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Confectionery Archives

Eye candy: getting high at California’s Sugar Rush theme park

Craving for candy without the calories? Feast your eyes on a whirl of giant lollipops, cupcakes and all things sweet at ...
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Coca-Cola Co’s shares in Australian Amatil to be bought up by European arm

Amatil shareholders will vote on the scheme of arrangement on April 16.

Easter chocolate innovation slumps globally

Meanwhile, launches of vegan chocolates and products without animal ingredients increased 5 per cent.

Nestle to move Allen’s production from New Zealand to Victoria

“It has been a commercial decision made after careful consideration of the benefits of simplifying and consolidating man...

The Easter trading recovery

Total Easter Chocolate sales are currently worth about $226 million in Australia, however the segment is currently in va...

KitKat launches Aussie-first recycled plastic wrapper

According to the company, turning soft plastic back into oil is the only path plastic waste can take if it is to be tran...

Murray River Organics hits Woolworths confectionery aisles nationwide

The plant-based products rollout follows a five-month test of the range in selected Woolworths stores which proved custo...

Mondelez rebrands Eskimo lollies in NZ after protests

Pascall has revealed the new name and product packaging on its Facebook page.
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Freddo changes colour to help out endangered frogs

Cadbury is working with Taronga Zoo, Zoos Victoria and Conservation Volunteers Australia to help save the endangered fro...
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Darrell Lea launch supports LGBTI community

Darrell Lea celebrates Mardi Gras this year with limited-edition sweets.
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Lindt launches Caramel Squares

Lindt creates new caramel range in milk and dark chocolate flavours.

Nestle to launch rice-based vegan KitKat

"One of the most common requests we see on social media is for a vegan KitKat,” said Alexander von Maillot, head of conf...
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Allen’s releases sour version of Frogs Alive

Allen's brings a new twist to its popular red frog with a sour raspberry flavour.

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.