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

Bar production

26 September 2011 – The non-branded contract manufacturer VSI has broken ground for a new bar production plant in the Netherlands. This new site is VSI’s third plant in Leerdam and is scheduled to be fully operational in January 2012. VSI expects to strengthen its global position with this expansion. Following a sustainable and continuous […]

A mint move

12 September 2011 – Wild Flavors has acquired certain assets of the AM Todd Group, a leading provider of mint flavours and ingredients based in Kalamazoo, Michigan. AM Todd is globally recognised as the leader for natural mint flavours and value added mint ingredients. The company also has unique technologies surrounding organic flavours and ingredients. […]

Bright future for peanuts

8 September 2011 – The American Peanut Council forecasts a bright future for high protein peanut flour in line with increased demand for quality plant protein. Recent reports have predicted a boom in the high quality protein market as consumers begin to recognise protein’s weight management potential. Once only the domain of the sporting elite, […]

Going wild

2nd September 2011 – This past week I have spent in Canada in the province of Nova Scotia visiting the Wild Blueberry Association of North America (WBANA). Wild blueberries are distinct from cultivated blueberries in many ways, but of particular relevance to the confectionery and bakery markets, is the fact that they are significantly smaller […]

Kraft Foods to split into two

4 August 2011 – Kraft Foods has announced that it intends to split into two independent public companies: A high growth global snacks business with estimated revenue of approximately $32 billion and a high margin North American grocery business with estimated revenue of approximately $16 billion. The company expects to create these companies through a […]

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 […]