa Initiative, which has unveiled a new strategy to...
Over 20 major food firms have signed up to health and wellness pledges on advertisement to children, consistent product information, open access to formulation policies and employee wellbeing as part...
Nestlé will axe its Wonka bars in the UK after sales tailed off following a strong launch.
Nestlé has officially inaugurated its latest Chinese research and development facility, in Dongguan, Guangdong province.
Japan has a reputation for food innovation, and a new initiative by Nestlé will transform one of its iconic chocolate bars into currency for train travel while at the same...
Exploring the mechanisms controlling acetate formation during cocoa fermentation may help identify the best starter cultures to optimize flavor attributes, according to a team of scientists supported by Nestlé.
A dozen of the world's biggest confectioners have signed up to the World Cocoa Foundation’s CocoaAction - something the organisation says will join the dots of existing sustainability programmes. ...
The functional confectionery market is awaiting a big player and private label maker Carmit Candy gives its tip on which it’s likely to be.
Fifty grams of dark chocolate a couple of hours before a stressful event may blunt the rise in stress hormones, says a new study from Switzerland.
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...
Over 360 workers at Nestlé Canada’s manufacturing plant in Toronto are on strike after talks aimed at securing improvements to employees defined pension plan broke down.
Chocolate could become a small and expensive niche product unless we all do more to help cocoa farmers escape poverty, writes UTZ Certified executive director Han De Groot.
Near record-high cocoa butter prices have driven up the cost of chocolate production by as much as 20%; a price hike that will likely be seen on shelf, according to...
Nestlé plans to increase its pricing for confectionery products to restore growth to the category.