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

Confectionery awards presented in Australasia

Two of the Australasian confectionery industry’s best students were presented with the prestigious Craig Award and the Sollich Award at the industry’s premier annual conference in the region, ConTechPlus, held in Melbourne recently. Each year the industry celebrates excellence in confectionery study at the Confectionery Manufacturers of Australasia’s (CMA) annual conference, ConTechPlus, where the two […]

Almonds become number one ingredient nut

According to the Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD), almonds became the leading nut introduced in new products worldwide in 2008, with 160 more new product introductions than peanuts and 423 more new products than hazelnuts. In a global food market that declined 6% in new product introductions overall, new almond introductions held virtually stable […]

ICA to coordinate global cocoa quality and regulation

The International Confectionery Association has held two meetings in Cologne, Germany on cocoa supply chain issues. In addition to ICA, attendees included NCA, CAOBISCO, CMA Australia, CMA Canada, Confectionery Association of Japan, World Cocoa Foundation, Federation of Cocoa Commerce, European Cocoa Association and chocolate manufacturers. The first meeting addressed global pesticide use in growing areas […]

ADM acquires Schokinag

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has expanded its global cocoa and chocolate business with the signing of an agreement to purchase Schokinag-Schokolade-Industrie Herrmann GmbH & Co. KG, one of Europe’s leading producers of chocolate and cocoa powder. Scott Walker, managing director of ADM Cocoa International, says, “By integrating Schokinag into our cocoa business, we will […]

Sugarfree gum market grows

European market research has shown a worldwide increase in the consumption of sugarfree chewing gum. 85% of the chewing gum bought in Germany is now free from sugar, an increase of 12% since 2006, while sales of sugared gum have fallen by 5%. Consumption in Italy has risen to 9%, while in Turkey the sugarfree […]