What many people don't know is that Brazil's unique offering of exotic flavors, combined with its competitive position as one of the few countries self-sufficient in producing milk and sugarcane, has placed the country among the major global players in the confectionery industry.
It’s safe to say that nobody wants to “suck” at what they do. Generally, having that verb assigned to your work or operation means change is in order. But Jolly Rancher, a Hershey brand that was experiencing a period of sales decline, decided to put the term — and both its meanings — to good use.
Weather men cried, our president snuck a peak without wearing glasses, and millions celebrated in a solar kumbaya fashion with festivals and traffic nightmares. And there were some who thought about simply cowering underneath their desks until order was restored.
Katjes International GmbH, the international subsidiary of Katjes Group, has acquired Cloetta Italia for $53 million, pushing the German gummy manufacturer to No. 2 in the Italian confectionery market.