Smith & Sinclair is a London-based start-up specializing in punchy alcoholic cocktail gummies and other boozy confections. Co-founder and MD Melanie Goldsmith talks food, drink, sex and beauty with CN.
Mintel has estimated the total US chocolate confectionery sales will have grown 15% since 2012 to reach $18.5bn in 2018, with trends like bite size, functional ingredients and premium driving the overall category growth.
The cannabis industry had never been a major customer base for the candy production equipment company, Savage Bros, until three years ago when it sold10 depositors to the US edible manufacturers for about $200,000.
Ferrara will start producing revamped Butterfinger by the end of this month and shipping the products to the US market early next year, ConfectioneryNews learned at the recent NACS Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Aunt Sandra has invested over £300,000 ($396k) in purchasing and renovating a new purpose-built production facility and shop, occupying five previously abandoned business units on the Castlereagh Road in Belfast, UK.
Hershey has recently released several key strategies it has been implementing to attract more online shoppers as it expects e-commerce penetration for US FMCG to reach mid-single digits in the next five years – more in line with Europe, which is currently...
National Confectioners Association (NCA) has promoted three senior leaders to ‘further integrate [its] functions to drive innovation and alignment around strategic priorities,’ according to John Downs, president and CEO.
Katjes International is hoping to merge its French and Belgian businesses with CPK, an independent chocolate confectionery production group that French investment firm Eurazeo formed last year after buying a collection of Mondelēz’s European candy brands.