SMASHMALLOW – the latest innovation from food & beverage brand incubator Sonoma Brands – could herald the launch of a new confectionery category: gourmet snackable marshmallows, says founder Jon Sebastiani.
US confectionery firms lost out on $4.1m in Summer sales and salty snack makers $24.2m due to low shelf availability, says retail analytics firm Quri.
PEZ has partnered with Zappar to offer consumers augmented reality (AR) codes in packets of its refill sweet dispensers to interact with characters using the PEZ Play app.
Nestlé, Ferrero and Mondelēz International say share bags can be part of the confectionery industry’s push for portion-controlled products.
The future of sweets disconnects with the past of sugar dependency, artificial colors, and flavors, according to food futurologist Dr Morgaine Gaye.
Snack sales are growing more than twice as fast in the US ‘speciality gourmet’ retail channel than through mainstream stores, according to retail analysts Spins.
Ferrero Canada plans to add production lines for three new products in a CAD $36.1m (USD $27.66m) investment at its factory in Brantford.
A review article published in a dentistry journal makes the case that erythritol is superior to xylitol or sorbitol in preventing adhesion of harmful bacteria to teeth.
Hershey has posted 3.7% net sales growth in its second quarter results as it gears up to launch a 'snackfection' item later this year.
Canadian confectionery manufacturers are now able to use sodium hydrogen malate-added powder, developed by Corbion, to improve the sour flavor profile of their products, says the supplier.
Cadbury and Oreo maker Mondelēz International has posted 1.5% organic revenue growth in the second quarter, but has grown below the combined chocolate, biscuits and gum & candy markets in...
Bazooka brands, owned by the Topps Company, have partnered with 20th Century Fox, Blue Sky Studios and the upcoming movie Ice Age: Collision Course.
Premium confections and snacks could find new distribution opportunities in unconventional places as more fashion and design retailers start stocking select on-the-go food and beverages that will help fuel and...
The majority of ConfectioneryNews readers polled expect the UK’s exit from the European Union will hit sales volumes for their businesses and lead to price hikes for cocoa and sugar....
UK snack bar manufacturer Halo Foods has been sold by Raisio Group, which says it aims to focus on development of its own brands.
Sugar alternatives may actually increase an individual’s appetite for real sugar by interfering with the way glucose is used in the body, a study has found.
Bonds of London confectionery firm has announced it has added 80 lines to its American category, making it one of the biggest suppliers of US confectionery products in the UK.
Snacks and confectionery value sales growth has slowed to its lowest level in at least five years in many parts of the world, according to data from retail analysts Euromonitor...
Soaring chocolate exports have helped value sales in the Spanish confectionery sector grow 2.8% year on year in 2015, according to industry association Produlce.
Smaller flexible plastic packs have topped the trend for 2016 as they give consumers a sense of control over snacking, portion sizes and awareness of sugar intake in food and...
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MonoSol has partnered with food-grade film customer Dicoisa to package F&B ingredients in pouches that dissolve and release their contents when exposed to water.
Europe must accelerate efforts to introduce a “holistic nutrition policy”, complete with targets in relation to reformulation, marketing and labelling.
Scandinavian pick & mix firm Candyking has appointed a new CEO as it looks to regain momentum in the Nordic countries.
Sugar cone manufacturer Biscuits Dupon has partnered with Franz Haas Food Equipment to install two Caiman-D-300 lines to produce 18,000 sugar cones per hour at its factory in Spain.