RECENT NEWS  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...
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 8  Comment 
FMCG, e-commerce firms catch on to new fad among households  Mar 5  Comment 
Confectionery company says it cannot meet the criteria for the grant, pledged by then opposition leader Tony Abbott in 2013 election campaign Cadbury has withdrawn its application for $16m in federal funding, saying it could not meet the grant...
Benzinga  Feb 18  Comment 
The landscape for confectionery manufacturers is rapidly changing as consumers shift from traditional snacks to healthier options. Taking note of this shift, snack manufacturing giant Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ: MDLZ) recently acquired...
Reuters  Feb 18  Comment 
The home of Nutella bid farewell on Wednesday to Michele Ferrero, who turned a pastry shop into a confectionery empire and became a rare symbol of global success despite Italy's declining economic fortunes.  Feb 17  Comment 
Chocolate tycoon who became Italy’s richest individual When Michele Ferrero took over his family’s confectionery firm on the death of his uncle, Giovanni, in 1957, he wrote a letter to his employees. “I pledge myself to devote all my...
Reuters  Feb 14  Comment 
Michele Ferrero, Italy's richest man and the owner of a global chocolate and confectionery empire, died on Saturday aged 89, the company said.
Commodity Online  Feb 12  Comment 
Annual gold demand was 3,924 tonnes (t), 4% lower than 2013. The year ended on a strong note, with gold demand in Q4 2014 up 6% year on year to 987t, driven by demand for jewellery and central bank buying.
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 4  Comment 
Expanding its confectionery portfolio, DS Group today announced its entry to the Candy segment with the launch of Pass Pass ‘Pulse’ candy in Jaipur. Pulse, Kachcha Aam flavoured, is a ne...


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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