Mondelez International

Mondelēz International has confirmed its buy-out of Give&Go. Pic: Give&Go

Mondelēz completes acquisition of Give & Go

By Anthony Myers

Mondelēz International has confirmed it has completed its previously announced agreement to acquire a significant majority interest in Give & Go, North America’s leader in fully-finished sweet baked goods.

 Mars Wrigley is one of the companies calling for due diligence in the cocoa sector to improve sustainability in the supply chain. Pic: Mars Wrigley

Regulation

EU due diligence laws for cocoa sector could be in force by 2022

By Anthony Myers

The European Union (EU) is the world’s largest importer of cocoa and cocoa products, and the EU Commission is considering European-wide action to reduce the impact on several sustainability issues, primarily child labor and deforestation

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.

A volunteer at one of Fareshare's warehouses loads up tins of Cadbury Heroes for redistribution this Christmas. Pic: Mondelēz International

Cadbury owner donates thousands of chocolates to food charity

By Anthony Myers

Mondelēz International, owner of the Cadbury brand and one of the UK’s largest food manufacturers, has donated over 150,000 products, including Cadbury Heroes, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Oreos to FareShare, the country’s largest charity fighting hunger and...

Hundreds of new products are launched at the NACS show every year, in part to catch retailers in time for their December resets.

NACS 2019

Candy gets a snack makeover at NACS

By Kristine Sherred

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.

From bean to market: Signup for our free webinar on 'Cocoa sustainability: Selling ethical chocolate online with SDG impact'. Pic: Lewis Rattray

Webinar

Live webinar: How to market ethical chocolate in a growing ecommerce space

By Anthony Myers

CN’s next free webinar, ‘Cocoa sustainability: Selling ethical chocolate online with SDG impact’, takes place on September 12, with guest speakers including: Cathy Pieters, Director of Cocoa Life, Mondelēz International; Ewa Hudson, Director of Insights,...