Forecourt Trader

News in brief

02 May, 2008
Page 4 
he confectionery market, valued at 4.7 billion, is back in growth for the first time in two years, according to the 2008 Mars Confectionery Report. The total market grew by 5.2% year-on-year in 2007, and now accounts for 72% of the 6.5 billion Sweet Snacks market.
Royal Dutch Shell posted soaring profits of 3.9bn for the first quarter of the year - up from 3.5bn for the same period in the previous year.