Nestlé Australia has entered into an agreement with Adelaide-based family business Robern Menz to sell the iconic Violet Crumble brand for an undisclosed sum.
In less than two days New Zealanders have opened their wallets and purchased Dunedin-based chocolate company OCHO, championing a new people-led model of regional development. 3570 people from across New Zealand purchased shares to the value of NZ$2,000,000 which will allow the company to expand it production and create new jobs. This community-driven initiative began as … Continue reading Crowd funding secures Kiwi chocolate factory
Swiss chocolate maker Barry Callebaut has come up with a new type of chocolate ‘Ruby’ which has an intense taste and characteristic pinkish colour.
Fifty workers from Cadbury’s Hobart factory will lose their jobs as the chocolate maker spends $75 million to upgrade the facility.
Haigh’s Chocolates will spend more than $10 million on a new state-of-the-art chocolate processing plant at Mile End.
Kitkat has collaborated with former MasterChef contestant, Reynold Poernomo, to craft a limited edition chocolate dessert – Kitkat Secret Garden.
Australians are set to become the first in the world to taste the new M&M’S Block chocolate range.
Confectionary maker Yowie Group has reported sales of $US5.9 million ($A7.8 million) in the March quarter, a 50 per cent increase over the previous corresponding period. According to AAP, this is the company’s highest-ever quarterly sales result. The result follows the re-launch of the Yowie brand in Australia last week. According to Universal Candy, Yowie’s … Continue reading Yowie’s sales up in March quarter
Since China is most likely to become the world’s largest gourmet chocolate market, Barry Callebaut’s gourmet business in China is busy catering to the needs of chocolatiers, pastry chefs, bakeries, hotels, restaurants and caterers, the company said. The Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products for the food industry, … Continue reading Chocolate maker eyes top-end Chinese market
The search is on for the country’s best producers and chocolatiers with entries now open for the 2017 Callebaut Sydney Royal Chocolate Show run by the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW.
Twelve of the world’s leading cocoa and chocolate companies, including Hershey and Nestlé, have agreed to an initiative to end deforestation in the global cocoa supply chain.
To celebrate one of Australia’s biggest cultural events, KitKat Chocolatory has created 500 Special Edition Lunar New Year gift sets, featuring a modern twist on traditional Asian flavours.
New Zealand chocolate maker Whittaker’s and Meridian Energy have launched a Special Edition Giveaway ‘Brooklyn Block’ chocolate to celebrate their new partnership.
Nestlé researchers have found a way to structure sugar in such a way that, even when much less is used in chocolate, the tongue perceives an almost identical sweetness.
This drinking powder incorporates the taste of cacao, coconut and lucuma with subtle hints of carob.
Loose leaf chocolate tea made from 100% cacao husk with no artificial colours, flavourings or additives.
Lindt & Sprungli opened its new purpose-built $60 million site at Sydney Business Park yesterday, covering 66,000 square metres and 25,000 square metres of factory and logistics space.
Cadbury has launched two new flavours, Dairy Milk Lamington and Dairy Milk Apple Crumble, to support the Australian team at the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Nestle is the world’s most powerful public food and beverage company followed by Anheuser-Busch InBev and Coca-Cola, according to Forbes.
Nestlé has announced a significant investment in Baci Perugina to further strengthen this iconic Italian chocolate brand on the world stage.