General News

Study reveals levels of poverty for Côte d’Ivoire cocoa workers

Friday 24th Feb 2017

A study by the French Development Agency and Swiss chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut has found most cocoa farmers in Côte d’Ivoire remain in conditions far below the poverty line.

Father's Day chocolate treats developed by Montezuma's

Thursday 23rd Feb 2017

UK chocolate manufacturer Montezuma's is launching a selection of chocolate inspired gifts in time for Father's Day 2017.

Improved fortunes for Bühler with annual results

Wednesday 22nd Feb 2017

Annual results from Bühler have shown a 2% rise in turnover to CHF 2.45 billion ($2.45 billion), bolstered by research and development investment.

Travel sector joint venture launch for Lindt

Tuesday 21st Feb 2017

Lindt & Sprüngli has formed a promotional partnership with Dufry to launch the new Lindt Swiss Masterpieces Bijoux Collection.

Confectionery growth for Nestlé despite market challenges

Friday 17th Feb 2017

Nestlé has reported 3.2% growth, with sales of CHF 89.5 billion ($89.5 billion) in its full-year financial results for 2016.

Roshen factory in Russia set to close amid political tensions

Thursday 16th Feb 2017

Ukranian-owned chocolate company Roshen has confirmed it intends to close its Russian factory in Lipetsk.

Move from Nestlé to support youth employment in South America

Wednesday 15th Feb 2017

A drive to boost youth employment in South America has been confirmed by Chocolate manufacturer Nestlé.

Werther's returns with TV advertising campaign

Friday 10th Feb 2017

Werther’s original is making a return to UK screens with a £4 million TV advertising campaign.

Cargill enhances sustainable sourcing in Africa

Wednesday 8th Feb 2017

Global ingredients business Cargill has partnered with the International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) to expand their action on child labour in Cote d’Ivoire.

Buhler set for networking days at Interpack

Monday 6th Feb 2017

Confectionery manufacturer Bühler has confirmed it will be offering a range of new innovations, automation, and services at this May’s Interpack event in Germany.