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Confectionery Archives

Yowie narrows loss as Americans boost confectionery consumption

Yowie saw sales improve during the second quarter thanks to backlogged orders.
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Natural Confectionery releases Australia’s first kombucha lollies

New range follows growing interest among Australians for kombucha.
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Smart move: Nestlé makes Smarties packaging 100 per cent recycled

Confectionery giant Nestlé plans to remove around 150 million plastic packaging worldwide every year.

Godiva gives up on North American store network plans

The store closures partly follow changes in consumer shopping behaviour during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Funtastic sells off confectionery business for $1.05m

The deal will see all inventory, brand names and intellectual property acquired by Sweet Season Pty Ltd which trades as ...
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KitKat unveils new Summer-inspired flavours

“There are two things we know Australians love – summer and ice-cream."

Arnott’s reveals four new Tim Tam flavours

The new flavours will hit the shelves from January 11.
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Allen’s launches new Bites range, including Chokito spinoff

New bite-sized chocolates hit Coles shelves.
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Nutella now comes in a bar

Ferrero-owned brand creates B-Ready chocolate bar.
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Cadbury to launch Twirl Breakaway next month

Cadbury brings back the Breakaway chocolate in Australia.

KitKat launches Facebook Live shopping experience, Australia’s first

KitKat launches ‘Live from the Kitkat Chocolatory’, Australia’s first Facebook-live shopping experience.

Pic’s deposes Whittaker’s as New Zealand’s most-respected brand

New Zealand’s top three most-respected brands are all FMCG companies.
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Robern Menz bags top gong in SA food awards

Confectionery giant Robern Menz has won the top gong in the 2020 South Australian Premier’s Food and Beverage Industry A...

KitKat drops its logo to encourage Aussies to recycle

Nestle has temporarily replaced the distinctive logo on KitKat wrappers to encourage Aussies to recycle soft plastics co...

Darrell Lea removes palm oil from its entire range

Darell Lea will change 100 products manufactured in Sydney and Melbourne factories.