Italian chocolatier Ferrero has opened its first production facility in India; a chocolate market analysts have said has huge potential.
The Ferrero Group and The Hershey Company have announced a partnership under which they will share North American supply chain processes in order to reduce costs and carbon emissions.
Campaigners hit Ferrero with 'misleading advertising' award
Consumer advocates Foodwatch say a chocolate product from Ferrero has the ‘most misleading advertising’ by any food manufacturer this year; the chocolate maker has rejected the claim.
Italian government gives Ferrero a chance in fight over Parmalat
The chances of Ferrero making a move on Parmalat to create an Italian food super-group have increased after the Italian government pushed through a decree to frustrate Lactalis’ bid to gain management control of Parmalat.
Family owned Italian chocolate manufacturer Ferrero has revealed to FoodManufacture.co.uk that it is considering investing in UK production sites as it bids to double current UK chocolate sales by 2015.
Ferrero loses out in Ukraine trademark dispute
Italian chocolate maker Ferrero has lost a counterfeit case in a top Ukraine court in relation to its praline brand, Raffaello.
Travel sector showing positive sales growth for Ferrero
Chocolate giant Ferrero has recently released a string of travel snack items after analysts reported a strong growth surge in the travel confectionery category over the past two years.
Trademark infringement case favours Ferrero, report
A French court has ordered German manufacturer Candy Team to pay €200,000 in damages to Italian confectioner Ferrero over trademark infringement, according to a media report.
Hershey and Ferrero could bid for Cadbury
Hershey and Ferrero are reported to be considering a joint bid for Cadbury that could put the brakes on a hostile takeover by Kraft.
Ferrero fined $65,000 for safety slip
Chocolate maker Ferrero Canada has been slapped with a $65,000 fine after a worker was injured at the firm’s plant in Brantford.
Ferrero to change Nutella ad, following ASA ruling
Ferrero UK has been told to remove its recent TV advertisement for
Nutella, after a British Advertising Standards Authority (ASA)
verdict that it contains misleading information about nutritional
News briefs: Ferrero, Necco and Nireus
Ferrero's Russian division invests in the country; Necco is sold to
an investment group; and Nireus concludes its deal to get out of
the confectionery market.
News brief: Barry Callebaut, Ferrero and death by chocolate
A roundup of a few more confectionery stories from this week; Barry
Callebaut, Ferrero, and potential death by chocolate.
Ferrero hanging on court decision for Chinese expansion
Italian chocolate maker Ferrero's ongoing battle with copycat
products in China is hindering its growth in the booming market,
and continues to erode the brand's value, says the company.
Ferrero looks for growth in North America
Italian confectionery giant Ferrero will soon open its first
manufacturing plant in the Americas.