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Mondelēz confident after mixed Q1

Snack giant Mondelēz International has said it is confident in its outlook after posting a mixed first-performance as both profit and margins improved, while sales declined.

Cargill deploying to Cameroon

The Cargill Coop Academy, an adult education managerial programme aimed at cocoa farmer cooperative leaders, will now deploy in Cameroon.

Chocolate company triumphs

Sophi Tranchell, CEO of Divine Chocolate, has been named Schwab ‘Social Entrepreneur of the Year’, the international award for social innovation.

Barry Callebaut fillings palm oil swap

The Barry Callebaut group has switched the production of two of its most popular fillings for bakery and confectionery products from RSPO mass balance to RSPO fully segregated palm products as of January 2016.

Hershey opens community centre in Africa

The Hershey Company has partnered with cocoa suppliers Blommer Chocolate and Olam Cocoa to fund and build a community health centre in Cote d’Ivoire, West Africa.

Chocolate shortage looming, says Divine

Fairtrade chocolate company Divine has responded to the recent warnings that the supply of cocoa for chocolate could run out, and argues that increasing farmer remuneration for cocoa is key to a sustainable future for chocolate.

ColdBake technology enters next phase

Carritech Research has developed ColdBake technology for producing new ranges of sweet and savoury ‘baked’ foods that are capable of carrying heat sensitive ingredients that provide health, nutrition and medicinal benefits.

Puratos Group buys Australian Jam

Puratos Australia-New Zealand, which offers a wide range of bakery, patisserie and chocolate products has acquired Australian Melbourne Jam Manufacturing dedicated to the production of fruit and patisserie filling for artisanal and industrial customers.

Affordable funding for cocoa farmers

A Cargill Cocoa Promise project addressing access to affordable funding for cocoa farmer co-operatives in Ivory Coast, has been named winner of the FiE 2015 Best Sustainability Innovation Award in Paris, France yesterday.

Key trends

Following our trip to Food ingredients Europe in Paris this month, the joint December/January issue of CP will have an ingredients focus and an image showing a selection of so-called ‘functional ingredients’ on the cover.

Packaging machinery demand to grow

World packaging machinery demand is set to grow by 4.9% annually over the next three years according to Ucima Research Department, which publishes exclusive three year forecasts (2015-2018) for global demand divided up by geographical area, type of machine and sectors served.

New Product Round Up

Here is your weekly round-up of sweets and snacks news from our sister site, Sweets and Snacks World.