Confectionery: Latest news and analysis articles
There are signs of economic recovery across much of Europe but grocery sales remain under pressure. IRI's Tim Eales analyses why and suggest...
Lindt & Sprungli, the upmarket Swiss chocolate group, today (19 August) underlined why it is a business seen as one of the better performers...
Raisio, the Finland-based group behind brands including Benecol, Honey Monster cereals and Fox's confectionery, has, in recent years, tried...
In a tit-for-tat move, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a year-long ban on on food imports from countries participating in the imp...
The Japanese government has set out an ambitious programme to increase food exports. With a focus on high-quality, high-value, products the authorities hope that increasing Japanese food sales internationally will help revitalise the country's lacklustre economy and offset declining domestic consumption. just-food spoke to Japan's Parliamentary Vice-Minister Yasuhiro Ozato to find out more.
Ben & Jerry's is supporting the campaign to introduce GMO labelling in the US. Unlike the majority of conventional US food manufacturers, the Unilever-owned ice cream maker is also throwing its weight behind the introduction of such legislation on a state-by-state basis. Katy Askew spoke to Ben & Jerry's social mission activism manager Chris Miller to find out more.
This week, the EU announced more measures to help out dairy farmers hit by the Russia ban. Chiquita and Fyffes insisted again a merger between the two would be the best outcome for shareholders. Our latest just-food interview saw us discuss Agropur's M&A strategy with the Canadian dairy co-op's CEO, while we chatted to Scandinavian free-from firm Fria about its expansion across Europe.
Olam International has booked a jump in full-year earnings, which were boosted by margin expansion and one-time gains.
Candyking has booked a drop in operating profit - despite sales growth - as currency exchange pushed up the cost of goods sold at the Swedish confectioner.
The US government has announced plans to put duties on sugar imports from Mexico, claiming the shipments are subsidised by the Mexican government.
Mondelez International has indicated it wants to build its presence in snacks in India, with consumption rising as incomes grow.
Lindt & Sprungli's US unit Ghirardelli has agreed to pay US$5.25m into a fund to settle claims brought against it in a class action lawsuit.
The UK government has insisted there was no moves to block the review of the UK food supply chain and said it will published "shortly".
Agri-giant Archer Daniels Midland Company plans to sell its global chocolate operations by the end of the third quarter, the company said this week.
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