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Wall Street Journal  Dec 5  Comment 
Prices for hazelnuts—prized for high-end chocolates—have more than doubled because of a frost in Turkey this year, with confectioners scrambling to secure supplies ahead of peak holiday demand.
Jutia Group  Nov 13  Comment 
[PR Newswire] - ISTANBUL, Turkey, Nov. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mondelez International, the world's pre-eminent maker of chocolate, biscuits, gum and candy, today announced plans to invest $24 million to increase capacity ... Read more on this. ...
Benzinga  Oct 23  Comment 
Below are the top confectioners stocks on the NYSE and the NASDAQ in terms of return on equity. The trailing-twelve-month return on equity at The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) is 55.10%. Hershey's PEG ratio is 2.50. The trailing-twelve-month...
Benzinga  Oct 6  Comment 
Below are the top confectioners stocks on the NYSE and the NASDAQ in terms of dividend yield. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (NASDAQ: RMCF) has a dividend yield of 3.50%. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory's shares closed at $12.60 on...
Reuters  Sep 5  Comment 
Chocolate makers in the fast-growing Asian market are replacing a bigger proportion of cocoa butter, which gives confectionery its melt-in-the-mouth texture, with cheaper palm oil-based alternatives.
Commodity Online  Sep 5  Comment 
The scientists developed a sequenced genome of coffee which could improve the flavour of coffee, produce rigorous crops. The genome will enable the development of stronger breeds of plants, with better quality and resistance to drought and disease.
TheStreet.com  Sep 2  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aKellogg Co. ,amaker of breakfast cereals andaother packaged food, is seeking to buy a majority stake in Egypt'saBisco Misr, a confectionery-maker in the most populous Arab country, Bloomberg reports. Bisco Misr said in a...
guardian.co.uk  Aug 26  Comment 
Confectionery will be replaced with dried fruit and water following success of 16-week trial and similar moves by Tesco and Lidl The discount grocer Aldi has become the latest supermarket to introduce "healthier tills" at all of its stores across...




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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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