Mondelēz International has announced it has entered into definitive agreements to sell its developed-market gum business in the United States, Canada and Europe to Italian-Dutch company, and European rival, Perfetti Van Melle Group for $1.350bn.
Perfetti Van Melle is taking centre stage at the upcoming Festival of Licensing to reveal the secret behind Chupa Chups’ licensing success and the importance of design as a tool for reinforcing brand relevance and uniqueness.
The overriding theme at the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) annual State of the Industry Summit, held in Chicago, was one of evolution. The old convenience store model of ‘smokes, cokes and gasoline’ has morphed into a more complex retail...
Perfetti van Melle will debut several Chupa Chups products at the 2019 Duty Free & Travel Summit of the Americas later this month, in addition to a Mentos Gum Giftpack, capitalizing on a ‘strong year’ in the region.
Hershey took the largest share of Amazon’s candy purchases in October this year compared to Mondelēz-owned Sour Patch Kids, Mars’ Skittles and Starburst, and Perfetti Van Melle’s Airheads, according to a new report from Edison Trends.
The National Confectionery Association (NCA) has announced the Most Innovative Award winners from nine major candy and snack categories, including chocolate, seasonal, gum and mints, at the Sweets & Snacks Expo this year in Chicago.
Perfetti Van Melle USA’s Airheads brand is the latest confectionery product to join Amazon’s Dash Button program, which allows consumers to reorder a product through the e-commerce giant by clicking a small Airheads-branded device.