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

Functional ice cream from Cognis

The ingredient company Cognis has presented several new concepts to Vitafoods visitors in Geneva. Among them are orange ice cream with Xangold natural lutein esters for sun protection amd a Latte macchiato ice cream with omega-3 fatty acids. The sun protecting orange-flavored ice cream is formulated with new Xangold 4% natural lutein esters, a water […]

Promotions at Smucker

J.M. Smucker, the US food company, has announced the promotion of John Mayer to vice president of sales, grocery market and the election of Jim Brown and Jeannette Knudsen as corporate officers. Smucker is a manufacturer of fruit spreads, peanut butter, shortening and oils, ice cream toppings, sweetened condensed milk, and health and natural foods […]

Brussels warns of dangerous fake confectionery

The EU rapid alert service for dangerous products has warned of a spate of imports of realistic fake confectionery and sweet desserts which could choke children and visually impaired consumers. This warning from the RAPEX agency follows the discovery of in Denmark of scented candles made in China, that both look and smell like confectionery. […]

Unilever to close Massachusetts, US plant

Unilever is to close its manufacturing ice cream manufacturing plant in Framingham, Massachusetts, US. Steve Rosemary, director of manufacturing, Unilever Ice Cream, says, “After a long and careful analysis, we have determined that greater efficiencies can be achieved by shifting production to other company plants in the US. This decision was a difficult one and […]

Gelita hosts customer symposium in China

More than 80 guests attended Gelita’s symposium on March 26 in Shanghai. Gelita’s CMO, Dr Axel Alber and the company’s Chinese general manager, Claudio Jacomassi, opened the symposium. The symposium included a look at gelatine and its many applications. Later, Gelita unveiled its future innovation focus, where participants witnessed a sneak peak at the company’s […]

Unilever launches ice cream in Romania

As part of its growth strategy in South Central Europe, Unilever has announced plans to launch an ice cream business in Romania. Global ice cream brands such as Magnum, Cornetto, Vienetta and Carte d’Or will now be widely available throughout the country. The company is also to acquire the Romanian ice cream brand Napoca, which […]

Four indulgence products in one carton

Sweet as you like’ is a new dessert concept from Danisco that allows the consumer to choose from four different desserts ” all from the same carton. Based on the desired outcome, the desserts can take on a variety of forms ” sauce, panna cotta, whipped topping or ice cream. The texture opportunities include liquid, […]

ISM update

The ISM partner associations have released figures showing that while the German confectionery business shrank slightly from 9 to 8 per cent, there was nevertheless a 4 per cent increase in turnover across all areas. Federation of German Retailers (HDE), the Association of German Grocery Wholesalers (VDN) and the Central Association of German Cooperation Groups […]

Easier artisan ice cream production

Leading Italian ice cream equipment manufacturer Carpigiani has launched its Quartetto machine ” a compact, vertical batch freezer, specifically designed with traditional artisan ice cream and sorbet production in mind. Quartetto makes fresh artisan ice cream and sorbet and can store up to four batches of dessert and keep it at the correct temperature for […]

Puree and simple

Ocean Spray’s Ingredient Technology Group has introduced a cranberry puree to meet growing demand for 100% fruit ingredients. The puree delivers all the health benefits of the cranberry in a form suited to a wide range of applications, such as bakery and ice creams that can benefit from the attractive colour, rich texture and added […]

Cadbury becomes official 2012 Olympic sponsor

Cadbury has become an official sponsor of the London 2012 Olympic Games, and will supply all confectionery and packaged ice cream at the Olympic Park during the Games. This has angered workers at one of its UK plants, which is due to shut by 2010 with the loss of about 500 jobs. The deal gives […]

Thorntons enjoys good growth

Strong performances across all sales channels have helped boost pre-tax profits at Thorntons by almost 20%. The UK confectioner has also passed the £200 million sales threshold for the first time ever. Thorntons’ preliminary results statement for the year ended 28 June 2008 show that despite toughening market conditions, sales grew by 11.9% to £208.1 […]

Breast milk ice cream… the next big thing?

Could human breast milk provide a healthy basis for ice cream in the future? Animal rights campaigner PETA certainly thinks so. In a letter to Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, co-founders of Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Inc, the group urges them to replace cow’s milk in their products with human breast milk. PETA’s request comes […]

Vanilla research is consumer-driven

Givaudan has undertaken significant investment and global research into what’s next’ for one of the world’s favourite flavours. Building upon a strong heritage in vanilla flavours, Givaudan’s consumer-driven TasteEssentials vanilla programme pushes the boundaries of traditional vanilla flavour. The flavour design approach brings together leading global consumer understanding and sensory knowledge. Consumer and market exploration […]