RECENT NEWS  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...
Financial Times  Aug 13  Comment 
Surging prices in the nut that flavours many confections by companies such as Cadbury and Ferrero are adding to the pain caused by high cocoa costs
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 5  Comment 
Plans to pump in ₹800 crore to its Sanand plant in Gujarat for the same
Financial Times  Jul 31  Comment 
Consumers in Asia and Latin America, in particular, are choosing chocolate confectionery as an affordable yet luxurious treat  Jul 25  Comment 
Confectionery firm 'bowled over' as Waitrose reports 62% sales rise after giant dancing teacakes feature in opening event Sales of Tunnock's teacakes have soared after they featured in the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, a supermarket...
Times Online  Jul 24  Comment 
One of the world’s biggest confectionery companies wrote to the government expressing fears that plans to ban cigarette branding could...
Benzinga  Jul 22  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 58.70%. Hershey's PEG ratio is 2.60 The trailing-twelve-month...
Financial Times  Jul 17  Comment 
Price increases for cocoa and other confectionery ingredients such as dairy and nuts are about to be passed on to US consumers
DailyFinance  Jul 16  Comment 
LUXEMBOURG, LUXEMBOURG -- (Marketwired) -- 07/16/14 -- The Ferrero Group, one of the market leaders of the confectionery industry, continues to strengthen its presence in the hazelnut market in order to guarantee and further improve the quality of...  Jul 14  Comment 
Swiss chocolatier famous for its Easter bunnies buys US firm whose pralines were eaten by Tom Hanks in Forrest Gump The Swiss chocolate maker Lindt is buying the American candy company Russell Stover for an undisclosed price. Russell Stover was...


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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