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

Chocolate good for heart health

1 September 2011 – Previous studies have found that chocolate, particularly that of a higher cocoa percentage, contains compounds which may reduce the inflammation that leads to heart disease. Chocolate is also believed to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, which could be beneficial for health. Now, new research published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) […]

The Beneo label

22 August 2011 – “The Beneo label is continuing to drive business expansion for customers who use it on their products”, says Tim Van der Schraelen, marketing communication manager at Beneo. “Not only are we seeing more and more customers expanding their range of products that carry this popular digestive health label, but new customers […]

Barry sells Stollwerck to Baronie

12 July 2011 – Barry Callebaut has announced the sale of its European consumer business Stollwerck to the Belgian Baronie Group. The share deal comprises the entire Stollwerck Group including five factories in Germany, Belgium and Switzerland. The transaction also includes a long term supply agreement between Baronie Group and Barry Callebaut for the supply […]

Pollution control in the cocoa industry

21 April 2011 – Regenerative oxidisers ensure high system uptime reliability, which is very important for food industry and its 24 hour production schedules. In addition, regenerative oxidisers require little maintenance and upkeep. Their low energy use allows them to run efficiently and maintain a high destruction efficiency well into the future. However, the high […]

ADM Cocoa opens technical centre

20 April 2011 – ADM Cocoa has opened a new technical centre in Mannheim, Germany, to provide customers with a local resource for innovation, product development and technical support. The centre will help customers optimise their formulations, reduce product costs and streamline their product development processes. In the Mannheim Advantage Centre’s pilot plant and laboratory […]

The dangers of hard sugar balls

28 February 2011 – In the confectionery trade tennis ball-sized multi coloured sugar balls with a soft chewing gum core have been available for some time. They consist of several outer layers of rock hard sugar and can be slowly reduced through licking. If the hard sugar balls reach a critical size, they can inadvertently […]

Cargill acquires German chocolate business

28 January 2011 – Cargill is expanding its cocoa and chocolate business in Europe through the acquisition of the business of Schwartauer Werke GmbH & Co. KG Kakao Verarbeitung Berlin, (KVB), an integrated chocolate company based in Germany. KVB has two production plants, both in Berlin, Germany. The two plants have a capacity of over […]

California Almonds launches health snacking campaign

5 January 2011 – California Almonds has launched a campaign to position almonds as a healthy and convenient snack for busy women. The campaign has been developed following extensive investment in consumer and market research that revealed a gap for healthy, natural snacks in the European market, one of the largest snack markets in the world. […]

ZDS celebrates successful chocolate symposium

9 December 2010 – The ZDS chocolate symposium, which has just finished this Thursday afternoon in Cologne, Germany, once again attracted record numbers. Expanding from the already successful last event in 2008, this year’s popular conference saw 400 delegates gather to hear the latest in chocolate technology. Andreas Bertram, the managing director at ZDS opened […]

Cosun to sell Unifine

26 November 2010 – Royal Cosun has decided to investigate the potential sale of Unifine Food & Bake Ingredients, its pastry ingredients business. Unifine develops, produces and supplyies food ingredients for the pastry, food service, and ice cream industries. Its product range includes pastry mixes and fillings, cream stabilisers and mousses, fruit fillings, glazes, chocolate, […]

First German RSPO seminar on sustainable palm oil

29 October 2010 – A seminar on sustainable palm oil was recently held in Düsseldorf, Germany under auspice of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). The seminar was organised by IOI-Loders Croklaan Europe and included presentations from RSPO members such as Unilever, WWF Germany, Oxfam as well as German retailer REWE Group. Around hundred […]

Bon Bon Buddies moves into European chocolate market

28 September 2010 – Welsh licensing company Bon Bon Buddies looks to enter the European market and relaunch its luxury chocolate brand, Kshocolât, which it acquired in March. Bon Bon Buddies licenses and sells branded children’s confectionery and has become the biggest supplier of licensed confectionery and novelty biscuits in Europe with a projected turnover […]

Chocri partners with Ritter and launches UK site

24 September 2010 – Germany-based Chocri is expanding its two-year old business by launching a custom chocolate service online on the back of a new round of investment from Ritter Sport. Chocri has 80,000 customers in Germany and the US and opened the UK offshoot of the German website on 20 September. Chocri allows you to […]

Wiener B.V. acquires F.B. Lehmann

Wiener B.V. (a daughter of Duyvis Wiener B.V.) has acquired 100% of the shares of F.B.Lehmann Maschinenfabrik in Germany, effective 8 September 2010. Duyvis Wiener, which celebrates its 125th anniversary in November 2010, delivers machines for grinding, pressing, pulverising and stabilising of cocoa, as well as processing machines and installations for the production of chocolate. […]