The UK second largest biscuit company Burton’s Biscuits has been put up for sale by its private equity owners and could command a £350m ($543m) price tag.
We’ve delved into the ConfectioneryNews archives to chart newly built factories and major investments on existing plants by the industry’s major players over the past five years to discover where...
Mondelez International has restarted production in Egypt after it temporarily suspended operations due to civil unrest.
Mondelez International has entered into a marketing partnership with InnerWorkings in Brazil, one of its priority markets.
The good news: Around 15% of global palm oil produced in the past year was certified by the Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). The bad news: Only half...
Fruit and vegetable residues typically discarded in the manufacture of isotonic sports drinks could be a rich nutrient source for other foodstuffs like bars and biscuits, Brazilian researchers have found.
An anonymous Fortune 500 packaged foods company is looking for help in creating a chocolate enrobed cookie that can withstand high temperatures in warm climates.
Mondelez International will invest $350m in a cookie plant that will become the world’s largest, according to the President of Mexico.
The maker of a new sugar free cookie sweetened with monk fruit extract claims its product is set for big things in markets with high diabetes rates such as Australia...
The Australian confectionery industry has broadly welcomed a 'star based' voluntary front-of-pack labeling system but is concerned about time frames to introduce the measures.
Mondelez International has announced that it has begun expanding an Oreo and Chips Ahoy! biscuit plant based in the second largest market for both brands - China.
The Brazilian biscuit market is set to grow 25% in value sales in the next five years and a big opportunity exists for healthy cookies marketed to women, according to...
The UK’s leading biscuits firm United Biscuits has appointed Martin Glenn, the former head of Birds Eye, as its new CEO.
Burton’s Biscuit Company is investing £13.5M in its manufacturing operations to enhance production, support new product development, and meet growing demand for its biscuits.
UK-based Burton’s Biscuit Company claims to be piloting the first real-time control room technology for the biscuit industry as part of major supply chain investments.
A biscuit manufacturer has secured a loan of £276,000 from the Manchester Investment Fund to expand its business and create more than 45 jobs.
Food manufacturer Fox’s Biscuits, now part of the 2 Sisters Food Group, has rejected claims by union Unite that it had acted meanly in allegedly "axing" its workers’ holiday entitlement....
Biosciences firm Carritech Research has developed a processing and formulation technology to manufacture snacks and biscuits with heat-sensitive nutrients and vitamins.
Enrobing is fast and arms manufacturers with the ability to create varied, decorative confections that appeal to the ever-demanding consumer, a leading industry consultant says.
United Biscuits brand Jacob’s Oddities has been voted the Savory Snack Product of the Year 2013 from a 10,000-strong consumer survey.
The metal tin packaging market has gone ‘back to basics’ – to what is good for the environment and good for Europe, marketing manager for Crown says.
Manufacturers must rethink production of sandwich creams for bakery fillings and biscuits after a trend to remove trans fatty acids and reduce saturated fatty acids has affected the consistency of...
The National Confectionery Association (NCA) of the United States has adopted a voluntary position to put calories on the front of packs.
Cadbury owner Mondelez International has entered a joint venture to expand distribution in Saudi Arabia, which it calls an “important and strategic market” in the region.
Mondelez has initiated legal action against Kellogg in the US for allegedly infringing its patent on resealable cookie packaging.