Tag: Chocolate Pricing

Willy Wonka Strategy: World’s Top Cocoa Producers Strategize to Influence World Prices | Frontera

Willy Wonka Strategy: World’s Top Cocoa Producers Strategize to Influence World Prices | Frontera

According to the International Cocoa Organization (ICCO), the industry has a global surplus of 371,000 tons of the agricultural commodity (DBA) this season. Ivory Coast alone is on track to produce a record 2 million tons of cocoa this year. According to Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister of Food and Agriculture, the decline in the price […]

Falling cocoa prices threaten child labor spike in Ghana, Ivory Coast | Reuters

Falling cocoa prices threaten child labor spike in Ghana, Ivory Coast | Reuters

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A drop in global cocoa prices threatens to undermine efforts to stamp out child labor in Ghana and Ivory Coast, the world’s two biggest growers, as falling incomes could force farmers to send their children to work, charities said on Monday. More than two million children are estimated to work […]

Freddo chocolate bar price increases to 30p causing ‘outrage’ online | BBC Newsbeat

Freddo chocolate bar price increases to 30p causing ‘outrage’ online | BBC Newsbeat

The price of the Cadbury’s Freddo has risen, causing “outrage” among fans of the small chocolate bar. People are reporting seeing packets of the 18g treat labelled at 30p, up from 25p earlier this year. That’s an increase of 5p and to some it might only be a few pennies but to others it’s a […]

Nestle struggles with pricing in emerging markets | Food Dive

Nestle struggles with pricing in emerging markets | Food Dive

To reach that goal, Nestle will have to post about 5% organic growth in the second half of the year. Nestle CEO Paul Bulcke said in a statement that he believes pricing will “recover somewhat in the coming months” after hitting “historically low levels” in the first half of 2016. But even if Nestle does break […]

Nestlé Reports Subdued Sales Growth, Sees Recovery in Pricing | WSJ

Nestlé Reports Subdued Sales Growth, Sees Recovery in Pricing | WSJ

Nestlé SA fell short of a longstanding sales growth objective during the first half of the year in the face of weak pricing and slack demand in important markets for the Swiss consumer-goods company such as China. The owner of Kit Kat candy bars, Perrier mineral water and DiGiorno frozen pizza reported first-half net profit […]

Pricing News Daily > 2/27/15

Pricing News Daily > 2/27/15

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is brought to you by: Value Innoruption Advisors Founded by Dr. Stephan Liozu, Value Innoruption Advisors provides training and consulting resources for organizations interested in […]

Nestle profits rise, but held back by weak pricing in Europe | UT San Diego

Nestle profits rise, but held back by weak pricing in Europe | UT San Diego

Annual sales fell in Swiss franc terms due to hesitant consumers in Europe and shifting exchange rates. Swiss-based Nestle reported weak sales growth in Europe, saying business conditions there were volatile, “with deflationary pressure increasing during the year.” That meant little flexibility to increase prices. Sales in Europe rose only 1.5 percent stripping out currency […]

Pricing News Daily > 2/3/15

Pricing News Daily > 2/3/15

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is Sponsored by: Asia Pricing Professionals Asia Pricing Professionals (APP) is a not-for-profit community of pricing management practitioners. Our key objective is to raise the […]

Cadbury shrinks Australian chocolate bars by 10%, but price stays the same | The Guardian

Cadbury shrinks Australian chocolate bars by 10%, but price stays the same | The Guardian

Company blames rising costs, including a doubling in cocoa prices, as Australian customers react with anger at decision to reduce family block by one row Cadbury has again risked public outrage by announcing that it will be shrinking the size of its chocolate bars by 10% – without reducing the price. The confectionary company – […]

Pricing News Daily > 10/6/14

Pricing News Daily > 10/6/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is Sponsored by: Asia Pricing Professionals Asia Pricing Professionals (APP) is a not-for-profit community of pricing management practitioners. Our key objective is to raise the […]