Mainstream players like Hershey may struggle to maintain grip on the US chocolate market amid rising competition and a shift to seasonal and premium products, claims an analyst at Swiss-based financial...
Consumers are reducing the range of products they snack on, according to the authors of a new report on UK snacking habits.
The seventh China Candy & Snacks Expo will kick off at Ningbo International Convention Center on September 2 this year amid rapid growth in Chinese candy production.
United Biscuits (UB) has identified seven key drivers of consumption and purchase that can steer the sustainable growth of the biscuit market.
Tachibana & Co hopes to diversity Japan’s chocolate sector by offering cocoa origins beyond Ghana.
Food and drink companies should adopt negative labelling on less sustainable products if they want to encourage customers to choose more eco-friendly alternatives, according to a Wageningen University researcher.
Jane Barnett, Mintel's head of insight, looks at some of the most pressing current consumer trends in Asia-Pacific while bidding a not-so-fond farewell to the nutritional villains of the last...
Easter this year is short, but it won't stop retail sales of Easter candy from growing, vice president of public affairs and communications at National Confectioners Association (NCA), Christopher Gindlesperger,...
Confectioners, including Mars, Hershey and Peeps have introduced new products for the upcoming Easter, which the National Confectioners Association predicts will help US Easter candy sales grow 1.4% from 2015.
Australia’s leading chocolate companies such as Mondelēz, Nestlé, Mars and Lindt have all pledged to source only “sustainable” cocoa for domestically manufactured goods, says the Australian Industry Group.
Chocolate consumption in Australia is on the rise, according to market research that found that the proportion of Australians chocoholics has increased from 65% to 69% between 2013 and 2015.
Boots has become the latest major UK retailer to ban confectionery from its checkout areas.
UK supermarket giant Tesco has teamed up with Lego to launch an exclusive limited-edition Easter toy - pitched as an alternative to chocolate eggs.
Discover how Vietnam will become a fine flavor cocoa nation, the challenges facing the global cocoa sector and what the future holds for chocolate demand in Asia and beyond.
Children rule the roost when it comes to some family food choices, with offspring largely responsible for choosing most of the snack food in the Australian weekly shop.
Nestlé plans to develop its Italian chocolate pralines, Baci Perugina, into a global brand.
Global sugar confectionery sales are poised to rise 3.76% each year up to 2020 driven by modernized retailing in Asia Pacific, says research firm Technavio.
Confectionery checkout bans will have limited impact on impulse buys in independent grocers and convenience stores, but chocolate companies may need to reduce reliance on countlines and diversify with tablets...
Collaborative research by Fair Trade USA and Natural Marketing Institute (NMI) suggests 59% of consumers recognize the Fair Trade Certified label, compared to 38% in 2012.
Mondelēz International faces a court case brought by disgruntled employees at its plant in Chicago, half of whom will lose their jobs after the company shifted the factory’s Oreo production...
Is your company an innovative trailblazer in food and nutrition? Unilever Foundry is looking for the brightest company to take part in Food Vision's innovation panel and share insights alongside big...
Independent buying firm Today’s Group has added British confectionery wholesaler Hancocks as a member.
Tootsie Roll has grown net sales and earnings in the fourth quarter and full-year 2015, which one analysts says may intensify interest from Warren Buffet or Turkish firm Yildiz Holdings.
A study by Clavis Insight suggests major retailers in the US and UK are missing on an important sales opportunity to drive Valentine’s chocolate purchases online.