European confectionery association CAOBISCO has appointed a new secretary general to succeed Sabine Nafziger from February 2017.
Ferrera Candy's private equity owner has refused to comment on speculation that ex-Hershey CEO David West is trying to buy the company through an investment firm.
The Dutch food industry has pledged to restrict the use of licensed cartoon characters from the packaging of unhealthy foods aimed at children.
Wedding candy brand from Fujian Province Hollygee (好邻居) has acquired the largest Chinese domestic chocolate confectionery company Le Conte (金帝) for 230m RMB ($33m).
Hershey's social program to provide children globally with basic nutrition will expand to China and Canada through new partnerships.
Milka maker Mondelēz International has appointed a new managing director to run its snacks business in Germany as the incumbent plans to quit the firm.
Oreo is launching a new direct-to-consumer e-commerce pilot for the holiday season via gifts.oreo.com, a limited-time online platform offering Oreo holiday gift tins filled with white fudge-covered Oreo cookies....
British food firm Chaucer has been sold to Japanese manufacturer Nagatanien in a £102.8m (€122.8m) deal which the freeze-dried food manufacturer says will help it expand into the US and...
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...
Oreo maker Mondelēz International has announced plans to close its factory in Montreal, Canada, by the end of 2017.
State-inspired chocolate maker Pinellas Chocolate Company has opened its first retail store in Largo, Florida, where customers can sample its products and witness how bean-to-bar chocolate is made.
Ferrero is nearing the acquistion of biscuits firm Delacre in an attempt to decrease its reliance on chocolate and expand in North American, says market analysts Euromonitor.
The CEO of Nordic pick & mix supplier Candyking will take ownership of the company from investment fund Accent Equity 2008.
Ferrero has terminated all relations with subcontractors Prolegis in Romania after allegations children had been working long hours for low pay to produce toys for Kinder Eggs.
The founders of startup Malt Shop Cookies are hoping to jumpstart their new ecommerce business by launching on Cyber Monday the online sale of their line of malted milk cookies...
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.
Eurolactis, a Swiss company that sells donkey milk, and Swiss master chocolatier Fornerod have teamed up to make the first non-bovine Swiss milk chocolate bar.
Mars has been shrunk its Maltesers brand from 121g to 103g per bag without changing the price of the product, according to a tweet by UK-based food retailer turned insight...
Two brothers have launched a new British wholesale confectionery business, called HS Wholesale Sweets, continuing with a family tradition in confectionery.
A coalition of food industry giants pledged to “redouble their efforts” in combating carbon emissions, carbon dioxide and deforestation, at the COP22 meeting in Morocco last week.
The cannabis industry just welcomed a new edibles format, puffs, thanks to one of the major edibles brands in the US market, Americanna.
M&M’s maker Mars has disputed Donald Trump’s stance on climate change during the COP22 in Morocco.
Katjes International has raised its stake in publically-listed German chocolate producer Halloren to 7%.
Mondelēz International has partnered with Fairtrade to grow the chocolate maker’s own program Cocoa Life to cover all Cadbury products in the UK & Ireland.
Peeps maker Just Born Quality Confections has hired Rachel Hayden as its new vice president and chief information officer.