Tackling major concerns over child labour and gender inequality, and an urgent need for greater overall support for farming communities formed some of the key themes of this year’s World Cocoa Conference. Neill Barston reports from Berlin.
The latest report from Public Health England (PHE) on progress made by the food and drink sector in reducing sugar content in products is likely to make particularly difficult reading for the confectionery and bakery markets.
Confectionery and snack companies are among industry sectors being targeted by Public Health England’s (PHE) latest drive to cut concerning levels of childhood obesity in the UK.
Fairtrade company Divine Chocolate has confirmed its strongest ever annual turnover figures, reaching £14 million for 2017, against £12 million for the previous year.
A major new TV ad campaign has been confirmed by Burton’s Biscuit Company for its iconic £50m Maryland brand which hits screens this week.