Cargill steps up Brazilian chocolate production
US ingredients company Cargill today said it will increase cocoa
product operations at the Sao Paulo plant in Brazil, as rising
incomes in the country push up local demand for chocolate.
News briefs: Fairtrade, Salmonella and Ruza Russia
An Archbishop calls for consumers to buy Fairtrade chocolate, Fox
discovers Salmonella at a plant and Russian factory Ruza is
rumoured to be for sale.
Russia becomes a key market for Barry Callebaut
Barry Callebaut has highlighted Russia as a key target market in
Eastern Europe following the opening yesterday of its new chocolate
factory near Moscow.
News briefs: Wrigley, Hershey, China
More ConfectioneryNews.com stories, in a nutshell: Wrigley
strengthens European focus; Hershey enters credit agreement; and
further problems for Chinese products.
China is still number one for expanding firms
China is still the number one location for manufacturers and
retailers looking to expand their businesses in an effort both to
tap into the fast growing China market and as a means of
establishing low-cost global manufacturing bases,...
China still top for manufacturing investment, study
China remains the number one location in which manufacturers plan
to expand their operations, according to a new study by service
consultants, Deloitte & Touche.
ABF to shake up China sugar industry with joint venture
Associated British Foods (ABF) has forged an agreement with Chinese
sugar group Hebei Tian Lu, which is expected to revolutionise beet
sugar production technology and boost yields.
Mars to increase presence in Russia?
US chocolate manufacturer Mars is set to open a new factory in
Russia, according to local paper the Kommersant Daily.
Barry Callebaut follows India trend
Zurich-based cocoa manufacturer Barry Callebaut will open a sales
office in India in September 2007, the company said today.
Cadbury spreads further into developing markets
Cadbury has launched its Bubbaloo bubble gum in India, as part of
its continuing bid to take advantage of developing markets.
Another Indian company moves in on sucralose
An Indian pharmaceutical firm has completed a new sucralose
facility and is ready to begin production of the popular sweetener,
using what it claims to be a non patent-infringing process.
Palatinit eyes Russian sugar-free market
Palatinit is confident that further growth in the Russian
sugar-free confectionery market will lead to new opportunities.
Confectionery growth pushed by emerging markets
Confectionery has seen modest growth worldwide over the past year
but markets such as Latin America and Asia Pacific are proving
particularly buoyant, according to a new report from market
analysts AC Nielsen which identifies growth...
China's chocolate market looks sweet for Barry Callebaut
Swiss chocolate maker Barry Callebaut is gearing up for the
chocolate market of the future, with the final go-ahead for its
first production plant in China
China to lift tariffs on Indonesian cocoa
China will remove the import duty on Indonesian cocoa from 1
January next year, a move likely to increase demand for the beans
from the world's third biggest producer.