Chocolate brand MIA, short for Made In Africa, says it has increased its social and environmental impact in 2019 due to larger volumes of chocolate produced and the transition to locally pressed Madagascan cocoa butter.
Bayn Europe has entered into an agreement to acquire reduced-sugar confectioner Tweet for SEK45m (€4.23m). The move, the company said, will make it a ‘leading player’ for sugar reduced confectionery in Europe.
Mars says two large scale studies underway will add to the already thick dossier of data backing its cocoa flavanols dietary supplement. One study looks at cognitive function while the other has a variety of cardiovascular health endpoints.
The Fairtrade Foundation has issued a statement in response to Nestlé’s surprise announcement that it is planning to stop using Fairtrade cocoa and sugar in its chocolate bars, including the top-selling KitKats, and use Rainforest Alliance certification...
Three food companies – The Hershey Company, The Kellogg Company, and McCormick & Company – were included on DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, an annual list based on survey submissions from US companies with 1,000 or more employees.