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.
Jeff King, Hershey’s senior director of global sustainability and social impact, is the person responsible for the company’s Cocoa For Good sustainability program, which has committed to 100% direct-sourced cocoa in West Africa by 2025. He talks to ConfectioneryNews...
The World Cocoa Foundation’s (WCF) 2020 Partnership Meeting, set to be held in Bogotá, Colombia, on November 18 and 19, has been switched to an online-only event due to the coronavirus pandemic, the organization has announced.
Cambridgeshire manufacturer and supplier Calico Cottage has secured a six-figure funding package from Lloyds Bank, via its Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme, to support its operations through the covid-19 pandemic, the company has announced.
The donation includes two ventilators, complementing the 18 ordered by the government in addition to the four already available in this West African country of 25 million inhabitants, and the world’s largest cocoa producer.
Mars Wrigley Australia has announced it has made a cash donation of AU$40,612 ($26,000) to a national suicide prevention charity to help the organization cope with a surge in demand due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Following the release of the confectionery giant’s Snacking Made Right Report, Pieters discusses life in lockdown, how the group is looking after its farmers on the ground and why 100% sustainable cocoa is achievable.
CAOBISCO, the Association of the Chocolate, Biscuits & Confectionery Industries of Europe, has called on the EU and UK authorities to extend free trade agreement (FTA) talks fearing a balanced trade agreement could be jeopardised because of the COVID-19...
Olam Cocoa has announced a package of support to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) and important medical supplies to its cocoa farming communities tackling COVID-19 across central and West Africa.