The visit of UK minister Mike Foster to Cadbury’s Birmingham factory last week aimed to "renew a working commitment" with the chocolate firm and to discuss fair deals for cocoa suppliers in Africa, pushing the issue of Fairtrade chocolate further...
Evidence that people do turn to chocolate during an economic downturn as number one UK chocolate maker Cadbury reports worldwide global chocolate sales were up 6 per cent in 2008, and the group's British chocolate market share rose by 0.5 percentage...
Strong brands are a powerful weapon in a company's armoury, and when new rules emerged in the 1990s allowing colours to be registered as a trademark, the fight for brand recognition stepped up a gear, encapsulated in the ongoing case in Australia...
British confectionery firm Cadbury has recalled all of its chocolate products manufactured at its Beijing plant as a precautionary step 'after monitoring' melamine-contamination events in China, the chocolate maker said this morning.
Cereal, cocoa and fruit ingredient prices may have soared in the past year, but these building blocks in confectionery formulation hold sway, evident in the recent swathe of product designs that boast a health and wellness twist.
In a week of major upheaval for a number of leading confectioners, reports suggest Cadbury may enact a number of job cuts in its New Zealand and Australian operations, while Mars joins rival Hershey in pushing up prices for its brands.
Cadbury is Britain's most trusted chocolate and confectionery
brand, according to a 2008 Reader's Digest survey, despite
Cadbury-Schweppes being fined £1m last year for allowing the sale
of salmonella-contaminated chocolates.
Research suggests that Americans prefer foods high in solid fats
and added sugars whilst Abbott Nutrition aims for the health
conscious with a new chocolate nutrition bar and Cadbury announces
board changes and predicts strong first...
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.
UK-based confectioner Tangerine agreed Friday to purchase some of
the country's most iconic confectionery brands including Barratt
Sherbet Fountains and Butterkist popcorn from market leader Cadbury
The Trian investment group, led by Nelson Peltz, yesterday called
for Cadbury to make a raft of improvements to its operations,
threatening to take matters out of management's hands if the
requests are not met.
The US hedge fund group Trian, run by active investor Nelson Peltz,
has increased its stake in Cadbury from 3.47 per cent to
approximately 4.5 per cent, the confectionery company announced
Premier Foods is resisting confectionery tax on fruit bars, Cadbury
staff vote to reject closure plans, and a New York restaurant
charges $25,000 (€17,000m) for the most expensive chocolate dessert
in the world.
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.
News that Cadbury may be on the verge of selling off its beverages
arm has prompted rumours of multiple acquisitions for its chocolate
half - in what would be a huge shake-up of the global confectionery
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.