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French chocolate manufacturer The Cemoi Group has acquired US based molded chocolate specialist Chris Candies from private investors.
Spanish flavour manufacturer Scentium has opened a new facility in Ghana.
Ingredients business Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) is to expand its overall grind and finishing capacity for sweeteners and starches at its corn wet mill facilities in Turkey and Bulgaria, to help meet growing sweetener demand regionally and globally.
Chocolate giant Mondelēz International is joining forces with Fairtrade to expand its farmer-focused Cocoa Life programme to cover Cadbury products globally.
Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business has established its own licensed buying company (LBC) following the successful application for a license from the Ghanaian Cocoa Board (Cocobod).
Huhtamaki, which produces packaging and labels for products including chocolates and snacks, is to set up three new manufacturing units in Egypt and India to boost growth in its flexible packaging business.
Nearly 500 representatives of the global chocolate and cocoa sector, including farmers have gathered in Côte d’Ivoire to address the critical sustainability issues confronting the crop.
Swiss food giant Nestlé has cut its full-year sales outlook, blaming the current softer environment, which has been marked by deflation and low raw material prices.
Lycored’s food and fortification business is set to increase its footprint in the Iberian Peninsula and North Africa after establishing a new partnership with the food division of Spanish ingredients distributor Indukern.
This week, Ferrero-owned chocolate brand Thorntons celebrates its 105th birthday.
More than 9,500 cocoa farmers in Cameroon have received over €1.4 million in premium payments under Cargill’s Cocoa Promise programme – the largest certification payments in the country.
Mondi Group has completed its EUR90 million ($100m) acquisition of Turkish flexible packaging manufacturer Kalenobel.
Bühler veteran Stefan Scheiber has officially taken up his new role as CEO at the company, which supplies chocolate production lines.
Confectionery brand Ferrero has said it will double the amount of cocoa it purchases from Fairtrade farmers to 40,000 metric tonnes over the next three years.