Union unrest at United Biscuits’ (UB’s) McVitie’s Cake Company factory at Halifax is a reaction to issues that have also been raised at other plants, according to sources.
Confectionery companies will need to adapt to a rapidly changing retail landscape as ethnic minorities lead population growth in the developed US market.
Restricting marketing to children and continuing to cut salt, fats and added sugar in processed foods are among initiatives put forward in a plan to tackle childhood obesity, agreed by...
Food and drink companies can have a big influence over sustainability and ethical issues in their supply chains - and have the power to change them rapidly. One year on from...
Korean confectioner Lotte plans to accelerate its Choco Pie brand in India with a third factory.
Mondelez announced supply chain restructuring plans and innovations for the North American market at yesterday’s CAGNY conference.
Sugar sustainability commitments will soon match those made for cocoa, according to Fairtrade International.
Ingredients supplier AAK sees great potential in the Brazilian market and plans to construct a new factory in Jundiai, São Paulo.
Confectioners should keep quiet about sugar reduction or risk irritating consumers, according to analysts at Euromonitor International.
Irish NGO Safefood has called on supermarkets to make checkouts ‘sweet-free zones’ as part of its campaign to tackle childhood obesity.
Mondelēz International said it is “disappointed” with its first full year results as a global snack company.
The US National Confectioners Association (NCA) and leading US firms say sugar has been ‘unjustly’ victimized in recent months and the public should be free to enjoy a sweet treat...
United Biscuits has acquired a stake in biscuits company A & P Foods, bolstering its position in the booming Nigerian biscuits market.
Mondelez International will close a factory in Philadelphia as it moves to consolidate US biscuit production on the East Coast.
The Kellogg Company will close a cookie plant in Charlotte, North Carolina as part of its global cost-cutting plan Project K.
The Association of Germany Confectionery Industry (BDSI) has urged the industry to choose plastic packaging that provides a protective barrier against carcinogenic mineral oils.
A look back at Europe's largest confectionery trade show and the social media buzz.
The confectionery industry is in good shape and demand for sustainable products and those catering to health needs has never been higher, according to ISM organizer Koelnmesse.
Europe’s premier confectionery tradeshow ISM in Cologne, Germany has unveiled this year’s top innovations as voted by journalists.
The Western European biscuit sector is set to consolidate through a series of mergers and acquisitions, according to an analyst at Rabobank.
Velcro Industries has partnered with Dutch baked-goods brand, Bolletje, to integrate its Press-Lok Closure into its Kruidnoten cookie packaging.
Mondelez International has added US ‘activist’ investor Nelson Peltz to its board of directors, the company has said.
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.
Prominent nutritionists have provided their exclusive feedback on Action on Sugar’s sugar reduction campaign, designed to combat the rising incidence of obesity in the UK.
A new campaign group headed by medical professionals says the food industry can improve profit margins while cutting ‘unnecessary’ added sugar from products, which it says is responsible for rising...