A US Federal judge has accepted Cadbury’s $1.3m (€995,863) offer to settle in class action lawsuit over its alleged part in a suspected chocolate price fixing scandal also involving Nestle,...
Swedish confectioners Cloetta and Leaf have sealed a €753m merger making it the largest confectionery company in Scandinavia, according to an analyst from Euromonitor.
Scottish-based Nisha Enterprises has acquired Millar Confectionery for an undisclosed fee and plans to open a new sweet factory in Livingston, Scotland.
Cloetta and Leaf have sealed a €753m merger as the companies eye market leadership in the Nordic region.
The vast majority of Kraft Foods’ carbon emissions come from outside its manufacturing facilities, according to a survey mapping its environmental footprint, but the full picture may look quite different...
Former Diageo executive Robert Malcolm has been elected to join Hershey’s board of directors.
The Hershey Company has said it will acquire Canadian confectionery firm Brookside Foods for an undisclosed sum.
Food giant Nestle has received regulatory approval to gain a majority share in Chinese confectioner Hsu Fu Chi.
Cadbury-owner Kraft Foods is to cut 200 jobs while investing £50M in chocolate and biscuit manufacturing.
Developing markets are to make up almost half of revenues for Kraft’s global snacks business as the spin-off business announces Irene Rosenfeld as its head.
The food manufacturing sector has seen a fall in the number of companies becoming insolvent, according to a new study.
The second largest player on the Romanian chocolate market Kandia Dulce has acquired former competitor Supreme Chocolat, the third largest player, which could put pressure on market leader Kraft, according...
Unite the Union has slammed Kraft ceo Irene Rosenfeld for failing to appear before a parliamentary select committee and accused her of “massive arrogance” and “a total disregard” for her...
Spanish chocolate confectionery market leader Nestle has invested €10m on a new production line its factory in La Penilla de Cayon to drive growth in the Mediterranean.
Swedish ingredients firm AarhusKarlshamn (AAK) has announced improved sales and operating profit in its third quarter (Q3) results partly due to increased volumes from its acquisition of North American speciality...
Kraft Foods has announced improved turnover in its third quarter results, boosted by enhanced sales in Europe and developing markets.
Ferrero has announced plans to build a new factory in Turkey in the province of Manisa to leverage its position in a confectionery market that has grown 120% since 2004,...
The king-size candy bar has emerged as the fastest growing pack type in convenience stores this year and was a key driver of sales for Hershey in the third quarter,...
Italian chocolatier Ferrero has opened its first production facility in India; a chocolate market analysts have said has huge potential.
Gum titans Wrigley and Kraft Foods plan to introduce smaller five-piece chewing gum packs at reduced rates to boost US sales and reflect consumer spending trends.
Nestlé’s sales for the nine months to the end of September rose 7.3% to reach CHF60.89bn (€49.24bn), slightly short of expectations, but its positive European performance blindsided analysts.
Nordic confectioner Cloetta has seen a slight improvement in profits compared to the same quarter last year driven by travel trade sales in Sweden, Norway and Finland.
Kraft Foods is looking to plug an engineering skills shortage by doubling the number of apprentices it employs in the UK and Ireland.
The largest UK-owned sugar confectionery and popcorn maker, Tangerine Confectionery has acquired retro sweet brands Highland Toffee and Wham Bars.
Bulgaria's leading home-grown confectionery maker, Pobeda, has completed the installation of two new production lines that will boost its output by a third, the company said this week.