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These are all the posts that have been tagged with africa.

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.

Supporting equal opportunities

A series of projects that have been set up to help understand and overcome barriers for women in cocoa farming communities in Ivory Coast has been launched by Cargill, Kellogg and Asda.

Cargill ups capacity in Belgium

Manufacturers active in confectionery, biscuits, ice cream or cereals will benefit from increased supply of Belgian chocolate following the official inauguration of Cargill’s newly expanded world class chocolate facility in Mouscron, Belgium, says the company.

Supporting cocoa communities

A public-private partnership between the Conseil du Café-Cacoa, Cargill and CARE has enabled 14 cocoa farmer cooperatives to build 11 new schools and three new health centers in Côte d’Ivoire.

ROUND-UP: New products

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

Educating cocoa communities

The Jacobs Foundation, in partnership with the cocoa industry strategy CocoaAction, co-ordinated by the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), has launched TRECC (Transforming Education in Cocoa Communities). The seven-year Commitment to Action is intended to enhance education, empower women and help protect children in Ivory Coast’s cocoa-growing communities. TRECC will work alongside CocoaAction to accelerate sustainability […]

Ishida MD steps down

Long serving managing director of Ishida Europe, Graham Clements, is stepping down from his role from 4 May 2015, handing over the day to day running of the company to the new managing director and former finance director Dave Tiso. Graham is to remain with the business as chairman to help effect a smooth transfer […]

Soggy biscuits

Here in the UK, many of us like to dunk our biscuits into a cup of tea; apparently dunking releases more flavour by dissolving the sugar they contain, as well as softening the texture; some are less likely than others to become so soggy that they break off and fall in! And it turns out […]

New Cargill marketing director

Cargill’s cocoa & chocolate business has appointed Niklas Andersson as marketing and communications director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia. Andersson joins Cargill from Corbion where he was marketing director for Purac, Corbion’s food business, leading their global marketing team. However he has spent the majority of his career with Unilever in […]