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Extended shelf life for premium desserts

Israeli company Hefestus has launched Hefestus Gourmet ” a new packaging solution that enables dessert makers to pack a variety of delicate desserts and extend product shelf life significantly while maintaining its texture, appearance and mouthfeel without changes. The complexity of packing multiple desserts leads to short shelf life of delicate products. Most dairy and […]

New Zealand Dairy Milk returns to cocoa butter

Cadbury has announced that it is responding to consumer feedback by returning its Dairy Milk product to a recipe containing only cocoa butter rather than vegetable fat. Cadbury New Zealand managing director, Matthew Oldham, says the decision to go back to using only cocoa butter in Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate was in direct response to […]

Lotte feels force of recession

South Korea’s largest confectionery company Lotte Confectionery’s stock has been impacted due to delayed profitability recovery with the weak Korean won (KRW) and poor performance of its overseas investments, according to the company’s latest financial report. In 2008, the company spent 190 billion won (€107m) in cash to acquire Belgian chocolatier Guylian and made other […]

Cadbury’s strike closer

A strike at Britain’s leading chocolate maker Cadbury’s, drew one step closer on Saturday 18 July as workers begin to vote on action against the company’s broken pay promises. The union Unite is angry that Cadbury’s is breaking a long-standing deal struck with the workers at Cadbury’s UK plants at Bourneville, Chirk, Marlbrook and Somerdale, […]

Maxx introduces green tea for bakers

Maxx Performance, the US provider of microencapsulation solution technologies, has introduced a solution that allows manufacturers to add green tea extract to baked goods. Green tea extract, as the least processed antioxidant, provides the most polyphenols ” most notably, a catechin called epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), which is believed to be responsible for most of the healthful […]

Functional ice cream from Cognis

The ingredient company Cognis has presented several new concepts to Vitafoods visitors in Geneva. Among them are orange ice cream with Xangold natural lutein esters for sun protection amd a Latte macchiato ice cream with omega-3 fatty acids. The sun protecting orange-flavored ice cream is formulated with new Xangold 4% natural lutein esters, a water […]

Greet Vivartia reorganises

Greek food company Vivartia has reorganised into four subsidiaries through the separation of divisions. The secession will take place through the respective transfer of the activities of the Bakery and Confectionery Division (formerly Chipita International), the Dairy and Drinks Division (formerly Delta Dairy), the Food Services and Entertainment Division (formerly Goody’s) and the Frozen Foods […]

ADM acquires Schokinag

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has expanded its global cocoa and chocolate business with the signing of an agreement to purchase Schokinag-Schokolade-Industrie Herrmann GmbH & Co. KG, one of Europe’s leading producers of chocolate and cocoa powder. Scott Walker, managing director of ADM Cocoa International, says, “By integrating Schokinag into our cocoa business, we will […]

Bell’s ‘Top 10 Flavours for 2009’ published

Global company Bell Flavors & Fragrances, which supply ingredients for the food, beverage, soap and cosmetics industries, has published its ‘Top 10 Flavours for 2009’. 

 The list of sweet flavours covers the confectionery, bakery and dairy sectors. The company also publishes top ten lists of savoury and beverage flavours. The methods used to compile […]

Sugar competition under microscope

The lack of competition in the sugar sector could become a particular target of European Commission competition authority action over concerns it could inflate confectionery and other food prices in the long term. Although the unprecedented rise in prices in early 2008 has been deflated by the credit crunch, the Commission is still concerned that […]

Melamine found in confectionery around the globe

Multinational confectionery giants have defended the integrity of their products in the wake of the melamine in Chinese milk powder scandal. However, Cadbury has been forced to withdraw products produced in its Beijing plant, and Mars has been shocked by an Indonesian authority announcement that M&Ms and Snickers made in China contain melamine. Cadbury voluntarily […]

Breast milk ice cream… the next big thing?

Could human breast milk provide a healthy basis for ice cream in the future? Animal rights campaigner PETA certainly thinks so. In a letter to Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, co-founders of Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Inc, the group urges them to replace cow’s milk in their products with human breast milk. PETA’s request comes […]

Vanilla research is consumer-driven

Givaudan has undertaken significant investment and global research into what’s next’ for one of the world’s favourite flavours. Building upon a strong heritage in vanilla flavours, Givaudan’s consumer-driven TasteEssentials vanilla programme pushes the boundaries of traditional vanilla flavour. The flavour design approach brings together leading global consumer understanding and sensory knowledge. Consumer and market exploration […]

Cadbury confirms strong start to 2008

British confectionery company Cadbury has shown a strong first half of 2008 with growth expected to be above 4-6% and double-digit growth in emerging markets. Todd Stitzer, Cadbury’s CEO, says: “We’re off to a strong start as a focused confectionery business and expect first half revenues above our goal range and good progress on margins. […]