SNACKS & CONFECTIONERY

  • 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 […]
  • Cadbury launches all paper packaging

    By Vending International on February 11, 2020
    Cadbury has conducted what it described as a ‘world-first’ packaging trial in New Zealand. The paper packaging is made from 100 per cent sustainably sourced paper and is 100 per cent recyclable and was rolled out for the first time in the Cadbury Energy bar and trialled and tested exclusively by New Zealand customers. The trial tested the durability and […]
  • Grenade fast-tracked to success

    By Vending International on December 12, 2019
    Grenade has been recognised, for the sixth consecutive year, in the 23rd Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100 Awards, published today. With an average sales growth of 73 per cent over three years and growing to £44 million last year, Grenade is ranked number 39 in the league table. Moving from sports nutrition brand to mainstream giant, and brand’s […]
  • Pringles launches new minis format for vending

    By Vending International on December 9, 2019
    Pringles is introducing a new format to its range of crisps, developed exclusively for vending. New Pringles Minis will initially be available in the two flavours, Original and Sour Cream and Onion. Commenting on the launch, Gianna Regonini, national account manager, Pringles, said: “We are delighted to be able to offer a Pringles pack and food format suitable for vending […]
  • Barry Callebaut cuts carbon

    By Vending International on December 9, 2019
    Barry Callebaut has succeeded in reducing its carbon footprint by -6.7 per cent in 2018/19. This equates to a drop from 9.10 million tonnes to 8.49 million tonnes. During the same period the company achieved a +5.1% volume growth. The reductions are the result of the company’s Forever Chocolate Strategy, which includes the objective of storing more carbon than it emits […]
  • Mondelēz International releases global snacking report

    By Vending International on December 5, 2019
    The average daily snack intake in the UK exceeds average meals consumed as Brits depend on snacks to help them get through the day. This has been revealed in Mondelēz first-ever State of Snacking report. The report is a global consumer trends study examining the role snacking plays across the world in meeting consumers’ evolving needs: busy modern lifestyles, the […]
  • New report shows further sugar reduction progress by food industry

    By Vending International on September 30, 2019
    Public Health England (PHE) has published its second-year report on progress made by the food industry to voluntarily reduce sugar in everyday foods revealing some welcome results. The report reveals the sugar reduction achieved by retailers and manufacturers (in home sector) and the out of home sector (including restaurants, pubs and cafes) in foods contributing the most sugar to children’s diets, such […]