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Darrell Lea acquires Heritage Fine Chocolates

Darrell Lea has acquired Melbourne-based independent chocolate company Heritage Fine Chocolates. According to Darrell Lea, the purchase enables it to establish a chocolate “centre of excellence” in Melbourne. The company says the acquisition will create up to 50 new jobs within the first year of operation. It has also said …

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Everest Ice Cream launches rebrand

Everest Ice Cream revealed its rebrand at the Fine Food Show in Melbourne last week. “We are incredibly excited to launch the next evolution of Everest Ice Cream,” Everest Ice Cream CEO Darren Pike said. “It’s a fresh new look which finally aligns to the business’ product quality and innovation …

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Darrell Lea to buy Life Savers brand from Nestlé

Darrell Lea has made “a conditional agreement” with Nestlé to acquire the rights to the Life Savers brand in Australia and New Zealand. As part of the planned acquisition, Australian-owned Darrell Lea will move manufacturing of Life Savers from New Zealand to Australia. The iconic confectionery will be produced at …

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Darrell Lea business sold for $200 million

Quadrant Private Equity this week confirmed it had bought the confectionery business from the Quinn family, and said it had plans to expand the brand’s reach in Australia and overseas. Best known for its liquorice and Rocklea Road products, the iconic Darrell Lea brand has been around for more than …

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