SNACKS & CONFECTIONERY

  • 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 […]
  • Gluten-free market to expand by 3bn by 2027

    By Vending International on February 22, 2021
    The Gluten-free products market size was valued at $4.3 billion in 2019 and is estimated to reach $7.5 billion by 2027, registering a CAGR of 7.2% from 2020 to 2027. Major factors driving the growth of gluten-free products market size are the rising prevalence of celiac disease and also growing population shifting towards healthier diets. It is anticipated that the […]
  • Half a million join in Veganuary

    By Vending International on January 18, 2021
    In its eighth year, Veganuary – a movement which seeks to inspire people to try a plant-based existence for 31 days for the benefit of our planet, animals and their own health – has gained a record 500,000 sign ups this year with a huge 25% of those being Brits. The Veganuary challenge, which has surpassed last year’s record of […]
  • Ferrero Group acquires Eat Natural

    By Vending International on January 12, 2021
    Global confectionery specialist, The Ferrero Group, is set to acquire Eat Natural, the maker of high-quality cereal bars, toasted muesli and granola. The Ferrero Group plans to maintain and further build Eat Natural’s strong brand authenticity, while supporting the company with distribution and expansion to new markets and category segments opportunities. As part of the transaction, The Ferrero Group will […]