Confectionery production moves to Asia Pacific and Latin America between 2009-13

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Analysis: Where is confectionery production moving?

By Oliver Nieburg

We’ve delved into the ConfectioneryNews archives to chart newly built factories and major investments on existing plants by the industry’s major players over the past five years to discover where capacity is moving.

The tax is being proposed by Institutional Revolutionary Part, which will take power in December. Photo credit:Flickr - haracat3

Chewing gum tax proposed in Mexico

By Oliver Nieburg

Mexico is considering forcing gum manufacturers to pay a 50% tax on top of the selling price of products to pay for clean-up costs on streets.

Market potential in Mexican confectionery, says Leatherhead Food Research

Health to shape NPD in Mexican confectionery, says analyst

By Oliver Nieburg

Manufacturers can capitalize on the fast growing Mexican confectionery market with functional products that address the nation’s rising obesity epidemic, according to an analyst from Leatherhead Food Research.

North American cocoa grind falls 2% in Q3

US chocolate market ‘staling’, says analyst

By Oliver Nieburg

The North American cocoa grind has dropped 2% in the third quarter (Q3), leading one analyst to call the region’s largest nation a “staling” chocolate market.

Mexico's GDP will grow 3.5% in 2012, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Analyst lauds chocolate market potential in Mexico

By Oliver Nieburg

Confectioners face big rewards by tapping into market potential in Mexico, but will face “oblivion” if they fail to address growing health concerns, according to an analyst.

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