The 25% penalty on sweetened biscuits and waffle products exported from Germany to the United States has had a negative impact on its manufacturers, claimed the Association of the German Confectionery Industry (BDSI).
UK manufacturer pladis announced sales of biscuits grew by £66m (2.5%) - the category is now worth £2.7bn ($3.42bn) - and said it was on its way to unlocking a £264m opportunity within the coming three years.
The German confectionery industry has not been immune to the coronavirus pandemic with more than half of medium-sized companies reporting a decline in sales in the first quarter of 2020, according to research by the Federal Association of the German Confectionery...
Sales growth in most snack and nutritional bar segments – categories associated with convenience, on-the-go consumption and sports - has dropped sharply since coronavirus hit, with the biggest drops in performance nutrition (-20% in March/April), meal...
The snack manufacturer is teaming its Chips Ahoy! and Sour Patch Kids brands to host an online danceathon for American students who may have missed their much-awaited-for prom due to the coronavirus lockdown.
India’s leading biscuits and confectionery manufacturer has changed the ‘kissing couple’ logo for its iconic Kismi brand to educate people on the need for social distancing to stay safe during the pandemic crisis.
Despite the current crisis, Sealpac wants to reassure customers it continues to project manage bespoke, full line site installations, is respond to emergency call outs and can provide quotes for new orders across it product range.