Small-to-medium sized confectioners making their first moves into export markets must be clued up on local regulations, consider temperate changes and pick distributors carefully to avoid mishaps, says UK firm Lauden Chocolate.
This week’s launch of the new Google Android 4.4 Kit Kat and Nestlé’s tie-in chocolate Android robots is a marketing move worth millions and could help the Kit Kat name grow in emerging markets like China, says Euromonitor International.
Nestlé’s Kit Kat, manufactured on license in the US by Hershey, has grown its social media standing more than any other candy brand over the Halloween period, according to a report by social media benchmarking company Unmetric.
Confectionery manufacturers are set to benefit from a pioneering automated sample preparation and PCR setup kit for Salmonella testing in chocolate and food products, said developers, Swiss robotics supplier Xiril and Germany’s Biotecon Diagnostics.
For 47 years, the UK's most consistently popular chocolate bar has
been advertised with the slogan 'Have a break, have a Kit Kat', a
phrase which has entered the British lexicon and become synonymous
with the two- or...
Kit Kat Kubes, a bite-size version of Nestlé's popular countline
bar, will compete with exisiting products from Cadbury and Mars in
the UK market. But with a target audience which differs from its
rivals, the opportunities for...
Swiss food group Nestle on Friday declined to comment on market
talk it might want to buy US confectionery maker Hershey, but said
it would be keen on regaining its top-selling Kit Kat brand in the