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Innovate or die: Top confectioners unveil recent and upcoming launches

Confectionery launches in 2014

ConfectioneryNews sifts through recent and future launches from the world’s biggest confectionery firms including Mondelēz, Mars, Nestlé, Hershey and Haribo.

Published: 11-Aug-2014

Candy barons: Top 9 richest candymen and women

Where does the distribution of wealth lie in the $196bn global confectionery industry?

Published: 06-Aug-2014

Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil in pictures and quotes

Palm oil debate in quotes

A heated panel debate over the reality of a consumer industry based on 100% sustainable palm oil broke out at the European Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil held in London last week.

Published: 19-Jun-2014

Top 8 product launches at Sweets and Snacks

The Sweets and Snacks Expo has wrapped up for 2014, but the scores of notable product launches has left show attendees with a sweet taste in their mouths. If you missed the show, here's a chance to win many of the best new products sampled at the event.

Published: 26-May-2014

Leaders of the pack at 2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo

The 2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo showcased thousands of product launches, and old favorites, in standout packaging. Here are a number of bags, pouches, and other containers that captured attention.

Published: 22-May-2014

Sweet success for top candy product launches

Judges of the 2014 Most Innovative New Product Awards sorted through nearly 300 tasty treats to come up with the products they deem the best of the best.

Published: 22-May-2014

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

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