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These are all the posts that have been tagged with confectionery.

Hershey announces price hike

Hershey has announced an increase in wholesale prices across its US, Puerto Rico and export chocolate and sugar confectionery lines. A weighted average 11 per cent increase on the company’s instant consumable, multi-pack and packaged candy lines will help offset some of the significant increases in the company’s input costs, including raw materials, packaging materials, […]

Obituary Ken Goddard

Kenneth Goddard, the packaging and confectionery editor died on 10 June, losing his fight to cancer. He was 62. Ken started life as a journalist on a motoring magazine and moved into the specialist field of packaging in 1978. He became assistant editor of Packaging News at Maclean Hunter and then editor. In 1986 he […]

Fruit Up natural sweetener for fruit jellies

Fruit Up is a natural fruit sweetener from WILD with an appealing sweetness profile and proven nutritional value, for the use in the manufacture of fruit jellies. With Fruit Up, WILD continues its focus in the field of natural products, providing genuine value-added ingredients for the confectionery industry. The innovative fruit jelly concept, based on […]

Cadbury confirms strong start to 2008

British confectionery company Cadbury has shown a strong first half of 2008 with growth expected to be above 4-6% and double-digit growth in emerging markets. Todd Stitzer, Cadbury’s CEO, says: “We’re off to a strong start as a focused confectionery business and expect first half revenues above our goal range and good progress on margins. […]

Guylian acquired by Lotte

The Belgian premium boxed chocolate company Guylian has reached an agreement to partner with South Korean Lotte Confectionery. Guylian will benefit from Lotte’s strong distribution in the fast growing Asian confectionery markets and additional resources to further strengthen the network of Guylian Belgian Chocolate Cafes. The acquisition of Guylian will diversify Lotte’s existing confectionery business […]