Cadbury tackles burping cows to reduce milk chocolate carbon footprint
Chocolate maker Cadbury will work closely with UK dairy farmers in an effort to reduce the carbon footprint of its iconic milk chocolate bar.
Recession-hit consumers turn to Cadbury's chocolate
Evidence that people do turn to chocolate during an economic downturn as number one UK chocolate maker Cadbury reports worldwide global chocolate sales were up 6 per cent in 2008, and the group's British chocolate market share rose by 0.5 percentage...
Hershey non-exec chairman resigns
Non-executive chairman Kenneth Wolfe has stood down at chocolate giant Hershey following a request from the company's controlling stockholder, the Hershey Trust.
Nestle uncowed by economic outlook
Nestle expects to carry on seeing growth in earnings over 2009 despite the global recession, using its strong 2008 results as a springboard for growth.
Chocolate-covered immigrants in lorry headed for Mars
The UK's Daily Mail newspaper reports that fifteen illegal immigrants were arrested last week after they were found hiding in a lorry filled with around 20 tonnes of cocoa powder.
New ruling in Cadbury’s battle for the colour purple
Cadbury has lost its latest attempt to defend the use of its distinctive colour purple as a court has dismissed the first stage of its appeal.
Cadbury ad campaign backs Trident mint gum
Cadbury, the UK’s number one confectionery manufacturer, will launch a nationwide poster campaign this month to support its Trident mint gum brand.
Green M&M's from Mars to get lovers' 'mojo motoring'
Mars Snackfood US has released a limited edition of its green M&M'S, set to contrast against the sea of pink on the Valentine confectionery shelves.
Nestle ads cleared by UK watchdog
The UK's advertising watchdog ASA has ruled in favour of Swiss confectionery giant Nestle following a complaint from Sustain, an alliance for better food and farming, for irresponsible product placement.
New Cadbury TV ad to drive dairy milk sales
UK confectionery giant Cadbury will launch a new TV advertisment from January until late March 2009 to drive sales of its iconic chocolate bar Cadbury Dairy Milk.
Cadbury’s labels to warn that Dairy Milk contains milk
Cadbury has announced that it will add warnings to its Dairy Milk chocolate wrappers – to inform milk-allergic potential customers that it contains milk.
Cadbury’s crushes Heroes' white chocolate Dreams
Cadbury has changed the mix of chocolates in its Heroes selection but denies cost-cutting.
Cadbury reports overall growth, North American slowdown
Cadbury has reported continued profit growth in a trading update, although it said growth in North America has ‘softened’.
Nestle junk food ad pledge approved
Nestle has agreed to a raft of restrictions on the promotion of its products to children as it switches from advertising its “best-selling” Wonka candy to 100 percent juice and low-fat chocolate milk.
DeMet’s acquires Nestle confectionery brands
DeMet’s Candy Company has acquired two confectionery brands from Nestle USA: Stixx, chocolate covered cream-filled wafer sticks, and Treasures, dark chocolate truffles.