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

Sensient invests in UK colour facilities

11 January 2012 – Sensient Technologies Corporation have announced that it has begun the next phase of a series of investments to improve the infrastructure of its UK flavour facilities. The current $6.4 million (€5m) investment will improve efficiencies and work flows for the production of Sensient Natural Origins botanical extracts at its Bletchley, UK […]

Cadbury stands out from the crowd

5 January 2012 – Kraft believes Dairy Milk bars are too hard for shoppers to see and consequently is planning to spend £6 million (€7.3m) on new packaging for its Dairy Milk, Whole Nut and Fruit and Nut bars – this news comes just weeks after announcing plans to axe 200 jobs at Cadbury factories […]

ADM extends chocolate applications

5 December 2011 – ADM Cocoa has unveiled a new range of cocoa products with a fresh, mildly fruity cocoa taste. The deZaan Fresco Cacao range includes a cocoa powder, cocoa mass and chocolate, to give manufacturers the ability to add value and a delicate chocolate taste to products where bitter cocoa flavours can result […]

Final approval of stevia in the EU

14 November 2011 – PureCircle welcomes the final approval of the EU Commission’s Regulation to authorise the use of steviol glycosides in foods and beverages in the European Union. Jordi Ferre, president commercial division for PureCircle states, “This is a very important day for the stevia industry, food and beverage manufacturers and consumers in Europe. […]

Fat substitute for baked goods

2 November 2011 – Stratum Nutrition has introduced ApuraGreen, a whole fruit kiwi pectin paste ingredient that allows for extended shelf life in baked goods with a clean label, such as cookies and muffins. The natural composition provides the functional humectancy, which allows for softer, fresher products with an extended shelf life, sugar and fat […]

Maltesers go Fairtrade

28 September 2011 – Chocolate giant Mars made a pledge two years ago that all cocoa used within its chocolate products would be sustainably sourced by 2020. In a move to make this pledge reality, from 2012 all UK Maltesers will be certified Fairtrade. Maltesers is the third biggest confectionery brand in the UK, behind […]

Cadbury keeps production sweet

26 September  2011 – With origins stretching back more than 130 years, the Cadbury factory in Bournville manufactures products including Cadbury Dairy Milk, Creme Egg, Wispa and Roses. On 2nd February 2010, Cadbury became part of Kraft Foods. The challenge The Bournville site maintains a buffer stock of wrapped but unpackaged product for its Cadbury […]

Sweetener for greater calorie reduction

19 September 2011 – PureCircle has announced the launch of a new proprietary breakthrough stevia sweetener, under the trade name Alpha. The new sweetener is ideal for companies seeking deeper calorie reductions in their products. Alpha is a natural fit within the PureCircle product portfolio as a 100% natural, high purity stevia sweetener. It consists […]

Protecting against price increases

23 August 2011 – Volatile cocoa prices and recent supply issues, have resulted in many confectioners and bakers looking for a solution to reduce the amount of cocoa they are using in their products as a means of controlling recipe costs and ensuring price increases are not passed onto consumers. To help with this problem, […]

Keeping production sweet

31 August – Renshawnapier is part of The Real Good Food Company, an AIM listed, UK based bakery, ingredients and sugar group, offering a wide range of products to grocery retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers. With 500 employees and a turnover of £230 million, its brands include Whitworths Sugar; R&W Scott; Napier Brown Foods; Renshaw and […]

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 […]

Enhancing the creaminess of ice cream

9th June 2011 – Tate & Lyle has created two new prototypes which demonstrate how ice cream manufacturers can boost the creamy taste of their products with Creamiz As summer approaches consumers are turning to ice cream for an indulgent treat to enjoy in the hot weather, but still remain aware of the importance of […]

Kraft buys cocoa direct

8th June 2011 – The South African division of Kraft has announced that it will now pay extra for cocoa beans sourced directly from West African farmers to make its Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate bar, securing it Fairtrade certification. The certification will see thousands of West African farmers receive internationally agreed Fairtrade prices for their […]