Tag "Magyar Édességgyártók Szövetsége"

Innovation Award 2021

At this year’s SIRHA trade show we won the Innovation Award of the Association of Hungarian Confectionery Manufacturers, for our sugar-free lolly with vitamin C. F&F Kft. is 100% Hungarian-owned...

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(HU) A boldogsághormonért nyúlunk oda impulzívan az édességekhez

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Magazine: We need sweets even when times are hard!

According to the Association of Hungarian Confectionery Manufacturers, by the end of 2020 the confectionery market managed to recover from the shock it had suffered before Easter.  Secretary general Gábor...

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Confectionery industry reacts to challenges with innovating

Innovation work didn’t stop during the pandemic period either, on the contrary, it gained momentum – it was revealed at a press event of the Association of Hungarian Confectionery Manufacturers...

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Hot summer: the latest trends and products in the sweets market

Innovation in the confectionery industry was not suspended during the epidemic – on the contrary, product development accelerated, according to the summer press event of the Association of Hungarian Confectionery...

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Magazine: Block chocolate is one of the lockdown’s winners

According to Sándor Sánta, president of the Association of Hungarian Confectionery Manufacturers, Hungary is the land of milk chocolate but in line with the global trend, the dark chocolate segment...

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Sweets Innovation Award for Rimóczi-Art

Rimóczi-Art Kft. in Lajosmizse won the Sweets Innovation Award of the Association of Hungarian Sweets Manufacturers with its innovation of “Santa in Mask”. The Association has established the award to...

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Confectionery manufacturers may see a decline in Christmas candy sales this year

The turnover of confectionery related to the Christmas season may decrease by ten percent to 9-9.5 billion HUF this year, and the domestic confectionery market is expected to decline by...

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Santa Claus will be more successful than the bunny, the candy makers hope

Although they expect a drop in sales, domestic confectioners are confident that the turnover of seasonal sweets, chocolate figures and Christmas candy linked to Santa Claus and Christmas can approach...

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Pandemic-proof muesli

In mid-October the experts of the Association of Hungarian Confectionery Manufacturers (MÉSZ) discussed at a trade event how the muesli category continues to perform very well. President Sándor Sánta spoke...

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Muesli is immune to the economic effects of a coronavirus pandemic

Although the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic has led to declining sales in several confectionery product categories, muesli, which has consistently shown the fastest growth with biscuits in the...

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Will Santa’s bag be full of good things?

At the end of 2019 shoppers spent more money on more seasonal sweets than in the same period of 2018. We learned from Kitti Végh, Nestlé Hungária’s brand manager that...

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The Hungarian chewing gum is fifty years old

Archaeological finds prove that humanity has been chewing for at least five thousand years. The oldest monument to date, a piece of tar made from birch bark and containing traces...

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Muesli, biscuits and snacks could be your Easter favorite this year

On the Hungarian market, 800 tons of Easter sweets are consumed annually, worth about 5 billion HUF, mainly chocolate rabbits and chocolate eggs. The Easter confectionery market has always grown...

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Magazine: ‘Superfoods’ are becoming more popular among confectionery products too

Sándor Sánta, president of the Association of Hungarian Confectionery Manufacturers informed that there are approximately 250 confectionery product manufacturers in Hungary, and these employ about 5,000 people. The combined sales...

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ISM Cologne: tradition and innovation, fruits, proteins, free and sweet

The world’s largest confectionery expo, ISM Cologne, which celebrated its 50th anniversary, closed its doors on 5 February. The anniversary event received 37,000 professional visitors from 148 countries and hosted...

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Confectionery association asks for support for SMEs

The Association of Hungarian Confectionery Manufacturers has published a press release, which says that the Hungarian confectionery sector can only remain competitive and maintain its export performance if SMEs are...

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Magazine: Summer heat doesn’t make biscuits sweat

On 25 July the Association of Hungarian Confectionery Manufacturers (MÉSZ) – in cooperation with the Hungarian Museum of Trade and Tourism (MKVM) – gave a press conference about the latest...

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Hungarian Confectionery Manufacturers on Palm Oil

Palm oil issues have aroused considerable interest and have been the subject of serious debate recently. The confectionery industry is aware that current palm oil management raises important issues. Because...

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The Hungarian candy consumers are increasingly demanding

Over the past year, the value of sold seasonal sweets increased by 10 percent, compared to growth expectations of 2-3 percent. This year, confectioners expect a further increase in the...

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The turnover of Christmas fondants accelerates before Christmas

According to a research commissioned by the Association of Hungarian Confectionery Manufacturers, 86 percent of domestic consumers are planning to buy Christmas fondants – Sánta Sándor, the chairman of the...

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Magazine: Candy – yes, sugar – no

Sales are on the rise again in the candy market – it was revealed at a roundtable discussion organised by the Association of Hungarian Confectionery Manufacturers on 3 July. New...

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Magazine: Candy sales are growing together with the sweets market’s expansion

On 3 July the Association of Hungarian Confectionery Manufacturers reported on the state of play in the candy segment of the confectionery market. President Sándor Sánta and head of the candy...

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Ice cream shortage in Europe

It is harder to get your favorite ice cream this summer, because demand is very spiky, but supply can not catch up in all cases – Intődy Gábor, the secretary...

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The domestic confectionery industry is growing, but the lack of staff may hamper further development

Since 2012, there has been a steady increase in the sales revenues of the Hungarian confectionery companies – according to the data of the OPTEN company information service provider. However,...

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Association of Hungarian Confectionery Manufacturers: new secretary

From 5 March Gábor Intődy has been the secretary of the Association of Hungarian Confectionery Manufacturers. Mr Intődy used to work for IBM, Vodafone and SABMiller in the past, as a...

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The turnover of the domestic sweets market is around 180 billion forints annually

The turnover of the domestic sweets market is about 180 billion HUF annually – the Association of Hungarian Candy Manufacturers told MTI. Sánta Sándor, president of the Hungarian Confectionery Manufacturers...

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Candy manufacturers expect similar or slightly higher turnover at Easter, compared to last year

The Hungarian Confectionery Manufacturers Association, in addition to an increase in the share of high-quality products expect a similar, or slightly higher Easter traffic than in last year – Sánta...

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Magazine: Dolce vita

This year the Association of Hungarian Confectionery Manufacturers celebrated its 25th anniversary. President Sándor Sánta told: they have 25 members that are responsible for more than 85 percent of Hungary’s sweets...

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The annual turnover of the Hungarian confectionery market may grow to 200 billion HUF this year

The annual turnover of the Hungarian confectionery market – shelf price calculated – may grow by an average of 5 percent to around 200 billion HUF this year – the...

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