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Three M&M’s Stores Opening In The Next Two Years

Mount Arlington, NJ — Mars Retail Group is set to open three M&M’s stores during the next two years, including its first location in continental Europe. “Our aspiration will always be to bring the best of the M&M’s brand experience to our consumers in …

TricorBraun Recognizes Top 2019 Supplier Partners

San Antonio — Primary packaging supplier TricorBraun, Inc. recognized Altira, Inc. as its 2019 Domestic Plastic Supplier for the Year, while Boda received the International Plastic Supplier of the Year award, the company reports. The awards were presented during TricorBraun’s 2020 annual sales meeting …

Barry Callebaut Names Van Sligter, Fleming EMEA Co-Presidents

Zurich, Switzerland — Andrew Fleming and Rogier van Sligter have been named co-presidents for Barry Callebaut AG’s Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region effective May 1. The duo will also join the chocolate supplier’s executive committee. The pair replace Massimo Garavaglia, who …

Mars Wrigley Teases Super Bowl Commercial

Hackettstown, NJ — Mars Wrigley Confectionery U.S., LLC is giving a sneak preview of its Super Bowl LIV TV commercial on the Snickers’ YouTube channel, the candymaker reports. The spot features people digging at a construction site as they discuss the modern everyday annoyances, …

Hershey Extends Distribution, Offerings Across India

Mumbai, India — The Hershey Co.’s Kisses, bars and Exotic Dark, marketed in the U.S. as Brookside, brands are now available across India through the candymaker’s imprint Hershey India Pvt Ltd. A decade ago the company entered the Indian market with its namesake chocolate …

Jelly Belly Adds Branded Gummies, BeanBoozled Fiery To Line

Fairfield, CA — Jelly Belly Candy Co. is bringing its flavor expertise to the gummi sector with the debut of Jelly Belly gummies. The chewy candies have the same shape as the brand’s iconic beans and are even moulded with the logo on the …

Mars Wrigley Unveils Two-Ton Snickers Bar, Limited-Edition Twix Sneakers

Hackettstown, NJ — Mars Wrigley Confectionery U.S., LLC is created a two-metric ton Snickers bar at its Waco, TX, plant, setting a Guinness World Record and teasing that something bigger is in store for its Super Bowl LIV commercial. Once consumed, the bar will officially …

Mars Wrigley Unveils New M&M’s Messages For Every Occasion

Hackettstown, NJ — M&M’s are getting a new look to encourage people to celebrate, connect and find humor in life’s everyday moments through the voices of the brand’s spokescandies. As a part of the M&M’s Messages program, the brand is launching 36 themed package …

Russell Stover Expanding Three Facilities

Kansas City, MO — Russell Stover Chocolates, LLC is expanding its Corsicana, TX, and Abilene and Iola, KS, production plants, adding approximately 300 jobs across all three facilities, the candymaker reports. While it is expanding three plants, Russell Stover will be shutting its Montrose, CO, …

Lindt Sales Outpaced Market During 2019

Kilchberg, Switzerland — During 2019 Lindt & Sprüngli AG’s sales outpaced the overall global chocolate market, rising 6.1 percent thanks to strong growth in all three regions — Europe, North America and “Rest of the World,” the chocolate company reports. Despite threats from changes …