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Live from ProSweets and ISM

Today, my blog comes to you live from the ProSweets and ISM trade fairs in Cologne, Germany, where everything from automatic panning and moulding machines to chewy sweets and turn into gum are being presented.

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.

What’s in store for 2017?

Confectionery Production looks at what’s in store for confectionery companies in 2017. Those with a greater understanding of their customers’ needs and the ability to adapt to those will fare particularly well.

February 2017

Equipment: Weighing and detection Ingredients: Cocoa; ethical sourcing Packaging: Pick and place; robotics Product focus: Jellies and gums Show issue: ISM/ProSweets (29 Jan – 1 Feb)

Fruit snacks on the rise

This is not a ploy to get you to join in with those on health kicks this month, but health, convenience and choice have all contributed to a rise in the number of new fruit-based hitting the market over the last few years.

Candy that turns into chewing gum

Wacker is set to unveil its Candy2Gum technology, which makes it possible to produce chewy candy that turns into chewing gum after a short time, at the upcoming ProSweets trade fair.

Key trends for 2017

As we wave goodbye to Christmas and close the door on 2016, all eyes turn to 2017. With that, Euromonitor International has identified some of the key trends set to shape the global market next year.

Ingredion to acquire TIC Gums for $400m

Ingredion is to acquire TIC Gums, which provides texture and stability solutions using gum and hydrocolloid ingredient technology, in a deal worth $400 million.

ADM to expand corn facilities in Turkey and Bulgaria

Ingredients business Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) is to expand its overall grind and finishing capacity for sweeteners and starches at its corn wet mill facilities in Turkey and Bulgaria, to help meet growing sweetener demand regionally and globally.