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ABP Food Group strikes licensing deal; Kashi brings Joi nut bar range to market in Canada; General Mills introduces low-sugar version of Yoplait yogurt; Nestle launches organic infant formula in UK

22 Jun 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.

Wessanen plant-based desserts; Asda vegan products; Aldi vegan range in US; Kind protein bars

19 Jan 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.

Haribo moves step closer to building US manufacturing base

19 Dec 2017

German confectionery giant Haribo has cleared another hurdle en route to building a manufacturing plant in the US.

Haribo looks to voluntary redundancies to cut workforce in France

6 Apr 2017

Haribo is reportedly set to cut the size of its workforce in France by 15% by the end of next year as part of plans to restructure the business, improve competitiveness and concentrate on the launch of the group's first manufacturing plant in the US.

German confectioner Haribo plans first US production plant

24 Mar 2017

Haribo, the Germany-based confectionery giant, has announced plans to acquire a property in Wisconsin to launch its first production site in the US.

Children's characters under fire in UK obesity campaign

13 Jul 2016

The UK government has been urged to crack down on the use of iconic children's characters as part of the marketing of confectionery and other food products in new efforts to combat child obesity.

Haribo to expand Spanish plant

4 May 2016

Haribo is planning to double its production capacity in Spain, just-food-understands.

More suppliers settle price disputes with Germany's Real

5 Aug 2015

German food group Dr Oetker has settled its dispute over price with Real, one of a clutch of manufacturers to have struck agreements following clashes with the local retailer.

Food industry quotes of the week - Unilever, Hain Celestial

24 Jul 2015

Unilever was among the companies issuing second-quarter results this week - and, after a period of higher food revenues, said it is making targeted efforts to grow the business. Elsewhere Hain Celestial acquired Europe plant-based food and beverage maker Mona Group. just-food also interviewed Seabrook Crisps CEO Jonathan Bye about the management buy-out at the UK crisp firm and to US start-up Flapjacked's co-founder David Bacon about its ambitions.

Food industry news of the week - Green Giant, Dumex, Campbell

24 Jul 2015

The speculation around General Mills' ailing Green Giant brand continued this week with claims Bonduelle is eyeing up the unit. We looked at the likelihood of the French group making an offer. Meanwhile, Danone decided to merge is under-pressure Chinese infant formula arm business with local dairy giant Mengniu and we looked at the key takeaways from Campbell Soup Co.'s investor day in the US.

Haribo to expand in China, US, UK and Brazil

21 Jul 2015

Haribo has set out its plans for expansion in four international markets - China, the US, the UK and Brazil.

German watchdog issues fines in grocery pricing probe

18 Jun 2015

German retailers Aldi, Edeka and Rewe - plus confectioners Alfred Ritter GmbH & Co. KG and Haribo - are among the grocers and manufacturers to be hit with fines after a probe into allegations of price fixing.

Consumers "misled" over fruit snacks

29 May 2015

Consumers are being “misled" over the "seemingly healthy" nature of fruit snacks, which are actually high in sugar and calories, campaign group Action on Sugar warned today (29 May).

GERMANY: Lindt bear to stay on shelves as Haribo case continues

19 Dec 2012

Lindt & Sprungli has said its chocolate teddy, which is at the centre of a trademark row with rival confectioner Haribo in Germany, will remain on sale despite the Swiss firm receiving a legal setback.

SIAL: Pez eyes expansion with organic gummy

25 Oct 2012

Austrian confectioner Pez International is looking to grow distribution of its core confectionery range with the introduction of organic gummy fruit snack products.

UK: Haribo launches more sweet-specific SKUs

27 Jun 2012

Haribo has expanded its portfolio of lines in the UK that focus on a specific sweet from its core mixed bag of candy.

UK: No decision yet on new UK site, says Haribo

14 Jun 2012

Haribo has insisted it has yet to decide whether to build a new production or distribution site in the UK amid reports it is commissioning construction firms to build the facility.

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