Hershey’s second-quarter net income fell 35% because of charges for restructuring and to write down the value of a joint venture in India. However, revenue still rose as the company sold more in terms of volume on the back of raised advertising spending
Lindt has expanded its bean-to-bar facility in Stratham, New Hampshire, US. It can produce 450 chocolate bars and 7,200 truffles per minute.
The European Food Safety Authority has published its final guidance for data required to assess new food flavourings, and is looking to build on experience gained during evaluations to establish a positive list.
Confectionery giant Cadbury is launching a new limited edition flavour of its Dairy Milk Bar of Plenty.
Money from the sales of the confectionery bar will go towards Help the Hospices, which offers care and support to the terminally ill.
Made from canola and sunflower seeds, the oils are said to have a ‘unique’ combination of high oleic and low linolenic fatty acids that delivers the benefits without oil performance or food taste.