Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine has allowed confectionery corporation Roshen to acquire control of Hungarian factory Bonbonetti Choco, one of the largest local manufacturers of chocolate products.
Bonbonetti Choco in late July published on the official website a notice of a strategic partnership with the Ukrainian confectionery giant. It was reported that the partnership agreement was signed to strengthen the Bonbonetti Choco brand and to extend Ukrainian corporation Roshen to European markets.
Corporation Roshen includes Kyiv, Mariupol (Donetsk region), Kremenchug (Poltava region) and two Vinnytsya factories, dairy plant Bershadmoloko (in Vinnytsia region), Lipetsk factory Roshen (Russia), Klaipeda factory (Lithuania).
The corporation is one of Ukraine’s largest manufacturers of confectionery and produces up to 200 kinds of sweets. Total production reaches 410,000 tons per year.