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

Bringing together white chocolate and real dairy caramel

Cargill has unveiled a new addition to its chocolate portfolio: Caramel Equilibre, a double indulgence that brings together Belgian white chocolate with real dairy caramel in one unique and timeless product. Inspired by the warmth and enduring popularity of caramel, chocolate experts in Belgium have created a product that will help both chocolate manufacturers and […]

Cheshire Farm installs n-ice metal detector

 Ice cream producer Cheshire Farm continues to invest in its modern factory with the recent installation of a metal detector and conveyor system from Lock Inspection Systems. The business produces over 2,000 litres of ice cream per hour, in more than 30 different flavours and a range of tub sizes from 110ml to 5 litres.  […]

Constantia Flexibles acquires Parikh Packaging

Constantia Flexibles Group is to acquire a 60% stake in Parikh Packaging, located in the world’s fastest growing packaging market, India. Thomas Unger, CEO of Constantia Flexibles, says, “With this acquisition we are operating in a highly attractive growth market. India has an ever increasing middle class with growing demand for packaged food and health […]

Cargill grows in Brazil

 Cargill is expanding the cocoa pressing capacity of its Ilhéus plant in Brazil by 25% The investment is designed to help the plant keep up with rising consumer demand for chocolate and cocoa products. The expansion project is already underway and expected to be concluded in early 2014. Cargill is investing more than R$10 million […]

Kerry Ingredients acquires Orley Foods

Kerry Ingredients & Flavours has completed the acquisition of the Cape Town-based sweet ingredient solutions supplier Orley Foods for an undisclosed sum. Orley Foods is part of the Libstar Holdings Group and has a 50-year history of providing sweet ingredients for the confectionery, ice cream, beverage, cereal, dairy and bakery markets. The deal comes a […]

ADM Cocoa launches intense cocoa powder

ADM Cocoa is introducing deZaan D11SQ to its line of cocoa powders. The dark red-brown powder confers intense flavour and rich colour to a broad range of products, including bakery, cereals, confectionery and ice-cream. Ideal for products requiring intense flavour and visual appeal, deZaan D11SQ provides a strong, clean cocoa taste and bridges the gap […]

Nestlé trademarks KitKat shape

Nestlé has won a long running trademark row against rival Cadbury. The EU ruling prevents competitors from manufacturing confectionery, bakery products and biscuits in the same shape as KitKat bars, ie four trapezoidal bars aligned on a rectangular base. In 2006, Nestle registered the shape of the Kit Kat as a trademark but its rival […]

Stevia receives final approval in Canada

The use of stevia in foods and beverages has been approved in Canada. PureCircle was instrumental in the approval of the natural, no calorie sweetener as a food additive, taking a leadership role to apply and define regulatory approval of steviol glycosides with Health Canada.  Prior to its 30 November approval, stevia was only available […]

Chocolate Confectionery Production

Explore the world of chocolate confectionery with this year’s Chocolate Confectionery Production training course that has been totally revised and extended to a three-day course to include more areas of chocolate confectionery, such as enrobing, dairy ingredients and emulsifiers. Lectures are given by industry experts who have many years of confectionery experience and are a […]

Cadbury wins purple packaging war

Cadbury introduced the purple Dairy Milk wrapper in 1914. Now, in 2012, the company has won the legal right to stop other chocolate makers using the distinctive colour. Nestlé had been trying for the past four years to stop Cadbury from gaining rights for the colour, saying that colours should not be protected as a […]

Raise the bar, Hershey

23 August 2012 – A new initiative by the International Labor Rights Forum asks that Hershey fully commits to ethically sourced cocoa produced under fair labour standards. The initiative is supported by 41 consumer owned grocer cooperatives and natural food retailers operating 62 stores, who are concerned about carrying the Hershey brands, Dagoba and Scharffenberger, […]

Remote support capabilty

16 August 2012 – NDC Infrared Engineering has released a remote support and optimisation capability for its MM710e range of Ethernet enabled on-line NIR gauges. These gauges are used extensively in the food industry for real time moisture, fat and protein measurements. This facility enables NDC customer support engineers to have direct access to an […]

A new anti-ageing wonder drug?

30 May 2012 – Scientists have revealed that eating modified chocolates can slow down the ageing process. The research was carried out by Lyotec, a UK biotechnology company, and involved Coco-Lycosome being added to chocolate. This ingredient increases the bioavailability of cocoa epicatechins by 10 to 20 times (subject to chocolate matrix). Epicatechins can help […]

Lactose free milk chocolate

15 May 2012 – Barry Callebaut has launched a lactose free milk chocolate. Initially being launched in Europe, the chocolate differs from existing offerings by using a special skimmed milk powder with the lowest lactose content available on the market. With this particular powder, Barry Callebaut can allow higher amounts of milk powder in its […]