April 2, 2014

Mars Chocolate’s global president Grant F. Reid has been named by the company’s board of directors as president, effective Jan. 2, 2015. Reid will take over for current Mars president Paul S. Michaels, who plans to retire at the end of the year.

March 18, 2014

Peeps, a brand from Just Born Quality Confections, announced a variety of offerings for Easter 2014, which includes the new Peeps Party Cake Flavored Marshmallow Chicks — vanilla cake-flavored marshmallow chicks decked out with rainbow confetti.

January 27, 2014

Lindt has announced a line of new offerings, including the company's signature Lindor truffles, just in time for Valentine's Day.

January 17, 2014

Hershey is launching a line of chocolate spreads, called Hershey's Spreads, which will be available in three varieties.

January 10, 2014

Lindt and Sprungli has introduced a bevy of new premium chocolate offerings, with flavor combinations ranging from sweet-and-salty to milk chocolate.

December 27, 2013

Brynwood Partners V on Friday announced that it is selling its investment in DeMet’s Candy Company for $221 million to Yildiz Holdings A.S., the owner of Godiva, a chocolate brand. The transaction is expected to close in January 2014.

December 26, 2013

Consumers never tire of candy. Euromonitor data indicates that U.S. dollar sales for chocolate increased 19% between 2007 and 2012, and non-chocolate sales were up 17%.

November 4, 2013

Lindt & Sprungli USA has announced the launch of its redesigned website, Lindt.com. To usher in the holiday season and to celebrate the revamped website, the chocolatier is unveiling its holiday collection and will provide exclusive online offers to customers.

October 14, 2013

The Hershey Co. plans to launch its first new candy brand in 30 years in January, the company said.

August 2, 2013

Mars Chocolate North America announced a new addition to the Dove dark chocolate family with new Dove Mint & Dark Chocolate Swirl.

June 24, 2013

Lindt USA announced a new collection of chocolate bars, sticks and boxes inspired by classic desserts and treats that are available now in Target stores nationwide.

May 30, 2013

Mars Chocolate North America announced that a new M&M'S brand Chocolate Bar is in stores.

May 21, 2013

The Ghirardelli Chocolate Co. announced the addition of Mint Cookie and Toffee Crunch, two new varieties to its line of filled chocolate flavors.

March 14, 2013

Just in time for Easter celebrations, Nestlé USA Confections and Snacks has unveiled a handful of new offerings available in retail stores nationwide.

January 14, 2013

The maker of Peeps marshmallow candies is introducing a new flavor for Valentine's Day.

December 3, 2012

Pfizer on Friday announced that it has completed the sale of its nutrition business to Nestlé for $11.9 billion in cash, following the conclusion of the required regulatory process in most markets.

November 1, 2012

Nestlé on Tuesday named Luis Cantarell head of Nestlé Nutrition with the departure of Kurt Schmidt, deputy EVP Nestlé Nutrition, who has decided to leave the company for personal reasons effective Dec. 1.

July 20, 2012

A division of Nestle has bought a stake in a Colorado-based drug maker focused on treatments for neurodegenerative diseases.

July 18, 2012

Lindt has expanded its Excellence chocolate line.

June 4, 2012

The U.S. chocolate market continues to grow, according to a new Packaged Facts report.

May 9, 2012

An aerodynamic chocolate product, invented by Harvard professor David Edwards, has made its U.S. debut.

May 2, 2012

Lindt has expanded its Lindor truffles line.

December 14, 2011

Nestlé on Tuesday released a scorecard on the company's progress in the areas of nutrition, health and wellness in the United States over the course of 2011.

September 28, 2011

Nestlé EVP and CFO Jim Singh will retire in March 2012 after 35 years with the company.