Company collaborated with confectioners to create the world’s first ever mint to actively reverse the process of tooth decay and erosion, and will now see its products in US dental surgeries and other outlets.
Cocoa production continues to drive deforestation. While the chocolate industry has largely lined up behind zero deforestation commitments, the complexities of indirect supply chains remain a significant challenge.
The UK arm of the US multinational company has warned that customers might have to go without products including Maltesers, Galaxy bars and Minstrels for the foreseeable future due to the problem at one of its factories.
The role of category managers is evolving from a game of dominoes to chess, optimizing the retail experience to anticipate the next step in shopper behavior, said David Nolen, VP, category management at Hershey.
National Confectioners Association president and CEO John Downs said the 2020 Sweets and Snacks Expo in Chicago is still going ahead, and the organization is working closely with the US government to monitor the on-going situation.
President and CEO plays the straight man this time as he sets out the organization’s agenda for the next five years and promises to act on cocoa sustainability, look at the issues around the CBD trend and maintain the confectionery industry’s image as...
Sweet Insights: State of Treating 2020 reinforces the NCA’s Always A Treat initiative that candy is a ‘permissible treat’, linked to emotional wellbeing and enjoyed by all generations, delegates at the NCA’s State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC) in...