New tests conducted by Malaysian authorities found that two varieties of chocolate made by British confectioner Cadbury do not contain pig DNA, contrary to a previous finding, the country's Islamic affairs agency said on Monday.
Saudi Arabian authorities said they are testing chocolate bars made by British confectioner Cadbury for traces of pork DNA after two of its products in Malaysia were found to violate Islamic standards.
The Saudi Food and Drug Auth
Muslim retail and consumer groups in Malaysia on Thursday called for a boycott of products made by Cadbury after two chocolate varieties were found to have infringed Islamic rules by containing pork DNA.
Cadbury Malaysia, a part o
Mondelēz International, the snack-food spin-off from Kraft Foods and one of the world’s leading makers of chocolates, biscuits, gum and candy, said it is celebrating its launch as a new company with special events in the GCC region.
Hershey plans to buy the remaining 49 per cent in its Indian joint venture that it does not own, giving it full control of a chocolate business in one of the world's biggest markets.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. B
Saudi Agriculture, the Kingdom’s largest business-to-business and agro-food event and one of the largest agriculture expos in the Middle East, opened in Riyadh.
The 30th edition of the expo was inaugurated by Walid Bin Abdulkarim Al-Khurai
Nestlé has launched Kit Kat Dark, a combination of dark chocolate and wafer, in the Middle East.
Kit Kat Dark is made with the finest cocoa beans from the Ivory Coast and Papua New Guinea, according to a spokesperson.
Dubai's Al Nassma, the world's first brand of chocolate made with camels' milk, plans to expand into new Arab markets, Europe, Japan and the United States.
Martin Van Almsick, general manager of the company, said the United Arab Emirates c
ChoCo’a, a Dubai-based premium chocolate maker, retailer and corporate and hospitality industry provider, has appointed Lisa Gardin as its head chef chocolatier.
With a vast experience spanning North America, Europe and Japan, Canadian-bor