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BRICs and beyond: China's slowing biscuit market

China's biscuit market has seen rapid growth in recent years. However, as the category matures the pace of expansion is slowing. With catego...

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Michelle Russell | 1 Feb 2013

US confectionery giant Hershey has a vision for growth. The company, which has long faced questions about its US-centric focus, is now looking to overseas markets to fuel sales expansion. Michelle Russell caught up with Thomas Joyce, vice president of customer and industry affairs for Hershey, to find out more about the challenges and opportunities presented by international markets.

Michelle Russell | 30 Jan 2013

Belgian confectioner Guylian has admitted to seeing a decline in overall confectionery sales in the UK, a key market for the company. Michelle Russell caught up with Mieke Callebaut, marketing and sales director for Guylian Europe and the US at the ISM confectionery exhibition in Cologne to find out what the company is doing to overcome this challenge and where its focus is for the future.

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Eugene Vorotnikov | 9 Jul 2018

South Korean confectionery giant Lotte Group has announced a major production expansion at its plant in Kaluga, western Russia, which will involve building a new manufacturing line and doubling the capacity of an existing line.

Dean Best | 11 Apr 2018

PepsiCo is launching a line of Quaker products in South Korea for the first time after striking a deal with local giant Lotte Confectionery.

Dean Best | 24 Nov 2017

South Korea's Lotte Confectionery has struck a deal to buy India-based Havmor Ice Cream.

Jens Kastner | 27 Apr 2017

South Korea’s Lotte is to create a new united investment wing, under a major restructuring of the group.

Katy Askew | 20 Oct 2016

South Korean prosecutors have reportedly indicted 22 Lotte officials, including founder Shin Kyuk-Ho and current chairman Shin Dong-bin, over corruption allegations. 

Dean Best | 14 Jun 2016

Lotte Group, the South Korea-based conglomerate with interests in food sectors including confectionery, dairy and ice cream, reportedly saw fresh raids on its business units today (14 June), as part of an investigation into a possible slush fund.

Raghavendra Verma | 20 Feb 2014

Lotte Confectionery is to set up a new plant in India to manufacture Choco Pie chocolate covered cream-filled biscuits, the South Korean company's most popular snack brand in the country.

Katy Askew | 6 Nov 2013

Mondelez International unit Cadbury India has been granted a temporary injunction to prevent Lotte Confectionery from using the brand name Choclairs in the Indian market.

Michelle Russell | 2 Jul 2013

South Korea-based Lotte Confectionery Co. has entered into a deal to acquire Kazakh confectioner Rakhat JSC.

Chris Mercer | 24 Aug 2012

Lotte Confectionery has reported a slide in first-half profits after a weak second quarter. | 29 Oct 2010

Cadbury has signalled plans to build a chewing gum production plant in Japan with the acquisition of a site that housed a former Panasonic facility. | 25 Oct 2010

South Korean candy maker Lotte Confectionery has reportedly bought a controlling stake in Pakistan's K.S. Sulemanji Esmailji & Sons.

Wang Fangqing | 16 Sep 2010

Lotte Confectionery, a subsidiary of South Korean food conglomerate Lotte Group, has opened its first Russian food plant in Obninsk city, 102 km southwest of Moscow.

Wang Fangqing | 23 Jul 2010

South Korean snacks manufacturer Lotte Confectionery has started to manufacture its Choco Pie biscuit brand at a newly-completed plant in Chennai, southern India. | 26 Jan 2010

Lotte Confectionery, the South Korean candy maker, has today (26 January) reported mixed annual results, according to reports. | 19 Oct 2009

Guylian, the Belgian chocolate maker, today (19 October) claimed that markets in Asia had started to show signs of recovery.

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