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Breakfast cereal maker Kellogg on Thursday forecast full-year earnings well below market expectations, hurt by the sale of its Keebler cookie business(...)

Kellogg bought Keebler in 2001 for more than $4 billion in cash and assumed debt.  Photograph: Reuters

Kellogg agreed to sell its cookies and fruit snack brands including Keebler and Famous Amos to Ferrero SpA for $1.3 billion (€1.15 billion), as the ce(...)

Kiosks in Santiago’s city center feature products with black nutritional warnings on the labels of items high in sugar, salt, calories or saturated fat. Photograph: Victor Ruiz Caballero for The New York Times

They killed Tony the Tiger. They did away with Cheetos’ Chester Cheetah. They banned Kinder Surprise, the chocolate eggs with a hidden toy. The Chi(...)

Police have reportedly been called to supermarkets in France after a 70 per cent discount on Nutella sent shoppers into a frenzy. File photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

The French government will discuss ways of limiting special promotions on food items at its next cabinet meeting on January 31st, after shoppers shout(...)

In a statement Ferrero confirmed the changes to Nutella had been made but insisted that the quality  remained the same. Photograph:  Tobias Hase/AFP/Getty Images

It’s the gloopy chocolate and hazelnut spread that has become a worldwide food phenomenon, whether slathered on toast or eaten straight from the jar b(...)

Ferrero Ireland has  a factory in Cork where more than half of the Tic Tacs sold globally are produced

The Irish arm of Ferrero, the Italian confectionary giant behind Nutella, Kinder Eggs and of course, the chocolate pralines beloved by country ambassa(...)

 Boxes of Ferrero’s Kinder chocolate packs with child photos of German international soccer players Jerome Boateng and Ilkay Gundogan in a supermarket in Fellbach, Germany. Photograph: Christoph Schmidt/EPA

Photographs of Germany’s national football team on packages of a popular chocolate brand have prompted online outrage among Germany’s far right becaus(...)

Lucan House, residence of the Italian ambassador to Ireland. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The grounds of Lucan House, nestled between the old Galway road and the River Liffey, reveal the history of the demesne, which dates to 1560. Gen Patr(...)

Thorntons has become something of a joke in the City for its repeated profit warnings, its failure to sell eggs at Easter or boxed chocolates at Christmas and its constant complaints about the weather being too hot or too cold – or sometimes both. Photograph: EPA

The takeover of a famous British name by an overseas bidder is usually greeted with a chorus of complaints about the erosion of the nation’s industria(...)

Ferrero Rocher chocolates, produced by Ferrero. The Italian company is set to acquire rival Thorntons for €156m

The Italian firm behind Ferrero Rocher chocolates and Nutella spread has agreed to buy British chocolate retailer Thorntons for £112 million ($177 mil(...)

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