Manufacturers

Guittard's shining example of solar panels at its Fairfield facility. Pic: Guittard Chocolate Company

Environment

Guittard installs solar panels in its Fairfield facility

By Anthony Myers

Premium chocolate supplier Guittard Chocolate Company has announced it has added solar panels to its production facility in Fairfield, California, reaffirming its commitment to consistently work to reduce its environmental impact through renewable energy,...

Schluckwerder was founded in 1956 and produces the 175-year-old Lübecker marzipan brands. Pic: Schluckwerder

Acquisition

Valeo Foods buys Lübecker marzipan owner

By Anthony Myers

Dublin-based Valeo Foods Group has agreed a deal to buy German confectioner Schluckwerder Holding, in a bid to further consolidate its position as a major international food business across the UK, Continental Europe and Ireland.

Ferrero is set to acquire Eat Natural. Pic: Ferrero Group

Acquisitions

Ferrero Group to acquire healthy snack company Eat Natural

By Anthony Myers

Global confectionery brand, the Ferrero Group has announced it is buying UK healthy snack company Eat Natural the maker of high-quality cereal bars, toasted muesli and granola, for an undisclosed sum.