International sales growth as UK manufacturer scoops accolade

Monday 15th May 2017

UK chocolate manufacturer Divine has been named among Britain’s 100 fastest-growing SME exporting enterprises.

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.

Nestle posts positive outlook despite challenging confectionery market

Friday 21st Apr 2017

Nestlé has projected a positive revenue outlook for 2017, despite challenging conditions experienced within its confectionery division.

Mondelez confirms its US company president is set to leave

Wednesday 19th Apr 2017

Confectionery group Mondelēz International has confirmed that Roberto Marques, EVP and President, North America, is set to leave the company.

Barry Callebaut sales growth despite challenging market

Thursday 13th Apr 2017

Swiss-based chocolate manufacturer the Barry Callebaut Group has recorded year-on-year volume growth of 1.4% for the first six months of the fiscal year.

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.

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.

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.

Mars Wrigley Confectionery formed

Tuesday 11th Oct 2016

Mars has announced its plans to combine Mars Chocolate and Wrigley segments to create Mars Wrigley Confectionery.

The new segment is designed to help Mars better serve its customers, address consumer trends and accelerate growth opportunities in a vibrant global confectionery category.

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IKEA recalls eight chocolate products

Monday 1st Aug 2016

Home furnishings superstore IKEA is recalling eight of its chocolate products in the UK.

The first two products – recalled on June 27 – are its Choklad Mork 60% and Choklad Mork 70% bars, which are deemed a risk because the presence of milk and hazelnuts is not mentioned correctly in the ingredients list.

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