Swiss group revamps its Chocolate Academy in Banbury, with plans for continuous expansion and an ambitious growth strategy at its three sites in one of Europe’s biggest chocolate confectionery markets.
Company said its plans of ‘preparing for the worst’, if the UK leaves the EU without a deal are still active, but also warned of rising cocoa costs due to a potential pricing mechanism announced by Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana.
Half of British consumers would rather give up chocolate than cheese when asked if they had to “choose between never being able to eat cheese again or never being able to eat chocolate again,” according to new research by Mintel.
General Mills is reintroducing its artificially colored and flavored cereal after consumers complained its natural version did not make the grade – a daring move as the trend towards clean, natural foods gains momentum worldwide. Aligned with this though,...