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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).

EXCLUSIVE | KitKat Chocolatory to open in Sydney next month

Visitors will be invited to design their own KitKat bar, explore exclusive creations and dine at the in-house chocolate cafe.

Swiss chocolate giant Barry Callebaut snaps up Australia’s GKC Foods

The global chocolate company is set to make its mark on the Australian and New Zealand markets with the acquisition of a local B2B manufacturer.

Yowie investors reject exec pay packets but board survives

Yowie’s 2019 remuneration report was rejected at the annual general meeting with shareholders not satisfied that leadership deserved their pay packets.

Biscuits, beer or beef: which takes the most water to produce?

Foods with some of the highest water-scarcity footprints were almonds, dried apricots and breakfast cereal made from puffed rice.

European brands tap into premium chocolate market

Dark chocolate production increases in push towards premium.

Freckleberry appoints voluntary administrators

Freckleberry’s wholesale division supplies chocolate products to retailers and private label customers.

Cadbury launches Dairy Milk with 30 per cent less sugar

Cadbury Australia confirms ‘healthier snacking options’ soon to launch.

Hershey puts emoji stamp on iconic chocolate bar in first redesign in 125 year history

Hershey’s milk chocolate Emoji Bars will feature 25 of the most popular emojis.

Mondelēz invests $5 million in new R&D centre

The centre will act as an innovation hub for Oreo, belVita, Cadbury Dairy Milk, Toblerone and more.