Latest Intelligence on Sugar Confectionery in United States

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Cadbury Schweppes: hard choices in soft drinks

As part of its cost saving strategy, confectionery and soft drinks manufacturer Cadbury Schweppes [CSG] is considering a demerger in the US by separating its soft drinks division from confectionery. The restructuring program is some time away, but if successful, Cadbury Schweppes could expand this strategy globally.

Published By Datamonitor
04 Nov 2003
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Fighting obesity, 100 calories at a time

The number 100 means perfection in many parts of life. What school student wouldn't want to walk away with a test score of 100? But will 100 prove to be the perfect solution for packaged food and beverage makers gearing up to fight the war on obesity?

Published By Datamonitor
17 Mar 2006
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New food review: food for thought?

The latest selection of food launches from Productscan Online has a student feel to it. As well as Maruha's fish sausage in Japan that is marketed for its 'intellect-boosting' qualities in an effort to target those taking exams, the frozen vegetable cubes recently launched in the Netherlands could attract the eye of the student who is too busy studying - or socializing - to chop a pepper...

Published By Datamonitor
24 Mar 2006
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New food review: manufacturers get more dairy-ing

Manufacturers appear to be experimenting with cheese to increase its appeal among modern consumers, with Productscan noting a number of new cheese based products that differ from regular varieties. These include a cottage cheese containing prebiotic fiber, a pizza with a cheese, not flour, base, and an unusual pizza flavored cheese spread. Saying yes to cheese has therefore just got easier

Published By Datamonitor
22 Feb 2007
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Cadbury: hoping a new structure will keep it sweet

After nearly a year of deliberation, Cadbury has finally announced a date for the de-merger of its US soft drinks arm, American Beverages. Although it appears to make sense to separate this group from the company's confectionery operations, the separation could leave Cadbury vulnerable to a takeover, which its turnaround plan may be unable to prevent.

Published By Datamonitor
13 Mar 2008
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New food review: healthy snacking stresses natural appeal

Manufacturers are continually trying to make snacking more appealing to the health conscious by replacing high fat and sugar ingredients with new offerings. Recent launches have focused on natural ingredients, such as using the sweetener xylitol in chocolate and black bean as an alternative to potatoes in savory snacks, therefore highlighting the importance of natural credentials to consumers.

Published By Datamonitor
18 Dec 2008
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New food review: superfruits are flying high

Superfruits continue to make headway in food products, as this month's lineup of new innovations shows. As well as nutrition bars, superfruits have made their way into the soup category, showing that these ultra healthy ingredients are being used in a diverse array of food categories.

Published By Datamonitor
22 Jun 2009
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New food review: foods gain cooling appeal

This month's rundown of food innovations finds that manufacturers are responding to consumers' needs with greener packaging that has ease of use benefits. This includes the launch of a snack product with easy to recycle packaging, and an easy open salad bag. Meanwhile, cooling products appear to be the new thing in confectionery, with ice cream candy and cool sensation cookies coming to market.

Published By Datamonitor
29 Jul 2009
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New food review: skin clarifying chocolate knocks spots off the competition

This month's roundup of new food launches finds a chocolate product that is designed to clear acne, turning the assumption that chocolate causes spots on its head. Meanwhile, antioxidants continue to have appeal in the market, with the ingredient being promoted in bran crackers. Such products show that there is continuing demand for foods that offer functional benefits.

Published By Datamonitor
22 Sep 2009
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New food review: sweet and savory flavors create a harmonious mix

This month's run-down of new food launches finds some innovatively flavored products that mix sweet and savory tastes. A cheese has been launched that contains sweet Christmas cake ingredients, while a new pizza has an exotic touch with fruit and vegetable toppings. These could help to boost interest in the food market and encourage consumer curiosity.

Published By Datamonitor
05 Jan 2010

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