'All in all, the coming period will see plenty of uncertainty for stakeholders,' said Rabobank. ©iStock

EU sugar prices could rise as supply and demand tightens

By David Burrows

Global sugar prices have rocketed 30% since mid-April as the balance between supply and demand tightens. In Europe prices have remained steady but could soon increase, according to Rabobank’s latest sugar quarterly.

Polish chocolate market growing strongly despite falling population

Polish confectionery market weathers falling birth rate

By Nicola Cottam

Poland’s confectionery market survived the recessionary storm virtually unscathed and continues to buck the trend despite its shrinking population, according to Leatherhead Foods, principal market analyst, Jonathan Thomas.

Mieszko on acquisition trail

Mieszko on acquisition trail

Leading Polish confectionery company Mieszko says it is
currently in negotiations to acquire a company within the
confectionery sector in the course of this year. The company added
that at the present moment it is negotiating with...

Fazer to focus on Poland

Fazer to focus on Poland

Cloetta Fazer Group, the Stockholm-listed Swedish-Finnish
confectionery group, says it is planning to tap into the huge
potential of the Poland market. According to CEO Karsten Slotte,
the company is set to play a role in the consolidation...