Barry Callebaut expects farmer income to grow 23% within two years under a $9m partnership with IFC and IDH to support up to 103,000 smallholder cocoa farmers in Côte d’Ivoire...
UK confectioner Bon Bon Buddies is to produce a Chewits Easter egg for brand owner Cloetta under a two-year licensing deal.
Nestlé has described confectionery as a ‘difficult category’ in its first-half results as it was hit by weak Easter demand in Brazil and increasing competition in the US.
The increasing demand for consuming cannabis through confections has pushed the California-based Kiva to launch its first CBD chocolate bar line.
Nestlé’s gives ConfectioneryNews a look inside its $31m expanded quality assurance center in Dublin, Ohio, where it is battling the emerging threat of foreign bodies in confections.
Voluntary sugar targets and calorie caps on confectionery and eight other categories are planned by the UK government in March 2017
Multinational companies should reconsider their business strategies amid China’s economic slowdown, Mondelēz China president Stephen Maher told the audience at the recent Food and Beverage Innovation Forum in Shanghai....
Nestlé, Mars and Mondelēz are willing to discuss setting an industry-wide 250 kcal limit on confectionery portions across Europe.
Mondelēz has been ordered to pull a TV ad in Australia for Cadbury Picnic that featured a fast-speaking Indian man.
Premium chocolate brand, Lindt, will open its first chocolate stores in Wales, UK and Canberra, Australia respectively later this month to further drive its brand equity.
According to a new report by Packaged Facts, more Americans are choosing food items as gifts, and the occasions range from a holidays to special occasions to “just because.”
Cadbury owner Mondelēz International has bought the licence to produce Cadbury-branded biscuits from UK manufacturer Burton’s Biscuit Company.
Social venture Cacao for Change has written to Barack Obama and Ban Ki Moon calling for cocoa prices to triple.
A $10,000 crowdfunding push has been started in a bid to relaunch The San Francisco Chocolate Factory brand.
A simple labelling mis-translation gave rise to widespread rumours that an international chocolate brand’s formulation contained alcohol, Dubai authorities have revealed following a probe.
3D printed robotic end-of-arm components are the future of F&B manufacturing as they save time and money while producing lightweight parts that perform better and cause less wear and tear,...
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.
Cocoa and chocolate stakeholders highlight the advantages and potential pitfalls of high-yielding cocoa variety CCN-51. What part should it play in the industry’s drive for sustainability?
Vegetable fats such as palm oil may be permitted in chocolate up to 5% under draft regulation from the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.
Barry Callebaut has opened a chocolate academy in Mumbai as it anticipates growth in India’s premium and gourmet chocolate segment.
Mondelēz may make another bid to acquire Hershey as five board members are set to step down under an agreement with the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General (AG), says the author...
Nestlé, Ferrero and Mondelēz International say share bags can be part of the confectionery industry’s push for portion-controlled products.
Ferrero has reportedly made a bid to acquire Belgian biscuits and pastries manufacturer Delacre in a move one analyst says could support a push for North America and reduce its...
The future of sweets disconnects with the past of sugar dependency, artificial colors, and flavors, according to food futurologist Dr Morgaine Gaye.
Mondelēz International has named the managing director for its India business months after inaugurating a chocolate plant in Andhra Pradesh that will be its largest Asia Pacific plant.