Nestlé shifts Smarties production
Major restructuring for Swiss based confectionery company Nestlé
has cost 645 jobs in England as the company prepares to move
production of some of its core brands.
Hershey cashing in on cacao
US based confectionery maker Hershey has launched a new range of
chocolate, designed to offer consumers a more upmarket version of
the traditional indulgence.
Cadbury board welcomes new addition
US based confectionery company Cadbury Schweppes has announced the
appointment of a new non-executive director.
ASDA bid for 'chav' candy
There have been a number of developments in the confectionery
industry in the last week, not least of which is the news that UK
retailer ASDA is attempting to blend popular culture with novelty
Sweet profits for Nestlé despite rising costs
European confectionery giant Nestle has overcome rising energy
costs to report strong profits in the company's first half results
announced today, but admits there remains room for improvement in
Cadbury updates old favourites
Undeterred by this week's news that the recent UK salmonella scare
could cost the company £20m (€29.3m), Cadbury Schweppes has
announced the addition of three new chocolate products to the
market.Cadbury Flake Dark, Dairy Milk...
Cadbury invests in R&D to grow Asia sales
Global confectionery maker Cadbury Schweppes has opened its first
R&D centre in south-east Asia, as it seeks to drive growth in
emerging markets like China, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia.
Cadbury contamination proves costly
A UK product recall due to Salmonella contamination could cost £20m
(€29.3m) and perhaps more, Cadbury Schweppes said yesterday.
Lotte confectionery buys up Chinese chocolate maker
South Korea's leading confectionery maker Lotte has bought a
Shanghai-based chocolate company, as it seeks to expand in the
fast-growing Chinese market.
Wrigley reports rising gum sales
The world's largest chewing gum producer, the Wm Wrigley Jr
Company, has announced record sales in the first quarter, boosted
by new product launches and an increased worldwide presence.
Cadbury enters Vietnam with new Kinh Do partnership
Cadbury Schweppes, the world's biggest confectionery maker, signed
an agreement yesterday with Vietnam's leading food maker Kinh Do,
giving it access to the company's extensive distribution network.
Hershey enjoys profit surge
Global confectionery giant, Hershey, has announced encouraging
sales and rising profits - thanks to a strong focus on product
innovation and seasonal marketing in the last year.
Hershey unveils new high profile appointments
US confectionery giant Hershey has unveiled a number of new high
profile appointments this month.
Cadbury tries to clean up its act
Cadbury Schweppes has been forced to improve cleaning processes at
its Herefordshire factory after last month's recall of
Confirmed: Kraft buys Spanish UB unit
Leading food manufacturer Kraft has paid £575m (€829.6m) for United
Biscuit's southern European snack business. The deal was signed off
over the weekend, said British daily The Financial Times.