The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has announced that American food companies Kraft Heinz and Mondelez International will have to pay $16m as penalty over a wheat manipulation case dating back to 2015. This penalty is allegedly valued to be three times the profit made by the two companies. Mondelez and Kraft Heinz, which operated as Kraft Foods until… Read more »
Mondelez International, which makes Toblerone, Cadbury and Milka, is trying to protect its business from global warming by switching to sustainable cocoa. Currently, Mondelez sources about 43% of the cocoa for its chocolate brands through its Cocoa Life program, which provides educational and financial support to cocoa farmers in order to improve crop yield. Mondelez pledged this week to raise… Read more »
Cannabis aficionados everywhere may finally get their wish as Oreo-maker Mondelez eyes adding CBD-infused snacks to its product line, which includes Chips Ahoy cookies, Cadbury chocolate, Nilla Wafers and Nutter Butter cookies. “Yes, we’re getting ready, but we obviously want to stay within what is legal and play it the right way,” CEO Dirk Van de Put told CNBC on… Read more »
Mondel?z International is excited to participate in the 2019 AIPIA Summit Americas Challenge. The following brief invites active and intelligent packaging developers to propose solutions that can help us deliver on our company mission; Lead the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack at the right moment made the right way. We would like to explore… Read more »
Mondel?z International announced today that it will launch a forward-thinking innovation hub called SnackFutures to capitalize on changing consumer trends and emerging growth opportunities in snacking around the world. SnackFutures will be uniquely structured to bring together internal talent, an ecosystem of external partnerships and dedicated funding across three integrated mandates: Invention of new brands and businesses in key strategic… Read more »
Confectionery, food, and beverage firm Mondelez International is switching its Triscuit cracker brand to the Non-GMO Verified certification in the US. The company said consumer demand had prompted the move, citing data from market researchers The Hartman Group from this year, which demonstrated that more than half of Americans are looking for non-GMO food and beverages. Mondelez has co-operated with… Read more »
Barry Callebaut AG has successfully closed the acquisition of the chocolate production facility from Mondelez International in Halle, Belgium.
Nestle has lost a tussle with rival Mondelez International over the validity of its EU trade mark for the shape of the Kit Kat chocolate biscuit bar in an EU court which said it should be re-examined. Cadbury Schweppes – now owned by Mondelez International – asked the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) to declare the Kit Kat four… Read more »
Big food companies that include Nestle, Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ), and PepsiCo Inc. are scrambling to create healthier products to reduce their dependence on treats full of sugar and salt. It comes as the U.K., Mexico and some U.S. cities implement sugar taxes to help fight childhood obesity and diabetes, which affects four times as many people now than in… Read more »
Confectionary giant Mondelez has decided to shut down its cookie and cracker plant in Montreal, Canada by 2017.