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

Alessandro Cagli

President of the Association of the Chocolate, Biscuits and Confectionery Industries of Europe (Caobisco).

Inspection, regulation, testing

Pesticides, salmonella and mycotoxins were the three most frequently reported food contaminants worldwide over the last quarter, according to global data collected and analysed by Fera’s HorizonScan.

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.

Sweet innovation

My trip last month to the NCA Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago was a real treat that gave me the opportunity to see some of the trends that will be influencing the confectionery sector around the world in the coming months.

ROUND-UP: New products

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

Size matters

In response to consumer demand for treats in portion sizes, many brands have introduced smaller packs and packs for sharing – and this product format has become increasingly popular.

Handling fragile products

Packing line solutions specialist Ishida Europe is demonstrating its experience in handling extremely fragile food products with the installation of a special ‘Gentle Slope’ CCW multihead weigher at one of the Balkans largest confectionery companies. Established in 1882, Evropa, based in Macedonia, is one of the region’s most recognisable food brands, employing over 500 people. […]

Efficient cookie labelling

A Canadian cookie manufacturer is using six Herma 400 label applicators to overcome the challenge of applying exceptionally large sealing and product labels with the utmost precision and efficiency. The company appointed IPS International Packaging Systems GmbH of Crailsheim in Germany, a Schubert Group company, to design and commission a new cookie packaging line for […]

Russian confectionery producer expands

French Kiss, a Russian producer of premium hand made confectionery, is launching a new production facility in Moscow as part of its medium term development strategy. The company invested around RUB 200 mln in the new facility. Thanks to this new facility, French Kiss will more than double its confectionery production capacity, while boosting its […]

Gourmet milk chocolate

Valrhona has launched a new milk chocolate couverture for culinary professionals; Azélia 35% is the new addition to Valrhona’s Gourmet Creation range. Following the launch of Biskélia, a milk chocolate couverture with warm notes of toasted biscuit and soft caramel, elevated with a touch of salt, the newcomer Azélia transports professionals to a gourmet world […]

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 […]

Dupont bakery concepts

DuPont Nutrition & Health is putting bakery on the weight management map with new opportunities to keep consumers fuller longer and help them reduce their calorie intake overall. Five new concept ideas, each enriched with Litesse polydextrose dietary fibre and Supro soy protein, target weight conscious consumers who want to put hunger on hold. “Industrial […]

Innovation application centre

DuPont Nutrition & Health has announced the opening of an Innovation Application Centre in Gurgaon, India. The multi-million-dollar facility houses state-of-the-art equipment and capabilities to serve the food industry in India. “According to industry estimates, the food industry in India is growing between 15 and 20 per cent annually. We recognise that while the science […]