Pretax profits fell to €791,000 from, €1.48 million a year earlier

The main Irish subsidiary of Cadbury owner Mondelez reported a drop in profits in 2018 despite revenues increasing to €184.6 million from €180 million(...)

Consider, too, the many employees forced to wait while antitrust regulators scrutinise deals, with only the dreaded merger “synergies” – often shorthand for job losses – to look forward to.

Plenty of ordinary workers deserve sympathy but this week mine is reserved for staff at Refinitiv. Until October last year, Refinitiv was the trading(...)

Brian O’Sullivan, the man behind one of the fastest growing brands in Ireland, has been chosen as The Irish Times Business Person of the Month for Aug(...)

Brian O’Sullivan,  CEO of Fulfil Nutrition. ‘For me to hit the jackpot means to be the number one snack bar brand in Ireland and the number one in the UK and the number one in the US.’ Photograph: Aidan Crawley for The Irish Times

It all comes down to taste. When Fulfil first launched its protein-rich nutrition bars in early 2016, the outlook for the brand was quite modest, say(...)

Fulfil has been doubling its sales each year and industry sources expect it to deliver consumer sales of close to €100 million this year.

US confectionary giant Hershey has taken a significant minority stake in fast-growing Irish snack brand Fulfil. The move is seen as part of a strate(...)

Louis Walsh  with Cadbury Inventor finalists Callum  Clogher  from Roscommon. Photograph: Brian Farrell/PA

Cadbury has launched a Dairy Milk chocolate bar with 30 per cent less sugar than the original. It is the first change to the original recipe since it (...)

Cadbury’s moon landing recreation: one small step for chocolate-makers, one sweet treat for mankind. Photograph: Jacob King/PA

Image of the week: Chocolate moon Tomorrow marks 50 years since Neil Armstrong beat Buzz Aldrin by about 20 minutes to become the first man on the mo(...)

Eoghan O’Kelly and Séamus Keane inside the Hanuman Health Club Gym Space they run in Manhattan, New York City

Working Abroad Q&A: Eoghan O’Kelly and Séamus Keane, originally from Kilkee, Co Clare and Louisburg, Co Mayo,  live in Manhattan in (...)

Full-year revenues rose 0.6 per cent to £824.3 million, as it was buoyed by 12 per cent sales growth for Mr Kipling.

Mr Kipling maker Premier Foods slid to a £42.7 million (€49.5 million) annual loss as it was hammered by pension charges and restructuring costs. The(...)

Warren Buffet: ‘I probably know as many rich people as just about anybody. I don’t think they’re happier because they get super rich.’ Photograph: Houston Cofield/Bloomberg

Warren Buffett, the 88-year-old investment guru, is used to feeling the love at annual gatherings of investors in his Berkshire Hathaway vehicle Last(...)

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