New York Times  Oct 29  Comment 
The Smarties Candy Company, founded by Edward Dee in Union, N.J., is one of the few family-owned mass-production confectionery companies left in the United States.
Benzinga  Oct 1  Comment 
Below are the top confectioners stocks on the NYSE and the NASDAQ in terms of gross margin. The trailing-twelve-month gross margin at Hershey Co (NYSE: HSY) is 45.20 percent. Hershey's EPS for the same period is $2.55. The...  Sep 11  Comment 
Prosecutors have abandoned charges against two companies and two top executives charged in an eight-year-old investigation into price fixing in the chocolate confectionery business in Canada.  Aug 2  Comment 
BATTLE CREEK (dpa-AFX) - Kellogg Co. (K) and the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco and Grain Millers or BCTGM union announced the ratification of a new five-year master contract that covers the company's four Ready-To-Eat Cereal (RTEC) plants in...
The Times of India  Jul 13  Comment 
Chocolate consumption is expected to record the highest percentage growth from emerging middle-income markets including India, indicating the strong positive correlation between GDP per capita and confectionery.
WA Business News  Apr 23  Comment 
Exploration firm Resource Star has announced plans to acquire a 60 per cent interest in a Chinese company which holds an exclusive licence to produce and distribute Candy Crush confectionery in Asia.
Yahoo  Apr 21  Comment 
Italian confectionery group Ferrero is facing no succession problem after the death of its owner, Michele Ferrero, and the family owners of the Nutella empire are not interested in selling, Chairman Francesco ...  Mar 27  Comment 
Nestle, Cadbury and Mars are among the global confectioners making efforts to source certified palm oil, but is this helping prevent deforestation and do consumers even care? For the ethical shopper, hunting for chocolate Easter eggs has always...
Benzinga  Mar 17  Comment 
Below are the top confectioners stocks on the NYSE and the NASDAQ in terms of earnings per share. The trailing-twelve-month earnings per share at The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) is $3.77. Hershey's PEG ratio is 2.66. The trailing-twelve-month...


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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