The confectioner anchored its showcase at the National Association of Confectioners (NACS) show with Trolli Crunchy Crawlers, complemented by innovations for SweeTarts, Laffy Taffy, Now and Later, and Fun Dip.
The maker of KitKat chocolate bars said it is making progress towards 2020 financial goals and plans to return $20bn to shareholders, make more acquisitions and be ‘100% deforestation-free within the next three years’.
US celeb chef Christina Tosi’s burgeoning chain of dessert and bakery shops has secured a Series B funding from Sonoma Brands, the venture fund that invests in category disrupting brands, including Krave Jerky and Smashmallow.
‘Unmissable international platform for industry professionals and consumers’ returns to its spiritual home to celebrate chocolate and cocoa with a new identity, content and packed five-day program in Paris.
Brands looking to capitalize on the ‘permissible indulgence’ trend have turned to the candy aisle for inspiration. Catch a glimpse of what we saw at the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) annual show in Atlanta, October 1-4.