Easter

Jellybeans and sour gummies have left their mark on Easter candy, too, where non-chocolate sales reach nearly 30% of total sales, according to Brach's. Pic: Getty Images/Roberto Machado Noa

Easter

Easter 2019: classic treats get an upgrade in color, shape and flavor

By Kristine Sherred

More than two in three US parents make Easter baskets, according to the National Confectioners Association – here are several that might find a new home this year: Hershey put Reese’s Pieces inside other candy, Cadbury added shimmer to its chocolate eggs,...

Montezuma's new Easter range. Pic: Montezuma's

Seasonal

Montezuma's unveils 2019 Easter range

By Anthony Myers

This year's treats include three new products: a milk chocolate alternative Like No Udder egg and two giant chocolate bunnies named Bertie and Betsy.

Easter packaging trends 2013

Easter with analysts

Easter packaging trends 2013

By Oliver Nieburg

Confectioners are changing the structure of Easter chocolate egg packaging to cut the amount of materials needed while improving consumer appeal, according to a packaging expert.