Confectionery

Australia's confectionery market fails to keep pace with economy, according to research

Oz economy outpaces confectionery growth

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

The Australian confectionery market is growing slower than the country’s economy, according to a report from Market Line.

Hershey said the deal would bring new distribution channels for its products

Hershey to acquire iconic Chinese confectionery firm

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Hershey Netherlands B.V. has signed an agreement to acquire an 80% stake in Chinese confectionery and snack firm Shanghai Golden Monkey Food Company (SGM) - and the remaining 20% in 2015.