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Top confectionery trends for 2017

Clean label ingredients, plant based products and alternative sugars top the list of key confectionery trends to look out for in 2017, according to Innova Market Insights.

Candy that turns into chewing gum

Wacker is set to unveil its Candy2Gum technology, which makes it possible to produce chewy candy that turns into chewing gum after a short time, at the upcoming ProSweets trade fair.

Ethical Christmas chocolate

The festive season is always a good opportunity to overindulge in chocolate, but when it comes to what types of product UK consumers buy at Christmas, new research suggests they look for those with ethical credentials.

Almonds are number one nut in Europe

Almonds are now the number one nut in new introductions in Europe with a 48% regional share and a new record high of 42% globally, according to Innova Market Research.

Clondalkin packaging group snapped up

Dutch private equity firm Egeria has agreed to acquire 100% of the shares of Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Group, which supplies confectionery, frozen food and cereal producers.

Machine producer adds to board of directors

Hamburg Dresdner Maschinenfabriken, which produces machines and plants for the cocoa and chocolate industry, has expanded its board of directors with the recruitment of Wolfgang Pförsich.

The rise of coconut sugar

The rise in the number of coconut-based products available may not be new, but coconut sugar is set to become this year’s trendy natural sweetener in Germany.

Bosch to launch new packaging equipment

Bosch Packaging Technology is to launch its modular collation platform for its Elematic 3001 case packer next month, offering greater flexibility when packing products such as chocolate and biscuits.

Ferrero tables bid for Delacre biscuit brand

Confectionery giant Ferrero has offered to acquire Belgian biscuit brand Delacre for an undisclosed sum – a move one analyst says is an attempt to reduce its over-reliance on chocolate.

TNA expands with Southern Europe office

Processing and packaging solutions provider TNA is expanding its European operations by opening an office in Milan to provide customers with local technical service.