Confectionery

Ian Noble took the award for Business Leader at this year's FMEAs

FMEAs 2018

Business Leader winner Ian Noble: video interview

By James Ridler

Mondelēz International’s Ian Noble, winner of the Business Leader 2018 award at this year’s Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs), shares his surprise at winning the prize.

The Competitions and Markets Authority has approved Barry Callebaut's acquisition of Burton's Moreton site

Barry Callebaut/Burton’s deal cleared by CMA

By James Ridler

Barry Callebaut’s acquisition of Burton’s Biscuit Company’s north-west chocolate factory, as part of a long-term supply deal with the manufacturer, has been approved by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

Liquorice Flyers are liquorice sticks hand-filled with crystallised sugar centres

Jobs saved after liquorice-maker acquisition

By Noli Dinkovski

More than 50 jobs have been saved at a Lancashire liquorice-maker after it was bought out of administration by a team of experienced confectionery sector executives.

Food businesses are expecting to be hit with increased costs due to stockpiling ahead of Brexit

Stockpiling costs mounting ahead of Brexit

By Aidan Fortune

British food and drink manufacturers considering stockpiling ahead of Brexit are being faced with increased costs while business confidence dips further.

A Mondelēz UK spokesman said it was a significant contributor to the UK economy

Mondelēz UK counters tax avoidance claims

By Michelle Perrett

Cadbury owner Mondelēz has countered tax avoidance accusations, insisting it has complied with all UK tax legislation and stressing it has invested more than £200m in UK manufacturing and research and development (R&D).

New statistic indicated the export potential for the Chinese, US and Hong Kong markets

UK export potential highlighted

By Rod Addy

The markets offering the most potential for food and drink exporters are China, the US and Hong Kong, and manufacturers are already enjoying significant benefits, statistics released in August indicate.

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