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

The nature of new products

Considering the list of new products that were launched at Sweet and Snacks Expo in Chicago, alongside the NCA’s summary of trends that they are seeing in 2010, there seemed to be the common mix of ‘trying to make a new trend out of existing products’ and genuine interesting developments. Some aspects of the NCA […]

New product trends at Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago

26 May 2010 – As Sweets & Snacks Expo continues in Chicago, the National Confectioners Association (NCA) predicts the leading new products trends: Chocolate-Covered Everything – Manufacturers look for more and more treats to cover with chocolate. While local gourmands may seek out chocolate-covered bacon and mushrooms at their hometown confectioners, mainstream America will look […]

New packs for Nutz

Zeina Foods, the European supplier of nuts, seeds and dried fruit, has launched 60g and 75g pack size for its Nutz brand in each of the Simply, Heavenly, Mighty and Vitality ranges. In addition to the launch of the consumer friendly 75g bags, the innovative flavouring specialist has extended the range’s appeal with a new […]

New possibilities for marshmallows

The new Rousselot gelatine-based platform called G.U.B.E. allows for the creation of savoury marshmallows or non-sweet gummies featuring unusual flavours. The development of the platform required several months of research as the texture and stability targeted could not be achieved with the simple use of gelatine. The addition of pectin allowed to quicken the jellification […]

New look for Tangerine’s Lion gum

Lion, the original hard eating gum brand from Tangerine Confectionery, is re-launching with a new design and natural colours and flavours. The range, which includes Sports Mixture, Midget Gems, Fruit Pastilles and Fruit Salad, features the signature lion’s head more prominently, alongside the ‘Made with all natural colours and flavours’ mark. Sarah Brown, Lion brand […]

Chocolat Frey reports turnover drop

Swiss confectionery company Chocolat Frey has reported an annual turnover drop of 3.4% at 368 million Swiss Francs (€251m) mainly due to foreign currency losses in international sales. This is despite retaining a turnover of 265 million Swiss Francs (€180m) in the Swiss market. The company has also re-launched its ‘Bugg’ chewing gum brand in […]

High barrier film for environmental chocolate

Innovia Films’ high barrier compostable material, NatureFlex NK, has been selected by a Dutch company, Amigos International, to wrap Ananda, its new range of dark, fairtrade, organic chocolate from Ecuador. Available in five flavours with a minimum of 70% cocoa content, Ananda, means ecstasy’ in Sanskrit and Pali and is a popular Buddhist name. Jeroen […]

ISM ” new inclusions from Barry Callebaut

Barry Callebaut presented a new range of inclusions and decorations at ISM. They included ChocMelts chunks designed for ice cream applications that, unlike regular chocolate, melt in the mouth at low temperatures. The company also highlighted TastyChocs bake-stable inclusions in a variety of flavours including cherry, mint, orange and coffee. They have no aroma that […]

Veggies are serious about chocolate

The Vegetarian Society Awards 2009 winners have been announced. The winner of the Best Non Approved Product for Vegetarians is Hotel Chocolat”Serious Dark Fix and the overall Best Approved Snack or Confectionary 2009 is Byron Bay Triple Choc Fudge Cookies. Vanessa Brown, head of corporate relations for the Vegetarian Society says, “Hotel Chocolat ” Serious […]

Necco goes natural

The New England Confectionary Company (NECCO) is to replace all the colour and flavours in its signature wafers with natural alternatives. It is the reportedly largest mass produced confection to make such a change. Jackie Hague, the company’s vp of marketing, reports that prices will stay the same and that there should be very little […]

Sweet Brazilian determination despite currency concerns

The Brazilian confectionery industry is seeing a strong level of investment, strengthened focus on additional product categories and new product launches despite its export business struggling with currency devaluation and the subsequent necessary contract adjustments. This was evident at the recent 12th Sweet Brazil International exhibition in Recife, Brazil. Abicab, the Brazilian confectionery manufacturer’s association […]

Perfetti combines two iconic brands

Perfetti van Melle will combine the Chupa Chups lollipop with its Fruittella chewy confectionery, creating a Chupa Chups filled lollipop with a chewy Fruittella centre made with natural fruit flavours and colours. Available from August, the confectionery will be available in strawberry. Chupa Chups and Fruittella’s market share has been on the increase by 21% […]

Divine receives kosher certification

Fairtrade brand Divine Chocolate has been granted kosher certification and the kosher mark ” or hescher – is now carried on all nine flavours of the company’s chocolate bars. 

 Sophi Tranchell, Managing Director of Divine Chocolate, says, “We are delighted to have been given kosher certification as this will enable thousands more chocolate lovers […]

PepsiCo snack targets women

US snack and drink firm PepsiCo has brought out a new low-calorie popcorn snack, free of artificial colours, flavours and preservatives to target the female market. Smartfood popcorn clusters is the first snack targeted specifically at women by PepsiCo. The clusters combine sweet and salty flavors and come in 120-calorie packages. PepsiCo sees an estimated […]