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Mondelēz 2017 Christmas NPD: Cadbury Dairy Milk, Popping Candy, Toblerone and more

Mondelēz 2017 Christmas NPD: Cadbury, Popping Candy, and Toblerone

Mondelēz International has unveiled UK confectionery launches for Christmas 2017.

Published: 16-Aug-2017

Food flops in Sweden's Museum of Failure: When NPD goes seriously wrong

Food flops in Sweden's Museum of Failure: When NPD goes seriously wrong

From Colgate's lasagne to Heinz's purple and green ketchup, Sweden's Museum of Failure opens next month with several food and drink products on display. We ask the exhibition curator and a market analyst how big companies can get it so wrong. 

Published: 22-May-2017

Hershey releases US summer flavors: KitKat, Kisses, Reese’s, PayDay and Twizzlers

Hershey releases US summer flavors: KitKat, Kisses, and Reese’s

Hershey has launched a series of traveler destinations-themed candy and snack products for this coming summer in the US. 

Published: 02-May-2017

Easter chocolate NPD 2017: Hershey, Cadbury, M&M’s and Godiva

Easter chocolate NPD 2017: Hershey, Cadbury, M&M’s and Godiva

ConfectioneryNews highlights new items from Hershey, Cadbury, Mars and Godiva for Easter, a major contributor to overall US candy sales. 

Published: 30-Mar-2017

FOOD VISION 2017: Food evangelists, 3D printed selfies and the importance of ingredient diversity

FOOD VISION 2017: Food evangelists, 3D printed selfies and the importance of ingredient diversity

Industry movers and shakers gathered in London last week for Food Vision discussing the some of the hottest trends and issues affecting the industry today. Here are some highlights if you couldn't be there.

Published: 06-Mar-2017

Hershey's chocolate Valentine’s NPD: KitKat Red Velvet, Reese’s hearts and more

Hershey's chocolate Valentine’s NPD 2017

Hershey has  launched a string of Valentine’s Day products this year under its core brands across the US, including KitKat, Reese’s, and Cadbury, as IRI estimates the season generated nearly $2.8bn worth of candy sales in 2015.

Published: 14-Feb-2017

Most misleading products 2016: Foodwatch Awards

Most misleading products 2016: Foodwatch Awards

Dutch watchdog Foodwatch is holding its annual public elections for the year’s most misleading products. We take a look at this year’s nominees.

Published: 08-Nov-2016

Mintel's top European trends for 2017 - and the firms already following them

Mintel's top European trends for 2017 - and the firms already following them

Mintel has picked out its top trends for 2017 - a must for food and drink manufacturers wishing to stay ahead of the curve. FoodNavigator takes a look at some them.

Published: 04-Nov-2016

Flavour in focus: Natural and sophisticated florals on trend in Europe

Flavour in focus: Natural and sophisticated florals on trend in Europe

Floral flavours in food are on trend in Europe thanks to their perceived healthiness and sophistication. But which are the preferred categories, are extracts better than natural aromas and what should they be paired with? FoodNavigator talked flower power with flavour house Sensient.

Published: 10-Oct-2016

European invasion: The candy and snacks coming to the US in 2016

The European candy and snacks coming to the US in 2016

European confections and snacks have become increasingly appealing to American consumers for their premium quality and health benefits. European Confections, a New York-based confectionery importer, will bring over 20 new sweets and snacks from continental Europe to the US later this summer. 

Published: 28-Jun-2016

New hires: Americk Packaging; tna; Saxco International; Baker Perkins & Clondalkin

New hires: Americk Packaging; tna; Baker Perkins & Clondalkin

BakeryandSnacks brings you the latest round-up of new appointments this month at Americk Packaging; tna; Saxco International; Baker Perkins and Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury.

Published: 02-May-2016

Global confectionery NPD: Lemon meringue truffles, green tea cookies and chili nut M&Ms

Confectionery launches hitting store shelves in Q1 2016

ConfectioneryNews presents our pick of products entering the global confectionery category this quarter from major players such as Mars, Lotte and Nestlé.

Published: 04-Apr-2016

Easter baskets 2016: What's new from the top confectioners?

Easter baskets 2016: What's new from the top confectioners?

Confectioners, including Mars, Hershey and Peeps have introduced new products for the upcoming Easter, which the National Confectioners Association predicts will help US Easter candy sales grow 1.4% from 2015. 

Published: 23-Mar-2016

Sweet Planet: Confectionery NPD inspiration from design school students

Sweet Planet: Candy concepts from design school students at ISM

Students at KSID Köln International School of Design present confectionery packaging and product concepts at the International Sweets and Biscuits Fair (ISM).

Published: 15-Feb-2016

ISM Essentials: Be in the know for Cologne

ISM Cologne confectionery trade fair preview

Discover the supporting program and what to look out for at the world’s largest confectionery fair.

Published: 26-Jan-2016

It's showtime! A taste of the snacks to be exhibited at ISM 2016

It's showtime! A taste of the snacks to be exhibited at ISM 2016

ISM - the world’s largest trade fair for snacks and confectionery – is taking place next week in Germany. Here we present a small taste of the new and recently launched snacking products that will be on show.

Published: 26-Jan-2016

‘Winners of the pack’ Processing & Packaging round-up ISM & ProSweets 2016

Processing & Packaging round-up ISM & ProSweets 2016

From Crown’s LED lighting to give seasonal, limited edition, premium biscuits and confectionery a striking on-shelf appeal to Bosch’s WRF 600 Flex roller former for multilayer bars – we round up some of the best processing and packaging machines on show at ISM and ProSweets 2016, in Cologne, Germany, (January 31-February 3).

Published: 26-Jan-2016

PepsiCo Drinkfinity pods; Tetra Evero Aseptic & Coca Cola Contour PET glass gain world class recognition

WPO WorldStar Award winners 2016

From an E-Z SnackPak by Ampac, Drinkfinity pods by PepsiCo US, Coca Cola’s Contour PET glass and Cadbury Glow by Mondelēz International – We round up the best F&B entries at the WPO (World Packaging Organisation) WorldStar Awards 2016.

Published: 16-Dec-2015

UNI Packaging invests in 2nd HP Indigo 20000 digital press following demand for personalization and regional promotions

UNI Packaging invests in second HP Indigo 20000 digital press

UNI Packaging has further increased its capacity by investing in a second HP Indigo 20000 digital press providing a 30-inch (750mm) wide-web technology for flexible packaging and sleeves.

Published: 19-Nov-2015

Merger round up: Amcor, Sidel, Bosch, Kliklok-Woodman

Merger round up: Amcor, Sidel, Bosch, Kliklok-Woodman

Amcor, Sidel, Bosch, Kliklok-Woodman and Adept are some of the companies in FoodProductionDaily's round-up of mergers and acquisitions this month.

Published: 25-Sep-2015

Revealed: F&B winners from the Pro Carton ECMA Awards 2015

Revealed: F&B winners from the Pro Carton ECMA Awards 2015

From a wedge of cheese sold in a carton pack, to Swiss chocolate for special occasions, this year’s Pro Carton ECMA Awards focused on the sustainability of cartonboard as a replacement for other types of packaging material.

Published: 14-Sep-2015

Which food and drink companies use social media well – and which don't?

Which food and drink companies use social media well – and which don't?

Nearly one third of UK tweets are about food and drink companies - an impressive figure.  But as we reported yesterday , most companies aren't making the most of the opportunity...

Published: 04-Sep-2015

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