These are all the posts that have been tagged with chocolate.
Chocolate products produced by major brands have been linked to the destruction of national parks and protected areas, a new report claims.
It’s been a busy week for the Confectionery Production team as we prepare to send our bumper Supplier Profile issue to press. In it, we have information from 24 suppliers in the industry – from ingredients to processing equipment manufacturers.
Here is your weekly round-up of sweets and snacks news from our sister site, Sweets and Savoury Snacks World.
UK chocolatier Sweetdreams has invested £500,000 in a new 15,000 sq ft factory, which is expected to significantly increase the company’s production output and create new jobs.
Mettler-Toledo Safeline has developed a new conveyor system, designed to ensure easy ‘detect and reject’ of metal contaminants in bakery, chocolate and confectionery products.
In response to the rising popularity of the ‘purple diet’: eating lilac/purple coloured foods rich in the antioxidant anthocyanin, functional chocolate producer Herza Schokolade has launched a ‘purple range’ of chocolate pieces.
Yesterday, I visited Packaging Innovations at Olympia in London, to see what new developments the sector is working on for confectionery, bakery and snack products.
Production plant giant Bühler Group has acquired Haas Group, the Austrian manufacturer of wafer, biscuits and confectionery production systems, for an undisclosed sum.
Cocoa products and chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut has signed an agreement to acquire the ingredients division of US-based Gertrude Hawk Chocolates.
Orchard Valley Foods and Candeco Confektyr have merged to create a €40 million producer of confections, ingredients and decorations for the food manufacturing, foodservice and retail home baking sectors, as well as international markets.
Flexible packaging sales for sugar and chocolate confectionery in Europe were broadly unchanged last year, a new report suggests.
General practitioner and television presenter Dr Dawn Harper has launched a UK nationwide campaign to educate parents on the advantages of encouraging children to eat nuts as a snack.
Earlier this week, I visited the Speciality & Fine Food Fair at Olympia, London, which was a treat for all the senses. I’d heard good things about the show, but with it being my first time, I was keen to speak to exhibitors about their new product developments.
Chocolate and cocoa products manufacturer Barry Callebaut has developed a fourth type of chocolate next to dark, milk and white chocolate 80 years after the introduction of white chocolate.