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Katjes takes majority stake in Candy Kittens after acquiring additional shares

21 Nov 2019

German confectioner Katjes Group has invested further in a UK-based vegetarian sweet business and now holds a majority stake.

Katjes Group sells minority stake in German chocolate maker Halloren

3 Jan 2019

Germany-based confectionery producer Katjes Group has sold its minority stake in a local chocolate maker having been hot on the investment trail of late. 

Katjesgreenfood CEO Manon Littek on the "food revolution" and why the German confectioner has formed division to back upstarts - interview

18 Oct 2018

Katjes Group is a member of Big Food with a division to invest in fledgling businesses. Dean Best talks to the Germany-based confectioner about the strategy for its Katjesgreenfood fund.

Katjesgreenfood fund backs US vegan firm Fora

5 Sep 2018

Katjesgreenfood, the fund set up by Germany-based confectioner Katjes Group to invest in up-and-coming suppliers, has backed Fora, a maker of vegan butter in the US.

Cloetta to sell Italian business to Katjes International

6 Jul 2017

Cloetta has entered into an agreement to sell its struggling operations in Italy to Germany's Katjes International in a deal the Swedish snack maker said values the unit at around SEK450m (US$53m).

Katjes International invests in Austrian confectioner Josef Manner

19 Jun 2017

Germany-based confectionery company Katjes International has snapped up a 5.7% stake in Austrian wafer maker Josef Manner from Polish confectionery firm Wawel.

Lutti to distribute Ritter Sport chocolate in France

22 Nov 2016

Lutti, the French arm of Katjes International, is to distribute German confectioner Alfred Ritter's square Ritter Sport tablets of chocolate in France, with the aim of "developing the product exponentially".

Katjes International books first-half sales increase

27 Sep 2016

German confectionery firm Katjes International has booked a 9.3% increase in first-half sales, with its performance boosted by becoming the sole shareholder earlier this year of Dutch liquorice firm Festivaldi.

Dylan's brings Katjes Fassin 3D printer to US

23 May 2016

US candy emporium operator Dylan's Candy Bar is to roll out Katjes Fassin's 3D printer Katjes Magic Candy Factory in the country.

Katjes 'eyeing Mondelez International assets'

21 Jan 2016

Lutti, the French arm of Germany-based confectioner Katjes International, has reportedly expressed interest in assets Mondelez International has been rumoured to be ready to sell.

Katjes International takes full control of liquorice maker Festivaldi

21 Jan 2016

Germany-based confectionery firm Katjes International has become the sole shareholder in Dutch liquorice firm Festivaldi.

Katjes acquires fellow German confectioner Piasten

2 Oct 2014

Katjes International, the international division of German confectioner Katjes Group, has acquired local peer Piasten.

SWEDEN: Merger, commodity costs hit Cloetta results

24 Aug 2012

Swedish confectioner Cloetta has today (24 August) reported higher half-year losses, hit by higher commodity costs but also its merger with rival Leaf International.

BELGIUM: Cloetta sells unit to Katjes in wake of Leaf merger

22 Feb 2012

Cloetta, the Sweden-based confectionery giant, has decided to sell a distribution unit in Belgium to German rival Katjes International.

FRANCE/GERMANY: Katjes to "improve" new acquisition Lamy Lutti

13 Sep 2011

German confectioner Katjes International is confident it will improve Lamy Lutti's performance following its acquisition of the French candy firm.

GERMANY/FRANCE: Katjes takes full control of Lamy Lutti

7 Sep 2011

German confectioner Katjes International has acquired a 100% stake in French candy firm Lamy Lutti.

GERMANY/FRANCE: Katjes International to buy rest of Lamy Lutti

11 Jul 2011

German confectioner Katjes International has confirmed plans to exercise its option to acquire the 33.3% stake in French candy firm Lamy Lutti it does not already own.

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