Jobs have been cut as Devon Sweet Factory entered administration

Confectionery manufacturer cuts more than 50 jobs

Premier Foods reported a 3.1% sales fall

Premier Foods’s sales hit by weather and promotions

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

Poundland continues Toblerone lookalike production

Mondelēz, Nestlé and PepsiCo have signed up to a new initiative to make data sharing between companies easier

Manufacturers sign up for shared data system

A lorry carrying 25t of Lion chocolate bars caught fire on the A2. Image courtesy of Highways England

Lion bar lorry engulfed by flames on A2

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

Hotel Chocolat boost sales after store openings

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

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

A £11.3M food and drink development centre has received planning permission in Somerset

New food development centre to create 250 jobs

Vegetarian burgers and snacks lead this month's photogallery

Vegetarian product launches lead NPD gallery

Cadbury boosts production at its Bournville factory

Cadbury boosts production after £75M investment

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