Despite wellness and healthy eating being the driving force of most publications and the media, championed by celebrities and their affiliated diets, Australians are eating more chocolate than ever before.
The confectionery segment is facing upheaval around the world in response to Sugar Tax fears, but Australian P&C is still going strong.
The notion of a sugar tax is extremely unpopular within the FMCG industry, but industry experts say a levy on sweetened drinks would drive beverages producers to innovate healthier alternatives.
Metro Fuels retailers will soon be able to test a range of new products on the market thanks to a product discovery program run by Stock Box.
A product recall has been issued for the “all-time favourite” Hershey’s Cookies ‘n’ Creme chocolate blocks, due to the potential inclusion of gluten and wheat, and almonds, which are not declared on the product allergen statement.
The federal government’s Heath Star Rating System (HSRS) has been referred to as flawed and in urgent need of review.
I recently happened across a story that suggested eating up to six chocolate bars a week could be good for the heart.
A Missouri man has launched a lawsuit against The Hershey Company over “empty space” in his packet of confectionery. Robert
Cadbury has announced a new addition to its Marvellous Creations range with the Marvellous Creations Spider. The Spider is a
Cadbury’s latest offering of dark milk chocolate blocks and bars looks set to make a splash in P&C this winter as an “entirely new chocolate segment”.