Confectionery: Latest news and analysis articles
Ensuring product availability rates are as high as possible has never been as important, with growth in the grocery sector hard to come by....
Nestle's sales for the first nine months of 2014 have missed analyst expectations and the investment community pointed to China as a key fac...
Research suggesting the price gap between healthier and less healthy foods is widening will have been greeted with concern by public health...
Against a backdrop of weak consumer confidence and falling prices, four of France's leading four retailers have, in two deals, decided to te...
Since December last year, US investment firm BBX Capital has - quite literally - been like a kid a in candy store. Via wholly-owned subsidiary BBX Sweet Holdings, it has made six acquisitions in the US confectionery sector, which include Helen Grace Chocolates, Anastasia Confections and - the latest purchase - Toffee Box. Hannah Abdulla catches up with company president Jarett Levan to find out what BBX's game is.
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.
Croatia-based food company Atlantic Grupa has cut its sales forecast for 2014 as it battles a "challenging business environment".
A busy week for third quarter results, with several packaged food giants reporting profit pressure. Danone extended its tie-up with Mengniu in China and Premier Foods discussed international growth. Here is just-food's week in words.
Japanese food group Ezaki Glico has booked an increase in half-year net profit but saw operating profit and net sales fall.
Hershey today (29 October) cut its forecasts for annual net sales and earnings per share on the back of mixed international sales and pressure on commodity costs.
The US and Mexico have signed a deal that is set to see the suspension of Washington's anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations into Mexican sugar imports.
German chocolate manufacturer Halloren has announced a deal with a US distributor, a move the company claims will help boost its sales in the country.
It is an unseasonably mild and bright morning here in Paris as this year's SIAL expo gets under away. Will the mood of exhibitors match the sunnier weather?
Citizens of UK city Coventry are up in arms over chocolatier Godiva's claim it owns the Lady Godiva name.
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