Well-being, digital advancement, localization and speed are amongst the major trends and opportunities that global snack manufacturing giant Mondelez has identified as crucial to shaping the future of snacks in APAC and beyond.
Mondelez International recently completed a five-year transformation programme that was focused on improving margins. The company is now turning its attention to growth, European chief marketing officer Debora Koyama says.
Nestlé wants 100% of its key commodities to be deforestation-free by next year. The company is leveraging technology as part of a “toolbox” to tackle risk areas and accelerate its journey towards a deforestation-free supply chain.
Global environmental campaign organization set up to protect forests, conserve oceans, and address climate change publishes its annual report card on chocolate companies. ICCO pledges more dialogue with EU on deforestation.
The Ferrara Candy Co. brand has reformulated its chocolate recipe for all of its double-dipped products and many of its other chocolates, including double-dipped peanuts, chocolate-covered almonds and malt balls.
Of the four major holidays, Easter boasts the largest percentage (nearly 30%) of non-chocolate candy sales, according to Brach’s, a division of Ferrara Candy Co. Jellybeans alone account for 32% of those sales.