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New products - Froneri launches Nuii ice-cream brand; Fazer debuts Froosh smoothie bowls; Smorgasbord wins UK listings; Mondelez launches Cadbury spread in India

15 Feb 2019

This week's batch of new products includes ice-cream supplier Froneri launching a brand internationally and Mondelez International entering the spreads category in India.

New products - Mondelez broadens Cadbury range in UK; Intersnack-owned crisp brand McCoy's launches Muchos tortilla chips; Parag Milk Foods expands reach of premium offering Pride of Cows; Pladis expands Go Ahead line with low-calorie options

18 Jan 2019

This week's batch of new products includes Post Holdings and Hostess Brands coming together to launch breakfast cereals and a chicken alternative from Naturli' Foods.

Mondelez launches snacking business hub

30 Oct 2018

Mondelez International is launching a business unit to try to capitalise on changing consumer trends in the global snacking market.

Mondelez sets out objective for recyclable packaging

9 Oct 2018

US snacking giant Mondelez International has set out an objective to make its packaging fully recyclable by 2025 and will work with partners around the world to help realise the target.

Mondelez International CEO Van de Put outlines plan to re-align its focus to top-line growth

7 Sep 2018

Confectionery and snacking giant Mondelez International's CEO Dirk Van de Put has told analysts and investors he wants the Cadbury owner to become a more growth-oriented company and to re-align its focus to top-line growth.

Nestle to fight on in EU over KitKat trademark

25 Jul 2018

Nestlé plans to continue its trademark dispute with Mondelez International over the shape of its KitKat chocolate bar in the EU after The European Court of Justice threw out an appeal from the world’s largest food maker.

Mondelez in sugar offensive in UK, Ireland

20 Jul 2018

Confectionery giant Mondelez International is undertaking an offensive to cut sugar in products sold in the UK and Ireland - and from 2019 it will offer a variant of its Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate bar with 30% less sugar.

Mondelez launches Cocoa Life sustainability programme in Australia, NZ

12 Apr 2018

Australia and New Zealand have become the latest markets in which Mondelez International has launched its Cocoa Life sustainability programme.

Warren Buffett dampens Mondelez bid speculation

31 Aug 2017

Warren Buffett has cooled talk Kraft Heinz - in which the US billionaire is the largest investor - could look to make a move to buy Mondelez International.

Premier Foods and Mondelez International renew and expand cake production and marketing deal

31 Aug 2017

Premier Foods plc and Mondelez International have signed a deal to renew the UK group's long-standing licence to produce and market Cadbury-branded cake and ambient dessert products.

Mondelez to cut Cadbury jobs in Australia in fresh efficiency drive

16 Aug 2017

Mondelez International has set out plans for a programme of investment at a Cadbury factory in Australia - but the move will lead to the loss of 50 jobs.

Mondelez eyes "premium" with new UK Cadbury biscuit line

14 Aug 2017

Mondelez International is rolling out a line of Cadbury-branded biscuits in the UK developed with the option of eating the products warm out of the microwave to target demand in the "premium" end of the category.

Mondelez launches non-organic, non-Fairtrade Green & Black's

4 Aug 2017

Mondelez International is launching the first Green & Black’s chocolate that is neither organic nor Fairtrade.

Mondelez launches Cadbury biscuit lines in South Africa

6 Jun 2017

Mondelez International has added Cadbury Breakaway and Cadbury Fingers to its range on sale in South Africa.

Deadline to co-pack for Mondelez in New Zealand nears

1 Jun 2017

Companies considering taking on some of the production of Cadbury confectionery in New Zealand for Mondelez International have until tomorrow (2 June) to express an interest, according to local union leaders.

Mondelez International invests in new Tasmania Cadbury lines

17 May 2017

Mondelez International has announced plans to invest AUD4m (US$2.9m) in producing new lines at its Cadbury chocolate factory in Hobart, Tasmania, while still going ahead with the closure of its Dunedin plant in New Zealand.

Premier Foods renews Cadbury licence with Mondelez

8 May 2017

Premier Foods, the UK group, has renewed its licence to produce and market Cadbury-branded cake and ambient dessert products, replacing a 12-month rolling deal with a five-year agreement.

Mondelez claims "solid start" to 2017 - Q1 results data

2 May 2017

Mondelez International today (2 May) reported a dip in first-quarter sales but higher profits in a set of results the snacks giant described as "a solid start" to the year and which included adjusted earnings that beat analyst forecasts.

Mondelez launches Cadbury biscuit line in UK

10 Apr 2017

Mondelez International is launching a Cadbury biscuit line in the UK - Cadbury Roundie.

Why Fairtrade can still be watchful partner for food companies

13 Mar 2017

Mondelez International's decision to change the way it works with Fairtrade sparked questions about the future of the ethical certification. just-food contributing editor Ben Cooper argues Fairtrade still has a role to play for food companies looking to source more sustainably.

Mondelez International eyes end to production in New Zealand

16 Feb 2017

Mondelez International today (16 September) set out plans to stop manufacturing in New Zealand, with the end of production at its site in the city of Dunedin.

Mondelez International plans "selective" Brexit price hikes

13 Jan 2017

Mondelez International confirmed today (13 January) it is making "selective price increases" on its products sold in the UK, although the company declined to give details about what products or brands might be affected.

Nestle loses EU Kit Kat TM battle with Mondelez

16 Dec 2016

Nestle has lost an appeal against a court decision that had overturned the trade mark protection for the shape of its four-fingered Kit Kat bar in the European Union. 

Mondelez moves beyond certification but still wants Fairtrade by its side - analysis

24 Nov 2016

Seven years ago, Cadbury announced one of the more notable sustainability initiatives of recent times when it teamed up with Fairtrade on cocoa certification. This month, the UK chocolate maker's owner. Mondelez International, outlined changes to the way it would work with Fairtrade. Ben Cooper reports.

Mondelez to extend Cocoa Life initiative in Fairtrade deal

18 Nov 2016

Mondelez International is to extend its own farmer-focused Cocoa Life sustainability programme to all Cadbury products in the UK and Ireland by 2019 under a partnership with Fairtrade, although the move will mean Dairy Milk products will no longer carry the Fairtrade label.

Premier Foods wants longer-term Cadbury licence deal

16 Nov 2016

Premier Foods has indicated it wants a longer-term deal for the Cadbury cake licence the UK group holds from brand owner Mondelez International on a 12-month, rolling basis.

Mondelez launches Cadbury Fuse brand in India 

28 Sep 2016

Mondelez International is launching what it describes as a "premium" chocolate brand in India, Cadbury Fuse. 

Manufacturers navigating challenging Russian ice cream market

14 Sep 2016

Prolonged economic recession, increasing competition and sector-specific challenges such as seasonality confront ice cream makers in Russia. Navigating these waters can be tough. But the segment has been showing increasing dynamism and the Russian ice cream market continues to present an important growth opportunity. Andrew Burnyeat, Keith Nuthall and Eugene Vorotnikov report.





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