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Not so sweet: Claim and counter claim surround Mondelēz's UK tax payments

Mondelēz hits back at critics in UK tax row

By Michael Stones

Mondelēz International has hit back at critics who argued the global food giant avoided meeting its UK tax liabilities last year, after it was revealed the business paid no corporation tax in 2014.

Tougher to market sugar confectionery in Europe as regulators crackdown on sugared products directed at kids, says Companiesandmarkets,com

Sugar disquiet to hurt Europe’s candy market

By Oliver Nieburg

The European sugar confectionery market is forecast to decline in the next few years as regulators and consumers consider the impact of sugar on public health, according to a report by Frost & Sullivan.

Wrigley says bringing Orbit under the Extra umbrella will drive sales

Wrigley UK merges Orbit into Extra range

By Oliver Nieburg

Wrigley UK has incorporated its Orbit brand into the Extra range to help drive sales and will also launch soft chew options to appeal to younger consumers.

“Too many claims and the consumer is overwhelmed, but miss some out and you could be excluding a powerful motivator for purchase,” says Mintel analyst

Can too many simple ideas on pack get confusing?

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Putting more than one ‘clean’ label on pack treads a fine line between informing and overwhelming consumers, one analyst warns as the Commission issues controversial advice on egg labelling.