Could dried ‘meat bars’ be just as popular as chocolate bars? The Hershey Company is hoping this will be the case revealing this month that it will be launching a new line of jerky bars under its recently...

Cadbury is launching two new products into Australian supermarkets, ‘Lolly Bag’ and ‘Party Mix’. Both products are a mixture of lollies and Cadbury chocolates. The Lolly Bag contains jelly worms,...

Australians are increasing their rate of chocolate consumption according to a new Roy Morgan Research survey. Despite the increasing health warnings to cut high-fat and high-sugar foods, 52 per cent of...

Patrick Gantier , Wrigley Pacific’s new General Manager Patrick Gantier is now General Manager for Wrigley Pacific, a division of the Mars group. Gantier was formerly the General Manager for Mars...

The cocoa’s price passed US$3, 000 a tonne this week. However, the Easter holidays are not the driving force.  More importantly, skilled worker shortages and political uphveals in West Africa are the...

Is there a link between the DC Comics hero Superman and the lethal effects for canine pets from eating chocolate? While chocolate is an enjoyable energising treat for most humans,  it’s a potentially...

A ‘smooth’ version of Macabella Choc’Macadamia spread will be launched into Woolworths supermarkets across Australia. The spread is being introduced to consumers after the original ‘crunch’ version...

Easter is now just around the corner. For readers still looking to purchase chocolate and confectionery Australian Food News has compiled the following amongst the 2016 Easter offerings.  Bunnies out,...

Mars chocolates manufactured in Australia has not been impacted by a global recall impacting 55 countries.   Chocolates manufactured in Mars’ Netherland production facility have today been recalled...

Nestle is releasing a 45g Milkybar with toasted coconut flakes added throughout. Milkybar is Nestle’s white chocolate brand.   Mars is launching its ‘limited edition’ ‘Snickers 3 Nuts’ which...