The global chocolate business is booming, with Europe and the U.S. making up the bulk of the business. Emerging economies such as India and China, however, might see an upward trend in confectionery sales as the countries continue to surge.
Balducci's Food Lovers Market is working with three South American embassies to launch its "Taste of South America" promotion. The campaign, which runs through June 29, will feature up to 100 South American products as well as master chef demos and vendor tastings.
The much-loved but recently absent Wispa is making a return to the market, and this time, it might be for good, some speculate. The Cadbury bar returned for a successful run last year and has since been voted the No. 3 most-welcomed comeback in Britain.
Wrigley has partnered with cosmetics company Lotta Luv to create lip glosses and balms with flavors that match the company's signature gums, including Big Red and Juicy Fruit. The new products will hit the market this fall.