Markets

Chocolate blocked

Chocolate blocked

Elite, Israel's leading confectionery group, has been accused of
offering discounts and bonuses to retailers prepared to stock only
its products to block the entry of Cadbury into the Israeli market.

A sweet deal

A sweet deal

UK sweeteners and starch group Tate & Lyle has completed the
sale of its monosodium glutamate (MSG) production unit in France to
Japanese seasonings company Ajinomoto.

Express to the Orient

Express to the Orient

Confectionery and biscuit manufacturer Swiss Delice is planning to
expand into China this autumn. The move comes after the company's
success in launching the brand in Hong Kong last year.