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Health and wellbeing innovations at IFE 2017

The International Food and Drink Event (IFE) 2017 has announced that it will be again hosting a section dedicated entirely to health and wellbeing, following an increase in healthy eating trends across the industry.

Processing ProSweets

Everything from coating machines, 3D gum printers and naturally flavoured glazes to thin packaging solutions were showcased at ProSweets Cologne. Katie Smith reports.

Uncertainty after TPP U-turn

Trump’s destruction of the TPP has sparked a major rethink within the American and Asia Pacific confectionery sector. Ed Zwirn, Barbara Barkhausen, Julian Ryall and Jens Kaster report.

Curbing sugar intake

Food and drink manufacturers are yet again being urged to reduce the amount of sugar in their products after a new report shows that children are consuming the same amount of sugar as 20 chocolate chip cookies a day.

Gearing up for Interpack

We’ve just sent the March issue of Confectionery Production to print. In it, you’ll find an overview of what’s happening at international packaging trade show Interpack, as well as the latest trends in confectionery processing and packaging.

Healthy confectionery

Whether you believe there’s such a thing or not, the growth of healthy chocolate confectionery is set to outpace that of regular chocolate by 2021.

Shrinking chocolate

If you’re about to tuck into your favourite chocolate bar, then enjoy it while you can because it could shrink by up to 20% as confectionery giants work to reduce sugar in their products.

New Product Round Up

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

Live from ProSweets and ISM

Today, my blog comes to you live from the ProSweets and ISM trade fairs in Cologne, Germany, where everything from automatic panning and moulding machines to chewy sweets and turn into gum are being presented.

Top confectionery trends for 2017

Clean label ingredients, plant based products and alternative sugars top the list of key confectionery trends to look out for in 2017, according to Innova Market Insights.

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.