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The Hindu Business Line  Mar 20  Comment 
Confectionery company Ferrero, which makes the Kinder brand of chocolate snacks, and the University of Oxford are coming together to research and develop educational content and a parental dashboar
Insurance Journal  Feb 23  Comment 
Cannabis businesses, beware: The Hershey Co. is on the warpath. Perhaps the most famous confectionery peddler in the world has a well-documented history of actively protecting its trademarks, and the marijuana industry is no exception. Although...
The Economic Times  Feb 13  Comment 
In view of its growth strategy, Britannia will launch dairy products and croissants by October-November through its joint venture with Greek cakes and confectionery major Chipita by the March 2020.
Wall Street Journal  Jan 17  Comment 
Ferrero’s purchase of Nestlé’s U.S. confectionery business marks a hat-trick of deals for the Italian company behind Nutella spread but aggressively expanding in America at a time of rapid market change is a daring strategy.
MarketWatch  Jan 16  Comment 
The U.S.-listed shares of Switzerland-based Nestle S.A. rose 0.8% in midday trade Tuesday, after the company said it agreed to sell its U.S. confectionery business to Ferrero for the equivalent of about $2.9 billion. Nestle's U.S. confectionery...
The Economic Times  Jan 9  Comment 
The digital push comes at a time when health-conscious consumers are cutting back on discretionary spend, forcing chocolate and confectionery makers in India to post near-decade-low growth in sales last fiscal.
The Hindu Business Line  Jan 8  Comment 
Eveready Industries has entered the Rs 9,000-crore plus confectionery market through the brand “Jollies”. According to a release issued by the company, Jollies will be launched in the Rs 400-crore fr...
WA Business News  Jan 3  Comment 
Yowie shares have slumped to a near-five-year low after the confectionery maker slashed its full-year sales guidance and replaced its chief executive.
NPR  Dec 27  Comment 
David Kestenbaum noticed that a pack of Milk Chocolate M&M's weighs 1.69 ounces, but a pack of Peanut Butter M&M's weighs 1.63 ounces. He had to know why. But the confectionery world has its secrets.
Reuters  Dec 21  Comment 
Nestle expects to sell its U.S. confectionery business in the first quarter of 2018, following a review launched earlier this year as part of efforts to improve performance at the world's largest packaged food company.




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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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