Ferrero Easter releases backed by major campaign

Friday 17th Mar 2017

Ferrero is launching a range of Easter products across its portfolio, as well as investing £5 million into its seasonal marketing campaigns.

Nestlé responds to calls for sugar reduction

Thursday 9th Mar 2017

Confectionery manufacturer Nestlé UK has responded to consumer demands with plans to reduce sugar content in its products by 10%.

Cemoi makes move for US confectionery business

Monday 6th Mar 2017

French chocolate manufacturer The Cemoi Group has confirmed the acquisition of the Chris Candies company in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

Hershey confirms job losses within its global workforce

Thursday 2nd Mar 2017

US confectionery giant The Hershey Company has confirmed it plans to cut around 15% of its global workforce, as it seeks to increase its profitability.

Easter egg series marks 50 years since summer of love

Wednesday 1st Mar 2017

UK chocolate manufacturer Lick the Spoon is marking 50 years since the ‘summer of love’ with a Paisley themed Easter Egg collection.

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.