Confectionery, Snacks: Latest news and analysis articles
Twelve chocolate and cocoa companies, including Nestle, Mondelez International, Hershey last week announced plans to work together to "end d...
Mondelez International's decision to change the way it works with Fairtrade sparked questions about the future of the ethical certification....
As they search for paths to growth, there is increasing interest among food companies operating in the US in developing products or services...
Last summer, the UK government announced its plans to tackle childhood obesity in England - and reducing sugar is the central aim. Food manu...
US firm Farmhouse Culture produces what – at first glance – might sound like a traditional product: fermented or pickled vegetables. But, in re-imagining the production method, first developed primarily as a preservation technique, Farmhouse Culture – which has recently secured investment from General Mills – has updated the concept in a way that is proving appealing to US consumers. Katy Askew spoke to Farmhouse Culture director of marketing Marc McCullagh to find out more.
As the annual Fairtrade Fortnight promotional period continues in the UK, Ben Cooper spoke with Michael Gidney, chief executive of the Fairtrade Foundation, about the new partnership it has struck with Mondelez International and the future for Fairtrade collaboration with major food companies.
Tingyi Holding Corp., the Hong Kong-listed food and beverage group, today (27 March) booked a 31% slump in annual profits as a result of rising costs and a wider industry facing "the change in trends in domestic demand".
UK food industry organisations in the UK today (27 March) urged the Government to negotiate "a smooth and orderly Brexit", including "tariff-free trade" in the medium term.
Nestle has unveiled 30% reduced-sugar versions of its Rowntree's Fruit Pastilles and Rowntree's Randoms confectionery in the UK.
Mondelez International, facing a week of union action in nine markets, has played the impact it could have on its business.
Haribo, the Germany-based confectionery giant, has announced plans to acquire a property in Wisconsin to launch its first production site in the US.
Mondelez International facilities in nine markets are set to face union action next week, officials at the International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations have announced.
Although risks of trade friction have increased with Donald Trump's election as US President, a research note from investment bank Credit Suisse sees an all-out trade war between the country and China as unlikely.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has shed some light on what she wants from the country's negotiations to leave the EU and its post-Brexit future - and the food sector has given her speech a cautious welcome.
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