National Confectioners Association (NCA) has rejected data and factual claims from a new study suggesting that confectionery makers are returning to the US.
Confectionery product ranges featuring new flavours, flexibility and variety will help manufacturers grow consumer purchases over the next five years despite economic uncertainty, according to the National Confectioners Association's...
The potential health benefits of certain compounds found in chocolate are helping to drive greater levels of innovation and product launches in the candy segment compared to sugar confectionery, according...
In its strategy to revamp ‘cult’ sweet brands thought lost to bygone eras, UK-based confectioner Tangerine says it continues to focus on products that are seemingly classic, yet innovative in...
Sweets that make greater use of exotic ingredients like super fruits joined innovative new takes on tried and tested brands as key trends at this year’s All Candy Expo, highlighting...
China’s National Candy Association will join forces with the organisers of an upcoming trade exhibition to provide local perspectives for global interest of the country’s confectionery market, which it claims...
Amcor has picked resealable convenience as the main draw in selecting the winner of a new award for innovative confectionery packs as part of its Flexibles Packaging Design Prize.
Participants in the UK's confectionery industry, including manufacturers and retailers "helped to raise a much needed six figure sum" for the industry's Sweet Charity.
Amid a testing climate that sees economies across Europe and North America contracting, participants in the confectionery industry will gather next month to observe new opportunities for their industry.
Avebe has extended its Etenia range of potato starches with two new applications, including a vegan alternative to gelatine for soft jellies and wine gum-type confectionery.
The 2009 All Candy Expo, the largest cookie, confectionery and snack show in the Americas, has been announced.
New product launches for organic sweets in Europe increased by a factor of six from 2006 to 2008 suggesting confectioners are starting to tap into new organic revenue streams as...
Innovation in the use of functional ingredients and packaging is expected to dominate worldwide growth in the confectionery market, according to a new report.
Confectionery behemoth Mars plunges into the world of online sharing, with the launch of an ad campaign for the Gummi Burst addition to its Starburst sweets line.
The All Candy Expo currently taking place in Chicago is highlighting gourmet, premium and organic products, which organisers say is the fastest growing segment in the confectionery and snack market.
The key trends of health and vitamins, labelling regulations and indulgent treats continue to dominate confectionery news headlines this week.
Organic and healthy candy will sustain the future of the US non-chocolate confectionery market, according to a new report.
Cadbury Schweppes announced yesterday its move on Japanese functional candy company Sansei Foods, in a bid to expand its business further in the country's lucrative confectionery market.
Processing manufacturer Baker Perkins has developed a new depositing system specifically for sweet-makers targeting the healthier end of the market.
German equity investment company Arques has taken over confectionery firm van Netten in yet another example of private investors moving into the food industry sphere.
Food is the top product seen advertised by children, with American kids watching an average of 17 food ads every day, according to a new study.
High temperatures combined with the prohibitive cost of raw materials has led to a decline in the German sweet confectionery and chocolate sectors.
Danish ingredients giant Danisco has launched a new range of flavourings designed for yoghurt candies - allowing confectioners to give boiled sweets a healthier image.
Japanese confectionery manufacturer The Fujiya Company has become the latest sweet maker to fall foul of negligent safety procedures.
German confectionery group Alfred L Wolff has developed a new range of glazing agents, building on its existing line of ingredients designed for sweet manufacturers.