Caffeinated chocolate firm Awake Chocolate wants to up distribution among US college students and eventually bring the brand to 'forward-thinking' Europe.
Mondelēz International is to expand its Nabisco biscuit plant in Henrico, Virginia.
Over 360 workers at Nestlé Canada’s manufacturing plant in Toronto are on strike after talks aimed at securing improvements to employees defined pension plan broke down.
The majority of claims against Hershey for false nutrition labeling have been dismissed by a Californian court, but the company still faces allegations of making misleading antioxidant claims.
Mondelez CEO Irene Rosenfeld insists the firm’s coffee interests backed by brands such as Tassimo are ‘very attractive’ but says the deal to shrink its beverage business fits a core...
Mondelēz International has announced plans to roll-out its Cocoa Life sustainability program in Cote d’Ivoire to improve the rights of female cocoa workers in the region.
Brazilian confectioner Doris Alimentos plans to build a US distribution center to grow its North American export business.
Slow sales in February and March and planned store closures hit sales at Thorntons in its third financial quarter (Q3), the confectionery firm reported in a trading statement.
Cadbury has lost its bid to annul rival Whittaker’s New Zealand trademark for Berry Forest chocolate.
Russia’s intellectual property court has cancelled United Confectioners’ IceBReAKeR trademark following a clash with Hershey.
Scandinavian confectioner Cloetta says it will explore potential acquisitions to drive growth after profits declined in the first quarter.
Hershey is planning to roll out Reese’s peanut butter cups in Mexico, Brazil and China after posting below-par first quarter results.
Mondelēz International subsidiary Cadbury India has changed its name to Mondelez India Foods Limited.
Food manufacturers should leave no stone unturned as they search for ways to decrease waste and increase the value of manufacturing waste streams, says Steve Osborn of Leatherhead Food Research.
Premium British confectioner Spun Candy plans to expand internationally by attracting customers with innovative in-store displays and live production.
Testing the consumer liking of a new product may be an overrated idea that ‘breeds mediocrity’ and means products fail to differentiate themselves against the competition, according to David Howlett...
Private equity firm Abraaj Group has acquired a stake in Moroccan chocolate company Kool Food and plans to expand distribution in the Middle East and Africa.
Mars has launched US legal action against Hershey accusing it of copying its Maltesers brand in all-red packaging.
Nestlé plans to increase its pricing for confectionery products to restore growth to the category.
Burton’s Biscuit Company, maker of brands such as Maryland Cookies and Jammie Dodgers, has announced a £14.75M investment in its manufacturing operation to support business growth.
German confectioner Halloren believes its best growth prospects lie in the fast growing markets in Thailand and Korea as well as North America amid intense competition in its home market.
Lindt has won its appeal against Haribo for alleged infringement of Haribo’s golden bear trademark, but the case will go all the way to the Supreme Court in Germany.
Mondelēz International has made light of potential trade sanctions against Russia for its annexing of Crimea and announced a $110m factory in Siberia.
Swiss firm Chocolat Frey has boosted its presence in North America by acquiring New York based chocolate, candy and gum maker SweetWorks.
Belgian truffle maker Duc d’O has entered India through a distribution deal with Cosmo Fine Foods and hopes to target increasingly affluent Indian consumers.