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

Move over goji, here comes Baobab

The fruit pulp of the Baobab tree is the latest ingredient for confectionery, cereal bars and smoothies, following Novel Foods approval by the European Commission. The Baobab tree is known as the upside down’ tree, and is a common feature of the landscape in southern Africa. Its fruit has up to three times the vitamin […]

Obituary Ken Goddard

Kenneth Goddard, the packaging and confectionery editor died on 10 June, losing his fight to cancer. He was 62. Ken started life as a journalist on a motoring magazine and moved into the specialist field of packaging in 1978. He became assistant editor of Packaging News at Maclean Hunter and then editor. In 1986 he […]

Cadbury confirms strong start to 2008

British confectionery company Cadbury has shown a strong first half of 2008 with growth expected to be above 4-6% and double-digit growth in emerging markets. Todd Stitzer, Cadbury’s CEO, says: “We’re off to a strong start as a focused confectionery business and expect first half revenues above our goal range and good progress on margins. […]