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Nestle announce five-year deal with logistics firm Kuehne + Nagel

Nestle have linked arms with Netherlands logistics company Kuehne + Angel in order to store a wealth of their products over the next five years, which includes the company’s coffee, chocolate, and culinary items. From 2018, Kuehne + Nagel will be in charge of and sort out all transportation, delivery and warehousing for Nestle, which …

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Allen’s announces it will be bringing back the green frog

As of August 22nd, Australian sweet lovers were treated in emphatic fashion as Allen’s not only brought back their green frog, but have rolled out several other colour variations to join the frog family. Two years ago, Allen’s confectionary phased out their green frogs despite the nation loving them, with Nestle disagreeing with that notion …

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Cocoa Beans

UTZ makes history as it becomes International Cocoa Initiative’s first ever non-profit partner

The International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) has announced that certification program UTZ has become the first ever non-industry partner with the company. ICI already allows civil society members, NGOs and academics on its board – and has partners such as Mars, Ferrero and Mondelēz – and fairly recently allowed civil society organisations to join them under …

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Häagen-Dazs ice cream to finally hit New Zealand supermarkets

Ice cream lovers in New Zealand are set for a pleasant surprise as premium ice cream manufacturers Häagen-Dazs will finally be available in the country for the very first time. The American cult-favourite, which has flavours such as macadamia nut brittle, salted caramel cheesecake and Belgian chocolate, will be hitting New Zealand supermarkets across the …

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Wrigley extends seasonal range for Halloween following success last year

Wrigley have added five Halloween SKUs to their seasonal range in the UK, after a trial period in Tesco last year proved to be a resounding success. As a result, the company are releasing the tubs – retailing at £5 – and they will contain 29 single packets of Skittles Fruits and Skittles Crazy Sours, …

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Special KitKat Chocolatory Gateau Mignon event launched exclusively in Japan

Nestle launched a special KitKat Chocolatory Gateau Mignon exclusively at Tokyo, Japan’s KitKat Chocolatory Ginza store on the 25th July 2017, with the launch coinciding with the store’s reopening after renovations to the store – which includes a new cafe space as well as a big boost in their product range and services – saw …

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Mondelez beef up production at Cadbury’s UK based Bournville factory

Cadbury’s Bournville factory in the UK has seen Mondelez expand their production there on a fairly large scale, after Mondelez made a £75m ($96.5m) investment. Mondelez have stated that they will include Cadbury Dairy Milk Oreo and Cadbury Dairy Milk Tiffin to their chocolate production lines later this summer at the Bournville site. Currently, the …

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Katjas International agree big multi-million deal for Cloetta’s Italian segment

Katjes International have strengthened their grip on the confectionary market by acquiring Cloetta’s Italian operation for a fee of SEK 450m (£41.5m/$54.3m). The deal in place will see Katjes take over Cloetta Italy, which includes the brands Editor, Dietorelle, Sperlari, Galatine and Saila, while they will also take charge of factories in Gordona, Cremona, Silvi …

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Bosch launches online platform to optimize package choice

To address the growing market need for complete system solutions, Bosch Packaging Technology has launched an online information platform featuring its value enhancing complete system solutions for the confectionery, bakery, nuts, snacks and powder industries. The new microsite, www.solutions4value.com, allows food and non-food producers to find an optimal system solution for their specific application. In …

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