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.
Morinaga America (MA) has redesigned packs for its entire Hi-Chew candy line as it looks to grow US company sales 400% in the next five years.
According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), a quarter of Valentine’s shoppers went online to shop and/or buy gifts in 2015, up from 16.3% the prior year.
The California-based gum company, Project 7, launched new gum line, of which each product contains at least two flavors, the company’s CEO, Tyler Merrick, said.
Stevia price wars, a desire for natural sweeteners and a ‘mega boom’ of sugar production when EU sugar quotas come to an end feature among Technavio’s predictions for Europe’s sugar...
The Illinois-based candy company, Ferrara, names NBA star James Harden the first brand ambassador for its sour gummy line, Trolli, launching Weirdly Awesome campaign across its social media channels.
Mondelēz has reported full-year organic revenue growth in chocolate below the overall market and expects the macroeconomic environment in emerging markets to remain challenging.
Nestlé Japan has added Nihon-shu, aka Japanese sake, to its KitKat regional flavor line.
Catch up on the social media gossip and candy innovations at ISM 2016 in Cologne, Germany.
While nowhere near as popular as salty spreads like Vegemite and peanut butter, or as widely consumed as honey or jam, chocolate and hazelnut spreads have gained a definite cult...
Boston-based McCrea’s Candies has begun selling its products on the West Coast for the first time after flagship brand Black Lava Sea Salt Caramel bagged the Good Foods Awards’ confectionery...
Hershey’s international sales plummeted 26.8% to $281.5m in the fourth quarter primarily due to declines in China.
US Olympian-owned business, Run Gum, filed a lawsuit against USA Track & Field (USATF) and US Olympic Committee (USOC) for not allowing it to sponsor individual athletes at the upcoming...
Fannie May hopes to enter new distribution channels after rebranding packs for its premium chocolate range to designs that resonate with Chicago pride, says its CEO.
Jelly Belly will launch a DC Comics line in May after signing a licensing contract with Warner Bros, the company said at the Winter Fancy Food Show.
Discover the supporting program and what to look out for at the world’s largest confectionery fair.
ISM - the world’s largest trade fair for snacks and confectionery – is taking place next week in Germany. Here we present a small taste of the new and recently launched...
Market analysts IRI and KPMG will join Barry Callebaut’s global marketing director in debating strategies to formulate market and merchandise confections to cater to influential millennial consumers.
UK supermarket giant Tesco has been found to have “seriously breached” the legally-binding Groceries Supply Code of Practice that was created to protect grocery suppliers.
Canada-based supplement firm Herbaland is launching a new Pure gummy product line, which it says is the first to use direct depositing rather than starch molds during processing.
Simply Gum has gained distribution for its premium chewing gum line that’s made with a biodegradable chicle gum base in Vitamin Shoppe stores across the US.
Food workers unions across the globe, including BCTGM, vow to prevent Mondelēz from moving jobs to low-income areas through its cost-cutting strategy. But the Cadbury owner says its restructuring program is...
ALDI USA will replace chocolate and candy at the checkouts at its nearly 1,500 US stores with nuts, trail mix, dried fruits and granola bars by the end of the...