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KitKats to have 10% less sugar

In keeping with last week’s sugar reduction and reformulation theme, Nestlé’s UK and Ireland has revealed that 10% of sugar will be removed from its well-known brands, including KitKat, Aero, Smarties, Munchies and Rolo by next year.

Baker Perkins to debut new bakery technology

Baker Perkins is to showcase its new equipment and end product technology for the biscuit, cracker and bar industries, including a three-roll sheeter and gauge roll, at Interpack.

Processing ProSweets

Everything from coating machines, 3D gum printers and naturally flavoured glazes to thin packaging solutions were showcased at ProSweets Cologne. Katie Smith reports.

Uncertainty after TPP U-turn

Trump’s destruction of the TPP has sparked a major rethink within the American and Asia Pacific confectionery sector. Ed Zwirn, Barbara Barkhausen, Julian Ryall and Jens Kaster report.

New Product Round Up

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

Curbing sugar intake

Food and drink manufacturers are yet again being urged to reduce the amount of sugar in their products after a new report shows that children are consuming the same amount of sugar as 20 chocolate chip cookies a day.

Gearing up for Interpack

We’ve just sent the March issue of Confectionery Production to print. In it, you’ll find an overview of what’s happening at international packaging trade show Interpack, as well as the latest trends in confectionery processing and packaging.

UK food and drink exports reach record high

UK exports of food and drink grew by 10.5% to a record figure of more than £20 billion in 2016, with chocolate remaining one of the top export categories, according to the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).

Healthy confectionery

Whether you believe there’s such a thing or not, the growth of healthy chocolate confectionery is set to outpace that of regular chocolate by 2021.