Belgian chocolate dragées firm Vanparys is aiming to build a network of wholesale partners to grow its export business.
Voting closes for ConfectioneryNews’ inaugural Personality of the Year tomorrow – cast your vote here.
ConfectioneryNews will be reporting from ISM and ProSweets 2015 next month in Cologne where the organizers anticipate growing interest in organic products, natural ingredients and sustainable packaging.
Ferrara Candy Company has agreed a deal with Irish healthcare firm Perrigo to manufacture a line of store brand gummy vitamins and dietary supplements for the US market.
The European sugar confectionery market is forecast to decline in the next few years as regulators and consumers consider the impact of sugar on public health, according to a report...
The former president of Haribo of America has been appointed new president and CEO of the US division of PEZ.
UK based confectioner Pecan Deluxe Candy has been fined after an employee’s thumb was severed by an unguarded chocolate hopper at the company’s factory.
Ex-president and CEO of Pez Candy Joseph Vittoria is to join Promotion In Motion as executive vice president and chief administrative officer.
Tesco has become the first major UK supermarket to remove confectionery from checkout lanes at its convenience stores.
Listeria from prepacked caramel apples has been linked to the deaths of four people, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Sugary sweets laced with LSD may be being sold in the Greater Manchester area of the UK, according to the National Crime Agency (NCA).
ConfectioneryNews takes a look back at changes at the leading confectioners Mars, and Mondelez in 2014 and showcases the biggest acquisitions of the year.
Budelpack Poortvliet is installing a Bosch vertical form-fill-seal machine (vffs) to package loose items such as chocolates, confectionery, nuts and snacks, to start operations in January 2015.
The Malaysian government says it is assessing what action it should take to address ‘no palm oil’ labels in France and Belgium, the legal grounds for which have come under...
Dutch-Italian confectioner Perfetti Van Melle has developed a method to control the surface roughness of chewing gum pieces, which can be altered by migrating particles from powdered fillings.
Hershey has acquired its contract manufacturer for Jolly Rancher and Lancaster brands in North America Allan Candy, which also owns a series of Canadian confectionery brands.
Norwegian firm Orkla has reached an agreement to sell its Russian confectionery business to domestic firm Slavyanka.
At a time when lunch portions are growing, sweet tooths of a certain age across the antipodes can be heard lamenting how just the opposite has been happening with their...
Tangerine Confectionery has filed a patent to produce gelatin-free jelly confectionery that has similar properties to gums made with gelatin.
Shrinking a confection is a surefire way to reduce calories, but can it aggravate consumers and even discourage sales?
Manufacturers can create reduced or no sugar hard and soft candy product extensions without the risk of changing the taste of a proven seller through reformulation, according to Cargill.
Clearfleau has built an on-site industrial anaerobic digestion (AD) plant at Nestlé's Fawdon confectionery factory, near Newcastle in the UK, which makes gums, pastilles and Rolo chocolates.
Haribo faces a GMB strike ballot, less than a week after the trade union announced that a similar vote at United Biscuits’ Jacob’s factory at Aintree had supported industrial action...
Jindal Films has claimed it has introduced the first biaxially orientated polypropylene (OPP)-based sealant film for stand-up pouches.
ConfectioneryNews is launching its inaugural Personality of the Year competition to recognize unhailed innovators and industry stalwarts for a job well done.