Artisan chocolate manufacturer Sulpice Chocolat plans to launch a hand-painted chocolate line at the upcoming Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago.
Mars Chocolate has acquired Hacienda La Chola, a 485-hectare cocoa farm in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
California-based confectionery company Project 7 has announced its sugar-free gourmet gum in birthday cake and coconut lime flavors became available in candy aisles in Walgreens across the US from April 1.
The entrepreneurs behind MiCacao, a US start-up which makes an organic ‘tea’ from cacao shells, say their product is ready to tap into a craft movement which is stretching beyond...
Chinese consumers are able to buy a fuller range of Mondelēz products, including Oreo Colorfilled, an online platform where people can customize their own Oreo packaging, thanks to the Mondelēz’s...
Domestic Chinese chocolate brand Heijingang plans a new premium line later this year to compete with western chocolates, which dominate the market.
August Storck-owned Werther’s Original has commemorated US national caramel day with a candy giveaway in Times Square.
CEO of Lindt & Sprüngli’s USA Thomas Linemayr has announced plans to leave the company at the end of the month.
Pepperidge Farm has withdrawn its lawsuit against Trader Joe’s for alleged mimicking of its Milano cookie brand’s format and packaging, with each party bearing its own cost.
Nestlé is positioning KitKat as a big brand in China after launching its top confection into the market last December.
French investment firm Eurazeo is in exclusive discussions to acquire over ten European chocolate and candy brands from Mondelēz International to become a new competitor in the confectionery sector.
A district court in California has thrown out lawsuits accusing Hershey and Nestlé of misleading consumers by failing to disclose cocoa in some chocolate brands may come from slave labor.
barkTHINS plans to continue pioneering the snacking chocolate category by launching its latest variant: dark chocolate peanut with sea salt.
KRAVE – the upmarket jerky brand that helped to spearhead a renaissance at the premium end of the meat snacking category – could be a $500m brand “very quickly”, claims...
Dutch firm Daelmans has entered the US with its stroopwafels and has already secured listings in major retail chains such as Target and 7-Eleven.
Carlsberg UK has created a pop-up bar in London made entirely from chocolate, coinciding with the Easter holiday weekend.
It was prompted by pragmatism, rather than an ideological shift, but General Mills and Mars have resolved to roll out GMO labeling nationwide as Congress has proved unable to hammer...
Project 7 plans to launch its first organic, gourmet gummies at Target in the US from April, according to the company.
Hershey has relaunched KitKat SKU Big Kat in the US market.
Ferrara Candy Company has expanded its Easter portfolio with four new products.
Burton’s Biscuit Company is bringing all its Maryland ‘special treat’ cookies under a unifying banner in the UK and extending the line-up with new products.
Chocolate manufacturing giant Barry Callebaut has completed its factory expansion project in American Canyon, California.
UK-based Simpson’s of Hawkhurst is aiming to take its flagship chocolate candy brand Goupie to the next level with a packaging overhaul.
Bazooka Candy Brands (BCB) has launched new US confectionery brand Crunchkins, which offers a range of flavors inspired by American desserts.
United Biscuits (UB) boss Jeff van der Eems has stepped down from his role as ceo at the manufacturer of McVities, Jaffa Cake and Jacob’s, after less than a year....