Confectionery

New product launches by Coca-Cola and Unilever feature in this month's gallery

New product launches in food and drink

By James Ridler

From Coca-Cola energy drinks to Marmite peanut butter, we take a look at some of the latest developments and trends in the food and drink industry in this gallery of new product developments.

Bristows of Devon and Crawford & Tilley will be brought together as one entity

Bristows and Crawford & Tilley brought under one roof

By James Ridler

Bristows of Devon and Crawford & Tilley owner the Paramount Retail Group is to bring the two companies together under one entity, the Great British Confectionery Group, for trading purposes.

The Government has outlined the tariffs that will be applied should there be a no-deal Brexit situation

Tariff timeline slammed by food industry

By Aidan Fortune

Details of the tariffs that are to be applied to food and drink products in the event of a no-deal Brexit situation have been criticised by the industry.

Perversi shared the ethos of the company and plans for the future

Reinvention and innovation at Barry Callebaut

By James Ridler

Reinventing and leading in trends, driven by the launch of ruby chocolate, are the driving force of chocolate maker Barry Callebaut, according to its head of innovation.

The end user's needs are as important as the customer's, according to Barry Callebaut

Building consumer trust key for Barry Callebaut

By James Ridler

A business-to-business (B2B) producer should work to understand the consumer’s needs as much as the customer’s, Belgian chocolatier Barry Callebaut has claimed.

Mondelēz is renting trucks and warehouse space to facilitate stockpiling

Mondelēz confirms stockpiling in UK

By James Ridler

Confectionery and snacks giant Mondelēz has joined the number of food and drink manufacturers stockpiling goods and raw materials to buffer itself from a worst-case scenario of a no-deal Brexit.

GEA showcased new packaging technology at this year's ProSweets in Cologne

It’s a wrap for GEA on bagging

By Paul Gander

New machinery options for both confectionery wrapping and bagging were unveiled by GEA at ProSweets Cologne in January, emphasising a move in the sector towards sourcing line equipment from a single supplier.

Barry Callebaut has reported sales growth at the start of the year

Sales growth for chocolate-maker

By James Ridler

Chocolate-maker Barry Callebaut has reported a steady start to the fiscal year, with sales rising in the three months to 30 November 2018.

The Office for National Statistics studied 17,000 products between September 2015 and June 2017 to determine the rate of shrinkflation

Shrinkflation hits food industry

By Aidan Fortune

The bread and cereals category has been most affected by shrinkflation since 2015, new pricing research has found.

Chocolate brand Gnaw has gained new listings in French retailers

Gnaw gains French retail listings

By Aidan Fortune

British chocolate brand Gnaw has secured a major new account worth over €5m (£4.4m) with French retailers Carrefour and FranPrix, as well as local distributors.

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