Mastic chewing gum brand Mastika is attracting interest from distributors in the Middle East after bagging an innovation award at trade fair yummex, says Lebanese brand owner Master Chewing Gum...
Mars Wrigley is working with Jewel-Osco to understand shopper behavior in checkout queues and how to best merchandize impulse categories.
Volumes of confectionery sold on promotion have fallen in the past year in Western markets, according to market analysts IRI.
The CEO of Nordic pick & mix supplier Candyking will take ownership of the company from investment fund Accent Equity 2008.
Ferrero is nearing the acquistion of biscuits firm Delacre in an attempt to decrease its reliance on chocolate and expand in North American, says market analysts Euromonitor.
Riclan candy company wanted to see more African firms and visitors at Yummex Middle East, part of Gulfood Manufacturing this year (November 7-9).
A mechanism found to explain why aspartame prevents weight loss in humans is "not plausible" according to the International Sweeteners Association (ISA).
The UK-based specialty ingredients developer, Thew Arnott, is now offering a vegan alternative to shellac in its range of AraTAs coatings for confectionery products. Shellac is a resin secreted by...
Alibaba, China's largest e-commerce platform, reached record sales of $15bn during Double 11 this year, prompting domestic confectionery and snack brands to step up their web strategies.
Two brothers have launched a new British wholesale confectionery business, called HS Wholesale Sweets, continuing with a family tradition in confectionery.
Toffano has seen success with its coffee candy Café Gold and Brinq Bol Tutti-Frutti Flavoured Bubble Gum Candy in Yemen.
The cannabis industry just welcomed a new edibles format, puffs, thanks to one of the major edibles brands in the US market, Americanna.
Katjes International has raised its stake in publically-listed German chocolate producer Halloren to 7%.
Leaf Brands says it is making candy ‘fun again’ by inventing products with names such as Farts candy, which won Most Innovative Product award at Sweets & Snacks Expo in...
The global confectionery delivers its verdict on prospects for trade, exports and commodity costs under US president-elect Donald Trump.
Almost half of visitors to airport confectionery zones go on to make a purchase, according to a study by the Tax Free World Association (TFWA).
Peeps maker Just Born Quality Confections has hired Rachel Hayden as its new vice president and chief information officer.
Seasonal confectionery c-store distribution is underdeveloped compared to other channels, despite the fact that the household purchase of seasonal confectionery is increasing,
Theegarten Pactec showcased a multi-style packaging machine for chocolate and confectionery articles at Gulfood Manufacturing this year.
ConfectioneryNews will host a free online forum on new product development this month for companies adjusting to modern market trends.
Perfetti Van Melle USA’s Airheads brand is the latest confectionery product to join Amazon’s Dash Button program, which allows consumers to reorder a product through the e-commerce giant by clicking...
Sonoco has acquired Plastic Packaging Inc. (PPI), which makes flexible packaging for confectionery, baked goods and frozen products, among others.
Just Born Quality Confections says its resurrected chocolate business and new Mike and Ike and Hot Tamales items set to US c-stores early next year will help it outpace category...
Hershey has posted a 2% rise in third quarter sales, driven by innovations in North America, such as Reese’s Pieces Cups, Big Kat and birthday-themed Kisses.
Oreo maker, Mondelēz, reported a 6.6% decrease in net revenues during its Q3 period, driven by “currency headwinds and deconsolidation of the company’s Venezuelan operations.”