These are all the posts that have been tagged with calories.
After a busy few months of travelling for various international trade shows, conferences and factory visits, it has got me thinking about upcoming events, including ProSweets Cologne and ISM.
Food Ingredients Europe will once again take place in Frankfurt, Germany, from 28-30 November, with its focus this year on natural colours and flavours.
At the upcoming National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) annual show in Chicago, Mars Wrigley Confectionery US will share insights for retailers from its recently announced ‘Omnichannel’ category approach, as well as new products and line extensions.
Now is as good a time as any for food manufacturers to highlight the health benefits of their products or introduce new, healthier, lines, as European shoppers are buying food with less salt, sugar, fat or calories, according to analysts.
Ferrero’s Nutella chocolate spread brand is moving into the biscuits category for the first time in the UK with the launch of Nutella B-Ready.
Some 155 exhibitors descended on Vienna, Austria, for the biennial Snackex trade show and conference from 21-22 June. Katie Smith reports.
Nestlé’s white chocolate brand Milkybar is increasing the amount of milk in its recipe, making it the number one ingredient.
Yet again sugar is hitting the headlines. Over the last week, we’ve reported on a series of announcements from pledges to offer smaller packages and clear calorie labelling to calls for the UK soft drinks levy to be extended to confectionery.
Confectionery giants Mars Chocolate, Wrigley, Nestlé USA, Ferrero and Lindt have pledged to offer consumers more products in smaller packages with clear calorie labels.
Action on Sugar has today (12 May) released its six-point manifesto, in which it calls on the next government to extend the soft drinks levy to confectionery.
UK ingredients specialist Cobell has revealed it is exploring ways of using fruit and vegetable juices to provide a similar taste to sugar.
Healthy snacking is on the rise in China, with Chinese consumers eating more nuts, seeds, fresh fruit, vegetables and dairy based snacks, new research shows, while more than a quarter of them are eating less chocolate confectionery.
Nestlé UK and Ireland has released two new versions of its Rowntree’s Fruit Pastilles and Rowntree’s Randoms with 30% less sugar.
Chocolate bars, sweets and biscuits could shrink by as much as 20% under new guidelines designed to help manufacturers cut the amount of sugar in children’s products.