After agreeing to be acquired in September 2017, Austrian manufacturer of wafer, biscuits and confectionery production systems Haas Group is now officially part of the Bühler Group.
Posted 11 January 2018
Scientists at the University of California’s Innovative Genomics Institute (IGI) are teaming up with food giant Mars to engineer cacao trees that will be resistant to disease.
Posted 4 January 2018
The top five insights to appear on Confectionery Production in 2017 included a look at the packaging side of chocolate, why modern temperature controllers play a vital role in chocolate production, as well as an overview of mogul technology.
Posted 29 December 2017
Finish food group Raisio has agreed to sell its confectionery business, which includes the Poppets and Fox’s brands, to Valeo Foods Group in a bid to focus on healthy foods.
Posted 22 December 2017
Confectionery major The Hershey Company has agreed to acquire Skinny Pop parent Amplify Snack for $1.6 billion, a move that should be applauded according to some analysts.
Posted 18 December 2017
Hugo Beck has developed a new flowpack machine designed to meet the demands of the chocolate and confectionery sector.
Posted 12 December 2017
Green banana flour is among the four key ingredients that are expected to excel across Europe in 2018, new research suggests, as consumer appetite for new ingredients is strong.
Posted 4 December 2017
The European Sugar Refineries Association (ESRA) and the Committee of European Sugar Users (CIUS), have called for EU negotiators to give access to sugar in the EU-Mercosur FTA talks.
Posted 28 November 2017
Top cocoa-producing countries Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana and chocolate and cocoa giants have announced Frameworks for Action to end deforestation and restore forest areas.
Posted 16 November 2017
IOI Loders Croklaan Europe is to launch a chocolate filling fat that reduces saturated fatty acid (SAFA) content by 30%, while maintaining texture stability and a cool-melting effect, later this month.
Posted 13 November 2017
Chocolate and cocoa products manufacturer Barry Callebaut has seen its full-year profit jump almost 40%, thanks to lower cocoa prices, and extended its mid-term guidance to fiscal year 2018/19.
Posted 9 November 2017
Confectionery giant The Hershey Company has announced the launch of Hershey’s Gold bars, the fourth flavour in the brand’s 22-year history.
Posted 8 November 2017
Gelita, Winkler und Dünnebier Süßwarenmaschinen (WDS) and Hänsel Processing have joined forces to develop a novel processing method for fortified gelatin gummies.
Posted 31 October 2017
Emulsifier business Palsgaard has developed what it claims is the world’s first palm-free, powdered emulsifier for industrial cakes.
Posted 27 October 2017