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

New product trends at Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago

26 May 2010 – As Sweets & Snacks Expo continues in Chicago, the National Confectioners Association (NCA) predicts the leading new products trends: Chocolate-Covered Everything – Manufacturers look for more and more treats to cover with chocolate. While local gourmands may seek out chocolate-covered bacon and mushrooms at their hometown confectioners, mainstream America will look […]

Invisible Goodness for muffins

Caravan Ingredients (CI), a combined company of Caravan Products and American Ingredients formed in 2006, has recently launched its new product, Invisible Goodness- Muffin Mix, which belongs to its new line of better-for-you products known as Invisible Goodness. The product is an all inclusive, natural muffin mix made with whole-wheat flour, which also qualifies for […]

Icam expands to the US

Italian private label chocolate company Icam has announced it is expanding its manufacturing programme with a new US sales office operating under the brand Agostoni Chocolate. Located in Los Angeles, California, it will be working directly with North American retailers and consumer brand companies to develop chocolate products based on the company’s private label service […]

Sisterna and Helm New York partnership

Sisterna, supplier of Sisterna sucrose esters, has announced the nomination of Helm New York as its exclusive distributor and representative for the sales of Sisterna’s Sucrose Esters in the US. Helm has considerable experience in distributing ingredients to the food industry in the US and around the world and will take over all Sisterna’s current […]

Infused fluid shortenings

An award-winning UK company has developed a range of fresh-flavoured infused fluid shortenings to meet the demand for authentic and convenient ingredients from the bakery and prepared foods industries. SpringThyme Oils’ dual purpose fluid shortenings are made from blending hard and soft vegetable oils with fresh herbs and spices such as chilli, garlic, rosemary or […]

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 […]

ProSweets Cologne 2010 sets new records

Two rather slow days out of four but ProSweets still sets a new attendance record. Taking place for the fourth time, the 325 suppliers saw more than 19,000 trade visitors from 60 countries. Compared to the last ProSweets Cologne, the 2010 event recorded six per cent growth in exhibitor turnout and an increase of 2,000 […]

UK bakery company launches Cookies with love’

Green’s bakery, based in the UK, has introduced Cookies with Love’ to its extensive product range. The vanilla flavoured cookies come complete with strawberry icing, blackcurrant writing gel and a heart shaped cookie cutter to enhance the consumer baking experience. The launch of the new product will also be supported on the Green’s website (www.greenscakes.co.uk) […]

Nestle begins heat-treatment for dough

Nestle USA will start using heat-treated flour in its Toll House refrigerated cookie dough. The move comes after the company had to pull the product off shelves recently when the FDA found evidence of E. coli contamination. One Virginia, US plant will stop production until 25 January to convert the plant for the heat-treated flour. […]

Tangerine goes down under

The UK’s Tangerine Confectionery has secured a distribution deal with Australian Bulk Foods to supply Barratt Sherbet Fountains and 70,000 cases of Taveners Proper Sweets to Australian retailers. Geoff Sharp of Australian Bulk Foods notes, “Like the UK, we are seeing a revival of iconic English confectionery in Australia. Many British expats are helping drive […]

Petra Foods funds cocoa ingredients

Petra Foods, a manufacturer and supplier of cocoa ingredients and confectionery products, says that its European subsidiary, Delfi Cocoa, has raised €120 million from six banks co-ordinated by Fortis. The facilities will be used to partly refinance the company’s existing working capital loans and to finance the expected increase of working capital needs as group’s […]

National Starch wins main FiE award

National Starch Food Innovation has received the Food Ingredients Excellence Innovation of the Year Award for its ingredient N-Dulge FR ” a co-texturiser, which enables the amount of butter, margarine or shortening used in cake recipes to be reduced by 75%. Explaining the panel’s decision, Henry Dixon, Chair of Judges, says, “In our final analysis […]

Fruit ingredient manufacturer goes small

Taura Natural Ingredients are showing the world that less can be more. The new Mini Fruit Bits’ deliver the taste and texture of real fruit ” but now in extra small sizes. Mattias Van Uffelen, sales manager for Europe, explains the rational behind such a move, “Based on market feedback from the world of chocolate […]

New developments at Tangerine

Tangerine Confectionery is launching a new range of truffles by Danish chocolatier Anthon Berg. The Dark Velvet range includes Remy Martin Cognac truffle is a rich nut truffle with classic Remy Cognac, combined with a drop of plum juice, and coated in dark chocolat. The Piper-Heidsieck variety has a white chocolate filling, with Piper-Heidsieck, a […]