SNACKS & CONFECTIONERY

  • ‘Bounce back’ plan for food and drink industry

    By Vending International on June 24, 2020
    A ‘bounce back’ plan of trade measures for the agriculture, food and drink industry has been announced to help support businesses that have been impacted by coronavirus. The new strategic interventions jointly announced by the Department for International Trade (DIT) and Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) will offer immediate support to help businesses in the industry grow […]
  • West Midlands charities receive £25,000 from The Cadbury Foundation

    By Vending International on June 17, 2020
    Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity, Lindens Primary School in Walsall, Cannock-based charity Special Needs Adventure Playground (SNAP) and Grocery Aid have each been granted £5,000 from The Cadbury Foundation, whilst Sandwell Advocacy and Cerebral Palsy Midlands have received £2,500 from the Foundation, as part of Mondelēz International’s ‘Your Charity Your Choice’ scheme. Each year, the company’s UK employees are invited to […]
  • Smarties sharing block in a recyclable paper wrapper

    By Vending International on June 2, 2020
    Nestlé’s Smarties sharing block is now being produced in a recyclable paper wrapper. Almost 3.5 million Smarties blocks are sold each year and the company sees this as an important next step in moving the Smarties confectionery range of products to paper packaging. The Smarties block packaging is made from a coated paper that is widely recyclable. It is the first time that […]
  • Mondelēz steps up efforts in drive for sustainability and well-being

    By Vending International on May 12, 2020
    Mondelēz International, has published its 2019 Snacking Made Right Report, highlighting the company’s progress towards achieving its 2025 sustainable and mindful snacking goals. The report outlines Mondelēz International’s ongoing commitment to lead the future of snacking by leveraging its global scale to deliver positive change. The Snacking Made Right report includes Mondelēz International’s signature programmes and approaches driven by the […]
  • West Midlands charities receive donations

    By Vending International on May 4, 2020
    Connecting with Trussell Trust Foodbanks in Erdington, Longbridge, Smithswood and Aston & Nechells, Mondelēz International has delivered treats to locations across the region. With foodbanks relying on food donations more than ever to feed local people in crisis, the contributions will help the Trussell Trust to continue providing essential support during the pandemic crisis. And as a way of expressing […]
  • Burts Snacks steps up to support local key workers

    By Vending International on April 16, 2020
    Burts Snacks, one of the UK’s independent snack producers, is supporting local key workers across the South West. The Plymouth and Leicester based business has committed to sending regular snack packs to local hospitals, police stations, food banks and council offices. After the government announced a definitive list of key workers this week, Burts has begun to supply those that […]
  • Mondelēz International scales up action on forest protection, climate change and emissions reduction

    By Vending International on April 3, 2020
    A report just published as part of Mondelēz International’s commitment to the Cocoa & Forests Initiative (CFI) demonstrates the brand’s progress against ambitious 2022 targets to protect and restore forests in cocoa-growing areas. Delivered through the company’s cocoa sustainability program, Cocoa Life, this progress is seen as a crucial step towards achieving the company’s new Science Based-Target to reduce absolute end-to-end […]
  • Mondelēz International takes steps to transition to a circular economy

    By Vending International on April 1, 2020
    Mondelēz International has announced that it has joined two leading initiatives focused on tackling plastic waste and pollution, as the company accelerates its efforts to reduce its impact on people and the planet. Mondelēz International is now a signatory of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastics Economy Global Commitment, as well as a participant in the New Plastics Economy Initiative, […]
  • Mondelēz International takes action to support and protect communities during COVID-19 crisis

    By Vending International on March 27, 2020
    Mondelēz International will donate $15 million in financial and in-kind support to community partners advancing critical food stability and emergency relief efforts across the world in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. “Managing through and recovering from this global crisis will take everyone’s support and I am pleased we’re standing up to advance relief efforts around the world,” said Dirk […]
  • Mondelēz International sets science-based targets to reduce emissions and create sustainable future for snacking

    By Vending International on March 19, 2020
    Mondelēz International, specialist in snacking, has announced a renewed commitment to reduce environmental impact and drive sustainable growth at scale, by joining the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and setting greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets consistent with requirements to keep global warming well below 2˚C. Already on track to reduce emissions across its manufacturing operations by 15 per cent by […]