Nestle and Cadbury, the two European confectionery giants, are
reported to be discussing a joint bid for Hershey, the US chocolate
maker. But while a joint bid is unlikely, both firms could profit
from the sale.
The Ingredient Technology Group (ITG) division of Ocean Spray this
week announced record European sales of cranberry ingredients for
the last fiscal year. With a 134 per cent increase on the previous
year's sales, Europe now...
Researchers in the UK claim to have devised a new method of
selectively oxidising terpenes to produce compounds of particular
interest to the perfumery, flavour and pharmaceutical industries.
Scientists at Oxford have developed a...
German sugar giant Nordzucker announced this week that it has
entered into a joint venture with Danish food group Arla Foods to
produce the low-calorie sweetener tagatose, patented by US company
Swiss food group Nestle on Friday declined to comment on market
talk it might want to buy US confectionery maker Hershey, but said
it would be keen on regaining its top-selling Kit Kat brand in the
"We have seven production plants on five continents," Ted
Nixon, CEO of US caramel colour company DD Williamson, told
FoodNavigator.com. Based in Kentucky, the company started producing
caramel colours in 1865. Today, it...
Tate & Lyle, the world's biggest sugar company, has unveiled a
sharp increase in profits driven by strong sales in its sweetners
and starch division, together with a recent round of disposals and
In the US, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory has won the National
Paperbox Association's Gold Award for its new line of gift
packaging designed for franchised Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory