Candy

Ferrero expects to operate Ferrara as a separate unit upon acquisition.

Ferrero to acquire Ferrara Candy

By Douglas Yu

The Ferrero Group has announced it will acquire Ferrara Candy Company from private equity firm L Catterton for an undisclosed sum.

Hospitals urged to stop selling confectionery containing more than 250 calories. ©GettyImages/Marbury

NHS England bans ‘super-sized’ chocolate bars

By Oliver Nieburg

England’s National Health Service (NHS England) has set a 250 calorie limit on confectionery sold in hospital canteens, stores, vending machines and its other outlets.