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South African confectionery

26 July 2011 – South Africa has one of the largest and most well established confectionery markets on the African continent, notes a recent report by Leatherhead Food Research. Unlike many of the region’s other countries, South Africa has a sizeable market for chocolate confectionery, since income levels and therefore consumer spending tend to be […]

New range of natural colours

21 July 2011 – Chr. Hansen has introduced a new range of all natural colours for fruit preparations, dairy, and food and beverage applications for the US market. After a successful roll-out in Europe of the ‘FruitMax’ range of coloring foodstuffs, Chr. Hansen now introduces a series of FruitMax solutions developed specifically for applications in […]

Growth of emerging markets

21 July 2011 – The high populations and increasing disposable incomes of Asia and South America have led to confectionery manufacturers aiming to increase their presence in fast growing emerging economies, in an effort to offset a slowdown in demand from developed markets, as shown by confectioners such as Thorntons, being forced to close their […]

New Mars chocolate site

4 July 2011 – Mars Chocolate North America has announced plans to build a new state of the art manufacturing facility in Topeka, US. The plan to build a new site reflects Mars Chocolate North America’s commitment to invest in US manufacturing in order to meet the growing demand for its iconic confectionery products, including […]

Stevia success

16 June 2011 – To help food manufacturers meet growing consumer demand for healthier, all natural products that offer great taste with fewer calories, Barry Callebaut is rolling out its innovative dark chocolate made with Stevia extract in the North, Central and South American markets. The company is the first manufacturer to offer a Stevia […]

Stevia based chocolate

9th June 2011 – To help food manufacturers meet growing consumer demand for healthier, all natural products that offer great taste with fewer calories, Barry Callebaut is rolling out its innovative dark chocolate made with Stevia extract in the North, Central and South American markets. The company is the first manufacturer to offer a Stevia […]

Commitment to sustainability

1st June 2011 – The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has released its brand new trademark for use in the market by its members. From now on, producers of cookies, chocolate and confectionery will be able to clearly show their commitment to sustainable palm oil through the use of the trademark. RSPO secretary general […]

Callebaut Hershey deal

5 May 2011 – Barry Callebaut and The Hershey Company have agreed to a long term increase in the volume of products supplied by Barry Callebaut, expanding the supply and innovation agreement signed in 2007. For this increase in volume, as well as other market share growth, Barry Callebaut will have invested an incremental $15 […]

New TV advertising campaign for Skittles

28 April 2011 – Imagine a world where everything you touch turns to Skittles, that is exactly what Wrigley has created in its latest TV advert for this colourful confectionery brand. On TV screens from the 3rd May for three weeks, this twisted take on reality follows lead character, Tim and his magical ability to […]

Sugar free flavours

28 April 2011 – Verve, a natural chewing gum manufacturer in the US, has expanded their line of Glee Gum with two new, sugar free varieties – Refresh Mint and Lemon Lime. In response to growing consumer concern over artificial sweeteners like aspartame, sugar free Glee Gum is the only gum in the US sweetened […]

Reviving traditional confectionery

27 April – As the demand for healthier, lower fat and more natural products grows, confectioners have found that old fashioned confectionery classics still go down well with young and old shoppers alike. Responding to consumers’ re-kindled love for those familiar favourites, confectioners have focused much of their attention on placing modern twists on such […]

Upgrade of colour facilities

14 April 2011 – Due to continued strong demand for natural colors in the global food industry Chr. Hansen has extended two key food colouring production plants – one in South America and one in Europe. Chr. Hansen has inaugurated a new and improved colour production facility in Lima, Peru. The plant which will be […]

Cocoa pilot plant opened

14 April 2011 – Expanding upon its network of innovation centres in North America, Barry Callebaut has opened a special research and development laboratory and pilot plant at its cocoa products factory in Pennsylvania. The pilot plant – a scaled down cocoa products factory that mimics the production processes that occur on actual full scale […]

New COO for Wild

1 April 2011 – Cosimo Trimigliozz has become the new chief operating officer of the newly formed Wild Flavors International business unit. The new unit will provide additional high level focus and management to the growing Wild business in the emerging world markets. The business unit will be comprised of the current Wild business in […]