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

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 […]

Popcorn production underway

Production of popcorn has begun at the new Universal Flexible Packaging factory in Lewisher Road, Leicester, UK. The company announced its £11m expansion plans in September 2014 and further investment of £2.3m in its existing Lunsford Road plant in January this year. Four popcorn lines have now been installed and commissioned at Lewisher Road and […]

Seasons greetings

According to Wikipedia, Christmas crackers are part of Christmas celebrations primarily in the UK, Ireland and Commonwealth countries such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa. But apparently their origins are sweet related. Pull a cracker this Christmas, in the UK at least, and it’s likely you will receive a set of mini screwdrivers, […]

Food labelling changes

Food and drink manufacturers are making helpful changes to their labels in response to new European rules that come into effect on 13 December 2014. Wide ranging changes to the layout and information included on labels will simplify and harmonise some of the information available on-pack and help consumers to make the most of the […]

Caramelised nuts range

La Morella nuts, the nut specialist acquired by the Barry Callebaut Group in 2012, is introducing a new range of high quality caramelised nuts for the food industry in Europe. The new sablages are the result of a continuous effort by the team of specialists at la Morella nuts to add new and exciting products […]

Packaging options expand

Budelpack Poortvliet BV has recently invested in a new Bosch machine for the vertical forming, filling and sealing of transwraps as well as stand-up, block bottom and quadro-sealed pouches. In combination with an existing multihead filler, the new form-fill-seal machine packages loose items such as chocolate, confectionery, nuts and snacks. The new machine enables a […]