Choc-O-Bloc’s personalized candy toy Magic Choc is outselling major brands online in the UK ahead of the key Christmas period.
Hershey has chosen India as the first country outside of North America to launch the Jolly Rancher brand.
United Biscuits has confirmed the loss of 76 jobs, as part of a restructuring that would create “a more streamlined, competitive and focused company”, it said.
Nordic pick & mix firm Candyking intends to trade 49% of the company’s shares on the Nordic stock exchange to raise brand awareness, pursue acquisitions and to reduce debts.
A High court in Pretoria has ruled that Iffco’s Tiffany Break does not infringe Nestlé South Africa’s trademark on the Kit Kat shape.
Nordic Capital Fund and CVC Capital Partners have divested their 16.1% share of Scandinavian confectioner Cloetta following the merger with Leaf.
Ukrainian confectioner Roshen will soon be allowed to sell products in Russia again following a ban.
Korean confectioner Lotte has overcome regulatory hurdles to acquire a 76% stake in Kazakhstan-based firm Rakhat.
Tangerine Confectionery has appointed Benoit Testard as a non-executive director.
The global number four biscuits player United Biscuits (UB) is growing rapidly in international markets where it plays up its British heritage accordingly, but rarely adapts the formulation.
Bean-to-bar chocolate maker Theo Chocolates has taken its first steps outside of the US by entering retail stores in Canada as demand for ethical products rises in North America.
The chocolate industry can only go so far to reduce fat in the EU, says Mars R&D manager, meaning portion size is the only current option.
Burton’s Biscuits’ new owners may need to look at mergers and acquisition to grow in an increasingly competitive biscuit market, according to an analyst from Mintel.
Mondelez International will invest $100m in a new Oreo and belVita biscuit factory in the Czech Republic that will supply Europe.
Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has reached a deal to acquire Burton’s, the maker of Jammie Dodger and Wagon Wheels.
Fortress Technology has received IP69K rating for its Stealth mode of metal detector, stressing the importance of robust washdowns in food safety.
Mars has launched premium tablet chocolate brand Galaxy (also known as Dove) in India at a reduced price point.
An analyst has called Milka’s recent selective marketing a “masterclass” in how to implement cost-efficient, brand equity building strategies against a backdrop of an industry in “turmoil”....
Swedish-based confectioner Cloetta has improved its third quarter sales compared to the same period last year as most Scandinavian confectionery markets as well as Italy registered growth.
Yowie Group Ltd will start producing chocolate eggs in Florida later this month.
The company behind Australia’s first single origin chocolate says the country’s cocoa is rich in polyphenols and is set for a big future. Its executive chairman, Cadbury veteran Barry Kitchen...
Mondelez-owned Cadbury India has lost three of its Chocolate Eclairs label trademarks as part of an eight year tussle with Indian conglomerate ITC Ltd, but is playing down the consequences.
Mondelez International has fallen short of sales expectations in the third quarter (Q3) as the slowing Chinese economy dented consumption, particularly in its biscuit category.
Family-owned confectionery maker Sánchez Cano, which manufactures gummi’s, marshmallows, liquorice, candy and bubble gum, is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.
King, the company behind popular mobile game Candy Crush, has introduced a brand of real-life Candy Crush Candies that will be sold at Dylan’s Candy Bar and other retailers.