A short-term pilot study claims that a lactic acid bacterium holds potential for use in sugar-free candies to reduce the risk of dental caries.
Hershey has chosen India as the first country outside of North America to launch the Jolly Rancher brand.
Nordic pick & mix firm Candyking intends to trade 49% of the company’s shares on the Nordic stock exchange to raise brand awareness, pursue acquisitions and to reduce debts.
Nordic Capital Fund and CVC Capital Partners have divested their 16.1% share of Scandinavian confectioner Cloetta following the merger with Leaf.
US consumers have voted for their favorite confectionery brands in five categories: chocolate, premium chocolate, gum, candy and cookies. Find out the results here.
Korean confectioner Lotte has overcome regulatory hurdles to acquire a 76% stake in Kazakhstan-based firm Rakhat.
Irish dairy ingredients specialist Glanbia Nutritionals once filled its sights almost exclusively with the sports nutrition sector, but the explosion of interest in protein means the ‘ordinary’ mainstream food industry...
Tangerine Confectionery has appointed Benoit Testard as a non-executive director.
Swedish-based confectioner Cloetta has improved its third quarter sales compared to the same period last year as most Scandinavian confectionery markets as well as Italy registered growth.
Theegarten-Pactec, confectionery packaging manufacturer, is expanding and moving to a new office.
Mondelez-owned Cadbury India has lost three of its Chocolate Eclairs label trademarks as part of an eight year tussle with Indian conglomerate ITC Ltd, but is playing down the consequences.
Mondelez International has fallen short of sales expectations in the third quarter (Q3) as the slowing Chinese economy dented consumption, particularly in its biscuit category.
Family-owned confectionery maker Sánchez Cano, which manufactures gummi’s, marshmallows, liquorice, candy and bubble gum, is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.
Mondelez International has developed a method to prepare hard and soft candies and gum without the energy and time intensive cooking process.
King, the company behind popular mobile game Candy Crush, has introduced a brand of real-life Candy Crush Candies that will be sold at Dylan’s Candy Bar and other retailers.
Korean confectioner Lotte is aiming to increase its overseas sales six fold in the next five years led by growth in China, India and Russia, the firm said in its...
Mondelez International subsidiary Cadbury India has been granted an interim injunction by a high court In Delhi preventing rival Lotte from selling products alleged to infringe Cadbury’s Choclairs trademark.
Slow growth in French confectionery runs deeper than the economic crisis since consumers are simply more health-conscious than their European cousins, according to market research.
What are the leading confectioners serving up this Halloween? ConfectioneryNews explores the latest additions to Halloween lineups from big players such as Mars, Hershey and Nestlé.
Consumers desire flavors and packaging that evoke the wider Fall season and not just Halloween, says Hershey as the choc giant introduces a string of products to make the most...
US Halloween sales are expected to rise just 1% this year as the season falls on a weekday meaning people are less likely to plan parties, says the National Confectioners...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is urging moderation this Halloween when eating black licorice.
Confectioners should reduce portion sizes rather than reformulate since indulgent treats help us enjoy our diets, says a dietitian.
UK firm Crediton Confectionery intends to move to non-meat gelatin for its confections to differentiate itself from bigger players after overseeing a significant rise in production volumes since the firm...
Glisten Confectionery is to transfer manufacturing from its Skegness site to plants in Leicester and the Czech Republic.