Candy

Hershey's Reese's Minis brand extension was the sixth bestselling consumer packaged goods launch in Convenience stores in 2012

Convenience and indulgence the secret to pacesetting confectionery sales

By Oliver Nieburg

Launches from Hershey, Mondelez and Nestlé were among the top 100 bestselling new food and drink items in 2012 having filled consumer needs for convenience, indulgence and functionality, according to Information Resources (IRIs) ‘New Product Pacesetters’...

Haribo has been exhibiting a plethora of new products at travel retail shows such as IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas

Haribo devotes division to travel retail

By Oliver Nieburg

Haribo has spotted an untapped opportunity for sugar confectionery in travel retail and has set up a new division dedicated to the channel to fill the void.

64.8%.of sweet and savory foods in India adulterated by exceeding acceptable limits or using non-permitted colors.

Food colors in India: Researchers call for review

Majority of colored foods in India illegal

By Oliver Nieburg

Researchers are calling for a review of food colors in India after finding that the majority found in popular products exceed legal limits and almost a fifth of products contain illegal colors.

Global confectionery NPD: Stevia Haribo and dental candy

Global confectionery NPD: Stevia Haribo and dental candy

By Oliver Nieburg

ConfectioneryNews takes a look at the latest confections to hit store shelves across the globe including stevia-sweetened Haribo in Germany, low calorie chocolates in Japan, and teeth friendly candy in the UK

28% of consumers have changed confectionery purchasing habits due to the economy, says NCA

C-stores and value retailers the winning channels for confectionery

By Oliver Nieburg

Convenience stores and value supermarkets are the fastest growing channels for confectionery in the US as cash strapped consumers down-trade and stores expand, according to the National Confectioners Association (NCA) and market analysts Nielsen.