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Lily O’Brien’s to be acquired by Colian Holding

Following reports of the company being up for sale in late 2017, Lily O’Brien’s, an Irish manufacturer of premium chocolate and desserts, has agreed to be acquired by Colian Holding for €40 million.

Posted 3 January 2018

Global sugar production to accelerate in 2017/18

Informa’s Agribusiness Intelligence has released its latest predictions that the worldwide sugar market is to experience a record year of production to 192 million tonnes by the end of this season.

Posted 29 December 2017

Top five features of 2017

The top five insights to appear on Confectionery Production in 2017 included a look at the packaging side of chocolate, why modern temperature controllers play a vital role in chocolate production, as well as an overview of mogul technology. 

Posted 29 December 2017

Top five news articles of 2017

As 2017 nears to a close, Confectionery Production looks at the top news articles to appear online during the year.

Posted 28 December 2017

New Product Round Up

Here is your weekly round-up of sweets and snacks news from our sister site, Sweets and Savoury Snacks World.

Posted 22 December 2017

Caobisco “concerned” over EU-Japan trade deal

European confectionery association Caobisco has voiced its concerns over a new EU trade deal with Japan, with fears the rules of origin would represent a trade barrier to exports from the EU.

Posted 21 December 2017

New Product Round Up

Here is your weekly round-up of sweets and snacks news from our sister site, Sweets and Savoury Snacks World.

Posted 20 December 2017

Hershey to buy Skinny Pop owner Amplify Snack

Confectionery major The Hershey Company has agreed to acquire Skinny Pop parent Amplify Snack for $1.6 billion, a move that should be applauded according to some analysts.

Posted 18 December 2017