Aroma AB, a nearly 100-year-old company based in Stockholm, acquired Dals Konfektyr, which makes chocolate, toffees and jellies, for an undisclosed amount.
Fazer confectionery has given Dumle Original sweets a playful packaging makeover, called 'Dumle Play with Words', which will go on sale in January.
Scandinavian confectioner Cloetta has reported a slight dip in first quarter sales driven by declines in its Swedish pick & mix business.
Cloetta has acquired fellow Swedish confectioner Candyking, which supplies pick & mix in the UK and Nordic markets.
The CEO of Nordic pick & mix supplier Candyking will take ownership of the company from investment fund Accent Equity 2008.
Mars Chocolate has recalled a variety of chocolate bars after plastic was found in one of the products.
Mondelēz International has appointed Mary Barnard to oversee the company’s businesses in the UK, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark.
Coop Sverige has severed ties Swedish pick & mix firm Candyking and announced a deal with Cloetta to for a natural snacks pick & mix range.
Swedish confectioner Cloetta has introduced price increases after its sales slowed in the first quarter (Q1) 2012.
Finnish firm Fazer has announced a strategic partnership with media company Rovio Entertainment to make Angry Birds branded confectionery as it aims to grow in international markets.
Swedish confectioners Cloetta and Leaf have sealed a €753m merger making it the largest confectionery company in Scandinavia, according to an analyst from Euromonitor.
Cloetta and Leaf have sealed a €753m merger as the companies eye market leadership in the Nordic region.
Raw material price hikes hit Swedish confectioner Cloetta
Ongoing high prices for raw materials including cocoa, milk powder, sugar and wheat and a decline in contract manufacturing sees Swedish confectionery group Cloetta reporting second-quarter sales loss and falling first-half earnings.
M-real plans folding boxboard capacity increase on booming packaging demand
M-real has unveiled plans to invest €26m in boosting its folding boxboard capacity at one of its plants in Finland on historically high demand for the material from the food packaging sector.
Cloetta Fazer changes controversial packaging
Nordic confectioner Cloetta Fazer has changed the wrapping on its
liquorice, following criticism that the caricature of a black
person perpetuates a negative racial stereotype.
Danisco sugar production tops 1m tonnes
Record yields from sugar beet fields in several countries have
resulted in a bumper sugar harvest for Denmark's Danisco group.
Cloetta Fazer invests in new chocolate lines
Sweden-based confectionery firm Cloetta Fazer today announced it is
investing SEK 270m (€29m) in two new chocolate manufacturing lines,
as part of a drive to boost its market share in the Nordic region.
Cloetta Fazer turns to core brands as profits slide
Scandinavian confectioner Cloetta Fazer remains optimistic that it
can turnaround flagging Polish sales, despite posting disappointing
2004 operating profits, Tom Armitage reports.
Cloetta Fazer to close confectionery plant
A strategy of concentrating on a handful of core confectionery
brands has left Sweden's Cloetta Fazer group with significant
overcapacity - and an inevitable programme of factory closures.
Raisio strengthens R&D for new health strategy
Finland's Raisio Group is boosting its R&D capabilities as it
seeks to turn itself into a major player in functional and health
foods and food diagnostics.
Cloetta Fazer signs new Nordic deal
Cloetta Fazer has reported signing a new long-term distribution
agreement with Brynild Salg for the continued sale of Cloetta
Fazer's products in Norway and the Nordic region as a whole.
Research questions value of fortification
Fortifying wheat flour with iron appears to have little effect on
improving intake of the mineral, suggests a report in this month's
European Journal of Nutrition.
Weak Polish market hits Cloetta Fazer profits
The company's increasing emphasis on the Polish confectionery
market meant that Sweden's Cloetta Fazer fell foul of adverse
exchange rates in the first half of 2003.
Good third quarter for Scandinavian confectioner
A good third quarter sales performance in Finland helped Nordic
confectionery group Cloetta Fazer to a 33 per cent increase in
pre-tax profits for the period.