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Fourth quarter results for Hershey

Posted on 29 January 2015

The Hershey Company has announced sales and earnings for the fourth quarter ended 31 December 2014.

Cocoa futures contract

Posted on 29 January 2015

Diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group, has announced the launch of a physically delivered and financially settled cocoa futures contract.

SFCE_Spirulina_pc_II_sSprirulina blue approved

Posted on 29 January 2015

Sensient Food Colors Europe has developed proprietary technology in the extraction of Spirulina blue that complies with both the new EU Guidance Notes and FDA quality specifications.

US flavour trends

Posted on 28 January 2015

Using formal and grassroots market research tactics, Sensient Flavors’ industry experts have identified four primary consumer interests — hybrid flavours, regional inspiration, creative sourcing and savoury updates — that inform eight up-and-coming flavour trends for 2015.

Latest issue

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The February 2015 issue of Confectionery Production is available to read online for logged-in subscribers.

Equipment: Weighing and detection Ingredients: Cocoa, Ethical sourcing Packaging: Pick and place, Robotics Product focus: Jellies and gums Show preview: ISM / ProSweets (1-4 February)