From the end of 2015 the Irish Cadbury plant will no longer produce wafer Time Out bars and pink Snack chocolate wafers.

Cadbury-owner Mondelez has decided to wave goodbye to one of our national tea-time gems; the Pink Snack bar.The announcement comes following news that(...)

 Sandra McKenna and Cormac McKenna, husband-and-wife co-founders of Sheology  Digital. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Other online publishers “talk of female bias”, but Sheology Digital, the company behind, and, claims it is “a(...)

Alan and Jim Divney’s business has just signed a €2 million deal with Tesco

The deep and protracted recession of the 80s was hardly a good time to start a new business, but father and son Jim and Alan Divney did it anyway, est(...)

Michele Ferrero, creator of chocolate-like spread Nutella and Italy’s richest man, has died after a long illness just two months short of his 90th birthday.

Michele Ferrero, creator of chocolate-like spread Nutella and Italy’s richest man with a fortune estimated at about $23.4 billion, has died after a lo(...)

Michele Ferrero, the late owner of the Italian confectioner that makes Nutella and other chocolate sweets. Photograph: STR/EPA

Michele Ferrero, Italy’s richest person and owner of the Ferrero Group, maker of Nutella spread and Kinder Surprise chocolate eggs, has died aged 89(...)

Valrhona Guanaja

VALRHONA GUANAJA €4.50 for 70g, €64.28 per kg Okay, let’s deal with the negatives first. This chocolate is not cheap and it is not easy t(...)


CADBURY CHOC CHIP COOKIES €1.49 for 144g, €10.35 per kg We reckon when it comes to chocolate-related purchases, you are rarely going to go(...)

 The now familiar Cadbury Creme Egg first hit the shelves in 1971. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Outraged chocolate fans have claimed that Cadbury’s US owners are ruining Easter with a new “cheap chocolate imitation” Creme Egg. It comes after bran(...)

An image from an online video advertisement for Cadbury featuring football pundits Johnny Giles and Eamon Dunphy

It’s that time of year when the media loves nothing better than to warn everybody about the dangers of sugar: it’s poisoning us, it’s toxic, it’s the (...)

A vintage ad for Cadbury. Its owner Mondelez’s Irish campaigns had a display value that was 22 per cent higher in 2014 than the previous year, while the overall confectionery category  rose by 15 per cent. Diageo was the second biggest spender, followed by  McDonald’s.

Cadbury owner Mondelez was the biggest out-of-home advertiser in Ireland in 2014, according to the end-of-year Posterwatch report by PML Group.This is(...)