Innovia Films has announced that Ocean’s Halo Seaweed Chips are using its bio-based NatureFlex packaging. This flexible packaging material is derived from sustainable wood pulp, offers excellent barriers to oxygen and moisture, and is certified compostable. When looking at packaging options, Ocean’s Halo felt that the pack should reflect its core values while also providing […]
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The Barry Callebaut Group has announced the signing of a new, long-term outsourcing agreement with World’s Finest Chocolate, a family-owned business based in Chicago, IL in the US. Under the terms of the agreement, Barry Callebaut will acquire the industrial chocolate manufacturing assets from World’s Finest Chocolate and lease space at its existing production site […]
Ganeden, a manufacturer and marketer of probiotics, and Georgia Nut, a contract manufacturer of confections and snacks in North America, are pleased to announce their exciting new partnership. “We are thrilled to embark on this journey with Georgia Nut,” says Joe Bradley, sales director of Ganeden. “With a shared commitment to innovative product development, Georgia […]
deZaan Gourmet has announced the expansion of its Belgian chocolate line with the addition of dark chocolate couverture Emotion 58 and continues its collaboration with distinguished Belgian chocolatier Jean-Pierre Wybauw. Formerly known as Temptation 58, Emotion 58 is now produced in Manage, Belgium, offering distributors and craftsmen traditional Belgian products developed through cocoa expertise. Powerful […]
Mondelēz International and Flocert, a socially focused global certification body, have unveiled a new partnership to verify cocoa volumes and commercial transactions for the company’s $400m Cocoa Life programme. Cocoa Life will work with Flocert to employ a tailor-made version of its Flotis reporting system to verify the quantity of sustainably grown and traded cocoa […]
The Hershey Company has entered into an agreement to acquire Krave Pure Foods Inc, manufacturer of Krave jerky, an all-natural snack brand of premium jerky products. The transaction will allow Hershey to tap into the rapidly growing meat snacks category and further expand into the broader snacks space. “Our partnership with Hershey is a testament […]
Archer Daniels Midland Company has signed a joint business development plan to continue to grow its relationship as an oils and fat supplier for Unilever in Europe, North America and Africa. The joint business development plan defines the long-term strategy and goals for the relationship and provides a clear framework for how ADM and Unilever […]
Puratos, a global leader in bakery, patisserie and chocolate products, has inaugurated a cocoa collection and fermentation plant in San Pedro province in Ivory Coast. Created in partnership with the French chocolate maker, Cémoi, this confirms Puratos’ strong commitment to long-term sustainability of Ivorian cocoa. The official opening ceremony of the cocoa collection and fermentation plant (CCFP), took place on the […]
The Hershey Company, in partnership with 3D Systems, has announced the debut of its 3D Chocolate Candy Printing exhibit at Hershey’s Chocolate World Attraction. Consumers will have the opportunity to interact with Hershey scientists and the breakthrough technology. “We are now using 3D technology to bring Hershey goodness to consumers in unanticipated and exciting ways,” […]
Cocoa and chocolate company, ADM Cocoa, is marking five years of dedicated cocoa processing in the Ashanti Region, with a continuation of the successful partnership with key stakeholders, such as the Ghana Cocoa Board, and a string of important local initiatives. Since opening the cocoa processing facility in Kumasi in 2009, ADM has created over […]
United Biscuits (UB), a leading international manufacturer of biscuits, has announced a strategic three-year partnership with Cargill, an international producer of food and agricultural products and services. The agreement means that Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business will supply all UB’s derived cocoa and chocolate products and will support UB with the delivery to its seven […]
A group of 20 students from Canon Lee School and David Young Community Academy have recently visited the York-based factory of well-known food producer Nestlé UK & Ireland.
More than 32,000 cocoa farmers in West Africa are reducing the impact of pests and plant diseases on their cocoa crop thanks to a joint effort by CropLife Africa Middle East and the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF). The programme trains a small group of selected farmers to become spray service providers (SSPs). SSPs are professionals […]
French chocolatier Valrhona, has developed and co-branded an exclusive chocolate for London’s Hotel Café Royal.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Cargill are investing US $2.5m to strengthen and expand the Cargill Coop Academy in Ivory Coast to provide greater access to advanced business skills training for over 300 cocoa co-operative leaders. The Cargill Coop Academy, established in 2013, was the first of its kind in the cocoa sector and […]
Following the success of milk chocolates Caramelia and Bahibe, French chocolatier Valrhona has launched Biskélia. Available exclusively to chefs and chocolatiers, the new milk chocolate (34 per cent cocoa) is a rich and creamy creation that has a warm luminescent colour and a crisp freshness with warm toasty biscuit and salted toffee notes. The UK […]
The Hershey Company has received the prestigious P3 Impact award for its CocoaLink mobile phone program in Ghana at the Concordia Summit. Cocoa experts create weekly text and voice messages based on the cocoa-growing calendar and farmers use their own mobile phones to register for and receive the messages. “The CocoaLink program’s success in improving the […]
CME Ltd, known globally for its packaging machinery innovation, has launched a new division in collaboration with specialist consultancy ThePackHub to create bespoke packaging solutions – from concept to consumer. CME Innovation offers customers a proactive, market-driven approach to designing and manufacturing creative packaging solutions, from concept development, packaging design and feasibility, to prototype testing, […]
British manufacturers’ organisation EEF has signed a partnership agreement with the Government’s trade body, UKTI, to help boost exports and attract more businesses to invest in the UK. The deal demonstrates a commitment from EEF, which represents manufacturers ranging from global corporations to small and medium sized businesses, to support UKTI in achieving the Government’s […]
The Hershey Company has announced a new three-year programme expanding its cocoa farmer training and community initiatives in Ivory Coast, the world’s largest cocoa producing country. In partnership with Cargill, Hershey Learn to Grow Ivory Coast will encompass seven farmer co-operatives and will include investments in educational infrastructure and teacher housing. Through Hershey Learn to […]