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Brian deWerff, Perfetti Van Melle USA

Brian deWerff Named VP, Commerical Integration & Strategy

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BRIAN deWERFF NAMED VP, COMMERCIAL INTEGRATION & STRATEGY FOR PERFETTI VAN MELLE ERLANGER, KY – December 4, 2023 — Confectioner Perfetti Van Melle announces it has named Brian deWerff as Vice President, Commercial Integration & Strategy for its North America business, which is based in Erlanger, KY. DeWerff joined Perfetti Van Melle at the beginning… Read more »

Perfetti Van Melle Closes Gum Brand Acquisition

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October 2023 – ERLANGER, KY – C+F Confectionery and Foods S.A. and Perfetti Van Melle Group B.V. announce that Perfetti Van Melle has closed the acquisition of Mondelēz International’s gum business in the United States, Canada and Europe (excluding Portugal pending a regulatory clearance). The acquisition expands Perfetti Van Melle’s portfolio, which includes iconic global… Read more »

Chupa Chups Introduces Melody Pops to the U.S. Market

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May 2023 – ERLANGER, KY. – Perfetti Van Melle USA, Inc., introduces the Chupa Chups Melody Pops, a delicious lollipop that is also a functioning whistle with the ability to play different notes, that will be available to consumers in the U.S. market in November 2023. Chupa Chups is the #2 fastest-lollipop brand The Chupa… Read more »

Introducing Mentos Hard Fruity Mints with Vitamins​

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May 2023 – ERLANGER, KY. – Perfetti Van Melle USA., Inc. announces its Mentos® Fruit Mints with Vitamins​, a new sugar-free hard mint that provides vitamins B6, B12 and C. Mentos Fruit Mints with Vitamins​, is a new and innovative hard mint. It’s the first Mentos mint to deliver a cooling sensation and offer a… Read more »

Mentos Gum Launches Pure Fresh Strawberry Gum in the U.S. Market

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May 2023 – ERLANGER, KY. – Perfetti Van Melle USA, Inc., announces the introduction of Pure Fresh Strawberry Gum in the U.S. market. Already a global success in 58 countries, the team is delighted to bring this new fruity and fresh flavor to U.S. consumers. Candy fans love Strawberry. It’s the number #1 flavor in… Read more »

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Perfetti Van Melle Agrees to Acquire the Gum Business of Mondelēz International in North America and Europe

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LUXEMBOURG/ AMSTERDAM, December 19, 2022 – C+F Confectionery and Foods S.A. and Perfetti Van Melle Group announce that Perfetti Van Melle has entered into definitive agreements to acquire Mondelēz International’s developed-market gum business in the United States, Canada and Europe. The acquisition complements the Perfetti Van Melle portfolio, including iconic global brands such as Mentos, Chupa Chups and Alpenliebe…. Read more »

Airheads Helps Dentists Not Be The Worst House On The Block This Halloween With Candy Flavored Dental Floss

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Airheads Helps Dentists Not Be The Worst House On The Block This Halloween With Candy  Flavored Dental Floss  Just in time for trick-or-treating, Airheads distributes thousands of Airheads Candy Flavored Dental Floss to dentists nationwide   Erlanger, KY, (Oct. 19, 2022) – Anyone who has lived on a dentist’s block knows it is the least frequented… Read more »

Paula Dart named VP, Growth & Transformation for Perfetti Van Melle

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ERLANGER, KY – October 11, 2022 — Confectioner Perfetti Van Melle announces that Paula Dart has been named Vice President, Growth & Transformation for Perfetti Van Melle North America, which is based in Erlanger, KY. Dart joined Perfetti Van Melle October 6 to establish this critical new executive leadership team role for North America. “As… Read more »