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These are all the posts that have been tagged with ice cream.

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, […]

ADM launches lower saturated fat ice cream coatings

11 October 2010 – deZaan chocolate from ADM Cocoa has launched a range of low saturated fat ice cream coatings, developed in close collaboration with ADM Oils and Fats. The new vegetable fat system used in the ice cream coatings is an alternative to coconut oil, which is higher in saturated fat. The new fat contains […]

Finland imposes tax hike on confectionery

24 September 2010 – The Finnish government has announced plans to introduce a tax on confectionery, ice cream and soft drinks. Originally intended to be set at almost €1 per kilogram of goodies, the tax has now been dropped to €0.75 per kilo. When a tax on sweets was last enforced during the markka era […]

Cargill unveils new solid chocolate service for smaller users

1 September 2010 – Cargill is launching a new service in Europe to offer food-manufacturing customers its solid chocolate products in smaller quantities. The new service starts with quantities as low as a single pallet, which weighs about 400-800kg, this is in contrast to a standard minimum order, which weighs in at about 6 tones. […]

Nestle reports strong growth

12 August 2010 – Nestlé Group has achieved an organic growth of 6.1% and an EBIT margin improvement to 15.1%, according to its latest profit report. The Food and Beverages business achieved 5.7% organic growth, which represents an acceleration over the corresponding period in 2009, particularly in Europe as well as in Asia, Oceania and Africa. […]

More applications for Isomalt in India

9 August 2010 – The Indian Ministry of Health has approved the use of Beneo’s low GI Isomalt sweetener in a variety of new food categories. While already approved for western-style confectionery, chewing gum and chocolate products, the approval opens up for usage in traditional products such as Jalwa, Mysore Pak and Boondi Ladoo, as […]

Sales increase at Lees Foods

26 July 2010 – The UK confectionery firm Lees Foods has reported an increase in sales of 9% in the first half of this year. The company said profits were expected to be significantly ahead of last year’s figure of £394,000. The group comprises of Lees of Scotland, which makes macaroon bars and snowballs and […]

Colour warning regulation comes into place

20 July 2010 – The article 24 of the regulation (EC) no. 1333/2008, which applies as of 20 July, requires that products containing the disputed “Southampton colours” need to bear a warning label “may have an adverse effect on activity and attention in children”.   The confectionery industry especially has to master the challenges linked to […]

Vegsoc Approved Awards shortlist

16 July 2010 – The nomination shortlists for the ‘Vegsoc Approved Awards’ have been published. Vanessa Brown, head of corporate relations at the Vegetarian Society, says, “The thousands of votes we received are an indication of the passion you feel for your favourite vegetarian products and services.”   The Awards celebrate the achievements and high […]

Cadbury in pre-Olympic sports drive

By Jess Laury Cadbury is planning a multimillion-pound push called `Spots V Stripes’ which includes the public participating in a series of games in the run up to the Olympic games 2012. Phil Rumbol, the Cadburys marketing director, will aim to “embrace the ethos of the Olympics in all of us” and to promote its […]

Fully fairtrade ice cream

Ben & Jerry’s is to go fully Fairtrade across its entire global flavour portfolio with all ingredients certified by the end of 2013. The company was the first ice cream company to use Fairtrade certified ingredients starting in 2005. Company co-founder Jerry Greenfield says, “Fairtrade is about making sure people get their fair share of […]

ISM ” new inclusions from Barry Callebaut

Barry Callebaut presented a new range of inclusions and decorations at ISM. They included ChocMelts chunks designed for ice cream applications that, unlike regular chocolate, melt in the mouth at low temperatures. The company also highlighted TastyChocs bake-stable inclusions in a variety of flavours including cherry, mint, orange and coffee. They have no aroma that […]

Veggies are serious about chocolate

The Vegetarian Society Awards 2009 winners have been announced. The winner of the Best Non Approved Product for Vegetarians is Hotel Chocolat”Serious Dark Fix and the overall Best Approved Snack or Confectionary 2009 is Byron Bay Triple Choc Fudge Cookies. Vanessa Brown, head of corporate relations for the Vegetarian Society says, “Hotel Chocolat ” Serious […]

Fat-free ice cream

Gelatine supplier Gelita has launched OptIce for fat-free ice cream. The company reports that it opens up new possibilities in achieving the required texture and mouth feeling in fat- and sugar-free ice cream with better melting properties, mouth feel and flavour.