Posts Tagged ‘Ferrero’

Ferrero to launch first North American chocolate production plant

Ferrero to launch first North American chocolate production plant

Ferrero North America, part of Ferrero Group, will begin construction of its first North American chocolate production plant early next year. The facility will be an expansion of the company’s current site in Bloomington, IL, and will allow for the manufacturing of brands including Crunch, 100Grand, SnoCaps, Raisinets, and Goobers. The $75M expansion, which will…

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Hotella Nutella pop up by Ferrero

Hotella Nutella

One of the most intriguing culinary pop-up ventures of recent times is about to land, as Ferrero offers what it believes is a first of its kind weekend getaway to Hotella Nutella in the US. Stateside of the hazelnut spread are set to compete for the chance to experience a couple of nights at the…

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Ferrero announces Easter range

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Ferrero, the chocolate and hazelnut confectionery producer and Italian company behind Nutella, Kinder, Ferrero Pralines and Tic Tac, has announced it has added 10 new products to its Ferrero Rocher, Kinder and Thorntons portfolios for spring 2020, supported by a multi-million pound media spend. Earlier this year Ferrero showcased a gallery chocolate box and new Tic…

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Ferrero introduces new range to US

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Ferrero, the Italian company behind Nutella, Kinder, Ferrero Pralines and Tic Tac, is set to show off a gallery chocolate box and new Tic Tac mint alongside its popular hazelnut-wafer bar at the 2019 Sweets & Snacks Expo (21-23 May). Around the world, consumers have enjoyed Kinder Bueno’s wafer cookie covered in milk chocolate and…

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Ferrero’s palm oil: transparency back to the mills

Ferrero's Palm oil

Ferrero confirms its full ongoing engagement to securing a deforestation-free and exploitation-free palm oil supply chain through active cooperation with NGOs, key stakeholders and suppliers. Ferrero fully welcomes Greenpeace’s request for further supply chain transparency and agrees that this is an essential component of sustainable sourcing and supply chain responsibility. Ferrero had originally agreed with…

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Nestle’s US candy business acquired by Italian giant Ferraro in whopping $2.8bn deal

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Ferrero have successfully completed the acquisition of Nestle’s US candy business – which contains well established brands such as Butterfinger, Raisinets, and Baby Ruth and made $924m in 2016 sales – for $2.8bn. The deal only covers Nestle’s US centered confectionery brands, and thus doesn’t include Nestle’s Toll House baking products, and is expected to…

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Ferrero’s share growth against Mars in China driven by Kinder Joy

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While Mars is still sitting pretty as the current market leader in China’s chocolate confectionery market, the lead it has is being eaten into by Ferrero, who have been growing at an alarming rate over the last five years, with increased shares year-over-year, according to new Euromonitor data. Some of Mars’ brands in China include…

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