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

New president for Caobisco

At its general assembly in Amsterdam, Caobisco elected Patrick Poirrier, CEO of Cémoi, as president for a two-year mandate. Poirrier succeeds Tobias Bachmüller, CEO of Katjes Fassin GmbH + Co in Germany. Poirrier is the third generation to head the French specialty chocolate and confectionery manufacturer and cocoa processor. Poirrier graduated from a French Business School, […]

A fair share

As consumers become increasingly interested in where the items they buy come from and how they are produced, the concept of Fairtrade is growing in popularity.

New MD for German equipment firm

Brookfield GmbH, headquarted in Lorch, Baden-Wuerttemberg, has appointed Gerhard Baumann as its new MD. This office manages all sales and service for Brookfield laboratory customers in Germany. Sales offices are located in Duesseldorf (Langenfeld), Frankfurt, Munich (Friedberg) and Dresden in addition to the main office in Lorch. Baumann will be responsible for the full line […]

Non-GMO lecithin production expands

Archer Daniels Midland Company is set to expand its production capacity of non-genetically modified lecithin. The firm will expand capacity at its soybean processing facility in Latur, India, and adding new rapeseed processing capabilities to its facility in Hamburg, Germany. Lecithin is an emulsifier that is used in a wide variety of food processing applications […]

Cocoa liquor production

Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business is set to expand its specialty cocoa liquor capabilities in its plants in France and Germany. Philippe Huet, Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate’s managing director Cocoa says, “This major investment in our cocoa liquor capabilities will enable us to meet growing customer demand for premium and organic chocolate products. These liquors […]

Ingredients firm expands

Wild, a manufacturer of natural ingredients for the food and beverage industries, is expanding its facilities in Berlin, Germany and Valencia, Spain. Last year the company purchased land from the real estate company Liegenschaftsfonds Berlin totaling around 6,500 square metres. The area is located on the Spree river and is directly opposite the company grounds. […]

High-speed series weigher

Multipond has expanded its high-speed 400 series by adding a 36-head version. The new multihead weigher, which is made in Germany, is now also optimally suited to higher weights of up to 100g, delivering extremely high performance and maximum accuracy. With up to 500 realistic weighings per minute combined with an appropriate packaging machine, the […]

In the mix

Kitty So, Alan Osborn, Lee Adendorf, Wang Fangqing and Keith Nuthall report on innovations in the mixing technology.

Will you be at ISM 2014?

Will you be exhibiting at the 44th International Sweets and Biscuits Fair (ISM) from 26-29 January 2014 in Cologne, Germany? In the run up to the event we will be featuring a selection of the exhibitors in a weekly e-newsletter. We will also be producing a show preview, which will be printed alongside the February […]

Brazil to partner international fair

Brazil will be the partner country of ISM 2014, the international sweets and biscuits fair, which will be held in Cologne, Germany, from 26-29 January. The exhibiting Brazilian companies will have the opportunity to present a range of products. The participation of Brazilian companies, which represent the third largest confectionery industry in the world, is […]

Site expansion planned

Theegarten-Pactec is embarking on a new construction project. The existing company site in Dresden (Germany) is being expanded to 50,000 m². The ground-breaking ceremony for the all-new building complex, which will accommodate production facilities and office space, will take place in spring 2014. The total investment amounts to more than £25m (€30m). “We have outgrown […]

Good taste

Jonathan Thomas, principal market analyst at Leatherhead Food Research, discusses the role of flavours in confectionery and snacks.

Low GI fruit pieces on show

Taura Natural Ingredients will showcase its low glycemic index URC fruit pieces at this year’s Food Ingredients Europe (FIE) show, highlighting the rich opportunities they offer for creating delicious snacks that provide slow release energy. Exhibiting on Stand 8A71, Taura’s representatives will be on hand to discuss the results of independent GI testing conducted recently […]

Carrageenan substitute

Global ingredient solutions provider, the Ingredion group of companies, is launching the first clean label ingredient that can replace carrageenan in the formulation of dairy-based puddings and custards. The co-texturiser Novation Indulge 2740 is being launched in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and is the only carrageenan substitute to be simply labelled as ‘starch’. […]