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Fruity new fillings

As part of its major American Bakery Campaign 2014, Dawn Foods has extended its range of fillings and toppings with a selection of ready to use fruit fillings featuring real whole fruit, developed especially for the UK and Irish bakery markets. Dawn’s new fillings are available in seven flavours – blueberry, raspberry, black cherry, red […]

Stevia distribution agreement

GWI, a raw ingredient distributor from California, has been selected to distribute and sell Chenguang Biotech’s Stevia products in North America. “We have been looking for a partner in North America for many years on a variety of our herbal products”, says Mr. Qingguo Lu, President of Chenguang Biotech. “With GWI’s customer service, their reputation, […]

3D printed edibles

3D Systems has announced a multi-year joint agreement with The Hershey Company, a North American producer of chocolates, sweets and refreshments, to explore and develop opportunities for using 3D printing technology in creating edible foods, such as confectionery. “We believe that innovation is key to delivering relevant, compelling consumer experiences with our iconic brands,” says […]

In the mix

Kitty So, Alan Osborn, Lee Adendorf, Wang Fangqing and Keith Nuthall report on innovations in the mixing technology.

Confectionery operation expands

Yusen Logistics (YL) in the UK has confirmed further expansion of its operations in food and confectionery. Building on relationships with leading food manufacturers and grocery multiples, YL is providing solutions throughout the grocery supply chain from raw materials through to finished products. With ocean, air and contract logistics services, YL is adding value to […]

Focus on cocoa farming

Barry Callebaut – manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products – has announced its 2012/13 Sustainability Report, which details the company’s strategy in the areas of sustainable cocoa, environmental protection and employee development. The report focuses on the Barry Callebaut initiatives that improve the livelihoods of cocoa farmers, through sustainable cocoa practices. “With a growing […]

Good taste

Jonathan Thomas, principal market analyst at Leatherhead Food Research, discusses the role of flavours in confectionery and snacks.

Going nuts

Graham Kingston, commercial director of inclusions and toppings specialist Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe), charts the progress of the inclusions market.

Responsible palm oil use campaign

Rainforest Action Network (RAN) has announced a new national campaign that aims to remove “Conflict Palm Oil” from America’s snack foods by convincing major food companies to implement responsible palm oil policies. A protest at Chicago’s Board of Trade publicly named the 20 snack food companies that RAN’s campaign will focus on. The Snack Food […]

Sales team revamped

Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business has reshaped its sales team to create a more customer-driven operation under the leadership of newly-appointed sales and marketing director, Emiel van Dijk. Van Dijk, who joined from Cargill’s European refined oils business, led the reshaping of the sales function. He explains: “This initiative has been driven by our belief […]

Coatings specialist changes hands

The Riverside Company has sold Capol to Freudenberg Chemical Specialties, a Business Group of Freudenberg Group of Weinheim, Germany. Based in Elmshorn, Germany, Capol develops and manufactures polishing, anti-sticking and release agents used in the confectionery, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. Capol boasts more than 250 trademarked products, sells in more than 60 countries, and its […]

Gourmet collection enters US

After a successful launch in Asia, the new Gourmet collection from deZaan will be entering the US market with an exclusive range featuring 22 products, including dark and milk couvertures, white chocolate, cocoa powders, cocoa butter, compound coatings made with non-hydrogenated fats and service products. Most of the collection is produced in Belgium, with the […]

Packaging specialist expands alliance

Specialist packaging supplier KM Packaging Services Ltd has expanded its strategic alliance with Istanbul-based Ispak, part of the international manufacturing group Kibar Holding, to further develop the supply of confectionery and dairy aluminium foil based flexible packaging to the UK, US and Australian markets. Food packaging specialist KM has recently launched a number of new […]

Packaging events partnership

PMMI: The Association for Packaging & Processing Technologies, which owns and produces the PACK EXPO family of trade shows, and Koelnmesse GmbH, organiser of trade fairs including Anuga FoodTec, are joining forces to promote their packaging and processing industry events. “It’s rare to find a company that does business on one continent, let alone in […]