Chinese consumers are turning their backs on domestic chocolate brands they associate with questionable food safety in favor of a growing number of international brands, says China’s market research company, Daxue...
Detailed nutritional information, standout product photos and an imaginative story are crucial to driving online confectionery sales, writes e-commerce specialist Syndy.
Mars Chocolate North America has handed a $10,000 grant to Fort Ticonderoga for a new exhibition on how chocolate was used by armies and cultures that held the fort in 1777.
Arctic Zero will unveil seven new products at the 2016 Winter Fancy Food Show to seize on the US health trend that has permeated into the frozen dessert category.
COFCO-owned China Foods has sold its confectionery business which includes the Le Conte chocolate brand to Top Properties for RMB 611m ($93m).
Retailers are improving the quality of their own label white chocolate brands to keep pace with growing sales of premium dark chocolate, says Italian brand and contract manufacturer ICAM.
Confectionery was the fastest growing food category in value sales for UK supermarkets over the Christmas period, according to market analysts IRI.
French Kiss aims to become the number one player in Russia in the premium hand-made chocolate and confectionery space by 2017, in terms of sales, production volume and number of...
ConfectioneryNews trawls its archives to present a month-to-month review of the biggest industry news in 2015.
ConfectioneryNews is hosting three live debates at the world’s largest confectionery trade fair next year, featuring representatives from the industry’s biggest players.
United Biscuits (UB) has announced that its total UK exports have rocketed 50% over the past three years and it expects this figure to rise a further 50% by 2020,...
Industry consultant Curtis Vreeland considers the recipes for success in the US bean-to-bar chocolate market with analysis from craft chocolatiers such as TCHO and Dandelion Chocolate.
There is a growing awareness of the need to reduce children’s intake of sugary foods in the UAE, but parents still need to do more, according to a UAE paediatrician....
Zacks Investment Research has downgraded Hershey from a “hold” to “sell” rating, highlighting bleak performance during the company’s third quarter.
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Market research firm Technavio has unveiled its predictions for the global gum market up to 2019.
An online marketing company has analyzed scans of vintage bars to discover if the most popular chocolates in the Western World have been shrinking.
Soft drinks and confectionery are two of the most heavily promoted products in the UK, the new IRI fast moving consumer goods price and promotion report has revealed.
The chocolate market will exceed $26bn in the US by 2018, according to a recent report.
Cadbury Dairy Milk remains the top selling UK chocolate confectionery brand in convenience stores, but sales have dipped as Mars brands Galaxy and Maltesers grow, according to IRI data.
Barry Callebaut lowers its growth outlook and predicts a challenging year ahead as high cocoa prices and high finance requirements hit 2014/2015 profits - despite solid sales growth.
US confectioners can measure the effectiveness of in-store merchandising and promotions in real-time and quickly correct any issues by drawing on a network of 800,000 contractors, says the founder of start-up Gigwalk....
Major UK supermarkets are trimming the number of confectionery SKUs as competition from discounters forces them to simplify ranges, according to research by IRI.