Mondelēz has announced its chief marketing officer (CMO) Dana Anderson has decided to leave the company.
Nestlé is to move production of its Blue Riband chocolate brand from the UK to Poland with a loss of around 300 jobs.
EBRD (the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) and Esas Holding venture capital firm have acquired a majority stake in Korozo Ambalaj, in Turkey.
Hershey has included in its five-year plan a goal that 50% of its total offering of individually wrapped standard- and king-size confectionery products will be 200 calories or less.
Delfi Limited has formed a joint venture (JV) with the Yuraku Confectionery Company in Indonesia to sell chocolate snack products under the Delfi brand in Indonesia.
US shoppers may have found it more difficult to locate Peeps and Jelly Belly this past Easter at Walmart’s candy aisle compared to Cadbury, Dove, Hershey and M&M’s, says Quri....
A Cayman Islands-registered company allegedly tied to deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon has lost a libel case against ConfectioneryNews and its publisher.
Scandinavian confectioner Cloetta has reported a slight dip in first quarter sales driven by declines in its Swedish pick & mix business.
Soluble dietary fibers, dextrins and added vanilla can help manufacturers cut sugar beyond reducing portion size, writes Leatherhead Food Research’s head of microscopy.
Nestlé has reported a -2.9% drop in organic growth in first quarter confectionery sales, citing a later Easter and an earlier Chinese New Year this year.
A group of NGOs, including the VOICE Network, Solidaridad and Oxfam, are encouraging chocolate makers to set a minimum price for cocoa and to eventually move to a flexible premium...
Tennis star Maria Sharapova’s chocolate line has secured distribution at two major US retailers.
Supermarket price wars have forced UK confectionery down in spite of the Brexit vote, says market intelligence firm IRI.
Multinationals striving for growth in China need to better target third and fourth tier cities by improving distribution and building relationships with local retailers.
Orkla Confectionery & Snacks Sweden has removed palm oil from 98% of its products, meaning 1,500 fewer tons of saturated fat in consumers' food. But what were the technical challenges and...
Mondelēz and the Topps’ confectionery division Bazooka Candy Brands have announced new leaders for their North American businesses.
Australians are eating more chocolate bars, blocks and boxed chocolates than in 2013, according to research by Roy Morgan.
API, which focuses on intelligent packaging is exploring luxury markets in confectionery, thanks to an increase in the markets-within-markets phenomenon, continuing the current trends of premiumization and segmentation in FMCG,...
Nestlé UK has recalled a batch of Kitkats as they have been mispacked meaning peanuts and nuts are not declared on the label.
Mondelēz has confirmed its current CEO, Irene Rosenfeld, will remain in her position at the moment after The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) broke the news that the company is looking...
Seasonal launches accounted for 25% of global chocolate product launches in 2016, the biggest area of chocolate new product development, according to Mintel Global New Products Database.
Oreo maker Mondelēz has unveiled four chocolate production lines at its Cadbury factory in Bournville, UK.
Lindt and Sprungli has opened its redesigned headquarters in the UK with chocolate colored walls and signature Lindt bunny on display.
Traditional brick-and-mortar stores still have an opportunity to compete with Amazon in an era when online shopping is becoming increasingly popular among consumers, according to e-commerce consultant Mark Walker.
Barry Callebaut is one step closer to its goal of sourcing fully sustainable cocoa by 2025 as its chocolate cups and decorations making subsidiary, Mona Lisa, has joined the Cocoa...