From spice to unusual flavour combinations, Canadean reveals its predictions of the biggest trends in food and drink in the year ahead.
Cargill and Innova Market Insights have highlighted key trends for chocolate in 2015 including the rise of real fruit inclusions, texture claims and transparent ingredient labelling.
Halloween NCA Mars Hartley's Jelly The Collective Nestle Rowntrees
ConfectioneryNews sifts through recent and future launches from the world’s biggest confectionery firms including Mondelēz, Mars, Nestlé, Hershey and Haribo.
Candy barons: Top 9 richest candymen and women
Where does the distribution of wealth lie in the $196bn global confectionery industry?
European RSPO 2014
A heated panel debate over the reality of a consumer industry based on 100% sustainable palm oil broke out at the European Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil held in London last week.
Top 8 product launches at Sweets and Snacks
2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo
The Sweets and Snacks Expo has wrapped up for 2014, but the scores of notable product launches has left show attendees with a sweet taste in their mouths. If you missed the show, here's a chance to win many of the best new products sampled at the...
Leaders of the pack at 2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo
2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo
The 2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo showcased thousands of product launches, and old favorites, in standout packaging. Here are a number of bags, pouches, and other containers that captured attention.
Sweet success for top candy product launches
2014 sweets and snacks expo
Judges of the 2014 Most Innovative New Product Awards sorted through nearly 300 tasty treats to come up with the products they deem the best of the best.
What does it take to get to the top of a leading food and beverage company? Can you still make it from the shop-floor to the boardroom? Is an MBA essential? And do operations managers or R&D directors ever get to lead Fortune 500 companies, or do...
Packaging design inspiration gallery: SUSTAINABILITY
Earth Day is an annual global celebration highlighting the importance of sustainability, recycling, water conservation, and other ways to save the planet. Here are some examples of food packaging that pitches in on the eco effort with compostable materials,...
Packaging design inspiration gallery: EASTER
Easter food isn't just chocolate and jelly beans; packaging decorated with chicks and bunnies can be found in shelves all over retail stores. Here are some examples of festive packaging celebrating the spring holiday.
Packaging design inspiration gallery: VALENTINE'S DAY
Like many other holidays, Valentine's Day is a time for sharing food, sweets, wine, and other treats with a loved one. Here are some packaging designs that aim for the heart.
Innova and Cargill’s top chocolate trends
Mars Chocolate North America has unveiled seasonal items ahead of the December holiday period.
A tale of two farmers: The human cost of unsustainable cocoa
Sustainable supple chain adviser Solidaridad demonstrates the impact unsustainable cocoa has on farmers' lives in a new multimedia art exhibition in the Netherlands.
The Trick to Treat Sales Series: Halloween 2013 lineups
What are the leading confectioners serving up this Halloween? ConfectioneryNews explores the latest additions to Halloween lineups from big players such as Mars, Hershey and Nestlé.
Mars Chocolate North America launches nine products for 2014
Mars Chocolate North America has announced nine product launches planned for 2014, which it will exhibit at the Association for Convenience & Fuel Retailing (NACS) show at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta between 12-15 October.
Top 10 celebrity food products
Tennis ace Maria Sharapova isn't the first celebrity to lend her name and face to a food product. Here's a list of notable celeb-backed products.
Retailers have voted for the new confectionery products that have the best go-to-market potential in the US.
ConfectioneryNews takes a look at the latest confections to hit store shelves across the globe including stevia-sweetened Haribo in Germany, low calorie chocolates in Japan, and teeth friendly candy in the UK
ConfectioneryNews.com presents a picture roundup of the International Sweets and Biscuits Fair (ISM) and ProSweets 2013.
Review of the year
We look back at the biggest news of this year including groundbreaking innovations, the push towards sustainable cocoa, and the launch of a new confectionery titan.
United Biscuits pumps big bucks into 2013 NPD after KP Snacks sale
United Biscuits has injected huge efforts into new product development (NPD), range extensions and flavor variants as it heads into 2013 minus its flagship snacks arm KP Snacks.
Confectioners are vigorously innovating to build market share in the developing Asian market. We take a look at some of the latest products to hit Asia.
Mars North America has revealed the new products that will form part of its 2013 Easter offerings.
Nestlé USA has announced the launch of its Halloween range as it gears up for what it hints could be a profitable seasonal period.
ConfectioneryNews.com compiles some of the latest product launches to hit store shelves across the globe.
ConfectioneryNews.com presents a picture roundup of the eight new confectionery and snacks products that bagged innovation awards at the Sweet & Snacks Expo in Chicago last week.
US consumers chose their most popular chocolate brands in a recently published consumer study.
DISPATCHES FROM ANUGA FOODTEC 2012
Relive the best of the action from day two of the major processing and packaging show ongoing in Cologne, Germany this week.
Day One: Anuga Foodtec 2012 in pictures
Dispatches from Anuga Foodtec 2012
We bring you a roundup of day one of Europe’s major food processing and packaging show Anuga FoodTec from Cologne, Germany.
Dispatches from Anuga FoodTec
Anuga FoodTec 2012 kicks off today in the German city of Cologne and our team of reporters will be bringing you the all the news, innovation and buzz from the show floor.
Day Two: Pro Sweets 2012 in pictures
Dispatches from ProSweets 2012
The trade fair ProSweets 2012 got into full swing in its second day in Cologne, Germany and here are some images to give those who can’t be there a taste of the event.
ProSweets 2012: the confectionery show in pictures
Dispatches from ProSweets 2012
Have a look at the first pictures from the floor of confectionery industry trade show ProSweets in Cologne, Germany.
Review of the year: ConfectioneryNews.com's 2011 highlights
ConfectioneryNews.com takes a look back at 2011, a year that saw continued investment in emerging markets, innovative product developments and big money mergers, all in the face of volatile commodity prices.