Summary: Lindt & Sprüngli Group anticipates continued organic growth of 5-7% for the full financial year. It also expects the operating profit margin (EBIT) to improve by 20-40 basis points in the full year, in line with the mid- to long-term target...
London-based Divine Chocolate is leading the way in the field of ethical and sustainable chocolate as Ghanaian cocoa farmer cooperative plays a key part in UK’s international exporting success with the United States being its biggest market.
Researchers set out to determine how much, if at all, a price premium would affect the reality of child labor in cocoa production in Ghana. Through three scenarios, they settled on an 11% bump transferred directly from government to farmer.
Despite garnering plenty of accolades for its single-origin bars, the Massachusetts chocolatier decided to call it quits after 12 years. For founder Colin Gasko, the business model of boutique chocolate seems ‘unsustainable.’
CREATIVE CONVERSATIONS is a regular Confectionery News podcast and online feature profiling influential people working in the confectionery industry. Our first podcast guest is James Cadbury, founder of ethical chocolate company Love Cocoa, and yes, a...
The cocoa and spice supplier unveiled sustainability goals in 2017 with a 2020 goal of nurturing a ‘fully traceable’ cocoa supply chain. We discussed progress with Olam's North American innovation lead, when we caught up with him at IFT.
We talked with Euromonitor analyst Jared Koerten at the National Confectioners Association’s annual expo in Chicago about the rise of premium snacks, textured candies, functional ingredients and consumption occasions. Here’s what he had to say.*