Austrian confectioner PEZ International is hoping to take advantage of the vogue retro trend by re-launching peppermint candies for adults that were previously ditched in favor of child-friendly products in...
The Kellogg Company will close a cookie plant in Charlotte, North Carolina as part of its global cost-cutting plan Project K.
Jelly Belly is hopeful of international growth after an innovation splurge saw it introduce 50 new products at one show, including the world’s first beer flavored jelly bean.
Enstrom Candies has appointed the former Zachary Confections CEO as it new head of manufacturing as it looks to grow the business.
As the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos head into battle on Sunday at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, the nation’s biggest food and beverage brands will battle for...
Hershey’s chief executive John Bilbrey says he is “very excited” about a mystery new product that will unveiled later this year, and believes fruit and choc snack brand Brookside could become...
Nestlé is launching its Butterfinger Peanut Butter Cups during an ad break at the US Super Bowl Sunday held in New Jersey, US on February 2.
NGOs say human trafficking and child labor remain deep-seated problems of the cocoa industry as a Nestlé, ADM and Cargill court case stirs up old supply chain concerns.
Three Malian men have won the right to bring their civil child slavery case against Nestlé, Cargill and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) to Californian courts.
Mondelēz International won't rule out job cuts in the £75M overhaul of its Cadbury Bournville plant near Birmingham, as it seeks to modernise production and improve efficiency there....
Swedish pick & Mix confectioner Candyking has issued a bond to secure investment for growth, but its CEO has decided to leave the firm after it failed to become a...
The confectionery industry will begin to move away from sugar to ‘healthier’ alternatives, according to a manufacturer of stevia-sweetened energy and confectionery bars.
Mondelez International has added US ‘activist’ investor Nelson Peltz to its board of directors, the company has said.
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Mondelez International reached its 2015 goal of sourcing 100% RSPO-certified palm oil for all its purchases last year – two years ahead of schedule, the company has said.
Nestlé is launching a KitKat boutique in Japan.
Thorntons reported sweet success over Christmas, with its second quarter results, for the 14 weeks to January 22, revealing sales in both fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and retail divisions...
Spanish candy maker Fini is aiming to grow its presence in the UK through a distribution deal with logistics firm Palletways.
BBX Capital has acquired premium chocolate maker Williams & Bennett soon after acquiring Hoffman's Chocolates in December.
Cadbury’s Israeli distributor Carmit Candy Industries has accused the Strauss Group of employing a war-like strategy to block Cadbury’s entry into Israel, while Strauss says Carmit only has itself to...
McDonald’s Hong Kong and Italian chocolate company Ferrero has joined forces to launch a limited edition Golden Moments series.
Lindt & Sprüngli has reported 8% growth in its 2013 sales driven by higher volumes and innovations such as its Hello brand.
Private label confectioner European Candy Group has acquired Dutch licorice firm Kraepelien & Holm.
UK Fairtrade manufacturer Divine Chocolate and US premium chocolate retailer Fannie May have both made senior management appointments.
Premium chocolate brand Godiva is to launch a website in early 2014 to serve the UK.