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Packaging design inspiration gallery: SUSTAINABILITY

Earth Day is an annual global celebration highlighting the importance of sustainability, recycling, water conservation, and other ways to save the planet. Here are some examples of food packaging that pitches in on the eco effort with compostable materials, natural paper, and other features.

Published: 18-Apr-2014

Packaging design inspiration gallery: EASTER

Easter food isn't just chocolate and jelly beans; packaging decorated with chicks and bunnies can be found in shelves all over retail stores. Here are some examples of festive packaging celebrating the spring holiday.

Published: 03-Apr-2014

Packaging design inspiration gallery: VALENTINE'S DAY

Like many other holidays, Valentine's Day is a time for sharing food, sweets, wine, and other treats with a loved one. Here are some packaging designs that aim for the heart.

Published: 12-Feb-2014

Mars Chocolate 2013 Christmas line-up

Mars Chocolate 2013 Christmas line-up

Mars Chocolate North America has unveiled seasonal items ahead of the December holiday period.

Published: 12-Dec-2013

A tale of two farmers: The human cost of unsustainable cocoa

Sustainable supple chain adviser Solidaridad demonstrates the impact unsustainable cocoa has on farmers' lives in a new multimedia art exhibition in the Netherlands.

Published: 22-Nov-2013

The Trick to Treat Sales Series: Halloween 2013 lineups

What are the leading confectioners serving up this Halloween? ConfectioneryNews explores the latest additions to Halloween lineups from big players such as Mars, Hershey and Nestlé.

Published: 31-Oct-2013

Mars Chocolate North America launches nine products for 2014

Mars Chocolate North America has announced nine product launches planned for 2014, which it will exhibit at the Association for Convenience & Fuel Retailing (NACS) show at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta between 12-15 October.

Published: 13-Sep-2013

Top 10 celebrity food products

Tennis ace Maria Sharapova isn't the first celebrity to lend her name and face to a food product. Here's a list of notable celeb-backed products.

Published: 20-Aug-2013

Eight most innovative Sweets & Snacks 2013

Eight most innovative Sweets & Snacks 2013

Retailers have voted for the new confectionery products that have the best go-to-market potential in the US.

Published: 23-May-2013

Global confectionery NPD: Stevia Haribo and dental candy

Global confectionery NPD: Stevia Haribo and dental candy

ConfectioneryNews takes a look at the latest confections to hit store shelves across the globe including stevia-sweetened Haribo in Germany, low calorie chocolates in Japan, and teeth friendly candy in the UK

Published: 26-Mar-2013

ProSweets and ISM in pictures

ProSweets and ISM in pictures

ConfectioneryNews.com presents a picture roundup of the International Sweets and Biscuits Fair (ISM) and ProSweets 2013.

Published: 31-Jan-2013

Confectionery in 2012: Sustainability, innovation and highlights

Confectionery in 2012: Sustainability, innovation and highlights

We look back at the biggest news of this year including groundbreaking innovations, the push towards sustainable cocoa, and the launch of a new confectionery titan.

Published: 20-Dec-2012

United Biscuits pumps big bucks into 2013 NPD after KP Snacks sale

United Biscuits has injected huge efforts into new product development (NPD), range extensions and flavor variants as it heads into 2013 minus its flagship snacks arm KP Snacks.

Published: 12-Dec-2012

Asian innovation: Wasabi Kit Kats and cheese chocolate

Asian innovation: Wasabi Kit Kats and cheese chocolate

Confectioners are vigorously innovating to build market share in the developing Asian market. We take a look at some of the latest products to hit Asia.

Published: 15-Nov-2012

Mars North America unveils Easter 2013 lineup

Mars North America unveils Easter 2013 lineup

Mars North America has revealed the new products that will form part of its 2013 Easter offerings.

Published: 11-Oct-2012

Nestlé USA launches Halloween line-up

Nestlé USA launches Halloween line-up

Nestlé USA has announced the launch of its Halloween range as it gears up for what it hints could be a profitable seasonal period.

Published: 06-Sep-2012

Latest confectionery launches - energy and appetite gums and more

Latest confectionery launches - energy and appetite gums and more

ConfectioneryNews.com compiles some of the latest product launches to hit store shelves across the globe.

Published: 21-Jun-2012

Eight most innovative Sweets & Snacks: award winners

Eight most innovative Sweets & Snacks: award winners

ConfectioneryNews.com presents a picture roundup of the eight new confectionery and snacks products that bagged innovation awards at the Sweet & Snacks Expo in Chicago last week.

Published: 15-May-2012

Top 9 US chocolate brands – consumer poll

Top 9 US chocolate brands – consumer poll

US consumers chose their most popular chocolate brands in a recently published consumer study.

Published: 18-Apr-2012

Day Two: Relive Anuga FoodTec 2012 in pictures

Day Two: Relive Anuga FoodTec 2012 in pictures

Relive the best of the action from day two of the major processing and packaging show ongoing in Cologne, Germany this week.

Published: 29-Mar-2012

Day One: Anuga Foodtec 2012 in pictures

We bring you a roundup of day one of Europe’s major food processing and packaging show Anuga FoodTec from Cologne, Germany.

Published: 27-Mar-2012

Anuga FoodTec 2012 kicks off today

Anuga FoodTec 2012 kicks off today

Anuga FoodTec  2012 kicks off today in the German city of Cologne and our team of reporters will be bringing you the all the news, innovation and buzz from the show floor.

Published: 27-Mar-2012

Day Two: Pro Sweets 2012 in pictures

The trade fair ProSweets 2012 got into full swing in its second day in Cologne, Germany and here are some images to give those who can’t be there a taste of the event.

Published: 01-Feb-2012

ProSweets 2012: the confectionery show in pictures

Have a look at the first pictures from the floor of confectionery industry trade show ProSweets in Cologne, Germany.

Published: 30-Jan-2012

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