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Global chocolate sales have grown 30.8% between 2007 and 2012

Interactive Map

Global chocolate markets: Biggest sinkers and risers

By Oliver Nieburg

ConfectioneryNews.com presents an interactive map of the fastest growing and fastest falling chocolate markets in the world over the past five years complete with analysis from Euromonitor International.

Laima looks to expand to China and Brazil

Laima looks to expand to China and Brazil

By Nilpa Shah

Latvia’s largest confectionery producer, Laima, has announced plans to increase its export proportion from 40% to 52% over the next three years, with intentions to target new markets outside of Europe.

Laima turns to Uzbekistan

Laima turns to Uzbekistan

Icelandic-Lativian confectionery producer Laima has confirmed that
it is about to start caramel production in Uzbekistan in an attempt
to fend off increased competition once enlargement has taken place.