Revealed: Quarter of women feel guilty after eating chocs

Women are more likely to feel guilty after indulging in chocolate and sweets, an exclusive poll for The Grocer reveals…

Creative challenge: Can sweets do savoury?

We put creative agency 23red to work creating confectionery based on three trends – botanicals, savoury flavours and coconut. Here’s what they came up with…

Global NPD: Can sweets really give you clearer skin?

The world of confectionery NPD is booming as brands explore wacky flavours and functionality. Here’s our pick of the top 10 across the world…

Sharing formats hit the sweet spot as singles suffer

Giant bars of chocolate and single bags of sweets help push the confectionery market into growth after a troubling 2015.

Chocolate hit by the grocery shrink ray

Chocolate portions are melting before consumers’ eyes as manufacturers reduce sizes, but not necessarily price.

Video: how to create a buzz in posh confectionery

The Grocer pays a visit to Mighty Fine Honeycomb to find out why using British honey in premium treats can create a buzz in the market

Netflix and choc: Nearly half of all sweets scoffed after dark

After dark confectionery consumption is increasing. So, has our growing box set habit got anything to do with it?

Spar buyer: confectionery is ‘resilient’ in tough market

Confectionery has achieved growth despite pressure from competitive pricing and an increase in snacking alternatives, says Nichola Borg

Infographic: Posh choc gets a boost from NPD

Premium brands Lindt and Ferrero storm ahead with impressive growth. But how does this compare to confectionery’s other big players?

Banned chocs from across the globe: Where and why?

As Kinder Surprise is banned in Chile, we take a look at what else has been pulled from shelves around the globe and why.