Confectionery Archives - Inside FMCG

Confectionery Archives - Inside FMCG

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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 Awards.

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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 correctly.

Darrell Lea removes palm oil from its entire range

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

RECALL: Haigh’s Chocolates’ Milk MaltiChocs pulled out of stores

Haigh’s Chocolates recalls product due to hazelnut presence.

Covid-19 driving change in Aussies’ snacking habits

Australians are actively seeking out more healthy snacking alternatives in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis, according to research by Roy Morgan.

Covid-19 sparking confectionery boom in the US

Confectionery sales have recorded 3.8-per-cent growth in the US amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the National Confectioners Association (NCA).

Krispy Kreme and Violet Crumble wed in doughnut range

South Australian confectionery brand Violet Crumble is teaming with doughnut cafe chain Krispy Kreme, in a new varietal.

Sweet victory for Mondelez after contentious legal stoush over sick leave

Confectionery multinational Mondelez International has won a High Court appeal after a long legal battle with the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union over workers’ eligibility for sick leave.

World-first Sour Patch Kids store launches in NYC

Soft-candy brand Sour Patch Kids has launched a world-first store in New York City selling confectionery and a range of themed products.

R U OK?: KitKat partners with suicide prevention charity

Nestle’s KitKat has partnered with Australian suicide prevention R U OK? to encourage Aussies to have a ‘Chit Chat’ with impact.