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Ball collaborates with Ovidias to create drinks can with chocolate inside

    Ball collaborates with Ovidias to create drinks can with chocolate inside

An unlikely collaboration between can-maker, Ball, and Belgian chocolate brand, Ovidias, will see the latter bringing its novel packaging concept to the commercial market. Ovidias are set to package its

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Mars to remove artificial colours

Mars has announced that it will remove all artificial colours from its human food products as part of a commitment to meet evolving consumer demands. Though many of the company’s

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Barry Callebaut presents Choc37.9

Barry Callebaut has launched Choc37.9, that is said to be an ideal solution that allows the company’s customers to offer end consumers a chocolate snack on the go that won’t

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Dean Foods launches TruMoo Calcium Plus

Dean Foods is launching TruMoo Calcium Plus low-fat chocolate milk to its line of dairy products. Like regular TruMoo, TruMoo Calcium Plus milk contains no high fructose corn syrup, no

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Barry Callebaut First to Collaborate with Rainforest Alliance to Train Cocoa Farmers in Cameroon

    Barry Callebaut First to Collaborate with Rainforest Alliance to Train Cocoa Farmers in Cameroon

Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate, has begun training members of five farmer cooperatives in the Central region of Cameroon to enable them to become

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Indulgence and Health Polarise the Biscuits Market

    Indulgence and Health Polarise the Biscuits Market

Two opposing forces within the sweet biscuits market are at work globally, according to Innova Market Insights. The treat image of biscuits is driving the premium sector forward, while rising

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Bumper Year For Seasonal Chocolate Innovation

    Bumper Year For Seasonal Chocolate Innovation

A quarter of all global chocolate launches in 2011 were for chocolate products with a “seasonal” positioning (eg Christmas, Easter, Halloween themed etc), reveals the latest research from Mintel. While

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Barry Callebaut to Become Strategic Unilever Partner

    Barry Callebaut to Become Strategic Unilever Partner

Barry Callebaut, the cocoa and chocolate products manufacturer, and Unilever, the global market leader in ice cream, have signed a new long-term global partnership agreement. Under the terms of the

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Barry Callebaut Acquires Spanish Company La Morella Nuts

    Barry Callebaut Acquires Spanish Company La Morella Nuts

Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, is acquiring privately owned Spanish nut manufacturer La Morella Nuts. La Morella Nuts is known as a leading

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Kraft Foods to Invest £6 Million in New Cadbury Packaging

    Kraft Foods to Invest £6 Million in New Cadbury Packaging

Kraft Foods UK is to invest £6 million in new a shelf-ready packaging format for its Cadbury range of chocolate bars, enabling the product to stand upright in order to

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Barry Callebaut Outperforms Global Chocolate Market

    Barry Callebaut Outperforms Global Chocolate Market

Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of cocoa and chocolate products, has again outpaced the global chocolate market with an increase in sales volume of 7.2% to 1,296,438 tonnes in

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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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Thorntons Restructures to Tackle Declining Profits

    Thorntons Restructures to Tackle Declining Profits

Although it increased sales by 1.7% to £218.3 million, UK chocolate manufacturer and retailer Thorntons has reported a 37.3% plunge in profit before taxation and exceptionals to £4.3 million for

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Barry Callebaut to Invest SFr25 Million to Enhance European Facilities

    Barry Callebaut to Invest SFr25 Million to Enhance European Facilities

Barry Callebaut will invest nearly SFr25 million (Eur22 million) to upgrade and expand its facilities in Europe. The majority of these investments is planned for 2011 and will be fully

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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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Cargill’s German Chocolate Acquisition Receives Green Light

    Cargill’s German Chocolate Acquisition Receives Green Light

The European Commission has cleared Cargill’s acquisition of KG Kakao Verarbeitung Berlin (KVB), an integrated chocolate company based in Germany, for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition marks a significant step

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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 chocolate market in the first half of its 2010/11 fiscal

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Strong Recovery By Lindt & Sprungli

    Strong Recovery By Lindt & Sprungli

Benefiting from improving consumer sentiment across its domestic and international markets, Swiss premium chocolate manufacturer Lindt & Sprungli has reported a 25.3% jump in net profit to SFr241.9m (Eur189m) for

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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 entity named Orkla Brands Russia. The integration process has already

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Swiss Chocolate Manufacturers Return to Growth

    Swiss Chocolate Manufacturers Return to Growth

The Swiss chocolate industry returned to growth last year following a decline in 2009. Over the course of 2010, Switzerland’s 18 chocolate manufacturers increased volume sales by 1.3% to 176,424

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Roshen’s Sales Jump by Almost a Third

    Roshen’s Sales Jump by Almost a Third

Sales at Roshen Confectionery, the Ukrainian confectionery manufacturer, surged by 32% to exceed $1b during 2010. Production volumes rose by 12.7% to about 410,000 tons. During last year, Roshen commenced

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Cargill Acquires German Chocolate Business

    Cargill Acquires German Chocolate Business

Cargill is expanding its cocoa and chocolate business in Europe through the acquisition of. KG Kakao Verarbeitung Berlin (KVB), an integrated chocolate company based in Germany, for an undisclosed sum.

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Strong Annual Results From Barry Callebaut

  Strong Annual Results From Barry Callebaut

Switzerland-based Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, reported strong results for its 2009/10 financial

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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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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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£4.6 Billion European Ice Cream Market Stays Cool Despite a Cold Economy

  £4.6 Billion European Ice Cream Market Stays Cool Despite a Cold Economy

New research from Mintel Global Market Navigator (GMN) reveals that Germans are the biggest ice cream lovers in Europe, with

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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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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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Nestle Investing in Greenfield Factory in Russia

Nestle Rossiya is investing SFr60m (Eur45m) in the construction of a greenfield factory in the Vyazniki district of Vladimir region

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