Treats have a special place in our lives.
We empower consumers to embrace our European culinary heritage and enjoy a moment of indulgence in a mindful way, providing choice while preserving our environment for future generations.
We are committed to making a positive impact on the world, and the communities we engage with, by ensuring our products are safe, fulfil high quality standards and are produced in a responsible way and mindfully enjoyed.
Responsibly produced and mindfully enjoyed is the philosophy that drives our members and is what the Treatwell campaign is all about.
Did you know...
It was a French master confectioner who turned up at a confectionery factory in Yorkshire with the idea for fruit pastilles, in the mid 19th century
The medieval medicine based on the sticky root of the “marsh mallow” plant was imitated by French confectioners using egg whites and sugar around 1900, and later took the USA by storm
A surprisingly late invention, toffee was commercially marketed by a Scotsman in the 1890s, while the French developed caramels
CAOBISCO is the Association of Chocolate, Biscuits and Confectionery Industries of Europe.
Our mission is:
- to support our member companies’ freedom to market their products in a flexible and responsible manner and;
- to support the development of an innovative, sustainable, competitive and creative chocolate, biscuit and confectionery industry in Europe that represents the values of our member companies.
With 12 National Association members, 6 direct member companies and 2 affiliated members, CAOBISCO is the voice of more than 12,700 European chocolate, biscuits and confectionery manufacturers all over Europe.Visit CAOBISCO site Visit CAOBISCO site
Our members reflect the diversity of our sector and the richness of our portfolio. These include national associations, direct member companies, observer members and affiliate members from across the Europe.