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Volpak: Trend & Style for Confectionery Market

VOLPAK offers a complete line for the packaging of confectionery products, from pouch to case, ready to display.  Pouches with a convenient and functional opening and re-closing system giving you

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Crown to showcase confectionery packaging technology at ProSweets

Taking place in Cologne, Germany between 21 January – 3 February 2016, ProSweets is the world’s largest tradeshow for the sweets and snacks industry. Crown’s capability to add LED lighting

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Roshen Opens New Confectionery Factory

    Roshen Opens New Confectionery Factory

Ukrainian confectionery manufacturer Roshen has commenced production at a new Eur59 million factory at Vinnytsia. With a production capacity of 120,000 tonnes, the 62,000 sq m factory has been developed

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Profits and Sales Fall at Zetar

    Profits and Sales Fall at Zetar

Zetar, the UK-based confectionery and snack foods group, has reported a 17.5% drop in adjusted profit before tax to £5.5 million for the year ended 30 April 2012. Revenue dropped

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£5.6 Million Management Buyout at Lees Foods

    £5.6 Million Management Buyout at Lees Foods

Scottish bakery and confectionery company Lees Foods is the subject of a £5.6 million management buyout, which will take the business private. Lees Foods is the parent company of Lees

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Cloetta to Close Three Swedish Factories

    Cloetta to Close Three Swedish Factories

Following its merger with Leaf coupled with overcapacity in its production operations, Cloetta has decided to close its factories a tGavle, Aura and Alingsas in Sweden, as well as streamline

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Nestle Removes All Artificial Ingredients From All Its Confectionery in the UK

    Nestle Removes All Artificial Ingredients From All Its Confectionery in the UK

Nestle has become the first major confectionery manufacturer in the United Kingdom to remove all artificial ingredients from its entire confectionery range. The company has now replaced artificial colours, flavours

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Natural Ingredients and New Flavours in Confectionery

    Natural Ingredients and New Flavours in Confectionery

Across many parts of the world, growth rates within the confectionery market are either very modest or static. This is due to a range of factors, examples of which include

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Double Digit UK Growth For Fairtrade Products

    Double Digit UK Growth For Fairtrade Products

Estimated retail sales of Fairtrade products in the UK reached £1.32 billion in 2011, a 12% increase on sales of £1.17 billion in 2010. Cocoa and sugar have all seen

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Ferrero to Build $190 Million Plant in Mexico

    Ferrero to Build $190 Million Plant in Mexico

Ferrero Group is to invest $190 million (Eur140 million) in building a new plant in the State of Guanajuato in Mexico. The new production plant will manufacture the new Kinder

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Fazer and Rovio Start Strategic Co-operation

    Fazer and Rovio Start Strategic Co-operation

Fazer Group and Rovio, the entertainment media company and creator of the globally successful Angry Birds franchise,  have signed a strategic co-operation agreement about the development and sales of Angry Birds

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Profit Warning From Thorntons

    Profit Warning From Thorntons

Thorntons, the UK confectionery manufacturer and retailer, has warned that profits for its full year will fall short of expectations. Citing continued weakness in consumer sentiment and high levels of

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Cloetta and Leaf Merge to Become a Nordic Confectionery Leader

    Cloetta and Leaf Merge to Become a Nordic Confectionery Leader

Swedish confectionery companies Cloetta  and Leaf are being  merged. The combined company will take the well established name of Cloetta and become a leading Swedish confectionery company with a strong

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R&R Ice Cream Links With Kraft Foods

    R&R Ice Cream Links With Kraft Foods

R&R Ice Cream, Europe’s largest own label ice cream manufacturer, is joining forces with Kraft Foods to bring confectionery innovation to ice cream markets across mainland Europe. In co-operation with

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Kraft Foods to Restructure UK Confectionery Operations

    Kraft Foods to Restructure UK Confectionery Operations

Kraft Foods plans to invest £50 million in its UK confectionery manufacturing operations while cutting the workforce by 200 people. The 200 jobs will be shed at Kraft’s sites at

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ProSweets Cologne 2012 – 29th January-1st February 2012

    ProSweets Cologne 2012 – 29th January-1st February 2012

In just a little less than ten weeks, ProSweets Cologne 2012 will once again open its doors. So far, more than 300 exhibiting companies from 32 countries have registered for

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Nestle Continues to Drive Growth in Europe €10 Million Investment in Spain

    Nestle Continues to Drive Growth in Europe €10 Million Investment in Spain

Nestle is continuing to drive its growth in Europe with a €10 million (more than SFr12 million) investment to produce different varieties of chocolate in Spain. The company has installed

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Nestle Extends Global Product Technology Centre For Confectionery

    Nestle Extends Global Product Technology Centre For Confectionery

Nestle is enlarging its global Product Technology Centre for confectionery, based at York in the UK. Nestle Product Technology Centres have two roles. The first is to develop breakthrough technologies

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Record Confectionery Performance Lifts Zetar

    Record Confectionery Performance Lifts Zetar

Despite the difficult trading environment, Zetar, the UK confectionery and snack food group, increased revenue by 2% to £135.0m and adjusted operating profit by 3% to £7.5m for the year

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Nestle’s Skinny Cow Ice Cream Brand Extended into Confectionery

    Nestle’s Skinny Cow Ice Cream Brand Extended into Confectionery

Nestle’s Skinny Cow low-fat frozen snacks brand has launched its first ever confectionery range in the US. The Skinny Cow brand – famous with its majority female fan base for

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Barry Callebaut and Hershey Expand Supply Alliance

    Barry Callebaut and Hershey Expand Supply Alliance

Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of cocoa and chocolate products, and The Hershey Company, the leading manufacturer of chocolate and confectionary products in North America, have agreed to a

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Profit Warning From Thorntons

    Profit Warning From Thorntons

UK confectionery manufacturer and retailer Thorntons has warned that poor trading over the important Easter period coupled with the ongoing challenging retail environment will result in profit before tax and

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Zetar Expands Confectionery Business

  Zetar Expands Confectionery Business

Zetar, the UK confectionery and snack foods company, has acquired Derwent Lynton for a maximum consideration of up to £0.8m.

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Barry Callebaut Growing Twice as Fast as the Market

  Barry Callebaut Growing Twice as Fast as the Market

Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high quality cocoa and chocolate products, grew twice as fast as the global

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Interim Profits Plunge at Cloetta

  Interim Profits Plunge at Cloetta

Falling sales volumes and a decrease in contract manufacturing coupled with rising raw material prices, which weakened margins, have adversely

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Orkla Brands Merges Russian Confectionery Companies

  Orkla Brands Merges Russian Confectionery Companies

Norway-based Orkla Brands has decided to merge its Russian chocolate and confectionery companies – Krupskaya and SladCo – into one

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Interim Profit Down at Thorntons

  Interim Profit Down at Thorntons

Although revenue rose by 4.8% to £127.4m, interim profit before tax for the 28 weeks ended January 8th 2011 declined

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Raisio in Middle of Growth Phase

Raisio, the Finnish food and functional food ingredients group, increased net sales by 17.9% to Eur443.0m in 2010. EBIDTA fell

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Zetar Continues Recovery

  Zetar Continues Recovery

Zetar, the UK confectionery and natural snack foods group, has built on the recovery in its last financial year by

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Nestle Streamlines Russian Confectionery Business

  Nestle Streamlines Russian Confectionery Business

Nestle is reported to have sold its Altai Confectionery business in Russia to local private company Corminus Enterprises for an

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Lotte Group to Invest €200 Million to Expand Wedel

  Lotte Group to Invest €200 Million to Expand Wedel

Tokyo-based Lotte Group is reported to be investing in the region of Eur200m to expand and diversify its Wedel confectionery

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New Chief at Thorntons

  New Chief at Thorntons

UK confectionery retailer Thorntons has appointed Jonathan Hart as group chief executive with effect from January 4th 2011. Jonathan Hart’s

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Bakery and Retail Expansion Plans on Track at Greggs

  Bakery and Retail Expansion Plans on Track at Greggs

Greggs, the UK’s largest retail baker, has reported that its expansion programme remains firmly on track, with a net 32

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Cutting Energy and Carbon Usage in the UK Food Industry

  Cutting Energy and Carbon Usage in the UK Food Industry

Baking bread in lighter tins, cleaning pipes with ice instead of hot water, and using microwaves to dry fruit gums

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Kraft Foods Opens $14 Million Sugar Confectionery R&D Centre in Europe

  Kraft Foods Opens $14 Million Sugar Confectionery R&D Centre in Europe

Kraft Foods has opened a European Gum and Candy Research & Development Centre at Eysins in Switzerland. The $14m state-of-the-art

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Zetar Completes Refinancing

  Zetar Completes Refinancing

Zetar, the UK confectionery and snack foods group, has completed its refinancing, agreeing new four year bank facilities with HSBC

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Roshen Plans New $250 Million Russian Factory

  Roshen Plans New $250 Million Russian Factory

Roshen, the Ukrainian confectionery manufacturer, plans to invest $250m in building a new production complex near by Cosyrevka town in

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Consolidation in UK Vending Machines Market

SnackTime, one of the UK’s largest national operators of snack and chilled drink vending machines, has acquired Vendia UK for

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Ed Haas Opens Hungarian Confectionery Plant

Ed Haas, the Austrian confectionery manufacturer, has commenced production in a 6,000 sq m plant at Janossomorja in Hungary. Employing

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Eckes-Granini Continues International Expansion

  Eckes-Granini Continues International Expansion

German beverages producer Eckes-Granini Group is planning a fruit juices joint venture with Turkish firm Yildiz Holding. Eckes-Granini is one

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Barry Callebaut to Expand Production Capacity After Global Supply Agreement With Kraft

  Barry Callebaut to Expand Production Capacity After Global Supply Agreement With Kraft

Barry Callebaut, the world’s largest manufacturer of cocoa and chocolate products, and Kraft Foods, the world’s second largest food company

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Own Stores Decline Hits Thorntons

  Own Stores Decline Hits Thorntons

Reported pre-tax profit before exceptionals fell 2.4% to £6.1m on flat revenue of £214.6m for the year ended June 26th

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Interim Profit Tumbles at Josef Manner

Josef Manner, one of Austria’s leading confectionary manufacturers, has reported a 2.4% fall in revenue to Eur72.1m for the first

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Nestle Opens Premium Chocolate Production Lines in Russia

  Nestle Opens Premium Chocolate Production Lines in Russia

To consolidate its operations in the Russian and Eurasia region, Nestle has opened two premium chocolate production lines. Creating 149

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Roshen Investing €8m to Modernise Lithuanian Factory

  Roshen Investing €8m to Modernise Lithuanian Factory

Roshen Confectionery Corporation will invest Eur3.2m towards the end of 2010 in new production lines as the first phase of

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First Half Sales Surge at Roshen Confectionery

  First Half Sales Surge at Roshen Confectionery

Roshen Confectionery Corporation has reported a 35% increase in sales to US$425m in the first half of 2010. Total confectionary

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Major Improvement By Zetar

Zetar, the UK confectionery and snack foods group, has reported a much improved financial performance for the year ended April

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Kraft Foods to Sell Cadbury’s Romanian Business

Kraft Foods is selling its Cadbury’s Kandia-Excelent chocolate, soft cake and sugar confectionery business in Romania to Oryxa Capital, an

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