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M&A Watch - Could Cloetta be takeover target?

With a new CEO at Cloetta, the European confectioner has already faced questions about its possible acquisition targets. However, Stefan Kir...

What could lie ahead for new Cloetta CEO?

Cloetta CEO Bengt Baron is handing the reins to the boss of its Finnish unit, David Nuutinen, after six years at the top of the European con...

On the money: Steady as she goes at Cloetta

As the dust settles after Cloetta's merger with Leaf, the company does face a battle eking out growth in its key markets. However, it has se...

Cloetta CEO looks to shoppers to bear cost hike

Consumers must take on the increase in commodity costs faced at Swedish confectionery giant Cloetta, its chief executive insisted today (24...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Jelly Bean Factory to accelerate growth 4 Jun 2014

Katy Askew

Cloetta announced plans to take control of Aran Candy, a company that manufactures up-market brand The Jelly Bean Factory, last week. Aran co-founder and MD Richard Cullen - who will continue to head up the business following the acquisition - tells just-food that he expects the change of ownership to take The Jelly Bean Factory's growth trajectory to the next level.

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Food industry news of week: Mars, Nestle, Cloetta 15 May 2015

Dean Best

Mars raised eyebrows in the US with support for calls for nutrition labels in the country to contain information on added sugar. Nestle has seen its infant formula production in South Africa hit by the country's power problems. And European confectioner Cloetta, the company behind brands like Chewits and Sportlife, announced CEO Bengt Baron had decided to step down.

UPDATE: New Cloetta CEO eyes local acquisitions 11 May 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Newly-appointed Cloetta CEO David Nuutinen has said local acquisitions will form part of his plans to grow the European confectioner.

Cloetta promotes David Nuutinen to CEO 11 May 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Confectionery company Cloetta has appointed David Nuutinen as president and CEO of the company.

Results in brief: Ornua, Cloetta, Gruma 24 Apr 2015

Dean Best

First-quarter numbers came in from the likes of European confectionery Cloetta and Mexican business Gruma. The Irish Dairy Board, now known as Ornua, reported its full results for 2014. Here's our weekly round-up of companies' financial results.

Cloetta axes 30 jobs in Italy on sales weakness 16 Feb 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Cloetta is to cut its workforce in Italy by 30 staff on the back of weak sales in the country.

Company research

Cloetta AB - Company Capsule

Cloetta AB - Company Capsule

Synopsis Canadean's "Cloetta AB - Company Capsule" contains in depth information and data about the company and its operations. The profile contains a company overview, key facts, major products and s...

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Cloetta AB in Packaged Food (Sweden)

Cloetta AB in Packaged Food (Sweden)

After the integration in 2012 of acquired company Leaf, Cloetta AB has worked with cost savings and efficiency in order to reach synergies. One production plant in Denmark was closed down and another...

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Cloetta Sverige AB in Packaged Food (Sweden)

Cloetta Sverige AB in Packaged Food (Sweden)

The company defines its stated strategic goals in terms of margin expansion, volume growth, cost efficiencies and employee development. Margin expansion and volume growth will see the company seek gro...

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