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Confectionery feed

After hundreds of red Skittles, produced by confectionery giant Mars, fell off a truck in the US last week, questions have been raised about what they were intended to be used for.

New Product Round Up

Here is your weekly round-up of sweets and snacks news from our sister site, Sweets and Savoury Snacks World.

What’s in store for 2017?

Confectionery Production looks at what’s in store for confectionery companies in 2017. Those with a greater understanding of their customers’ needs and the ability to adapt to those will fare particularly well.

MOGUL technology

From gummy bears to sugar crusted pralines, Confectionery Production explores the manufacturing process for jellies and gums.

Fruit snacks on the rise

This is not a ploy to get you to join in with those on health kicks this month, but health, convenience and choice have all contributed to a rise in the number of new fruit-based hitting the market over the last few years.

Almond co-products set to reduce food waste

The Almond Board of California (ABC) has announced it is currently looking for ways to optimise almond co-products such as almond hulls, shells and other woody materials in order to reduce food waste.

Candy that turns into chewing gum

Wacker is set to unveil its Candy2Gum technology, which makes it possible to produce chewy candy that turns into chewing gum after a short time, at the upcoming ProSweets trade fair.

Key trends for 2017

As we wave goodbye to Christmas and close the door on 2016, all eyes turn to 2017. With that, Euromonitor International has identified some of the key trends set to shape the global market next year.

New Product Round Up

Here is your weekly round-up of sweets and snacks news from our sister site, Sweets and Savoury Snacks World.

Top five insights of 2016

The top five insights to appear on Confectionery Production in 2016 included a look at the opportunties the growing legalisation of marijuana across the USA and Canada is having on the confectionery market, as well as factors to consider when choosing the right gelling agents for confectionery.

ADM to expand corn facilities in Turkey and Bulgaria

Ingredients business Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) is to expand its overall grind and finishing capacity for sweeteners and starches at its corn wet mill facilities in Turkey and Bulgaria, to help meet growing sweetener demand regionally and globally.