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

Increase for Australian macadamia crop

The 2016 Australian macadamia crop has been forecast at 46,750 tonnes in shell at 3.5% moisture, representing a 4% increase in production from 2015 reports the Australian Macadamia Society (AMS).

From sweets to snacks…

A range of proficient ingredients from Norevo’s development and production is offered to fit the market versatility in terms of sensory innovations, technological care and emerging quality trends.

New Product Round Up

Here is your weekly round-up of sweets and snacks news from our sister site, Sweets and Snacks World. If you have any new product launches you would like to be featured on the site, please contact susannahm@bellpublishing.com.

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 […]