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.
Seattle Chocolate Company has fortified its latest product, due to hit US retail shelves next month, with fiber-rich dried coffee cherry pulp.
Passengers at the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) are now able to pick and mix their favorite Lindor chocolate for the first time, thanks to the recent partnership between Lindt...
Nestlé is facing industrial action at its Karacabey factory in Turkey following a dispute with the Tek Gıda İş Union.
Ferrara Candy has set aside $10m in total marketing for its Black Forest Organic brand this year, including the first national digital campaign for the brand.
Confectionery products account for 1% of total packaged food that carries a sustainable palm oil label, according to new ethical labels data from Euromonitor.
Mars has expanded its Wrigley factory in Yorkville, Illinois, with a new Skittles line.
Mondelēz has started construction on a $15m R&D center in Poland as part of the company’s plan to create a global integrated supply chain and Research, Development & Quality (RDQ) network...
Texas-based technology company Exothermix has demonstrated a self-heating packaging that melts chocolate in two to three minutes.
Sweets and snacks companies are increasingly targeting consumers by branding their products “thin” to suggest convenience or health, or to tap the snacking chocolate trend.
Tuanis Chocolate debuted its soy-free chocolate bar during the Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago recently, and is set to sell it at 28 US retailers, mostly Midwestern, from June...
Chinese consumers are now able to purchase Nestlé brands from overseas online for the first time, including Damak chocolate from Turkey, and Baci chocolate from Italy, thanks to Nestle’s new...
Yildiz Holding is bringing together its core confectionery and bakery businesses to form new global company Pladis.
UK confectioner Bon Bon Buddies to secure the contract to produce a range of themed confectionery for summer motion picture 'The Secret Life of Pets' under its ongoing partnership with Universal...
UK business Mood Foods has invested £1m ($1.4m) in moving to a larger facility to increase production of its raw cacao Ombar Chocolate.
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".
Barry Callebaut is aiming to change how it engages with US chocolate manufacturers with the American launch of its 'Studio' concept.
Just Born Quality Confectionery has established a sales partnership with French premium chocolate brand, Cemoi, while the company has recently been busy adding new flavors to its power brands.
Aldomak which makes tablets, fudge and macaroons is projecting sales of £1.9m ($2.8m) for 2017 on the back of a slew of contract wins and increased activity with existing clients.
Delfi Limited, formerly Petra Foods, and Orion Confectionery have formed a joint venture in Indonesia that will command 50% of the country’s retail chocolate market, the firms estimate.
Chicago-based Sulpice Chocolat is to launch a 'better-for-you' chocolate bites range that will compete with snacking chocolate barkTHINS.
Praim Group has secured licenses with DreamWorks for a chocolate bar range featuring characters from the upcoming Trolls and Boss Baby, but says its next licencing deal may go beyond TV or movie characters....
Organic candy manufacturer, Hillside Candy, is debuting two additions to its GoOrganic candy line at the Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago later this month, as the company eyes the...
Nestlé will introduce a “perfect store” concept to Asian travel retailers for the first time at the upcoming TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference in Singapore.
Snacking chocolate brand Brownie Brittle will be highlighting its first organic line at the upcoming Sweets & Snacks Expo as consumer interest in an organic diet grows.
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.