Many consumers struggle to tell the difference between cocoa certification program labels like Fairtrade and company own labels, such as Nestlé’s Cocoa Plan, but all agree social responsibility should be...
Nestlé plans to introduce a faster-dissolving sugar across some of its confectionery range from 2018.
The Court of Appeal in Singapore has reaffirmed Nestlé’s KitKat shape trademark is invalid and ruled Petra Foods’ Delfi Take-It bar cannot therefore infringe the mark.
With the latest trend for confectionery and bakery including videos and commercials to promote products, Germany’s top industry associations discuss ‘snackertainment’, energy-efficiency, packaging costs, vegan diets, halal, and industry 4.0,...
Active, intelligent packaging is similar to the 1950s phenomenon of TV, according to Digimarc, which creates digital barcode scanners for products including ice cream tubs, biscuits and chips.
The active, intelligent packaging industry will double in size from €15bn in 2015 to €32bn in 2022, according to AIPIA (Active & Intelligent Packaging industry Association).
Discover which political candidates major confectionery firms such as Mars and Hershey backed with donations in 2016.
Chocolate companies are coming under increasing scrutiny to publish third-party verified impacts on cocoa sustainability efforts, including taxes paid in origin countries.
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.
Nestlé hopes innovation and marketing support can restore growth to its confectionery division, which remains challenged in Brazil, the US and the UK.
A row has broken out between Unilever and Tesco over price hikes.
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.
Croatian supplier of probiotic chocolates Milsing has added a prenatal product to its range of supplements, a move which follows investment from several big players in pregnancy probiotics.
Nestlé is close to formalizing its acquisition of Garoto in Brazil following a lengthy anti-trust dispute.
Nestlé has received a deluge of protests on social media after withdrawing Toffee Deluxe from its UK Quality Street collection, but denies the candy has gone for good.
Mars M&M’s, Hershey’s Reese’s and Nestlé’s Butterfinger are among the top US chocolate brands for the year to date, but which are gaining and which are losing share?...
Cereal and confectionery packaging manufacturer ÅR Packaging says its recently announced acquisition by CVC Capital Partners will move the business into the 'next stage of its development'.
Nestlé has described confectionery as a ‘difficult category’ in its first-half results as it was hit by weak Easter demand in Brazil and increasing competition in the US.
Nestlé’s gives ConfectioneryNews a look inside its $31m expanded quality assurance center in Dublin, Ohio, where it is battling the emerging threat of foreign bodies in confections.
Nestlé, Mars and Mondelēz are willing to discuss setting an industry-wide 250 kcal limit on confectionery portions across Europe.
Nestlé, Ferrero and Mondelēz International say share bags can be part of the confectionery industry’s push for portion-controlled products.
Euromonitor International has pinpointed several promising chocolate markets that may help manufacturers offset slowdowns in traditional emerging markets such as China and Brazil.
Nestlé Italia has sold its Ore Liete biscuit brand to Italian business the Tedesco Group.
Mars has announced a strategic collaboration with China’s Alibaba just a few days after Mondelēz refreshed its partnership with Facebook as both companies tap the global e-commerce boom.
Smaller flexible plastic packs have topped the trend for 2016 as they give consumers a sense of control over snacking, portion sizes and awareness of sugar intake in food and...