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Haribo is a international confectionery company. Founded by Johannes "Hans" Riegel, Sr. in 1920, Haribo is a private company. The head office for Haribo is located in Bonn, Germany.

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John Shepherd | 6 Apr 2017

Haribo is reportedly set to cut the size of its workforce in France by 15% by the end of next year as part of plans to restructure the business, improve competitiveness and concentrate on the launch of the group's first manufacturing plant in the US.


John Shepherd | 24 Mar 2017

Haribo, the Germany-based confectionery giant, has announced plans to acquire a property in Wisconsin to launch its first production site in the US.


John Shepherd | 13 Jul 2016

The UK government has been urged to crack down on the use of iconic children's characters as part of the marketing of confectionery and other food products in new efforts to combat child obesity.


Hannah Abdulla | 4 May 2016

Haribo is planning to double its production capacity in Spain, just-food-understands.


Dean Best | 5 Aug 2015

German food group Dr Oetker has settled its dispute over price with Real, one of a clutch of manufacturers to have struck agreements following clashes with the local retailer.


Hannah Abdulla | 24 Jul 2015

Unilever was among the companies issuing second-quarter results this week - and, after a period of higher food revenues, said it is making targeted efforts to grow the business. Elsewhere Hain Celestial acquired Europe plant-based food and beverage maker Mona Group. just-food also interviewed Seabrook Crisps CEO Jonathan Bye about the management buy-out at the UK crisp firm and to US start-up Flapjacked's co-founder David Bacon about its ambitions.


Dean Best | 24 Jul 2015

The speculation around General Mills' ailing Green Giant brand continued this week with claims Bonduelle is eyeing up the unit. We looked at the likelihood of the French group making an offer. Meanwhile, Danone decided to merge is under-pressure Chinese infant formula arm business with local dairy giant Mengniu and we looked at the key takeaways from Campbell Soup Co.'s investor day in the US.


Dean Best | 21 Jul 2015

Haribo has set out its plans for expansion in four international markets - China, the US, the UK and Brazil.


Dean Best | 18 Jun 2015

German retailers Aldi, Edeka and Rewe - plus confectioners Alfred Ritter GmbH & Co. KG and Haribo - are among the grocers and manufacturers to be hit with fines after a probe into allegations of price fixing.


Katy Askew | 29 May 2015

Consumers are being “misled" over the "seemingly healthy" nature of fruit snacks, which are actually high in sugar and calories, campaign group Action on Sugar warned today (29 May).


Dean Best | 16 Oct 2013

The co-owner of German confectionery giant Hans Riegel has died at the age of 90.


Michelle Russell | 10 Oct 2013

German confectioner Haribo has started building another production facility in the UK.


Dean Best | 24 Sep 2013

German confectioner Haribo is to build a logistics site in Germany, with a view to including production at the facility in the future.


Dean Best | 1 Aug 2013

Confectionery giant Haribo has handed marketing director Felix Theato more responsibility as 90-year-old co-owner Dr. Hans Riegel recovers from medical treatment.


Michelle Russell | 23 Jul 2013

Italian confectioner Ferrero has confirmed plans to enter Myanmar with the launch of two of its products.


Michelle Russell | 22 Jul 2013

Germany-based confectioner Haribo has joined forces with Asian import, sales and marketing agency, DKSH, to expand its presence into Singapore and Myanmar.


Dean Best | 19 Dec 2012

Lindt & Sprungli has said its chocolate teddy, which is at the centre of a trademark row with rival confectioner Haribo in Germany, will remain on sale despite the Swiss firm receiving a legal setback.


Katy Askew | 25 Oct 2012

Austrian confectioner Pez International is looking to grow distribution of its core confectionery range with the introduction of organic gummy fruit snack products.


Michelle Russell | 20 Aug 2012

Germany-based confectioner Haribo has begun recruiting staff for a new UK facility.


Michelle Russell | 6 Aug 2012

Much of the talk for manufacturers on the release of their first-half and second-quarter results last week was focused on weakness in Europe and the knock-on effect from the impact of the US drought on corn prices. Elsewhere, Haribo said it would not appeal a decision by Germany's competition watchdog over a fine for sharing sales information with rivals, and the CEO of Fresh Del Monte insisted the company is looking at building a business that focuses not just on produce and not just on the developed markets of the West.


Dean Best | 6 Aug 2012

Concerns over commodity costs, particularly corn, continued last week, with the US meat sector calling for government help. Meanwhile, the first-half results continued to roll in, with Kellogg claiming it is making good progress in Europe after a challenging few months. Elsewhere, we looked at Fresh Del Monte's plans to diversify its operations and published our latest briefing on how manufacturers and retailers are using social media.


Michelle Russell | 2 Aug 2012

Germany-based confectioner Haribo will not appeal against a fined imposed by the country's competition watchdog for improperly sharing information on sales negotiations with three rivals.


Michelle Russell | 2 Aug 2012

Germany-based confectioner Haribo has been fined by the country's competition watchdog for improperly sharing information on sales negotiations with three rivals.


Dean Best | 27 Jun 2012

Haribo has expanded its portfolio of lines in the UK that focus on a specific sweet from its core mixed bag of candy.


Dean Best | 14 Jun 2012

Haribo has insisted it has yet to decide whether to build a new production or distribution site in the UK amid reports it is commissioning construction firms to build the facility.


Dean Best | 20 Apr 2011

Germany-based confectioner Haribo could be set to build a second factory in the UK.

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