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Ferrero expects to operate Ferrara as a separate unit upon acquisition.

Ferrero to acquire Ferrara Candy

By Douglas Yu

The Ferrero Group has announced it will acquire Ferrara Candy Company from private equity firm L Catterton for an undisclosed sum.

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FSSAI to draw up new packaging regulations

By RJ Whitehead

Cases of contamination owing to the use of substandard materials have prompted the Indian regulator to take action by preparing new food packaging guidelines.

Hospitals urged to stop selling confectionery containing more than 250 calories. ©GettyImages/Marbury

NHS England bans ‘super-sized’ chocolate bars

By Oliver Nieburg

England’s National Health Service (NHS England) has set a 250 calorie limit on confectionery sold in hospital canteens, stores, vending machines and its other outlets.