All news articles for December 2019

UK adults most associate Quality Street with Christmas. Pic: Nestlé

Christmas

New survey from Nestlé reveals how the nation eats its festive treats

By Anthony Myers

A timely new online survey, carried out by Ipsos MORI on behalf of Nestlé, has revealed that one fifth (20%) of UK adults (aged 16-75) typically start eating chocolate before or at breakfast time on Christmas Day – with almost half (48%) tucking in by...

NCA president and CEO John Downs rocked Boca Raton in March and delivered a rousing state of the candy industry speech, which became one of our highlights of 2019. PIC: NCA

2019

2019 in review: Our Top 10 stories on ConfectioneryNews

By Anthony Myers

From 100% recyclable packaging by Nestlé to a personal account of the life of a cocoa farmer in Ghana, and let's not forget NCA boss John Downs rocking Boca! Here is our rundown of some of our best read stories of 2019.

Pic: Mondelez International/ConfectioneryNews

Sustainability

Cadbury launches paper packaging trial in New Zealand

By Anthony Myers

Mondelēz International has launched its Cadbury Energy bar in new packaging made from 100% recyclable sustainably sourced paper that will be trialled and tested exclusively in New Zealand.

Luxury chocolatier Pierre Marcolini kicks off our Christmas round-up with his festive collection. Pic: Pierre Marcolini

Christmas confectionery round-up

‘What would the Christmas holiday season be without a chocolate and candy’

By Anthony Myers

This year, ConfectioneryNews has been inundated with press packs and samples from chocolatiers announcing their new Christmas collections. Here is a selection that caught our eye and are available either online or in the shops for last minute gifts or...