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Yamato’s maintenance plans aim to increase productivity

Manufacturer of weighing equipment Yamato Scale Dataweigh UK has launched a series of maintenance contracts designed to help food manufacturers and processors increase productivity and profitability by reducing the risk of machine failure.

KitKats to have 10% less sugar

In keeping with last week’s sugar reduction and reformulation theme, Nestlé’s UK and Ireland has revealed that 10% of sugar will be removed from its well-known brands, including KitKat, Aero, Smarties, Munchies and Rolo by next year.

Health and wellbeing innovations at IFE 2017

The International Food and Drink Event (IFE) 2017 has announced that it will be again hosting a section dedicated entirely to health and wellbeing, following an increase in healthy eating trends across the industry.

Continued growth for Australian macadamia crop

The Australian Macadamia Society (AMS) has announced the 2017 macadamia crop is forecast to reach 54,000 tonnes in-shell at 10% moisture (50,500 tonnes at 3.5% moisture), representing a fourth consecutive year of steady growth for the industry.

Curbing sugar intake

Food and drink manufacturers are yet again being urged to reduce the amount of sugar in their products after a new report shows that children are consuming the same amount of sugar as 20 chocolate chip cookies a day.

Healthy confectionery

Whether you believe there’s such a thing or not, the growth of healthy chocolate confectionery is set to outpace that of regular chocolate by 2021.

Shrinking chocolate

If you’re about to tuck into your favourite chocolate bar, then enjoy it while you can because it could shrink by up to 20% as confectionery giants work to reduce sugar in their products.

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.