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Haribo said it is working on solutions to keep UK shelves stocked with its confectionery. Pic:  Haribo

Brexit

Haribo confectionery hit by HGV driver shortage in UK

By Anthony Myers

German firm said it was having trouble getting its products to customers in the UK, leading to a potential shortage on the shelves of Jelly babies, gummy bears and mini-fried eggs.

It's #NationalCandyMonth in the US. Pic: GettyImages

Retail

NCA declares June ‘National Candy Month’

By Anthony Myers

June is National Candy Month in the US - according to the National Confectioners Association, who are marking the next 30 days with a number of promotional activities for candy makers and retailers to 'help address the confectionery sales gap between...

Mondelēz said it has seen continued improvement across emerging markets. Pic: Mondelēz International

Financial results

Cadbury and Oreo brands boost Mondelēz’s revenue in first quarter

By Anthony Myers

Mondelēz International has posted 7.9% revenue growth in the first quarter with improving performance in its emerging markets – after achieving double-digit growth in Cadbury Dairy Milk along with high-single growth in Oreo.