pladis is a London-based global biscuit and confectionery company founded in 2016, which brings together Yildiz Holding’s iconic brands Godiva, McVitie’s and Ulker under one umbrella. Candy Industry chats with its new ceo,Cem Karakas, about goals and strategies.
Citing consumer demand for nutritional transparency and choice, the Hershey Co. has announced plans to update front-of-pack calorie labels and make more of its standard- and king-sized items with 200 calories or fewer.
Sugarpova, the premium candy and chocolate company owned by tennis champion Maria Sharapova, is expanding distribution of its Sugarpova Premium Chocolate line to select 7-Eleven and Kroger stores throughout the United States.
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND As demand for chocolate grows in developing markets, can the existing cocoa-growing regions meet the supply-side challenge? Bettering the economics for small farmers in Africa, Asia, South and Central America requires a comprehensive approach, one that takes into account improving agricultural practices, enhancing supply chain infrastructures, expanding community services, boosting farmer incomes and taking advantage of evolving technologies.