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

Going nuts

Almonds have been rated as the number one nut for inclusion in new chocolate products for the seventh year running, says Innova Market Insights.

A global challenge

California’s almond crop has been seriously affected by long term drought, resulting in a global shortage. Sara Cimetta reports:

Controlling risk

The role of equipment specification, planning and monitoring in minimising risk.

Inspection, regulation, testing

Pesticides, salmonella and mycotoxins were the three most frequently reported food contaminants worldwide over the last quarter, according to global data collected and analysed by Fera’s HorizonScan.

Polishing and glazing agent

Quick Shine is a ready to use polishing and glazing agent for chocolate-coated dragees/panned goods that has been introduced into Norveo’s range of Confectionery Performers.

Nut filtration system

Sun Valley, a supplier of quality processed and raw nuts to European retailers and major blue chip manufacturers, has recently purchased a number of bespoke filter systems.

Almond company acquisition

The Barry Callebaut Group has signed an agreement to acquire the customer portfolio, brands, recipes and manufacturing equipment from nut products manufacturer American Almond Products Co.

Nut and seed processing

Archer Daniels Midland Company has announced that it has acquired tree nut and seed processing assets and operations in Modesto, California, from California Gold Almonds.

Nut trade association formed

The Combined Edible Nut Trade Association and the British Peanut Council formally have joined together to form The Nut Association Limited (TNA). Open to all companies involved in the supply, distribution and manufacture of nuts and allied products, The Nut Association aims to be proactive in finding opportunities to promote nuts and to address issues […]

Gourmet milk chocolate

Valrhona has launched a new milk chocolate couverture for culinary professionals; Azélia 35% is the new addition to Valrhona’s Gourmet Creation range. Following the launch of Biskélia, a milk chocolate couverture with warm notes of toasted biscuit and soft caramel, elevated with a touch of salt, the newcomer Azélia transports professionals to a gourmet world […]

New generation protein bar

With its new QuadBar, private label maker SternLife has developed a new generation of protein bars that feature an optimum combination of nutrients. The QuadBar has a high content of protein and roughage at 34 per cent each, while carbohydrate content is low at just 2.5g. “This combination is new in this segment,” says Marc […]

On the outside

Carmen Paun discusses how new EU food labelling rules are bringing harmonisation, but also challenges.

Empowering shea farmers

The Hershey Company has announced its partnership with IOI Loders Croklaan, a global shea butter supplier, to fund the construction of three warehouses in Northern Ghana that will improve incomes for women shea farmers and positively impact their livelihoods. Hershey and IOI Loders Croklaan will provide funding to StarShea, a social business that commercialises shea […]

Mondelez acquires Life Foods

Mondelez International has announced the acquisition of Enjoy Life Foods, a US snacking company that focuses on the growing “free from” segment. Enjoy Life offers a range of snacks that are free from the eight most common allergens – wheat, dairy, peanuts, tree nuts, egg, soy, fish and shellfish. “As we focus on continuing to […]