Red pitaya fruit puree could prove a ‘promising and safe functional ingredient’ for gummy confections, according to a new Malaysian study.
Mondelēz and Mars have been accused of exploiting small businesses by extending payment terms to some UK suppliers from 60 to 120 days.
Mars Chocolate North America has that all of its ten factories have achieved zero-waste-to-landfill.
The launch of oral caffeine strip Reon sees cigarette-making giant Imperial Tobacco diversifying its market attentions and targeting on-the-go urban professionals.
Perfetti Van Melle has filed a patent for what it claims are the first filled toffee lollipops produced through depositing.
Confectionery brands must ensure the packaging for new products is as innovative as the flavors, particularly to stave off competition from private label imitators, says packaging specialists Smithers Pira.
ConfectioneryNews Personality of the Year, Jelly Belly's R&D manager Ambrose Lee, talks flavor development.
Tootsie Roll Industries’ long-standing CEO and chairman of its Board of Directors Melvin J.Gordon has died aged 95.
Votes have been cast and counted for ConfectioneryNews’ Inaugural Personality of the Year competition and we can now announce the winner.
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.