News briefs: Nestle, Cadbury and anthrax
A dose of this week's confectionery stories; Manufacturers get a
sweet tooth for Eastern Europe plus Malaysia gets into a pickle
Wrigley gets a crown for its dental benefits
Three of Wrigley's sugar-free chewing gums have become the first in
the US to earn the American Dental Association's seal of approval.
Cadbury highlighted for its green fingers
The Climate Disclosure Project yesterday highlighted Cadbury
Schweppes as the best in its class for the actions it has taken
against climate change.
News briefs: Nestle, squeezy chocolate and Cadbury
This week's news briefs include Nestle's new CEO, squeezy chocolate
in a bottle, and Cadbury closing factories.
News brief: Barry Callebaut, Ferrero and death by chocolate
A roundup of a few more confectionery stories from this week; Barry
Callebaut, Ferrero, and potential death by chocolate.
Kraft resets its focus to drive down costs
Kraft Foods will drive down costs by $1bn (€732m), rejig its global
portfolio, and exploit its sales capabilities, in a bid to make the
company more profitable, the company's top executive stated at a
conference this week.
Mars follows dark chocolate trends
Mars has launched two new products in US under its M&M's
brand in a bid to cater to consumers looking for "healthier"
Nestle campaigns for benefits of dark chocolate
A new Nestle-backed campaign in Australia is promoting the health
benefits of dark chocolate to doctors, dieticians and
News briefs: Wrigley, Hershey, China
More ConfectioneryNews.com stories, in a nutshell: Wrigley
strengthens European focus; Hershey enters credit agreement; and
further problems for Chinese products.
Nestle pursues human nutrition through acquisition strategy
News Focus: Health and Wellness
The third in a series of FoodNavigator-USA.com articles on the
health and wellness approach of major US companies examines
Nestlé's increasing focus on research and development as a means to
improve human nutrition.
Cadbury's gum acquisition approved in Turkey
Cadbury's planned acquisition of the Turkey-based chewing gum
manufacturer Intergum has been approved by the competition
regulator, the company said today.
Internet campaign encourages a Cadbury re-launch
Cadbury last week said it will be re-launching its Wispa bar in the
UK following pressure from social-networking sites.
Nestle nourished by health aims
Nestle's drive to be a major health and nutrition player resulted
in a strong first half fiscal performance for the company.
Nestle recasts its Black Magic recipes
In a bid to take advantage of the new consumer fad for dark
chocolate, Nestle has re-written its Black Magic recipes.
Mars re-launches Galaxy brand under new trends
Confectionery giant Mars has said it will be re-launching its
Galaxy brand in the UK this autumn, taking advantage of demand for
luxury and 'healthier' products, the company said yesterday.