• Follow us on Twitter
  • Find us on LinkedIn
  • Find us on Instagram
  • RSS feed


These are all the posts that have been tagged with figures.

Happy New Year

Well, this will be my final blog of 2015. Many of us will be taking a well earned break and of course enjoying some seasonal sweet and savoury treats.

Measure of success

BRICS chocolate sales are wobbling as emerging market economies weaken. Bill Corcoran, Mauricio Savarese, Lena Smirnova, Raghavendra Verma and Wang Fangqing report.

Addition to baked puddings range

Pots & Co is launching a new flavour, Vanilla & Chocolate Pot, to complement its award winning range of puddings baked in ceramic pots.

Smint adds new format

Smint is adding one of its best selling Mint packs in a new £1 PMP format to its minty fresh collection.

Rising to the challenge

Ben Slater, writer/analyst at market intelligence provider Key Note, discusses the key challenges in the UK biscuits and cakes market.

Easter confectionery sales up

Easter confectionery sales were up strongly this year, according to data just released by IRI, the retail and FMCG market intelligence company. The figures from IRI’s Retail Advantage solution, which measures sales across all of the major grocery multiples, show that UK retailers had a better than expected Easter, with sales of Easter confectionery up […]

What price chocolate?

Susannah Millen reports on the Academy of Chocolate Conference, which was held at The Royal Automobile Club in London’s Pall Mall in October.

Increase in automation

Confectionery Production catches up with Paul Wilkinson, business development manager, Pacepacker Services.

Ice cream expo

Companies from across the world are looking to take a bite from Britain’s booming ice cream market according to organisers of the Ice Cream Expo 2015. The UK market is estimated to be worth more than £1bn and has been forecasted to continue expanding for at least the next five years. A scorching spring and […]

Innovation in ice cream

Research has revealed that ‘weird and wonderful’ ice cream flavours are driving uptake in the out of home (OOH) market in the UK. New figures from Amore di Gelato show that consumers are increasingly turning off from ‘traditional’ flavours such as vanilla, chocolate and strawberry, and embracing ‘unusual flavours’. Operators and chefs from dozens of […]

Sweets & Snacks Middle East

The market for sweets and snacks in the MENA region is continuing to grow – Sweets & Snacks Middle East is the gateway to clients from the Middle East as well as North Africa. Figures for the Sweets & Snacks Middle East trade fair are once again indicating outstanding registration rates. A few months before […]

Seasonal sales initiative

Ferrero will be creating a compelling sales opportunity for retailers this Christmas. With three multimedia campaigns across its Ferrero Rocher, Ferrero Collection and Raffaello brands and the introduction of a range of new products, the business is spending a total of £7m, marking Ferrero’s biggest support plan to date to maximise awareness of the total […]

Up on the roof

As two Italian chefs expertly demonstrated how a Raffaello is created at the Ferrero Carnival press event on Friday, it was easy to imagine that each and every one of these chocolates is hand made with such skill and precision. The samples we were offered were not the chocolates we had watched being made before […]

  • Page 1 of 2
  • 1
  • 2
  • >