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Mondelēz International has confirmed its Milka chocolate brand will join the company’s cocoa sourcing programme, as part of an ongoing target of sourcing all of its cocoa sustainably.
The Bühler group has invested in its new its cocoa application lab in Jakarta, Indonesia, to offer customers process trials from cocoa bean to chocolate bar.
Cocoa growing communities, particularly in West Africa, are facing poverty, child labour and deforestation that have been made worse by a rapid fall in prices for cocoa.
This week saw the UK launch of the much-heralded ruby chocolate, which has finally made its way to Europe, after its grand launch in Shanghai last September.
Volumes of sustainably sourced cocoa delivered by Mondelēz International have increased 14% over the past two years, to 35%, according to its latest studies.
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Nestlé UK has revealed that chocolate fanatics across the UK will be the first in Europe to get their hands on a four finger KitKat made with Ruby chocolate.
Global multihead weighing company Ishida has confirmed an extension of its partnership with food processing business Heat and Control to develop a series of full “end to end” processing and packaging systems.
A sharp increase in the level of confectionery being produced for Easter has been recorded by latest figures from Mintel, which revealed a 23% rise over last year.
One of the greatest challenges now being faced by the confectionery and snacks sector is how to respond in developing ranges that are perceived as offering healthier options.
Artisan pastry chefs and chocolatiers in Belgium will be among the first in the world to experience the latest ruby variety of chocolate, with a new launch from Barry Callebaut.
UK shoppers continue to show their support for Fairtrade, with new independent sales figures revealing that retail sales for Fairtrade grew by 7% in 2017, alongside increased business engagement.
UK-based confectionery group Tangerine has signed a renewed agreement with Pooling Partners, a manufacturer of sustainable wooden pallets, to significantly enhance the company’s distribution capabilities.
Nestlé has registered a slight year-on-year growth in profits across its businesses, with sales figures of CHF 89.8 billion (€78bn) for 2017 against CHF 89.5 (€77.7bn) the previous year.