Baronie has acquired UK private label chocolate firm Ashbury Chocolates, which entered administration earlier this month.
Scandinavian confectioner Cloetta plans to cut 30 employees in Italy after sales in the market declined for the fourth consecutive quarter.
Mondelēz International will withdraw from certain retail customers in Europe that have refused chocolate price hikes.
Two confectionery giants have won access to Hershey and Cadbury’s leniency filings in a criminal case in Canada that accuses them of colluding to fix chocolate prices.
Private equity firm BBX Capital has chosen ex-Maxfield Candy president Rick Harris as president of its confectionery division
A hard boiled sweet that acts like popping candy is something confectionery giants have tried and failed for years, but we’ve done it, says Turkish start-up Toller Gida.
Nestlé plans to invest £5.25m ($8m) to add a Butterfinger Peanut Butter Cups line at its Halifax UK factory to serve growing demand in the US.
Wrigley plans to close a plant in Toronto, cutting 383 jobs, following a decline in gum sales in North America.
Mondelēz International has announced that certification body FLOCERT will join Havard University in verifying the chocolate firm’s cocoa sustainability program Cocoa Life.
Ricola owner and CEO Felix Richterich has won the ISM Award 2015 for exceptional services to the confectionery and snack sector.
Torie & Howard CEO Torie Burke, a self-confessed ‘hard candy superfreak’, is hoping to grow her company’s distribution across the US and Western Europe as one of the few organic...
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Hershey has moved into the premium end of the meat snacking market with the acquisition of Sonoma, CA-based gourmet jerky maker KRAVE Pure Foods for an undisclosed sum.
Mondelēz and Mars have been accused of exploiting small businesses by extending payment terms to some UK suppliers from 60 to 120 days.
Mars Chocolate North America has that all of its ten factories have achieved zero-waste-to-landfill.
Sweet manufacturer Choc-Kits has come under fire for releasing a “fun” can of UKIP jelly babies on Amazon.
Tootsie Roll Industries’ long-standing CEO and chairman of its Board of Directors Melvin J.Gordon has died aged 95.
Belgian chocolate dragées firm Vanparys is aiming to build a network of wholesale partners to grow its export business.
Burton’s Biscuit Company has invested £5M at its Blackpool factory to build a new production line, boosting capacity.
Danish premium chocolatier Michelsen hopes to break into China after teaming with a start-up company that produces hollow Hans Christian Andersen books containing chocolate.
UK chocolate firm Thorntons has posted sales declines in the second quarter and has no other option but to follow major supermarkets downmarket, according to an analyst.
International Foodstuffs’ (IFFCO) has appealed a trademark case against Nestlé to South Africa’s top court.
Mondelēz International is letting 250 staff go at its chocolate factory at Bournville, which makes a range of Cadbury branded products, including Cadbury Dairy Milk.
Hershey plans to offload macadamia nut business Mauna Loa to Hawaiian Host for an undisclosed sum.
Lindt reached record annual sales this morning, surpassing CHF 3bn for the first time - surprising growth given cocoa price hikes and a tough market, an analyst says.