Mondelēz International has made light of potential trade sanctions against Russia for its annexing of Crimea and announced a $110m factory in Siberia.
Swiss firm Chocolat Frey has boosted its presence in North America by acquiring New York based chocolate, candy and gum maker SweetWorks.
Mars has filed a patent for heat resistant chocolate that can withstand hot climates, following an earlier application from Mondelēz and Nestlé.
Mars follows in Cadbury footsteps as it looks to source cocoa from India, a crop that still only accounts for a tiny fraction of world production.
The amount of cocoa processed in Europe has remained flat in the first quarter of 2014 following three quarters of growth, according to the European Cocoa Association.
More research is required before the World Health Organization (WHO) cuts its guidance on daily sugar intake by half, according to the Association of Chocolate, Biscuits and Confectionery Industries of...
AarhusKarlshamn (AAK) will acquire Belgium bakery fats specialist CSM Benelux to drive strength in its bakery supplies business, its European president says.
European Sugar Users (CIUS) has called on the European Commission to implement temporary market measures should sugar end stocks fall below a certain threshold amid uncertainly in the EU sugar...
Belgian truffle maker Duc d’O has entered India through a distribution deal with Cosmo Fine Foods and hopes to target increasingly affluent Indian consumers.
Thai company European Food Public Company Ltd (EuroFood) has signed a deal with soccer club Manchester United to sell branded products in five countries in Southeast Asia.
The Ukrainian government has banned certain candy and chocolate products from part Russian state-owned firm United Confections.
Researchers believe a class of compounds found in cocoa known as oligomers may prevent weight gain and reduce diabetes risk, but the lead author says it is too soon to...
Mondelēz International owned Cadbury has exhausted all avenues of appeal to register a UK trademark for its Dairy Milk purple following an 10-year dispute with Nestlé.
The US National Confectioners Association (NCA) has hit out at claims from the American Sugar Alliance that the confectionery industry is dominated by big players and is crying poor about...
Global president of Mars Chocolate Grant F. Reid will become president of Mars, Incorporated as Paul Michaels announces his retirement.
A new conching process called coarse conching will make it more affordable for smaller chocolate companies to produce their own chocolate mass, according to researchers.
Barry Callebaut has returned to net profit growth in its half year results as it further integrates the cocoa ingredients business acquired from Petra Foods.
What role could sweeteners play in weight and diabetes management? Should we be 'curing' obesity or preventing it? Who tells us what to eat and why do we listen to...
Mondelēz International has upped the cocoa content and revamped the packaging of its Cadbury Bournville brand in India to appeal to the growing middle classes.
Chocolate makers may struggle to guarantee their entire cocoa supply comes from a sustainable source by 2020 targets, according to auditing service Intertek.
Mars Chocolate North America has opened a new facility in Topeka, Kansas, to produce M&M’s and Snickers.
The US National Confectioners Association (NCA) has earmarked consumer education on calories and sugar as an industry priority for 2014 but admits there is skepticism about industry-funded research.
Switzerland’s chocolate industry grew sales in 2013 by increasing experts, in spite of the strength of the Swiss Franc against foreign currencies.
Lindt will introduce bite-sized chocolates in stand-up pouches for its Ghirardelli brand in the US.
Retailers’ clout in confectionery packaging decisions is mounting after consolidation in the retail sector, according to the editors of a National Confectioners’ Association publication.