Eastern Europe

Hershey launched SoFit in 2016. Picture: Hershey.

Global confectionery sector to grow CAGR 4.6% from 2016–2021

Manufacturers to develop confectionery with vegetables for a healthier halo

By Jenny Eagle

An improving global economy, stronger than expected economy in developed countries and rising disposable incomes in developing countries are the main reasons why demand is growing for confectionery products, according to Global Data.

Roshen is fifth-placed in the Eastern European confectionery market, according to Euromonitor

Roshen acquires Hungarian firm Bonbonetti

By Oliver Nieburg

Ukrainian confectioner Roshen has acquired Hungarian chocolate maker Bonbonetti after receiving regulatory approval from the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine.