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Franz Haas at IBIE 2010

7 September 2010 – The Austrian Franz Haas Group will be represented at the International Bakery Industry Exposition by its member companies Franz Haas of America (Richmond), Haas-Mondomix from The Netherlands and its youngest member Haas-Meincke from Denmark, which was acquired only earlier this year. The group will display a biscuit depositing/extruding system type V50, […]

Olam to invest in Cote D’Ivoire cocoa plant

18 August 2010 – Olam International, the integrated supply chain manager and processor of agricultural products and food ingredients, has announced that it will invest $43.5 million in Cote d’Ivoire to set up a greenfield cocoa processing facility in Abidjan as well as a primary processing and warehousing facility in San Pedro. The cocoa processing […]

New book on chocolate and confectionery engineering

16 August 2010 – Ferenc Mohos, the managing director of Food Quality 1992 in Budapest, Hungary, has launched the book Confectionery and Chocolate Engineering: Principles and Applications. It is published by Wiley. “Confectionery and chocolate manufacture has been dominated by large-scale industrial processing for several decades. It is often the case, though, that a trial […]

Clarifoil aims for glossy white packaging

11 June – Clarifoil is enhancing luxury packaging for confectionery by offering white gloss film and greener solutions in cellulose films for lamination and carton windows. The company has reinvigorated its information services for packaging designers and producers since gaining EN 13432 and ASTN D6400 biodegradability certification and Vincotte home compostability accreditation. It l has […]

Tate & Lyle completes expansion of glucose line in Slovakia

13 May – Tate & Lyle today announces that it has completed commissioning the major expansion to the glucose manufacturing lines at its corn wet mill in Slovakia’s Trnava region. The extension will increase the business in the region and will further reinforce the leading position of Tate & Lyle in Central and Eastern Europe. […]

Avebe targets low fat bakery margarines

Consumers of baked goods are becoming more aware of the negative aspects of fat and SAFA. Labelling of fat and SAFA content of fat is now obligatory. In some countries a ‘fat tax’ is being discussed in politics. As a result, retailers and bakeries are looking for solutions to provide healthier baked goods. Etenia is […]

Tastetech targets menthol needs

Until now, menthol product manufacturers have faced a choice between flavour intensity or ease of processing – no natural product provided both. When melted, menthol crystals provide flavour and freshness, but involve the handling of a strong smelling, volatile liquid which is also liable to recrystallise. The natural alternative has been spray-dried menthol but, while […]

German cocoa grind up

Germany’s fourth quarter 2009 cocoa grind has risen 9.4% compared to the same time last year, reaching 95,834 tonnes, according to the association of German Confectionary Producers, BDSI. A rise had been expected following the expansion of a Hamburg cocoa processing plant. Looking at the European total, cocoa bean grindings in the fourth quarter reached […]

Petra Foods funds cocoa ingredients

Petra Foods, a manufacturer and supplier of cocoa ingredients and confectionery products, says that its European subsidiary, Delfi Cocoa, has raised €120 million from six banks co-ordinated by Fortis. The facilities will be used to partly refinance the company’s existing working capital loans and to finance the expected increase of working capital needs as group’s […]

Barry Callebaut to acquire Chocovic

Barry Callebaut has signed an agreement with the Nederland Group to acquire Spanish chocolate maker Chocovic that specialises in chocolate and specialty products for industrial and artisanal customers. The current owners will retain ownership of the other activities of the Nederland Group, which include Moner Cocoa and cocoa processing company Nederland. Chocovic, with a corporate […]

Hosokawa Micron further develops Mikro ACM mills

New developments in design have made the Mikro ACM mills from Hosokawa Micron even more suitable for the processing of heat and flavour sensitive products such as high-grade cocoa powder or chocolate crumb. The Mikro mills can be used across almost the whole field of fine and micro-sized size reduction of products up to a […]

ADM opens cocoa plant in Ghana

ADM, one of the world’s largest cocoa and chocolate manufacturers, has officially opened its new cocoa processing plant in Kumasi, Ghana. The company has had a presence in Ghana since 2005 and in West Africa in general since 1997. “I am pleased that ADM has chosen Kumasi to build its new cocoa processing plant. This […]

New Mini-tex metal detector

Fortress Technology has unveiled its most compact metal detector yet ” available with the option of a 52mm or 109mm size aperture. Believed to be the smallest of its kind currently on the market, the Mini-tex (Mini Vertex) has all the functionality of the company’s Phantom’ range yet with a drastically reduced footprint. Based on […]

New Mini-tex metal detector

Fortress Technology has unveiled its most compact metal detector yet ” “ available with the option of a 52mm or 109mm size aperture. Believed to be the smallest of its kind currently on the market, the Mini-tex (Mini Vertex) has all the functionality of the company’s ‘Phantom’ range yet with a drastically reduced footprint. Based […]