21 April 2011
Newly appointed Tesco CEO Philip Clarke's first outing as head of the world's third largest retailer garnered the most attention this week. He said that he plans to be more open, and in that spirit suggested its UK operations "can do better". Meanwhile, Nestle acquired a stake in Chinese food and drink manufacturer Yinlu. Here's the best of what was said this week:
18 April 2011
German confectioner Storck has confirmed plans to close its Bendicks mint chocolate plant in the UK.
7 March 2011
German confectioner Storck is considering moving production of Bendicks mint chocolates out of the UK and into its domestic market.
20 December 2010
The European Court of Justice has ruled that Swiss chocolatier Lindt & Sprungli cannot trademark the shape and golden wrapping (with associated bell and ribbon) of its signature rabbit and reindeer chocolates.