Roshen to cease production at Liptesk plant after failed sale. Photo: Roshen

Roshen to axe 700 jobs at Russian plant

By Oliver Nieburg

Ukrainian confectioner Roshen is to stop producing at its factory in Liptesk, Russia, indefinitely, in a move set to impact 700 jobs.

“It is not true that the chocolate contains no Benzo[a]pyrene, but it is very very minimal and not harmful at all,” says Roshen.

'Russia never visited our factories,' says ousted Roshen

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

Ukrainian confectionery firm Roshen has said that Russia did not inspect their factories in connection with the recent safety allegations, saying instead that the tests looked at end products in Russia only.

Russian authorities go quiet after announcing Roshen import ban to the press

Roshen in the dark over Russian import ban

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

The Russian sanitation authority has suspended imports from the major Ukranian confectionery company Roshen amid safety concerns. Yet Roshen remains in the dark.

Roshen acquires Bonbonetti

Roshen acquires Hungarian firm Bonbonetti

By Oliver Nieburg

Ukrainian confectioner Roshen has acquired Hungarian chocolate maker Bonbonetti after receiving regulatory approval from the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine.

Roshen set for Russian boom

Roshen set for Russian boom

Two years after the Russian authorities imposed massive import
duties on confectionery products in a bid to keep out cheap imports
from Ukraine, that country's biggest sweet maker Roshen is about to
take Russia by storm with...