Food mogul Nestlé has recommenced operations in Azerbaijan through a registered company following suspended trade of its entire product range in March due to supply problems.
Mars Chocolate UK in Slough – home of Mars, Snickers, Galaxy and Maltesers – hosted a visit by MPs and Peers yesterday (June 12) as part of ‘See Inside Manufacturing’ (SIM) initiative.
Hershey’s first brand launch since 2007 is a chocolate product that it claims contains 30% less fat compared to the average leading milk chocolates.
Kraft Foods’ refusal to adopt a policy on extended producer responsibility (EPR) for its US packaging operations is likely causing millions of dollars of post-consumer waste ending up in landfill, said...
Bernstein Research gives sales forecasts for the top 10 food and beverage companies worldwide up to 2014 with some predicted to gain shares and others to lose out.
US confectioners Farley's & Sathers and the Ferrara Pan Candy Company have reached a deal to merge the two companies to become the Ferrara Candy company.
Kraft Foods shareholders have approved the name Mondelez International as the new name for the company’s global snacks business after it splits into two separate companies later this year.
Kraft Foods will decide tomorrow whether to change the name of its global snacks spin-off to Mondelez International in a vote at its Annual Shareholder Meeting.
Swedish confectioner Cloetta has introduced price increases after its sales slowed in the first quarter (Q1) 2012.
Zetar took a 5% hit in annual group revenue after exiting from low margin core commodity sales, particularly in processed and packed nuts, at the beginning of 2012.
Nestlé has teamed-up with the Girl Scouts to create limited edition Crunch candy bars.
Irish retro confectionery maker Zed Candy is to close its Letterkenny facility in County Donegal and transfer production of its Oatfield Sweets brand to Kettering in Northamptonshire.
Ingredients supplier CSM has announced plans to sell its bakery supplies businesses and reposition itself as a bio-based ingredients company.
Spanish ingredients firm Natra has upped its operating profit 71% on last year in its first quarter (Q1) results due to operational changes in its main cocoa and chocolate business.
Swedish-based firm AarhusKarlshamm AB (AAK) has recorded its highest ever first quarter (Q1) results driven by its food ingredients arm and its Golden Foods/Golden Brands acquisition.
Kraft Foods is off to a solid start to 2012 in its first quarter (Q1) results driven by sales growth in global biscuits and chocolate and strong performance in emerging markets.
UK chocolatier Thorntons has reported a solid Easter performance in a third quarter trading update, but overall sales continue to fall.
Research led by the controversial Italian scientist, Dr Morando Soffriti, linking the artificial sweeteners sucralose and aspartame to cancer, was presented today at the Children with Cancer science conference in...
The Hershey Company has recorded growth in its first quarter (Q1) results driven by pricing, solid Easter performance and growth in international markets.
Malaysian firm Silver Bird Group Berhad has defaulted on loan repayments totalling almost €1.7m (RM 6.5m) for its Standard Confectionery subsidiary.
Nestlé has recorded 7.1% growth for its confectionery business in its first quarter (Q1) results released today driven by emerging chocolate markets such as Latin America and Asia.
UK firm Tangerine Confectionery has reached a licensing agreement with Vimto to manufacture Vimto Bon Bon sweets.
The Hershey Company has dismissed reports that it is set to sell its 51% stake in its Indian joint venture with the Godrej Group and tackle the market alone.
Risks remain for Kraft Foods ahead of its planned split as it is squeezed by commodity costs, but it will sustain growth in 2012, according to the rating agency Standard...
Kraft Foods head Irene Rosenfeld was paid $22m in 2011, according to figures in a recent filling to the US Securities and Exchange Commission.