Chocolate

Sustainable packaging: Hershey moves to retail-ready cases

Hershey’s new packaging used 3.12 million fewer pounds of corrugate in 2016.  Photo: Hershey

Hershey will convert all its packaged chocolate candy brands, including Kisses Milk Chocolate, into retail-ready cases by the end of July 2017. 

Kopper's Chocolate will debut a brand new booth this year at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York.  Photo: Nuts.com

Nuts.com acquires Kopper’s Chocolate in multimillion-dollar deal

TRŪ Chocolate's xylitol-sweetened snackfections have distribution at ShopRite. Photo: CN

TRŪ Chocolate spots US market gap for premium sugar-free dark chocolate

Delayed Canada launch to bring fiscal 2017 net sales below target to around US$20m. Photo: Yowie

Yowie projects strong fiscal 2018 as it delays Canada entry

It's Sugar reported net revenues of $78.4m for the past 12 months ending April 30, 2017.  Photo: It's Sugar

BBX Capital acquires specialty candy retailer It’s Sugar for $57m

ICI and UTZ say declining cocoa prices may increase the risk of child labor.  Photo: UTZ

More child labor prevention needed as cocoa prices fall, warn UTZ and ICI

Hershey a likely contender for Nestlé confectionery division, but only if it's for the global business, says SIG analyst.  Photo:Nestlé/Businesswire

Not only America: Nestlé urged to consider $17bn sale of global confectionery arm

Mondelēz's e-commerce business grew by 30% in Q1 this year.  Photo: ©iStock/grapestock

Mondelēz’s e-commerce exec leaves for Johnson & Johnson

Examples of the recalled products

Mars brand perception takes hit but expected to recover after recall

Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana account for more than 60% of the world’s cocoa supply.  Photo: UTZ

Mondelēz signs deal with Côte d'Ivoire & Ghana deal to reduce cocoa deforestation

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