Irish confectioner The Jelly Bean Factory has opened its upgraded manufacturing site in its homeland, which it says will help export sales to double.
Kraft Foods has launched Candy Corn Oreos in the US ahead of the Halloween period.
Four power brands, three priority markets and two innovation platforms will drive growth for Mondelez’s chocolate segment, according to the firm’s category head.
The Hershey Company has agreed a deal to buy Godrej Industries 49% stake in the two companies’ Indian joint venture and has announced plans to set up its own subsidiary:...
The developing markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China will drive sales for Kraft’s global snacks business Mondelez International, according to CEO Irene Rosenfeld.
Nestlé USA has announced the launch of its Halloween range as it gears up for what it hints could be a profitable seasonal period.
The premium end of the market will help the new owners of Australian confectioner Darrell Lea differentiate themselves from market leaders Mars and Kraft, according to a market analyst.
Global food and drink giant Mars has issued a letter to a local fish and chip shop in Scotland asking it to add a disclaimer on battered Mars bars as...
A multi-million dollar Australian pet food firm has snapped up troubled confectioner Darrell Lea for an undisclosed sum as it plans to delve into a new market area.
Following the successful launch of Cadbury Dairy Milk Bubbly earlier this year, Kraft Foods is now set to launching a self eat version of aerated chocolate product.
Confectionery manufacturer Roshen Corporation has started production at its latest plant in the Ukraine, in which it has invested UAH 600m (€59.1m).
Confectionery giant Mars is set to launch a slimmer sister to its trademark Mars bar in the UK later this month, with a new caramel only version containing 20% less...
Swiss chocolatier Lindt & Sprüngli is off to a stronger start for 2012 with operating profits up 16% following stagnant results for last year.
Sweet manufacturer Haribo is recruiting maintenance fitters, electricians and packaging fitters as it prepares to open a second factory in the UK, which could create up to 300 new jobs.
Mars Chocolate is to invest $67m on a plant expansion in the US as it looks to introduce a new production line for Pretzel M&Ms.
Japan’s second biggest confectioner Meiji Holdings has reported a steep decline in its first quarter (Q1) confectionery profits as its chocolate sales fall and it suffers from a “shrinking” gum...
UK confectionery and snack maker Zetar has announced a licensing agreement with Unilever to make Marmite branded nuts.
A school funded by the Hershey Company has backtracked on its decision to refuse admission to a 13-year-old boy over his HIV-positive status.
Analysts raised warnings about aspects of Nestlé's half year results, which were announced yesterday, while broadly welcoming them.
Nestlé has reported declining profit margins for its confectionery business in its half-year results due to the turbulent European economy, but grew sales in the segment thanks to its Kit...
Maurizio Brusadelli has been appointed as replacement for Nick Bunker as president for Kraft Foods UK & Ireland (UK&I).
Kraft Foods plans to extend its 50p price marked pack range in the UK by adding Cadbury Picnic and Cadbury Chocos in a bid to boost sales.
Kraft-owned chocolate maker Cadbury has filed an international patent for a redesigned flow wrap package that it claims will allow chocolate bars to be displayed closer to sales counters to...
Kraft Foods has reported that the biggest challenge in its otherwise growing confectionery/global snacks category is gum.
Kraft Foods reported a 5.4% rise in second quarter net profit, more than offsetting higher raw material costs and adverse effects of currency exchange rates, the company said on Thursday.