The US-based Hershey Company has delivered an increase in net sales for the second quarter of 2019, recording figures of $1,767 million, up 0.9% year-on-year.
Bosch packaging is preparing major showcases for bars, biscuits and bakery ranges at this year’s FachPack event in Germany and PackExpo in Las Vegas, US, which are both being staged in September.
British premium sweet brand Uncle Joe’s Mint Balls has added to its centenary celebrations at its Toffee Works production facilities, with a deal securing the company’s first major order for the U.S.
Studies from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service have evaluated that the 2019 crop of Californian almonds, which are widely used in confectionery, will be 2.20 billion pounds, down 3.5% from the 2018 crop production of 2.28 billion pounds.
A major move from Mondelēz International has seen it partner with Enel Green Power North America, the Enel Group’s US-based renewable energy specialist business in a twelve-year supply deal.
Mars, Incorporated has agreed a majority stake in foodspring, a direct-to-consumer targeted nutrition company based in Berlin, developing a number of ranges including protein-enhanced snack bars.
Fair Trade USA has set out a policy of increasing its minimum price and Community Development Premium for cocoa by 20 per cent as of October 2019.
Premium confectionery business Godiva Chocolatier has appointed Martin Reid has joined the company as chief supply chain officer.
Informa has confirmed the first Fi North American edition of its series of international food and drink events, scheduled for this autumn.
Results from Brazilian companies appearing at this year’s Sweets and Snacks Expo have shown they made US$ 1.34 million in business, with an expected US$ 12.35 million to be closed in the next 12 months.
Speaking at this year’s Sweets and Snacks Expo in Chicago, Marcia Mogelonsky offered Confectionery Production an update on the organisation’s top five confectionery trends that it expects will be making headlines for the remainder of this year.
The US-based National Confectioners Association (NCA) has launched National Candy Month Central, a digital hub for a broad range of market facts about chocolate, candy, gum and mints.