Blog: Dean BestThe shake-up in posh chocs goes on...

Dean Best | 23 June 2008

And so the shake-up of the fast-growing premium chocolate market goes on.

After the sale of Godiva late last year and Nestle’s publicly-stated ambitions to boost its presence in the category, today (23 June) saw the sale of Belgium’s Guylian to South Korean confectioner Lotte.

The deal will give Guylian the chance to boost its profile in Asia, where demand for posh chocolate is steadily growing.

The transaction is unlikely to create too many waves in the US, however, where Swiss firm Lindt is leading the sector – and showing signs of being determined to hold on to its lead.


just-food hits the UK's airwaves

The BBC turned to just-food today for insight on the price dispute between Tesco and Unilever....


Ranjit Boparan buys another UK business out of administration

Just weeks after buying UK turkey processor Bernard Matthews from administration, food tycoon Ranjit Boparan has struck a similar deal....


Tyson Foods investors left to chew over analyst claims

Shares in Tyson Foods slumped on Friday, closing down almost 9% after an analyst claimed a lawsuit facing the company could hit the US meat titan....

just-food homepage

Forgot your password?