Articles by Crystal Lindell

Lawsuit

Mars sues Hershey for trademark infringement over MALTESER brand

Hershey’s Malteser brand is too similar to Mars’ Maltesers.
April 23, 2014
Mars Inc. has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against The Hershey Co. claiming that Hershey’s Malteser brand is too similar to Mars’ Maltesers.
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Beer Lollipops

New beer-flavored lollipops come in three varieties

Lollyphile debuts IPA, Lager and Stout lollipops.
April 23, 2014
“People have been asking us to make beer lollipops for years,” says Jason Darling, Lollyphile’s owner.
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Kids

The candy maker’s dilemma

A new study shows children are making purchasing decisions. What does that mean for candy companies?
April 23, 2014
A new report from FONA International says kids across the country are having more and more say in what families purchase. What does that mean for candy companies?
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Bazooka again asks fans to choose new Ring Pop flavor

Candy maker partners with rock band R5.
April 16, 2014
The band has selected three mouthwatering new Ring Pop flavors, and will rally fans to visit the Ring Pop Facebook page and vote.
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ADM

ADM to pursue sale of chocolate business only

Company plans to keep the majority of its cocoa press operations.
April 16, 2014
ADM also said it had recently had extensive negotiations with a potential buyer about the sale of the company’s global cocoa and chocolate business, but in the end, they couldn’t agree on terms.
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ISM

ISM 2015 to feature new theme areas, cover more segments

Confectionery and snack trade show to also highlight savory snacks, fruit and vegetable snacks and breakfast and frozen sweets next year.
April 16, 2014
The 45th ISM - the International Sweets and Biscuits Fair, slated for Feb. 1-4, 2015, is adding themes to its show, expanding it traditional focus, which is on confectionery and snack items.
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Natra starts production at its plant in Canada on schedule

Production starts with hazelnut, cocoa spreads.
April 16, 2014
Natra has started operations at its plant in Canada, the company’s first facility outside of Europe.
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Support the Troops

GOLDENBERG’S PEANUT CHEWS to support the USO

Chewy Confection celebrating its heritage as a WW I ration bar.
April 16, 2014
The candy maker says it will donate up to $10,000 to the USO (United Service Organizations) with in-store promotions during the May.
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ECRM data: Hershey runs the most seasonal candy ads

Research shows which companies run the most seasonal ads.
April 15, 2014
When it comes to seasonal products, Hershey is in it to win it — both as a company and a brand.
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Acquisition

Chocolat Frey AG acquires SweetWorks, expands into North America

Swiss chocolate maker hopes to strengthen presence in U.S., Canada.
April 9, 2014
Chocolat Frey is hoping to strengthen its market presence in the United States and Canada.
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Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

A Venetian Carnival, a Jelly Belly sculpture and gourmet chocolates! Oh my!

Candy Industry takes you into the French Pastry’s School For the Love of Chocolate event in Chicago, held Feb. 25.

THE MAGAZINE

Candy Industry Magazine

April 2014 Cover

April 2014

In this issue of Candy Industry, Editor Bernie Pacyniak reports on three candy manufacturers from his visit to Florida, hard candy is making a comeback, interpack, and more!
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