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Abraaj Group plans Middle East & North Africa expansion for Kool Food

Abraaj Group plans Middle East & North Africa expansion for Kool Food

Private equity firm Abraaj Group has acquired a stake in Moroccan chocolate company Kool Food and plans...

Cocoa grind up but will chocolate prices grind consumers down?

Cocoa grind up but will chocolate prices grind consumers down?

The rising North American cocoa grind is a positive sign for the chocolate industry, but many consumers...

Hershey ‘tricking US consumers with fake Maltesers’, claims Mars

Hershey ‘tricking US consumers with fake Maltesers’, claims Mars

Mars has launched US legal action against Hershey accusing it of copying its Maltesers brand in all-red...

Chocolatiers back project for world’s first certified sustainable hazelnuts

Chocolatiers back project for world’s first certified sustainable hazelnuts

UTZ Certified has begun a three-year initiative to develop a certified sustainable hazelnut supply in Turkey, which...

Nestlé to up confectionery prices to restore growth

Nestlé to up confectionery prices to restore growth

Nestlé plans to increase its pricing for confectionery products to restore growth to the category.

Standing out in the confectionery ‘purple’ patch
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Standing out in the confectionery ‘purple’ patch

Chocolate brands will gain no ground by mimicking the color of heritage brands such as Cadbury and...

ADM to retain cocoa presses, but chocolate factories up for sale

ADM to retain cocoa presses, but chocolate factories up for sale

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has announced that it will retain the majority of its cocoa processing operations...

Lindt Teddy has its picnic but Haribo trademark row will rumble on

Lindt Teddy has its picnic but Haribo trademark row will rumble on

Lindt has won its appeal against Haribo for alleged infringement of Haribo’s golden bear trademark, but the...

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