SNACKS & CONFECTIONERY

  • New vending format stirs up the market

    By Vending International on September 29, 2021
    Ferrero Foodservice has launched its new vending format hot chocolate out-of-home and also its first bakery product – the Nutella Muffin. From table-top to self-serve machines, Thorntons Luxury Hot Chocolateis expected to complement your coffee offering. Made with Thorntons chocolate, and already containing milk powder, all you have to do is add water to create a luxurious tasting hot chocolate […]
  • UK Cadbury Dairy Milk packaging set to be made with recycled plastic

    By Vending International on September 20, 2021
    Mondelēz International has announced that Cadbury Dairy Milk made in Bournville and sold in the UK and Ireland is to be made with packaging containing up to 30% recycled plastic. Cadbury will roll out the packaging innovation on more than 28 million sharing bars in 2022. It is part of a broader global commitment by the business to reduce the […]
  • All Mondelēz UK production sites now purchase 100% renewable electricity

    By Vending International on June 23, 2021
    Mondelēz International has switched to renewable electricity for all six of its production sites across the UK. The snacking giant is switching to purchased 100% renewable electricity across six sites including the iconic Bournville factory, the heart and home of Cadbury in the UK, Bournville RDQ centre, Sheffield factory the home of Maynards Bassetts, Minworth, Marlbrook, Chirk and Crediton. Mondelēz […]
  • Mondelēz International progresses ‘Snacking Made Right’ agenda

    By Vending International on May 18, 2021
    Mondelēz International has published its 2020 Snacking Made Right Report, highlighting how the company’s differentiated approach to ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) is driving global progress against its ambitious 2025 targets and creating long-term value for the business and its stakeholders. “Snacking Made Right is part of everything we do at Mondelēz International. It drives us to take care of […]
  • Inspiring stories shared on Dairy Milk bars

    By Vending International on March 30, 2021
    Cadburys is removing the branding on 10 million of its iconic Dairy Milk bars and replacing it with quotes of unexpected stories from older people about the lives they’ve led. The new limited-edition bars, available now, will be replacing Cadbury Dairy Milk bars – single and tablet – for the month of April. This unique takeover is the next iteration […]
  • Nestlé joins forces with Keep Britain Tidy

    By Vending International on March 23, 2021
    Nestlé Confectionery UK&I is to partner with Keep Britain Tidy on the 2021 Great British Spring Clean. Through the partnership, Nestlé Confectionery will contribute funding to the campaign as well as encourage its own employees to pledge volunteer time to litter-picking activity. Stefano Agostini, chief executive of Nestlé UK&I said: “At Nestlé we have an ambition for none of our […]
  • Mondelēz acquires Grenade

    By Vending International on March 22, 2021
    Mondelēz International has announced an agreement to acquire a significant majority interest in Grenade, the UK performance nutrition pioneer in the fast-growing high protein bar segment. Grenade is one of the category leaders in high-protein bars, and its Carb Killa® has been the best-selling product in the segment since 2016 with a growing presence in the UK and availability across […]
  • Mondelēz International commits to reduction in virgin plastic use

    By Vending International on March 16, 2021
    Mondelēz International has announced an increased commitment to reduce its use of virgin plastics in its packaging, as part of its ongoing efforts to eliminate, reduce, replace and recycle plastic packaging across its portfolio. While it already has a significantly below-sector-average use of plastics in its portfolio by weight, Mondelēz International is demonstrating its resolve to continue to reduce plastic […]
  • Global meat snacks market gains traction

    By Vending International on February 22, 2021
    The global meat snacks market is likely to be driven by the increasing demand for nutrient-rich snacks according to Transparency Market Research. These popular snacks come with nutrients such as vitamin B12, iron, and omega-3s and they have been gaining traction amongst health-conscious people.  Different portable snacks, such as sausages, sticks, and jerky are convenient options for consumers who do […]
  • Mondelez invests £15 million in Bournville site

    By Vending International on February 22, 2021
    Mondelēz International, makers of treats including Cadbury Dairy Milk, BelVita, Maynard’s Bassetts and OREO has announced plans to invest £15 million into its Bournville site, the heart and home of Cadbury. The investment will include £11 million to create a new, line of the future for Cadbury Dairy Milk tablets as the company consolidates the majority of its tablet production […]