Chemical ingredients firm Renessenz has developed a cooling agent for chewing gum and candies that it claims outlasts all other menthol derivatives on the market.
Mondelez International has launched its candy brand Sour Patch Kids as a gum product under its Stride portfolio – a deft move, according to an analyst.
Ferrero has outlined ambitious plans to grow its business in the UK over the next five years.
US Halloween confectionery sales outshone expectations in 2013 driven by strong promotions from retailers and a noteworthy boost in the final week, according to the National Confectioners Association (NCA).
Dry roasted nut maker Alrifai Nutisal has been acquired by Nordic confectionery firm Cloetta.
Sweet manufacturer Haribo has booked Leeds-based engineering firm JPG to build its £92M confectionery plant at Castleford, West Yorkshire.
A short-term pilot study claims that a lactic acid bacterium holds potential for use in sugar-free candies to reduce the risk of dental caries.
Hershey has chosen India as the first country outside of North America to launch the Jolly Rancher brand.
Nordic pick & mix firm Candyking intends to trade 49% of the company’s shares on the Nordic stock exchange to raise brand awareness, pursue acquisitions and to reduce debts.
Nordic Capital Fund and CVC Capital Partners have divested their 16.1% share of Scandinavian confectioner Cloetta following the merger with Leaf.
US consumers have voted for their favorite confectionery brands in five categories: chocolate, premium chocolate, gum, candy and cookies. Find out the results here.
Korean confectioner Lotte has overcome regulatory hurdles to acquire a 76% stake in Kazakhstan-based firm Rakhat.
Irish dairy ingredients specialist Glanbia Nutritionals once filled its sights almost exclusively with the sports nutrition sector, but the explosion of interest in protein means the ‘ordinary’ mainstream food industry...
Tangerine Confectionery has appointed Benoit Testard as a non-executive director.
Swedish-based confectioner Cloetta has improved its third quarter sales compared to the same period last year as most Scandinavian confectionery markets as well as Italy registered growth.
Theegarten-Pactec, confectionery packaging manufacturer, is expanding and moving to a new office.
Mondelez-owned Cadbury India has lost three of its Chocolate Eclairs label trademarks as part of an eight year tussle with Indian conglomerate ITC Ltd, but is playing down the consequences.
Mondelez International has fallen short of sales expectations in the third quarter (Q3) as the slowing Chinese economy dented consumption, particularly in its biscuit category.
Family-owned confectionery maker Sánchez Cano, which manufactures gummi’s, marshmallows, liquorice, candy and bubble gum, is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.
Mondelez International has developed a method to prepare hard and soft candies and gum without the energy and time intensive cooking process.
King, the company behind popular mobile game Candy Crush, has introduced a brand of real-life Candy Crush Candies that will be sold at Dylan’s Candy Bar and other retailers.
Korean confectioner Lotte is aiming to increase its overseas sales six fold in the next five years led by growth in China, India and Russia, the firm said in its...
Mondelez International subsidiary Cadbury India has been granted an interim injunction by a high court In Delhi preventing rival Lotte from selling products alleged to infringe Cadbury’s Choclairs trademark.
Slow growth in French confectionery runs deeper than the economic crisis since consumers are simply more health-conscious than their European cousins, according to market research.
What are the leading confectioners serving up this Halloween? ConfectioneryNews explores the latest additions to Halloween lineups from big players such as Mars, Hershey and Nestlé.