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.
Speculation continues after snack and confectionery giant formally withdraws offer to acquire the Hershey Co.
Mondelez International announced the successful completion of the first phase of its new partnerships with Swisscontact, Cargill and Wahana Visi Indonesia to expand its Cocoa Life program in Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Mondelez International has revealed that it will enter China’s $2.8 billion chocolate market by launching Milka – its European chocolate brand – in the country from September.
For more than a century, Hershey — an American candy icon so well known it gave its name to its Pennsylvania hometown — has stood independent, rebuffing numerous attempts to buy the maker of Kisses and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. Now, it faces one of its biggest challenges yet, in the form of a fellow chocolate giant eager to strike… Read more »