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Lindt states intentions on price increases

Lindt to ride cocoa cost surge without widespread price increases

Lindt & Sprüngli has no plans to introduce sweeping wholesale price increases in response to rising cocoa...

Cocoa farmers should have shares in chocolate companies: Divine

Taking stock: Time cocoa farmers got a bite of the chocolate business?

Giving cocoa farming cooperatives shares in chocolate firms would improve livelihoods and encourage them to boost yields...

Cloetta on acquisition hunt after sales gains

Cloetta still window shopping after sales gains

Scandinavian confectioner Cloetta has recorded sales and profit growth in the second quarter driven by acquisitions and...

Sweet free checkouts gain support in New Zealand

Confectionery-free checkouts register with NZ consumers

The impulse checkout channel may be under further threat after a survey revealed a third of consumers...

Ferrero acquires hazelnut supplier Oltan
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Ferrero acquires hazelnut supplier Oltan

The world’s biggest hazelnut buyer Ferrero has purchased the world’s largest hazelnut processor The Oltan Group for...

Raw chocolate a Salmonella health risk, says NCA

Is the rise of raw chocolate a safety concern?

The rising trend for raw chocolate may present a health hazard to consumers unless adequate steps to...

Sunset Yellow FCF safe, says EFSA
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EFSA declares Sunset Yellow safe and ups ADI

Current industry uses of food additive Sunset Yellow FCF (E 110) are not a safety concern, according...

Hershey price increase

Hershey follows Nestlé with price hike

Hershey has upped its global wholesale prices by 8% after responding to rising commodity costs including cocoa,...

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