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

Kraft transfers part of Romanian sweets production

The Kraft Foods confectionery factory in the Romanian city of Brasov has officially stopped its production, with more than 220 staff to be laid off. The majority of the production lines will be transferred to Bulgaria, where the company will resume the production of its strongest Romanian brands, including Poiana Chocolate. In September Kraft announced […]

Sensient introduces new colour solutions

Sensient Food Colors, a leader in the manufacture of food colours and colouring foodstuffs, will introduce a range of new colour solutions for the food and beverage industry at FiE in Frankfurt. The company has extended its Fusion range with new shades of colouring foodstuffs and natural colours giving bright and stable colouring for confectionery […]

Sweets China exhibition opens

China’s most established sweet and confectionery trade fair,
Sweets China, has opened its doors for the sixth time. This year it is held in conjunction with the China Confectionery Culture Festival at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre. Both events are organized by Koelnmesse and China’s National Candy Association. Visitors can expect to see international confectionery manufacturers such […]

New developments at Tangerine

Tangerine Confectionery is launching a new range of truffles by Danish chocolatier Anthon Berg. The Dark Velvet range includes Remy Martin Cognac truffle is a rich nut truffle with classic Remy Cognac, combined with a drop of plum juice, and coated in dark chocolat. The Piper-Heidsieck variety has a white chocolate filling, with Piper-Heidsieck, a […]

Kemin expands and introduces new product

Indian company Kemin Industries has introduced Amplivita, a new antimicrobial system designed to keep Indian ethnic sweets fresh for a longer period of time without impacting their original taste profile. “Recipes for Indian ethnic sweets are passed down through generations and manufacturers take pride in delivering them fresh and wholesome to consumers,” says Alex Fink, […]

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 […]

Love Hearts manufacturer employs new pallet pool company

One-way trip pallet pool specialist, IPP Logipal, has expanded its client portfolio in the confectionery sector after securing a new contract with confectionery manufacturer Swizzels Matlow. Faced with issues surrounding the quality and availability of pallets used to transport its products within the supply chain to retail customers and wholesalers across the country, Swizzels Matlow […]

New online store for Thorntons

UK chocolate retailer Thorntons has launched its new online sweet store. 
The company will become the first major online supplier of Tangerine Confectionery products and over 50 favourite sweets will be exclusively available at www.thorntons.co.uk/sweetshop.
 Hannah Legg, head of Thorntons Direct comments, “These are a collection of the nation’s favourite sweets that will not […]

Brussels warns of dangerous fake confectionery

The EU rapid alert service for dangerous products has warned of a spate of imports of realistic fake confectionery and sweet desserts which could choke children and visually impaired consumers. This warning from the RAPEX agency follows the discovery of in Denmark of scented candles made in China, that both look and smell like confectionery. […]

Cadbury to sell final drinks business

Cadbury is to sell its last remaining drinks business to focus on chocolate and sweets as the group re-confirms guidance for strong profit growth. The company will divest its Australian beverages unit, estimated to be worth £600 million (€652m), in order to become a pure confectionery group. The Australian division is the last drinks business […]