The Hershey Trust, the controlling shareholder of the US chocolate maker, has reportedly asked law makers in Pennsylvania to allow the company to potentially bid for Cadbury. According to the Wall Street...

Cadbury has emphasised that value remains the key factor in any takeover bid for the UK confectioner after a weekend of growing speculation over the future of the business.Over the weekend, reports claimed...

Speculation is mounting that Nestlé will enter the race for Cadbury as Hershey looks to make an initial offer and Kraft considers raising theirs – which has been lambasted by Cadbury as “derisory”. Swiss-based...

US chocolate giant Hershey and Italian chocolatier Ferrero have confirmed their interest in buying UK confectioner Cadbury. In separate statements to the London Stock Exchange this morning (18 November),...

The recession has boosted the satisfaction rating of manufacturers that produce comfort foods such as chocolate, the American Consumer Satisfaction Index revealed today (17 November). While ketchup maker...

The rumour mill over Cadbury was in overdrive overnight, with reports of merger talks and the possibility of a new bidder entering the fray. Ever since Kraft announced their non-binding offer for Cadbury...

Hershey and Nestle will not “willingly stand by” and become less competitive in the global confectionery market – and could still launch a rival bid for Cadbury, one analyst has suggested. Simon...

The Council of Better Business Bureaus (BBB) has announced its approval of Nestlé USA’s advertising pledge as a participant in the Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative –...

The Council of Better Business Bureaus has released its first report on the progress that participants in BBB’s groundbreaking self-regulation program – the ‘Children’s Food &...