RECENT NEWS  Mar 26  Comment 
Mars reduces pack sizes of Maltesers and other top brands for second time in 12 months Confectionery firm Mars is shrinking the pack size of favourite sweets including Maltesers, M&M’s and Minstrels by up to 15% in the latest example of an...
The Times of India  Feb 21  Comment 
FMCG major Britannia on Tuesday said it has signed an MoU with Greece's cakes and confectionery major Chipita and is in advance stage of discussion to finalise definitive agreements including a joint venture.
Forbes  Feb 13  Comment 
The demand for dark chocolate and gourmet treats has grown. Three confectioners talk to us about the (last-minute) buys around Valentine's Day.
The Hindu Business Line  Jan 11  Comment 
Global confectionery and food major Mondelez International will pay $13 million penalty to the US government for violating anti-corruption law by its subsidiary, erstwhile Cadbury India, in getting r...
The Economic Times  Dec 13  Comment 
Data released by the statistics office showed a 10% fall in vegetable prices but a 22% rise in the prices of sugar and confectionery.
BBC News  Nov 16  Comment 
A Chinese firm has trademarked the name of the marzipan Calissons d'Aix sweet, angering the French.
Forbes  Oct 30  Comment 
Sales of Halloween candy are predicted to rise 5.5 percent this year. There's a raging debate underway over the best -- and worst -- Halloween candy.  Oct 17  Comment 
UK snack maker which started as an online subscription service to expand into at least 3,500 US stores through Boots’ sister chain Walgreens The British healthy snacks maker Graze is to make its appearance in thousands of shops in the US after...
Reuters  Oct 6  Comment 
* Martin Radvan, current global president of Wrigley, will lead new mars Wrigley Confectionery


For those with a sweet tooth, this is the perfect industry. Confectioners produce everything from chocolate to mint. Candy makers Nestle (NSRGY) and Hershey Foods (HSY) are major players in this industry.

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