World Confectionery Conference
The World Confectionery Conference is our key global sector virtual showcase for sweets, snacks and bakery, on Tuesday 1st June 2021. Register free here >>
Olam International has confirmed it is to work with a wide range of public and private sector groups helping fight India's battle against Covid-19, supplying crucial medical supplies, writes Neill Barston.
Dutch-headquartered premium confectionery brand Tony’s Chocolonely has released a video series in conversation with five global changemakers with a shared passion of striving for social justice, reports Neill Barston.
Luxury British department store Harrods has celebrated 150 years of confectionery retailing in opening its chocolate hall as part of a wider £300 million investment in its Knightsbridge store, reports Neill Barston.
In a highly unusual move, Cadbury has urged UK consumers not to buy its Dairy Milk Bars for their next confectionery treat, and instead support local chocolatiers, who have been under particular pressure amid the pandemic, reports Neill Barston.
A major relaunch for two of the UK's renowned sweets brands - Fox's Glacier mints and Poppets has been unveiled, focused on a packaging brand upgrade, as its parent group is acquired by Bain Capital, writes Neill Barston.
The Covid-19 pandemic has seen 80% of US consumers eating the same or more chocolate compared to the previous year, according to latest industry research, reports Neill Barston.
As our World Confectionery Conference draws ever-closer, another major equipment business for the sector, Hamburg Dresdner Maschinenfabriken, (HDM)has signed up to participate in our key virtual industry showcase.
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has joined with European confectionery body CAOBISCO in advancing its efforts to tackle child labour surrounding hazelnut harvesting in Turkey, writes Neill Barston.
The UK’s Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has produced its second industry trade snapshot with the EU that revealed export figures remained down for the month of February, according to its latest analysis, reports Neill Barston.
Two artisanal producers have been named as winners of the coveted Golden Bean trophy at the prestigious Academy of Chocolate Awards, which were delayed owing to the ongoing pandemic.