Follow the latest business news from the confectionery industry’s leading players such as Mondelēz International, Mars-Wrigley, Ferrero, Hershey, Haribo, Perfetti Van Melle and Nestlé and track developments at firms such as Lotte, Ülker, Arcor, Cloetta, Jelly Belly and Lindt.
Nestlé Deutschland has withdrawn appeals in two cases for which it was fined for colluding to fix prices in Germany.
The increasingly crowded granola bars category has made it difficult for startups to gain ground. However, introducing new ingredients might not be the solution, suggests Ernie Pang.
Mondelēz has reported “positive” results after it launched a series of Max flavors under its multiple gum brands in Europe, including Trident, Stimorol and Hollywood, according to the spokesperson of...
'Garden-to-gummy' edibles confectioner Americanna has announced a new company-wide distillation program, called Pure Distillate, to make purer cannabis concentrate.
Cloetta is considering divesting its Italian subsidiary, which includes four factories and candy brand Galatine, among others.
Mentos maker Perfetti Van Melle must pay a €180,000 ($192,000) fine for suggesting its chewing gum had equivalent dental health effects to brushing teeth.
Lindt & Sprüngli has reported a rise in 2016 revenues driven by strong performance in Europe, which exceeded analysts’ forecasts.
Part cocoa farmer-owned company Divine Chocolate has joined B Corps in hope of making its business more transparent.
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.
Cadbury maker Mondelēz International has increased wholesale prices on some UK products, reporting increased cocoa costs and a weaker British pound.
Swedish confectionery company Cloetta has opened its first online store in China through Alibaba’s Tmall Global platform to take advantage of the country’s growing online market for food.
Mondelēz-owned Cadbury has launched a new Oreo-inspired egg in the UK market, the Cadbury Dairy Milka Egg ‘n’ Spoon Oreo.
Long-time candy maker and owner of the Ohio-based Fantasy Candies, Joel Fink, hopes to take probiotic chocolate to the national level through his new startup called Blue Planet Chocolate.
Ferrero has launched a TV advertising campaign defending its use of palm oil in its flagship product Nutella, saying palm oil is currently suffering "an unfair smear campaign" in Italy....
Mondelēz has introduced Cadbury Dairy Milk Silk Oreo to the Indian market after enjoying success with choco-bakery brands in other markets.
Cadbury owner Mondelēz International has agreed to pay $13m to settle action brought by US authorities accusing it of breaching foreign trade rules when upgrading a factory in India.
Startup firm Mahbir has launched a range of premium Indian foods containing saffron to the UK and the Netherlands, including a Belgian milk chocolate infused with the spice.
Mars Wrigley, Ferrara, Just Born, and other top candy firms offer their business outlooks for 2017 and share details of innovation in the pipeline.
European snack startup, Belgian Boys, will roll out its butter cookies inspired by the original Belgian cookie, Speculoos, across the US in February.
Vermont-based maple syrup producer, Runamok Maple, has just started producing maple candy products for the first time after acquiring Bascom Maple Farms’ maple candy operation.
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...
The new marijuana testing regulations have made it much tougher for cannabis edibles producers to operate, reports the industry.
Raisio chief executive officer Matti Rihko tells us he is moving onto a new venture later this year and was proud to have overseen Raisio’s transition from a challenged regional...
Gourmet chewy candy brand, Project 7, has entered its first licensing business by launching Girl Scouts cookie-inspired gum and mints, the company recently announced.
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.