The CEO of Simply Gum, Caron Proschan, has vowed to compete with Wrigley for shelf space claiming startups have more flexibility to target consumers with innovative products.
Constantia Flexibles is closing its confectionery and snacks flexible packaging plant in Bucharest, Romania, in July, axing 90 jobs.
A class action lawsuit in California accuses Ferrara Candy of misrepresenting the amount of candy in Jujyfruits boxes.
US gummy manufacturer Ferrara Candy has developed Trolli Sour Brite Sloths candy in partnership with c-store chain 7-Eleven.
Ferrero is to acquire all the equity of Fannie May Confections brands, including its subsidiaries Fannie May Confections and Harry London Candies from 1-800-Flowers.com for $115m.
Sugar confectionery consumption in Europe may have peaked, but a spike in Germany’s birthrate signals hope for the future, says Katjes International’s CFO.
Industry used to shy away from scrutiny towards ingredients lists, but by choosing the right colour or flavour firms can add value to products and reassure consumers, according to colouring...
Mars will launch chocolate snacking brand Maltesers in North America for the first time.
Cargill has developed a starch blend that it claims can more closely match the texture of gelatin and can cut drying time in half.
Confectionery and snack companies should up the focus on e-commerce sales in 2017, even though the online channel represents 1% of overall CPG sales volumes, say analysts at IRI and Barkley.
Steviol glycosides have been approved for use in some ‘energy-reduced’ sugar confectionery in Europe, allowing manufacturers to combine the sweetener with sugar.
Ferrero North America CEO Paul Chibe and VP of strategy and insights at Mars Matt Lloyd weigh in on 2017 confectionery trends.
Nestlé has pledged to remove 7,500 metric tons of sugar in its UK confectionery range via reformulation, calorie limits and new technology.
Trade body China Candy has collected February confectionery data from thousands of retailers in Beijing.
KitKat maker Nestlé has expanded its South Auckland factory in New Zealand with a new $2m gluten-free facility, according to a recent release.
Start-up confectionery firm Lavolio, which only uses social media as its marketing tool, is expecting 60% growth this year.
Anlit has develop its first pectin-based gummies that deliver curcumin amid growing interest for natural confectionery supplements for adults.
For the most part active intelligent packaging hasn’t been that successful yet and a lot of companies have done ‘bits and pieces’ but they haven’t spent enough time asking themselves...
The global outlook for bakery and confectionery product inspection technology sales will see steady growth up to 2025 with Asia Pacific (APAC) remaining the largest market.
Mondelēz has launched Minions-themed varieties of Stride mints in China through partnership a partnership with Universal Pictures.
Nestlé has pledged to remove at least 18,000 tonnes of sugar from products in its European portfolio by 2020, equivalent to a 5% reduction of current levels.
Bosch Packaging Technology has launched a microsite for the confectionery, bakery, nuts, snacks and powder industries to help producers find the right machinery systems to meet their needs.
Organic confectionery brand OCHO Candy has developed its first Easter egg after spotting an unmet need for natural alternatives during the holiday season.
China’s state media outlet Xinhua has urged Lotte to reject a US missile system on a golf course owned by the Korean conglomerate or face "severe consequences"....
Butterfinger maker Nestlé refuses to speculate if it will offload its challenged US confectionery business, but says it is “no stranger” to portfolio trimming.