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.

Nestlé among leaders on reducing emissions

Tuesday 24th Jan 2017

Nestlé has been named among nearly 30 companies as a leader in reducing carbon emissions and tackling climate change across its supply chain. 

Nutella's major pancake campaign

Friday 23rd Dec 2016

Nutella is investing in a new £1.3 million ‘Pancakes Love Nutella’ campaign in the build-up to Shrove Tuesday, on February 28th 2017. The company’s initiative will be across social channels to on-pack messaging and fun POS displays.

Barry Callebaut targets 100% sustainable chocolate by 2025

Monday 28th Nov 2016

Barry Callebaut has published Forever Chocolate – its new sustainability strategy – which outlines the company’s ambition to move sustainable chocolate from niche to norm in less than a decade.

Antoine de Saint-Affrique, CEO of Barry Callebaut, explains: “We have been pioneering sustainability in cocoa and chocolate for many years, and we have made great progress.

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LINDT and DUFRY join forces for product launch

Tuesday 15th Nov 2016

LINDT & Sprüngli is set to team up with Dufry for the exclusive launch of a new flavour in two bestselling ranges. Ever-popular LINDOR balls and LINDT’s individually-wrapped assorted Napolitains will both be available with a new and exclusive Stracciatella flavour, called Heavenly LINDOR and Heavenly Naps, coming from ‘Chocolate Heaven’ in Switzerland and especially developed for Dufry.

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