Whitehead: 'The theft has caused a lot of disruption'

Sweet justice demanded for confectionery thieves

By Rod Addy

Thieves have stolen £50,000 worth of sugary treats from Yorkshire confectionery makers Confection By Design and The Serious Sweet Company and an appeal has been launched for information.

Chocolate sales enjoy a tasty festive boost

UK chocolate bucks EU confectionery trend

By Tom Chandler

Chocolate-hungry consumers are helping UK manufacturers buck the European trend of stagnant confectionery sales, according to market research organisation Mintel.