Snack and Confectionery

Cadbury’s name-free wrappers confuse consumers – but they are for a...

Cadbury South Africa has temporarily changed its wrappers, replacing the normal images of various flavours with pictures of toys.So chocolate lovers looking for their...

2020 Product of the Year winners announced

South Africa’s most innovative consumer products have been announced in the 2020 Product of the Year results. Research conducted by Answered Insights, Product of...

Rise in Brazil’s sugar production may ‘topple’ global market

There is growing concern that if the Brazilian ethanol market remained weak, the global sugar market could be flooded, which would send prices plummeting.In...

Mondelez International introduces limited-edition Cadbury Dairy Milk bars

Mondelēz International has launched three new limited-edition Cadbury Dairy Milk bars in the UK, as part of this year’s Cadbury Inventor competition.This month, consumers...

The Hershey Company to invest $135m in Virginia manufacturing facility

The Hershey Company will invest $135 million to expand its manufacturing facility in Augusta County, marking its second major expansion of the operation since...

How do health warning labels on snacks impact consumer behaviour? Study

An online experimental study has investigated how health warning labels affect consumption of energy-dense snack products.Full story: https://www.bakeryandsnacks.com/Article/2020/07/03/How-do-health-warning-labels-on-snacks-impact-consumer-behaviour-Study

Agricultural bodies cracking down on fake honey after complaints

The Western Cape Bee Industry Association (WCBA) and agricultural advisory and food safety inspection services company, Impumelelo Agribusiness Solutions, are cracking down on honey...

Tongaat completes R220m sale of Namibian business to Bokomo

Sugar producer Tongaat Hulett said on Thursday Namibian competition authorities had approved the R220m sale of its sugar packaging and distribution business in that...

Mondelez International introduces calorie cap on key brands

Mondelēz International has announced that it will fulfil its pledge to bring all its Cadbury chocolate and wider biscuit products typically bought for children...

Mondelez International introduces calorie cap on key brands

Mondelēz International has announced that it will fulfil its pledge to bring all its Cadbury chocolate and wider biscuit products typically bought for children...

Frito-Lay gears up for the biggest week of the year for...

The lead-up to the Fourth of July is historically the biggest week of the year for salty snacks in the States and PepsiCo's Frito-Lay...

Mentos strengthens mint offering with new Xtra Strong flavour

Confectionery brand Mentos has added a new Xtra Strong flavour to its mint range.While strong mint flavours are traditionally popular with older consumers, the...

Mentos strengthens mint offering with new Xtra Strong flavour

Confectionery brand Mentos has added a new Xtra Strong flavour to its mint range.While strong mint flavours are traditionally popular with older consumers, the...

Unilever invests $112m to expand ice cream factory in China

Unilever has invested approximately $112 million to expand its ice cream manufacturing site in Taicang, China.Unilever’s Taicang site was first established in 1996, and...

Tiger Brands gets court win in listeriosis battle

Tiger Brands said on Thursday that the high court in Johannesburg has upheld its bid to compel third parties to provide critical epidemiological information...

Tiger Brands gets court win in listeriosis battle

Tiger Brands said on Thursday that the high court in Johannesburg has upheld its bid to compel third parties to provide critical epidemiological information...

Mondelez International appoints new senior members in Sub-Saharan Africa

American multinational confectionery, food, holding and beverage company Mondelēz International has announced the appointment of long-term employee Nigel Parsons as the President of Sub-Saharan...

Cargill to open first chocolate manufacturing operation in Asia

Cargill has announced that it is partnering with a local manufacturer in western India to launch its first chocolate manufacturing operation in Asia.According to...