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Ferrara Candy Company makes Jelly Belly latest acquisition

Ferrara Candy Company has struck again in the M&A market, buying fellow US confectioner Jelly Belly Candy Company. The deal…

New products – Itsu products launch in France; Jelly Belly moves into gummies; Nestle-Lactalis JV expands Lindahls range in UK; Caulipower targets convenience

This week, we report on a batch of new products including Krispy Kreme's retail snacks, a "mash-up" breakfast cereal from…

Jelly Belly Candy Co. moves for Gimbal Brothers brand assets

Jelly Belly Candy Co., the US-based confectionery supplier, has swooped to acquire a clutch of brands from a private-equity-owned peer…

US candy companies sign kids advertising pledge aimed at SMEs

Six confectioners, including Jelly Belly and Lindt & Sprungli's Ghirardelli, have pledged not to advertise confectionery to children in the…

Food industry quotes of the week: Hormel, FSA, Arla

This week, Hormel Foods announced it was acquiring US natural and organic meat processor, Applegate Farms. In the UK, the…

Jelly Belly to launch organic candy

US confectioner Jelly Belly Candy Co. is planning to add organic products to its range on sale in North America.…

US: Jelly Belly revamps production

US-based confectioner Jelly Belly Candy Co. has decided to transfer part of the production at a plant in Chicago to…

BRICs and beyond: The long-term gluten-free opportunity in Russia

Gluten-free is currently a bright spot of strong growth in the largely stagnant developed markets of the US and western…

The rise of Vietnam: The sweet road to success

The confectionery sector in Vietnam - chocolate, sugar and gum combined - is predicted to hit US$388m in market value…

Confectionery: Interview: Jelly Belly eyes international growth

Jelly Belly Candy Co., the privately-owned US confectioner famed for its jelly beans, has, in the last decade, expanded rapidly…