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

Healthier doughnuts

26 July 2011 – Manufacturers can tap into the growing consumer demand for healthier snacks by licensing a proven, patented doughnut baking process being made available via brand consultancy Intangible Business. The process produces a healthier option baked doughnut that is less than half the fat of a full fat fried doughnut. As important, there […]

Growth of emerging markets

21 July 2011 – The high populations and increasing disposable incomes of Asia and South America have led to confectionery manufacturers aiming to increase their presence in fast growing emerging economies, in an effort to offset a slowdown in demand from developed markets, as shown by confectioners such as Thorntons, being forced to close their […]

High speed mix weigher

18 July 2011 – Ishida is taking the accurate weighing of mixed products – such as nuts and confectionery– to a new level of sophistication and accuracy with the introduction of a 36 head multihead weigher. In particular, the new CCW-R-236 is able to ensure the correct amount of high value products with no need […]

Rising dough

1st June 2011 – Krispy Kreme UK, a leading retailer of premium quality doughnuts, has released its financial results for the year ending January 2011 reporting strong sales of £33.4 million (€38.3m) over the past 12 months. The results reveal a growing UK demand for sweet treats with a 12.6 per cent increase on the […]

The challenge of loading fruit and nuts

29 March 2011 – A Middle East based supplier of a mixed fruit and nut product required a means of loading 300kg batches into bulk bags with no damage. Their product contains whole walnuts that are particularly fragile. Spiroflow has a long history of developing its ranges of bulk bag fillers and dischargers to meet […]

Integrated flavour solutions

18 March 2011 – It is important for confectionery manufacturers to respond to latest flavour trends whilst still maintaining product quality. However, providing consumers with the delicious on-snack taste they crave can be a challenge during processing. The intelli-flav on-machine seasoning (OMS) system from tna addresses this key manufacturing issue. The machine maximises flavour dispersion […]

Chocri partners with Ritter and launches UK site

24 September 2010 – Germany-based Chocri is expanding its two-year old business by launching a custom chocolate service online on the back of a new round of investment from Ritter Sport. Chocri has 80,000 customers in Germany and the US and opened the UK offshoot of the German website on 20 September. Chocri allows you to […]

Cool investment at Zeina Foods

8 August 2010 – Zeina Foods, the UK supplier of nuts, seeds, dried fruits and confectionery items, has expanded its cool storage capacity by up to 70% by investing £1.7million in a new chill store. Located directly opposite the company’s manufacturing facility in Ossett, UK, the new 30,000 square food purpose built cold room houses […]

Almonds number one ingredient nut for second consecutive year

22 July 2010 –  Almonds were the leading nut used in new food products worldwide for the second year in a row, according to the 2009 Mintel Global New Products Database. The growth of new almond products from 2008 to 2009 (up 18%) outpaced both new food product introductions in general (up 15%) and new […]

Probiotic yogurt raisins launched

18 July 2010 – Ganeden Biotech, maker of the patented probiotic strain GanedenBC30, has announced the launch of a new partnership with Tropical Nut & Fruit, a manufacturer of nuts, snacks, chocolate and yogurt products. The partnership includes a series of four functional confection mixes that will incorporate GanedenBC30, the first of which is included within […]

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 […]

New packs for Nutz

Zeina Foods, the European supplier of nuts, seeds and dried fruit, has launched 60g and 75g pack size for its Nutz brand in each of the Simply, Heavenly, Mighty and Vitality ranges. In addition to the launch of the consumer friendly 75g bags, the innovative flavouring specialist has extended the range’s appeal with a new […]

Atchison to handle Cadbury’s nuts

Atchison Topeka has signed a three-year contract with Cadbury to set up a dedicated nut handling facility. The work will entail the de-canting of nuts into bespoke IBC’s (Intermediate Bulk Containers), which will feed directly on to the Cadbury production lines seven days a week. Atchison Topeka will also control the waste management aspect of […]

Divine buys first Fairtrade cocoa from Sierra Leone

The first container of cocoa from Sierra Leone’s only Fairtrade certified cooperative, Kpeya Agricultural Enterprise (KAE), has been bought by Divine Chocolate. Kuapa Kokoo, the Ghanaian co-operative that owns 45% of Divine Chocolate, agreed to Divine buying this shipment of cocoa from their fellow farmers in Sierra Leone. Sophi Tranchell, Divine Chocolate’s managing director, says, […]