The key to winning over Chinese consumers is mastering distribution strategies, according to a new report by Rabobank, which also suggests that the country should be on the radar of European and American processed food companies that are facing flat growth...
UK chocolate brands have indulged in a British-homage in the run up to the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee on June 2 and consumer spending will be up, driving the usual post-Easter sales dip, an industry analyst said.
In a bid to stave off the competition from Nestle and other confectionery giants, Russian biscuit, cake and jelly maker Slavyanka has engaged a UK agency to revitalize its packaging and get more shelf space for its brands.
Swiss chocolate maker Barry Callebaut is still aiming to dispose of its consumer confectionery unit, Stollwerck, but such a divesture is not urgent, according to the chairman of the board of the industrial chocolate supplier.
Branded food manufacturers should start preparing now to win back customers from store brands when the economy improves, advises a new report from market researchers The Integer Group and M/A/R/C Research.
The Australian arm of Cadbury Schweppes, has lost another round in
its bid to protect the use of its characteristic colour purple,
used in wrapping for many of the company's confectionery products
and for advertising purposes.
A new sweetener supplier in the US claims to allow food and
beverage firms to access ingredient supplies from low-cost
manufacturing countries while maintaining Western standards of
quality and service.
At a time when consumer perceptions of famous brand names are at an
all time low - and private label goods are taking an ever
increasing market share - retailers must start acting more like
brand managers to improve their bargaining...
Leading East European drinks manufacturer Kofola has selected PET
preforms from Amcor PET Packaging for two of its juice and mineral
water brands, a move designed to bring the same brand values and
image to the take-home sector as...
The news this month that the world's number one drinks giant Coca
Cola has linked up with Tate & Lyle's Splenda sweetener in a
new branding venture could signal the beginning of a new wave of
ingredient - manufacturer...
The news that an investigation has been ordered by China's premier,
Wen Jiabao, into the deaths of at least 12 babies after drinking
fake formula milk has led to a renewed quest for manufactuers to
find packaging solutions to...
A brand of wine packaged in Tetra Prisma 500ml packaging has been
launched in the US. This is the first wine to packaged in this way,
and the company behind it believes it offers consumers greater
convenience and freshness.
Although growth has been rapid for Nestlé in the Russian
confectionery sector, there are a number of challenges to be
tackled in order to ensure future expansion - low per capita
consumption and ingredients supplies being the primary...
Arm & Hammer baking soda is available for the first time in a
large-format resealable bag. The packaging, designed by global
packaging firm Zip-Pak, features an easy-to-use resealable zipper
that helps keep large quantities of...
Is the phrase 'Have a Break' inextricably linked to the KitKat
confectionery brand? Well, no, at least according to the UK High
Court and US confectionery group Mars. But Nestle, the Swiss maker
of KitKat, is set to continue...