Reduction of salt, sugars, trans fat and total fat is a key focus area for Nestlé in efforts to meet its nutrition commitments, according to its latest annual report, "Nestlé...
Mars has committed to ending deforestation associated with its palm oil supply by the end of 2015, becoming the latest multinational to do so, alongside Unilever and Nestlé, among others.
Lindt & Sprüngli will open three retail stores in São Paulo this year thanks to a joint venture with Brazilian premium chocolate specialist the CRM Group.
As the United Nations held its 6th Annual Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) in New York, last week, Nestlé shared its efforts to encourage women worldwide to work in the marketplace...
Mondelez International has partnered with another social media titan in Facebook, months after announcing a deal with Twitter.
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Tangerine Confectionery claims 166 jobs could go following the planned closure of its factory in Blackpool in a UK-wide programme to trim excess capacity.
Union unrest at United Biscuits’ (UB’s) McVitie’s Cake Company factory at Halifax is a reaction to issues that have also been raised at other plants, according to sources.
German-Dutch firm, Royal Duyvis Wiener, says its acquisition of the Brazilian company JAF Inox will further solidify its global market position in cocoa and chocolate processing equipment.
Nestlè UK and Taste Success, an industry-led campaign by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) will host a live Twitter Q&A with engineering graduates from its apprenticeship scheme from midday-2pm...
Thorntons aims to pump £10M each year for the next three years into expanding capacity in its biggest capital investment in 25 years, it confirmed in a conference call.
Mars and Kellogg have announced a new cookie line-up that will see the firms’ brands M&M’s and Keebler coming together.
Petra Foods reported group net profits down 20.6% from the previous year following the divestment of its cocoa ingredients business to Barry Callebaut, but say own brand sales are up 12.6%.
British confectioner Fudge Kitchen says that non-English speaking countries do not know what fudge is, but the firm hopes to change that by growing its business in export markets.
Cémoi is aiming to grow its own brand business in the US and Asia with a string of product launches marketed with a French touch.
Scandinavian pick & mix firm Candyking has decided to close businesses in Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech Republic to focus its efforts on Poland.
Leading food and drink makers including Nestlé, Unilever and Coca-Cola have made good progress in the year since Oxfam released its first Behind the Brands sustainability scorecard – and only...
Private equity firms and Hershey are prospective suitors for up for sale Russell Stover, but America’s leading boxed chocolate firm could struggle to stay relevant, according to an analyst from Mintel....
America’s third largest chocolate manufacturer Russell Stover is considering selling the business.
Welsh licensed character confectionery firm Bon Bon Buddies has launched an own-brand range of kids’ novelties under the ‘Bon Bon Buddies’ name.
For a company the size and scope of Jelly Belly—the confectionery giant sells more than 100 flavors in 80 countries (and growing) and across multiple market segments—finding untapped channels in...
French candy firm, Carambar, has removed a joke about Michael Schumacher from its packaging after the racing driver’s recent accident put the one liner in a new light.
Goodbye Deo, hello Aroma Candy. Perfumed candy’s new name, lavender scent and packaging seeks to sedate high consumer expectations and go after a more “universal” appeal.
Korean confectioner Lotte plans to accelerate its Choco Pie brand in India with a third factory.
Mondelez announced supply chain restructuring plans and innovations for the North American market at yesterday’s CAGNY conference.