Chocolate and confectionery ingredients

Orchard Valley Foods merger forms £36M ingredients firm

Orchard Valley Foods and Candeco have joined to form Orchard Valley Foods Group

Confectionery firm Orchard Valley Foods and Swedish ingredients firm Candeco Confektyr have merged to form the £36M (€40M) Orchard Valley Foods Group.

Froneri UK NPD brand technologist Catherine Ford (left) and Froneri UK head of marketing Charlotte Hambling (right)

Froneri ice cream sales rise after warm start to 2017

Premier Foods renewed its deal for Cadbury cakes

Premier Foods signs five-year Cadbury cake deal

Green & Black's Velvet Edition range doesn't use the Fairtrade logo

Green & Black’s launch prompts ‘ethical scheme’ confusion fears

Poundland has continued to produce Twin Peaks despite a reported legal row with Toblerone maker Mondelēz International

Poundland continues Toblerone lookalike production

Hotel Chocolat reported a 12% rise in sales to £104M at constant currency (Flickr/Lee McCoy)

Hotel Chocolat boost sales after store openings

Finsbury Food Group reported a 1.1% fall in like-for-like sales in constant currency

Finsbury sales drop 1.1% after industry deflation

Can the antioxidant-rich cocoa in chocolate help preserve brain power?

Chocolate’s boost to brain power is focus of new study

Nestlé could prevent 298 job cuts with a £1M investment, claims the union

Nestlé ‘could save almost 300 jobs with £1M boost’

Mars Chocolate recalled a number of its chocolate products over salmonella fears

Mars recalls chocolate over salmonella fears

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