Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton:  the job losses were “a reminder to us that every day is a battle”. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton has said the owners of Cadbury were committed to an €11.7 million investment at its Coolock plant. Owners Mondelez I(...)

In 2010, Cadbury/Kraft employed 1,130 people here. Photograph: Alan Betson

When Kraft swooped on Cadbury back in 2009 there was trepidation at what this might mean for the chocolate company’s workforce here. There was great w(...)

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 MummyPages.ie, MagicMum.com and Shemazing.net, 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

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(...)