Definition of 'confectionery'
Example sentences containing 'confectionery'
The Sun (2014)
They could be persuaded to buy clothes and cosmetics and music and cigarettes and confectionery and junk food.Positive Parent Power (1991) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Sometimes the colouring is permitted only on the outside of foods, especially confectionery, but usually it is permitted throughout the food.E For Additives (1987) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Cadbury: The confectionery group is facing the threat of strikes after workers called for a ballot on industrial action in a dispute over pay.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
As well as the influence of parents and deprivation, sugars and fats in junk food, confectionery and soft drinks are a cause of concern.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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