Job cuts planned for Nestlé UK confectionery

Thursday 27th Apr 2017

Nestlé has confirmed that nearly 300 jobs are to be cut from its UK operations, with proposals to shift production of Blue Riband chocolate biscuits to Poland.

Asian chocolate academies gain key revamp

Tuesday 25th Apr 2017

The Gourmet division of the Barry Callebaut Group has celebrated upgrades to four of its key chocolate academy centres across Asia Pacific.

UK chocolate firm joins British food initiative

Thursday 20th Apr 2017

British chocolate manufacturer Montezuma's has joined the Love British Food initiative, a leading national promotion of British food that provides advice on producing, buying and eating British produce to the retail, catering and education sectors and the general public.

Cocoa farmers in Africa to benefit from new payment system

Tuesday 18th Apr 2017

Global food ingredients business Cargill has formed a licensed buying company (LBC), Cargill Kokoo Sourcing Ltd, in Ghana, supporting workers in the cocoa industry.

Nestle marks 150th AGM with new chair of board

Friday 7th Apr 2017

More than 2,700 shareholders attended a historic 150th Nestlé S.A. Annual General Meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Danish firm appoints new CEO for innovation division

Wednesday 5th Apr 2017

Danish-based ingredients manufacturer Palsgaard A/S has appointed a new CEO for its innovation arm.

Industry welcomes report on cocoa sustainability progress

Monday 3rd Apr 2017

A study evaluating industry action on tackling human trafficking and child labour in the Ivory Coast and has been welcomed by the Australian chocolate manufacturing sector.

Fairtrade cappuccino chocolate bar launch for UK firm

Friday 31st Mar 2017

UK-based manufacturer, Divine Chocolate, has launched a new Fairtrade cappuccino flavoured bar.

Latest range from Lindt unveiled in the US

Wednesday 29th Mar 2017

As part of the International Association of Airport Duty Free Stores (IAADFS) Show in Orlando, USA, Lindt is releasing its latest range of products.

Pressure mounts for healthier confectionery and snacks

Tuesday 28th Mar 2017

A new global study has shown the chocolate and snacks sectors are facing increased pressure to respond to demands for healthier products.