Confectioners, including Mars, Hershey and Peeps have introduced new products for the upcoming Easter, which the National Confectioners Association predicts will help US Easter candy sales grow 1.4% from 2015.
Confectionery could be the next target for national sugar taxes after the UK’s levy on sugared soft drinks, but the industry still has time to act to thwart levies, writes...
It was prompted by pragmatism, rather than an ideological shift, but General Mills and Mars have resolved to roll out GMO labeling nationwide as Congress has proved unable to hammer...
Ferrara Candy Company has expanded its Easter portfolio with four new products.
‘Space-Age’ QR codes, more on-pack features and edible packaging were topics discussed during The Future of Confectionery Packaging panel session at ISM & ProSweets 2016, in Cologne, Germany, last month.
Six US confectionery businesses have pledged not to advertise directly to children below the age of 12 under a new industry initiative.
UK-based Simpson’s of Hawkhurst is aiming to take its flagship chocolate candy brand Goupie to the next level with a packaging overhaul.
Bazooka Candy Brands (BCB) has launched new US confectionery brand Crunchkins, which offers a range of flavors inspired by American desserts.
Boots has become the latest major UK retailer to ban confectionery from its checkout areas.
Food ingredients supplier Corbion has officially opened a new R&D and applications laboratory in The Netherlands.
Children rule the roost when it comes to some family food choices, with offspring largely responsible for choosing most of the snack food in the Australian weekly shop.
Japanese researchers have devised a method to make one of the sweetest natural sweeteners even sweeter in a development that will be seen as a breakthrough at a time when...
Brazil-based milk and confectionery firm Embaré hopes to return to growth by bringing its own milk caramel brand to the US and adding more American private label customers.
Ferrara Candy Company has confirmed it will close its Winona plant in Minnesota this year.
Global sugar confectionery sales are poised to rise 3.76% each year up to 2020 driven by modernized retailing in Asia Pacific, says research firm Technavio.
Global confectionery manufacturer, Perfetti Van Melle, has partnered with Unilever to introduce a range of individually wrapped ice-creams under the Spanish lollipop brand, Chupa Chups.
Al Wefag confectionery manufacturer in Saudi Arabia has launched its gummy candy series Borgat in two sizes of UniPak tubs from RPC Superfos.
Confectionery checkout bans will have limited impact on impulse buys in independent grocers and convenience stores, but chocolate companies may need to reduce reliance on countlines and diversify with tablets...
Collaborative research by Fair Trade USA and Natural Marketing Institute (NMI) suggests 59% of consumers recognize the Fair Trade Certified label, compared to 38% in 2012.
Bonds Confectionery has expanded its standalone product range launching Sour Marshmallow Clouds.
PEZ says it hopes all its candy dispensers will one day carry codes to download a free mobile gaming app as it announces 2016 licensing deals with films such as...
Michigan-based Sanders Candy has been in business for over 100 years. This year, the company plans on launching several new products to extend their sea salt caramel line.
Independent buying firm Today’s Group has added British confectionery wholesaler Hancocks as a member.
Students at KSID Köln International School of Design present confectionery packaging and product concepts at the International Sweets and Biscuits Fair (ISM).
Finish firm Makulaku Confectionery hopes to double its exports in the coming years by taking new organic licorice brand Happy Reindeer to the US, Canada and the UK.