Mondelez to make $65M investment in a global R&D, quality network.
September 23, 2016
Barry Callebaut will acquire the Halle, Belgium, chocolate production facility belonging to Mondelez to expand its production capabilities. The two companies will enter into a long-term agreement for the supply of an additional 30,000 tonnes of liquid chocolate per year.
In the 11th edition of “Chocolate Candy Market in the U.S.,” Packaged Facts, a division of MarketResearch.com, reports that premium chocolate makes up just 18 percent of total chocolate dollar sales and 14 percent of unit sales, but it still leads the way in developing flavor trends and new product formulations, particularly in the use of clean-label ingredients.
The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium is Universal Orlando Resort's newest full-service restaurant, officially opening for dinner in Universal CityWalk at 4 p.m. on Sept. 22, says Universal's official blog.
No Everyday & Summer Seasonal event would be complete without the Buyer’s Choice Awards, sponsored by Candy Industry Magazine and ECRM. Participating candy companies submitted new products for retail buyers to taste. The buyers also voted for their favorite in each of three categories: Chocolate, Non-Chocolate and Novelty.