The company behind Australia’s first single origin chocolate says the country’s cocoa is rich in polyphenols and is set for a big future. Its executive chairman, Cadbury veteran Barry Kitchen talks to ConfectioneryNews.
This week, demand for polyols is reported as experiencing
substantial growth on the back of health trend, Cargill provides
more convenient cocoa packaging, and Cadbury Schweppes moves nearer
to its beverage-arm demerger.
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.
Cadbury Schweppes yesterday filed regulatory documents outlining
the demerger of its Americas beverage business into a new
company, revealing the company's strategy to maintain its position
as the world's largest confectionery...
International firms such as Cadbury are the most successful
confectionery companies in Western Europe, according to
Euromonitor, suggesting that a global outlook is necessary to
survive in an increasingly competitive market.
The Cadbury Schweppes drive to boost margins is full steam
ahead, boosted by the demerger of an underperforming drinks
arm, as the company today announced confectionery
revenues grew by ten per cent over the third quarter.
Cadbury pleaded guilty today in a UK court to three breaches of the
country's food and hygiene regulations, admitting it was
responsible for allowing salmonella-contaminated chocolate to be
sold on the market last year.
Confectionery giant Cadbury Schweppes is set to refocus its UK
operations and increase marketing spend over the coming year in a
bid to overcome negative publicity and the split between the
business' beverages and confectionery...
Even after a year marred by salmonella contamination, product
recalls and financial irregularities, Cadbury Schweppes has posted
9 per cent growth in full year profits as the company's portfolio
feels the benefit of strongly-performing...
UK-based Cadbury Schweppes is set to be prosecuted under
environmental health laws after the company allegedly released
chocolate for sale that was contaminated with salmonella, according
to the Guardian newspaper.
Drinks giant Cadbury Schweppes is to change the labelling on its
flagship 7UP product, following a fierce debate on the validity of
new 'all natural' claims it placed on its labels just nine months
Weak performance in the UK combined with financial irregularities
in Nigerian operations has added up to an unsettled year for global
confectionery giant Cadbury Schweppes, according to a trading
update announced today.
The domination of the confectionery market by global heavy weights
such as Nestlé, Mars and Cadbury Schweppes is forcing small
companies to target highly specialised markets, according to a new
report.A number of high profile mergers...
Cadbury Schweppes has come under renewed criticism following a
regulatory finding that it did not adhere to EU safety measures at
its Herefordshire plant, where salmonella was discovered earlier
Chocolate and drinks group Cadbury Schweppes will spend A$24.5
million (€14.3m) on an expansion at its chocolate factory in
Tasmania, it announced last week, citing growing demand for its
chocolate bars in Australia