Younger consumers enjoy bakery items throughout the day, especially for breakfast, but they would prefer smaller portions, according to a report from the American Bakers Association (ABA) in conjunction with The Center for Generational Kinetics (GenHQ).
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By Pinar Hosafci, senior food analyst, Euromonitor International
Confectionery checkout bans will have limited impact on impulse buys in independent grocers and convenience stores, but chocolate companies may need to reduce reliance on countlines and diversify with tablets and even salty snacks to remain competitive,...
UK Fairtrade candy maker Divine Chocolate has secured distribution deals with US supermarket chains Kroger, Meijer, Roundy’s and Ahold and claims it is now competing with the largest US premium chocolate firms.
Hershey, Mars and Nestlé USA have been allowed to scrutinize transaction data from two of their customers that could determine which type of customers have a valid claim for damages in an ongoing US lawsuit alleging that the companies conspired to fix...
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Confectionery manufacturers must use electronic communications and ensure in-store displays are “show stoppers” as consumers make the shift to online shopping, according to the head of a US supermarket.
UK chocolatier Thorntons will look to restore profitability by concentrating on Easter and Christmas products in commercial channels as it shifts its strategy away from own-store sales, according to the firm’s CEO.
Australian confectioner Darrel Lea’s new owners have wasted little time in getting a foothold in the national commercial channels having secured a deal for 1,400 Independent Grocers of Australia (IGA) supermarkets to stock its confections.
Australian manufacturers of branded foods could face strong competition over the next five years, suggests a new report, which predicts the share of private label products in supermarkets to increase rapidly over this period.