Confectionery has an especially distinguished history in South America, though challenging economic conditions have affected some of its markets. Neill Barston reports
Operating the largest chocolate production facilities in the world poses a number of challenges, as Neill Barston found during an exclusive visit to Barry Callebaut’s facilities in Belgium
Mondelēz International has unveiled the expansion of its global cocoa sustainability initiative, Cocoa Life, in Brazil, aiming to create empowered and thriving cocoa farming communities, by helping farmers to become more profitable and stable with their production.
The past couple of years have seen corporate agendas dominated by initiatives aimed at addressing major issues within the cocoa supply chain.
Global confectionery group Mondelēz International today has built on its sustainability policies in committing to making its entire packaging operations recyclable by 2025.
Mondelēz International has reported key progress against its 2020 goals on sustainable sourcing of cocoa, palm oil sourcing and product development.
Ed Zwirn, Keith Nuthall, and Sarah Gibbons report on the major revamp of tax systems in the US that are set to impact on the confectionery sector
Mondelēz International has reported a second quarter financial upturn for its global confectionery business, with net revenues for the period up 2.1%, to $6.1 billion (€5.2 billion).
Mondelēz International has confirmed it has made ongoing investments totalling $200 million over the past four years into enhancing its biscuit manufacturing facility at Opava, in the Czech Republic.
Mary Barnard, president, chocolate Europe, has been elected as president of European confectionery organisation Caobisco, for a two-year period.