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

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, […]

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 […]

Flexibility helps sales at Zetar

UK snack and confectionery company Zetar has announced its interim results for the six months ended 31 October 2009. Its turnover was up 7% to £57.1 million with EBITDA up 18% to £3.9 million. The turnover growth has been fuelled by continued innovation and manufacturing flexibility such as economy products in both divisions, the launch […]

BakeMark UK changes name

BakeMark UK has changed its name into CSM (United Kingdom), part of CSM, the largest supplier of bakery products worldwide. Gerard Hoetmer, CEO of CSM comments, “The name change reflects our reinforced local and global corporate identity and showing our ambition to utilise our combined strength as a group.” John Lindsay, country manager UK elaborates, […]

Sweet Brazilian determination despite currency concerns

The Brazilian confectionery industry is seeing a strong level of investment, strengthened focus on additional product categories and new product launches despite its export business struggling with currency devaluation and the subsequent necessary contract adjustments. This was evident at the recent 12th Sweet Brazil International exhibition in Recife, Brazil. Abicab, the Brazilian confectionery manufacturer’s association […]

Camel milk chocolates expand

The world’s first brand of chocolate made with camel milk is looking to expand internationally. Produced by Al Nassma in Dubai, the general manager Martin Van Almsick says it is looking to enter other Arab markets as well as Europe, Japan and the US. Founded and owned by Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, […]