A review article published in a dentistry journal makes the case that erythritol is superior to xylitol or sorbitol in preventing adhesion of harmful bacteria to teeth.
Hershey has posted 3.7% net sales growth in its second quarter results as it gears up to launch a 'snackfection' item later this year.
Cadbury and Oreo maker Mondelēz International has posted 1.5% organic revenue growth in the second quarter, but has grown below the combined chocolate, biscuits and gum & candy markets in...
Sugar alternatives may actually increase an individual’s appetite for real sugar by interfering with the way glucose is used in the body, a study has found.
Soaring chocolate exports have helped value sales in the Spanish confectionery sector grow 2.8% year on year in 2015, according to industry association Produlce.
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Private label confectionery value shares are flat or declining in most Western economies, according to market analysts IRI.
Global sugar prices have rocketed 30% since mid-April as the balance between supply and demand tightens. In Europe prices have remained steady but could soon increase, according to Rabobank’s latest...
The Healthy Marketing Team (HMT) were impressed – mostly – by what they saw at the 20th year of Vitafoods Europe in Geneva last month from probiotics to novel powders to...
Mondelēz International is aiming to offset some of its marketing costs and improve return on investment by developing original media content "that people want to watch".
Young adults move through several distinctly varied life stages from the ages of 18 to 34 years – high school graduation, moving out on their own, going to college, finding...
The FDA has issued a GRAS (generally recognized as safe) no objections letter for EverSweet, Cargill’s hotly-anticipated ‘next-generation’ Reb D and Reb M sweetener – produced via fermentation rather than...
Mars has partnered with Eneco UK to install a 20-turbine Moy Wind Farm in Scotland to provide 100% renewable electricity to power all 12 Mars UK sites.
The 20th Sweets & Snacks Expo will bring the introduction of a new hall to accommodate more than 130 new exhibitors and the show's Innovation Avenue up-and-coming products showcase.
Gourmet gum brand Project 7 has launched two of its sugar-free gums into CVS across the US as the drug store chain looks to promote healthier products to its customers.
Sugar-free caffeinated chewing gum brand Drive Gum has its sights on the US and Russia after expanding distribution in Spain through deals with Autogrill and BP.
California-based confectionery company Project 7 has announced its sugar-free gourmet gum in birthday cake and coconut lime flavors became available in candy aisles in Walgreens across the US from April 1.
Chinese consumers are able to buy a fuller range of Mondelēz products, including Oreo Colorfilled, an online platform where people can customize their own Oreo packaging, thanks to the Mondelēz’s...
ConfectioneryNews presents our pick of products entering the global confectionery category this quarter from major players such as Mars, Lotte and Nestlé.
Six US confectionery businesses have pledged not to advertise directly to children below the age of 12 under a new industry initiative.
Food ingredients supplier Corbion has officially opened a new R&D and applications laboratory in The Netherlands.
Beneo has developed translucent chewing gum coatings from isomalt that allows colors and designs in the gum's core to be visible in the finished product.
Mantrose-Haeuser edible coatings and specialty ingredients for the food, confectionery, pharmaceutical, agricultural and industrial industries, has acquired Holton Food Products Company.
Independent buying firm Today’s Group has added British confectionery wholesaler Hancocks as a member.
Britain’s National Heath Service (NHS) could save £8.2m ($11.8m) a year if all the territory's 12-year olds chewed three pieces of sugarfree gum a day, says a study in the...