Reflecting the continuing industry trend toward outsourcing and its growing foothold in emerging markets, pod to pallet chocolate supplier Barry Callebaut said it has signed a long-term agreement with Mexican manufacturer, Chocolates Turin.
Grupo Bimbo has completed its acquisition of Mexican confectionery firm Dulces Vero, a deal that should strengthen its position in the US hispanic confectionery market, according to market analyst Jonathan Thomas.
Bean to bar behemoth Barry Callebaut moves closer to local food manufacturers in Mexico, unveiling its third largest chocolate production facility worldwide to spear the emerging, and attractive, Mexican chocolate confectionery market.
Despite higher raw material prices Corn Products International, a
US maker of corn syrups sweeteners, saw profits and sales rise for
the year, citing sales in North America and a better price-product
mix as key factors responsible...
The launch of Confectionery Manufacturing Expo Americas, the new
candy expo for the industry's suppliers, was announced this week.
The event will be held on 13 to 14 September 2004 at the Navy Pier,
Mexico is rapidly emerging as one of the world's leading suppliers
of confectionery, and now seems set to usurp Chicago's position as
the world centre for confectionery production, a trend that is
being mirrored between...