Nestlé plans to increase its pricing for confectionery products to restore growth to the category.
Burton’s Biscuit Company, maker of brands such as Maryland Cookies and Jammie Dodgers, has announced a £14.75M investment in its manufacturing operation to support business growth.
German confectioner Halloren believes its best growth prospects lie in the fast growing markets in Thailand and Korea as well as North America amid intense competition in its home market.
Lindt has won its appeal against Haribo for alleged infringement of Haribo’s golden bear trademark, but the case will go all the way to the Supreme Court in Germany.
Mondelēz International has made light of potential trade sanctions against Russia for its annexing of Crimea and announced a $110m factory in Siberia.
Swiss firm Chocolat Frey has boosted its presence in North America by acquiring New York based chocolate, candy and gum maker SweetWorks.
Belgian truffle maker Duc d’O has entered India through a distribution deal with Cosmo Fine Foods and hopes to target increasingly affluent Indian consumers.
Thai company European Food Public Company Ltd (EuroFood) has signed a deal with soccer club Manchester United to sell branded products in five countries in Southeast Asia.
Mondelēz International owned Cadbury has exhausted all avenues of appeal to register a UK trademark for its Dairy Milk purple following an 10-year dispute with Nestlé.
Global president of Mars Chocolate Grant F. Reid will become president of Mars, Incorporated as Paul Michaels announces his retirement.
United Biscuits aims to invest £3.5M in its plants at Aintree, near Liverpool, and Harlesden in north west London as it prepares to boost its savoury biscuits market share.
UK mineral water firm Navson has developed a low price-point energy gum fortified with taurine and B vitamins.
Jelly Belly has added protein recovery malt balls to its Sports Beans range as the functional confectionery brand gains distribution in mainstream retail.
Mondelēz International has upped the cocoa content and revamped the packaging of its Cadbury Bournville brand in India to appeal to the growing middle classes.
Final preparations are underway for Food Vision 2014, the event that brings together global food and drink industry leaders at Cannes in the south of France to discuss key topics...
Mars Chocolate North America has opened a new facility in Topeka, Kansas, to produce M&M’s and Snickers.
Lindt will introduce bite-sized chocolates in stand-up pouches for its Ghirardelli brand in the US.
Russia has seized the Russian factories of Ukraine’s leading chocolate company Roshen.
A US court has refused to dismiss a civil case against Hershey alleging complicity in illegal child labor and human trafficking on cocoa farms in West Africa.
US headquartered firm Spangler Candy says it will not move large volumes of its production back to the US from Mexico until the US government creates a domestic sugar regime...
Mondelēz International said it may include a pledge to reduce sugar in its new health & wellness program, but only if the World Health Organization (WHO) makes its latest sugar...
Food and drink firms must be more proactive at assessing the sustainability of their products and ingredients, rather than reacting to market interest, according to Leatherhead Food Research expert Emma...
Lindt & Sprüngli has announced plans to double the size of its US headquarters to meet growing consumer demand in the US premium chocolate market, which it says is its...
Mondelēz is to cut saturated fat and sodium by 10% by 2020, but suggests reducing consumer sugar intake is manageable with portion controlled products and education.
The UK Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has dismissed complaints that a TV advert for Mondelēz International's Barny cake bar was an implied health claim and that it encouraged poor nutritional...