RECENT NEWS  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
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 12  Comment 
A bunch of chocolatiers are reinventing India’s palate for the world’s favourite confectionery
Reuters  Jul 30  Comment 
* Over the past few days Italian confectionery group Ferrero has submitted a bid, through one of its subsidiaries, to buy Belgian biscuit maker Delacre.
NPR  Jul 28  Comment 
Clear toy candies are a centuries-old local tradition. With the Democratic convention in town, an old-school candy maker is peddling some with a political bent. Think lollipop meets Mount Rushmore.
Financial Times  Jul 26  Comment 
US confectionery group plans assault on Chinese taste buds with Milka brand  Jul 20  Comment 
US confectionery giant might be prepared to pay as much as £200m to secure deal, according to industry source Mondelēz, the owner of Cadbury, is in talks to buy back the licence for the British chocolatier’s biscuit business in a deal worth...
BBC News  Jun 8  Comment 
A Swedish court rules that the confectionery company Mars can no longer advertise its M&M sweets with the lower case lettering - m&m.  Apr 26  Comment 
Confectionery sales in China and North America are falling, Hershey says, as results miss expectations
Reuters  Mar 31  Comment 
* Eurazeo in exclusive discussions to buy more than 10 European chocolate and confectionery brands from Mondelez International


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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