CEO of Lindt & Sprüngli’s USA Thomas Linemayr has announced plans to leave the company at the end of the month.
rlc packaging group has created eight chocolate boxes for Swiss chocolate brand Cailler by Nestlé, using iriodi pigment for a sparkling finish.
Barry Callebaut has posted volume growth above the chocolate confectionery market in its half-year results, but net profit fell mainly due to currency fluctuations and a challenged cocoa ingredients business.
Consumers are reducing the range of products they snack on, according to the authors of a new report on UK snacking habits.
The seventh China Candy & Snacks Expo will kick off at Ningbo International Convention Center on September 2 this year amid rapid growth in Chinese candy production.
The World Cocoa Foundation’s acting president has defended farmer inclusivity under the industry-backed CocoaAction initiative and says efforts are not limited to yield increases.
Nestlé is positioning KitKat as a big brand in China after launching its top confection into the market last December.
ConfectioneryNews presents our pick of products entering the global confectionery category this quarter from major players such as Mars, Lotte and Nestlé.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has recalled Ross Chocolates’ No Sugar Added Dark Chocolate chocolate bars due to its undeclared milk.
French investment firm Eurazeo is in exclusive discussions to acquire over ten European chocolate and candy brands from Mondelēz International to become a new competitor in the confectionery sector.
National Confectioners Association president and CEO John H. Downs responds to suggestions candy could be the next target of national and state sugar taxes.
A district court in California has thrown out lawsuits accusing Hershey and Nestlé of misleading consumers by failing to disclose cocoa in some chocolate brands may come from slave labor.
barkTHINS plans to continue pioneering the snacking chocolate category by launching its latest variant: dark chocolate peanut with sea salt.
Tachibana & Co hopes to diversity Japan’s chocolate sector by offering cocoa origins beyond Ghana.
Future cocoa demand will be met by a thriving professionalized sector in Latin America as chocolate makers move away from a “structurally blighted” West African market, claims Hardman Agribusiness....
Chocolate has been tied to improved brain function, enhanced energy, and other health benefits, but confectioners will be better served by leveraging chocolate's emotional connections, according to a recent report...
Healthcare professionals may recommend moderate dark chocolate consumption after daily chocolate eating was tied to reducing heart disease risk factors, claim the authors of a cross-sectional study.
Carlsberg UK has created a pop-up bar in London made entirely from chocolate, coinciding with the Easter holiday weekend.
Easter this year is short, but it won't stop retail sales of Easter candy from growing, vice president of public affairs and communications at National Confectioners Association (NCA), Christopher Gindlesperger,...
Confectioners, including Mars, Hershey and Peeps have introduced new products for the upcoming Easter, which the National Confectioners Association predicts will help US Easter candy sales grow 1.4% from 2015.
Australia’s leading chocolate companies such as Mondelēz, Nestlé, Mars and Lindt have all pledged to source only “sustainable” cocoa for domestically manufactured goods, says the Australian Industry Group.
Chocolate consumption in Australia is on the rise, according to market research that found that the proportion of Australians chocoholics has increased from 65% to 69% between 2013 and 2015.
Confectionery could be the next target for national sugar taxes after the UK’s levy on sugared soft drinks, but the industry still has time to act to thwart levies, writes...
Vietnam is to become the second Asian nation to be recognized by the International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) as a fine flavor cocoa origin.
It was prompted by pragmatism, rather than an ideological shift, but General Mills and Mars have resolved to roll out GMO labeling nationwide as Congress has proved unable to hammer...