German firm Halloren has acquired a 50% stake in Belgian private label chocolate firm Bouchard to help it increase its international presence.
Mondelez International plans to close gum factories in Lebanon and Morocco as it moves to consolidate production into larger facilities.
Mars Chocolate North America has introduced a new format for its M&Ms brand.
Mars subsidiary Wrigley has announced plans to cut 207 jobs at its Biesheim site in France in the wake of falling impulse sales in Europe.
Mondelez International has reached an agreement with Google to boost its presence on mobile platforms.
Mondelez International has set aside a $600m warchest over the next three years to cement its position in emerging markets.
Ferrero is considering building its second factory in Cameroon after a company delegation held talks with the Cameroonian government, according to press reports.
Jelly Belly Candy Co. announced at the National Confectioners Association (NCA) show in Chicago this week that it will roll out voluntary front-of-package nutrition labeling on some of its most...
Nestlé USA announced at the National Confectioners Association (NCA) show that the company is expanding its Nestlé Cocoa Plan responsible sourcing program to its American product offerings.
Hershey has launched a new brand in China that will operate in what it has called the country’s fastest growing confectionery segment.
Scandinavian confectioner Cloetta has acquired UK firm Goody Good Stuff and its unique gelatin free technology to help it capitalise on what it calls a growing natural candy category.
Mondelez International will introduce larger rounder pieces for Cadbury Dairy Milk in New Zealand for the same price point.
Spanish-based firm Natra claims sales for its private label division in North America will double within three years after it agreed a deal to rent a production facility in Canada...
Japanese firm Ezaki Glico has entered a joint venture with Haitai Confectionery Food to sell its Pocky chocolate candy in Korea.
Confectionery is a novel way to control your weight, according to private label firm Carmit Candy which has just launched a weight management chocolate wafer bar.
Singapore-based Petra Foods has reported first quarter profit gains in its branded consumer division driven by rising chocolate consumption in markets such as Indonesia and the Philippines and improved margins...
While Mondelēz is not expecting a significant turnaround in gum this year, the world’s #2 gum maker behind Wrigley is “actively testing a number of ideas to rejuvenate the category” that are...
More than 70 Hershey suppliers assembled in Baltimore on Wednesday (May 8) to attend an open innovation forum designed to help the firm improve and accelerate the innovation process via...
Founded in the same year that Edison created the first functioning light bulb, Thompson Brands is one of America’s oldest chocolate companies. But it hasn’t stayed in business this long...
Petra Foods says it will defend itself from accusations that its Delfi Take-It bar infringes Nestlé’s trademark on Kit Kat.
Minnesota-based Pearson Candy Company has sealed its fifth brand acquisition from Nestlé USA with chewing candy brand Bit-O-Honey.
Fini brand owner Sanchez Cano has set-up a new trade branch in Chile to help it grow in Latin America.
UK chocolatier Thorntons has reported increased sales in the third quarter as its focus on the commercial channel drove performance over Valentine's Day, Mother's Day and Easter.
Mondelez International has followed its peers Nestlé and Mars in making commitments to tackle gender inequality on cocoa farms after coming under fire from Oxfam and consumers.
Haribo has spotted an untapped opportunity for sugar confectionery in travel retail and has set up a new division dedicated to the channel to fill the void.