Reporting effective approaches to tackle deep-rooted poverty and child labor in the cocoa sector should take precedence over shock headlines, writes ConfectioneryNews’ editor.
Confectioners need to act fast in developing e-commerce strategies because even though online retail remains a small channel, it is rapidly evolving.
ConfectioneryNews’ inaugural state of the industry report is available to download now for free.
Discover product developments and business news from the world's largest confectionery trade fair ISM Cologne and insights from sister supplier show ProSweets.
Confectionery brands can inspire loyalty by communicating heritage and social actions on-pack, but these features should never overshadow flavor, says a Mintel analyst and the CEO of Project7.
ConfectioneryNews selects seven product launches that tap into contemporary shopper demands, including chocolate containing cocoa fruit pulp and mints created by dentists.
Confectionery may be spared from a category specific tax in Europe, but it remains threatened by added sugar taxes levied on all food and drinks, writes ConfectioneryNews editor Oliver Nieburg.
A free iPad mini is up for grabs for respondents to ConfectioneryNews’ inaugural State of the Global Confectionery Industry survey.
The global confectionery delivers its verdict on prospects for trade, exports and commodity costs under US president-elect Donald Trump.
ConfectioneryNews asks US and international readers how Donald Trump’s tenure as US president is likely to impact the global confectionery industry.
Sustainability in sugar has been side lined by the health debate, but the confectionery industry is a heavy user and must now decide whether it will support cane growers in the...
Mars M&M’s, Hershey’s Reese’s and Nestlé’s Butterfinger are among the top US chocolate brands for the year to date, but which are gaining and which are losing share?...
Efforts are under way to bring cocoa farmers together under a single voice, but divisions still exist that hinder the chocolate industry’s push to a sustainable cocoa sector, writes ConfectioneryNews...
The majority of ConfectioneryNews readers polled expect the UK’s exit from the European Union will hit sales volumes for their businesses and lead to price hikes for cocoa and sugar....
What are the threats and opportunities for your business after the UK voted to leave the European Union?
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...
ConfectioneryNews trawls its archives to present a month-to-month review of the biggest industry news in 2015.
ConfectioneryNews is hosting three live debates at the world’s largest confectionery trade fair next year, featuring representatives from the industry’s biggest players.
What do we have in store for our 2016 special editions?
Ferrero should move its newly acquired Thorntons business out of discount stores to help it capitalize on the growing premium segment in the UK and abroad.
We’ve chosen four topics for our 2015 special editions and are inviting expert comment.
ConfectioneryNews is launching its inaugural Personality of the Year competition to recognize unhailed innovators and industry stalwarts for a job well done.
Not quite the choc-pocalypse, but retail prices for chocolate are expected to rise in the face of cocoa price hikes, which could see the taste, shape and size of chocolate...
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UTZ Certified argues that guaranteeing cocoa farmers a premium distorts the market by discouraging them from adopting good agricultural practices as they are guaranteed a premium regardless of quality. Fairtrade...