Fast growing economies such as Brazil, India, Russia and China present big growth prospects for confectioners. Stay on the pulse of multinationals' moves into these markets and keep up to pace with local players here.
Mondelēz has reported “positive” results after it launched a series of Max flavors under its multiple gum brands in Europe, including Trident, Stimorol and Hollywood, according to the spokesperson of...
A new report by industry giant Unilever shows that consumers' belief in the social or environmental welfare of brands hugely affects their purchasing decisions.
Rumor has been mounting over the last month that e-commerce snack brand in China, Three Squirrels, is planning to be incorporated in the near future, BakeryandSnacks learned from various sources.
Swedish confectionery company Cloetta has opened its first online store in China through Alibaba’s Tmall Global platform to take advantage of the country’s growing online market for food.
Mondelēz has introduced Cadbury Dairy Milk Silk Oreo to the Indian market after enjoying success with choco-bakery brands in other markets.
Groupe Auchan has announced plans to sell confectionery products produced in Russia across its stores in Italy.
Back in 2014 I interviewed Hans Jöhr, who at the time was corporate head of agriculture at Nestlé. We had a (refreshingly) open discussion about certification schemes. Some of them...
India’s confectionery market is set to significantly outstrip sales growth in other BRIC countries in the next five years, says MarketLine.
After a year-long race to the bottom by Chinese manufacturers, acesulfame-K sweetener prices have grown steadily since May, with analysts expecting further increases then stabilisation as suppliers, including segment giant...
Wedding candy brand from Fujian Province Hollygee (好邻居) has acquired the largest Chinese domestic chocolate confectionery company Le Conte (金帝) for 230m RMB ($33m).
Hershey's social program to provide children globally with basic nutrition will expand to China and Canada through new partnerships.
Chocolate volumes exported from the UK have grown substantially in the third quarter versus the same period last year, driven by the weak pound.
Riclan candy company wanted to see more African firms and visitors at Yummex Middle East, part of Gulfood Manufacturing this year (November 7-9).
Alibaba, China's largest e-commerce platform, reached record sales of $15bn during Double 11 this year, prompting domestic confectionery and snack brands to step up their web strategies.
Toffano has seen success with its coffee candy Café Gold and Brinq Bol Tutti-Frutti Flavoured Bubble Gum Candy in Yemen.
Leaf Brands says it is making candy ‘fun again’ by inventing products with names such as Farts candy, which won Most Innovative Product award at Sweets & Snacks Expo in...
Katjes plans to launch ‘Cola the Cat’ jellies in 2017 after a successful year entering the Middle East market.
Theegarten Pactec showcased a multi-style packaging machine for chocolate and confectionery articles at Gulfood Manufacturing this year.
Ar-kom project management and consultancy firm, is building a confectionery plant in Algeria to become operational in 2017.
Hershey has posted a 2% rise in third quarter sales, driven by innovations in North America, such as Reese’s Pieces Cups, Big Kat and birthday-themed Kisses.
California-based gourmet gum and gummy brand, Project 7, unveiled its latest energizing gum line, Midnight, with added B vitamins and guarana at the recent NACS show in Atlanta, Georgia.
Brexit is unlikely to have a dramatic effect on confectionery sales, with the quarterly update showing a 2% reduction in volume sales by 2020, according to Euromonitor.
Gummies are now the most popular cannabis edibles in Colorado with a share of 22% share of sales in the sector, says a newly released report from BDS Analytics’ GreenEdge database....
Northern Irish chocolatier Cobden and Brown has plans to enter southern neighbor the Republic of Ireland after recently introducing a 100% cocoa bar, according to the company’s founder and CEO,...
The “war on sugar” has dented demand of sweet snacks as 47% of global consumers look for foods with limited or no added sugar, according to a recent survey by Euromonitor....