Emerging Markets

Chocolate to fall under FSSAI standards from 2018

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Chocolate manufacturers will have to fall in line with the constraints of food safety and standards regulations after India’s health ministry placed all types of chocolate under the regulator’s purview.

Around 20% of Olam Cocoa's cocoa beans are currently sourced to its version of sustainability. ©iStock/AndreyGorulko

Olam Cocoa to source 100% sustainable beans by 2020

Mondelēz posted organic growth of 0.6% during its first quarter of 2017.  Photo: Mondelēz website

Mondelēz Q1 a ‘solid start’, driven by Oreo, Cadbury, belVita and Ritz

India is one of the biggest chocolate markets globally in 2016 in terms of volume sales. Photo: ©iStock/Marcio Silva

India ‘defying the odds’ as a fast growing chocolate confectionery market, Mintel

Hershey’s core power brands, Reese’s, Hershey’s, KitKat, Kisses and Ice Breakers contributed retail sales of $5bn in 2016.  Photo: Hershey

Hershey posts Q1 growth driven by Reese’s, KitKat, Kisses and other key brands

Korozo Ambalaj makes flexible packaging for confectionery and bakery among others. Picture: Korozo Ambalaj.

Korozo Ambalaj flexible packaging to expand internationally

Joint venture to produce and market Delfi brand in Indonesia. ©iStock/CountDuckula

Delfi forms JV with Japan’s Yuraku Confectionery in Indonesia

Tony Jacobs was GM of Bazooka Candy before being promoted to company president this month. Photo: Bazooka Candy

Bazooka Candy’s president targets double-digit growth through innovation and global expansion

Sales for both companies were driven by emerging markets ©iStock

Emerging markets continue to drive growth for Nestlé and Unilever

Cargill looks to significantly increase the volume of sustainably sourced cocoa beans by 2018.  Photo: Cargill

Our own cocoa buying company in Ghana cuts out middlemen to benefit farmers, says Cargill

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