The AI Group has disputed claims from consumer group CHOICE that its confectionery members are ignoring the country’s health star labeling system.
Ulmer Schokoladen has partnered with Bosch Packaging Technology to modernize its Bag-in-Box chocolate line after 20 years.
Stevia supplier Steviva has received Safe Quality Food (SQF) certification at its new headquarters based in Portland.
There are some exciting opportunities ahead as the future of packaging knows no bounds, according to Cambridge Design Partnership (CDP), but how can manufacturers tap into this space while taking...
US allergen-free candy firm Free2b Foods has appointed a General Mills veteran as its CEO as it goes dairy-free and expands into chocolate bars.
Bean-to-bar maker Theo Chocolate has launched a range of quinoa chocolate clusters containing 50 mg of flavanols per serving.
Family startup Spruce0132 is to introduce a chocolate brand to boutique channels across the US made entirely from Ecuadorian Sacha Gold cocoa.
Online impulse purchasing is about knowing your shoppers and making an offer that “would speak to them at exactly the moment that they’re on that webpage," says Mondelēz’s global e-commerce director, Neil...
Papermaker James Cropper has launched a food contact-approved range of luxury papers for dry, moist and fatty foodstuffs for the food packaging industry.
Forty-eight natural products are competing to be winner of the Best of East Awards at the Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore, Maryland this year.
Pladis-owned Godiva Chocolatier has introduced a Mexican single origin range to its boutiques and select retail partners in North America.
ForestFinest Consulting outlines steps chocolate makers can take to comply with incoming regulations on heavy metal traces.
Hershey has introduced birthday-themed items for brands such as Reese's and Kisses at Walmart’s celebrations aisle and at select retailers throughout the US.
Premium chocolate brand Baron Chocolatier has launched a line of chocolate bars exclusively at Dollar General across the US, while separately it plans to expand in Mexico and the UK....
Mondelēz-owned snack brand Enjoy Life Foods has doubled its capacity with the opening a new 200,000-square-foot free-from bakery in Jeffersonville, Indiana.
Mondelēz International is to invest $65m in developing a global network of research & development facilities.
Online meal kit company Chef’d has struck a deal to produce Hershey branded desserts as the US chocolate leader expands into flourishing US meal kit market.
Mondelēz International has appointed its next president for Northern Europe as it hopes to cement its lead in some of the region’s markets such as the UK.
Mondelēz plans to take its Milka Oreo brand to US chocolate market after its failed bid for Hershey and will expand its premium chocolate offerings with Green & Black’s....
Vonpar Alimentos, a beverage distributor for Coca-Cola and Heineken, has consolidated all candy production including its Neugebauer chocolate and Mu-Mu dulce de leche brands into one factory in Southern Brazil.
Market expansion firm DKSH has acquired a majority stake in online premium confectionery distributor Shanghai Sweets International (eSweets).
Nugali co-founder Ivan Blumenschein discusses how packaging reflects product quality and he outlines the challenges of exporting from Brazil for the premium chocolatier.
The major four holiday seasons accounted for nearly half of US candy sales last year, but confectioners should also take advantage of “micro holidays”, says IRI.
Mars M&M’s, Hershey’s Reese’s and Nestlé’s Butterfinger are among the top US chocolate brands for the year to date, but which are gaining and which are losing share?...
The bean to bar chocolate market is abound with below-par products as small companies are often left with cocoa unwanted by the major suppliers, says master chocolatier Frederic Loraschi.