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

ADM commits to sustainable palm oil

ADM Cocoa UK has received certification for the use of segregated palm oil in their facility. Segregated palm oil is 100% RSPO certified sustainable. Via its certified facilities in Liverpool, UK, ADM Cocoa will serve the European market for compound coatings and fillings produced with RSPO certified segregated palm oil. Representative of the company’s ongoing […]

UK supermarkets have longest confectionery aisles

Cross-country differences in dietary behaviours and obesity rates have been previously reported. Consumption of energy-dense snack foods and soft drinks are implicated as contributing to weight gain, however little is known about how the availability of these items within supermarkets varies internationally. A study published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity […]

Cloetta acquires Goody Good Stuff

Cloetta has acquired Goody Good Stuff. The acquisition is in line with the company’s strategy to broaden its product range within the growing segment of natural candy. “Acquisitions are a part of our growth strategy and Goody Good Stuff gives us a possibility to strengthen our product offer within an interesting segment. The products from […]

Bake stable fudge inclusions

Pecan Deluxe has launched a range of bake stable fudge inclusions for cakes, cookies and muffins, and even cheesecake bases, providing new and unique texture and taste options for manufacturers, artisan producers and in-store bakeries across the world. The fudge pieces are made from all-natural ingredients and are available in a range of sizes – […]

Oreo manufacture brought to the UK

Mondelēz International has opened a new manufacturing line which will produce both Oreo and BelVita biscuits for the UK, Ireland and other European markets. Oreo will be made in the UK for the first time at Mondelēz International’s Sheffield site, famous for its Trebor, Maynards and Bassetts brands. The introduction of the line, which is […]

Cheshire Farm installs n-ice metal detector

 Ice cream producer Cheshire Farm continues to invest in its modern factory with the recent installation of a metal detector and conveyor system from Lock Inspection Systems. The business produces over 2,000 litres of ice cream per hour, in more than 30 different flavours and a range of tub sizes from 110ml to 5 litres.  […]

Improved EU supply of confectionery ingredients

Confection by Design Limited (CBD) and Orchard Valley Foods Limited (OVF) have entered into a strategic partnership which creates a major new force in the supply of confectionery ingredients, decorations and inclusions to the UK and European markets. CBD has a renowned track record of innovation and manufacturing of high quality fudge pieces, butterscotches, caramel […]

Sneaking nutrients into snacks

Researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University believe they may have found a way to ‘sneak’ nutrients into children’s snacks. The researchers have been testing extruded snacks made from fruit powders against popular brands Quavers and Wotsits and found that the nutrient content was considerably higher. And in taste tests with schoolchildren in Manchester, the fruit snacks […]

Kinnerton Confectionery gets ready for Easter

Movetech UK has helped Kinnerton prepare for the Easter rush by delivering equipment which allows the chocolatiers to expand and reduce its production line as required. At present, it’s all systems go for the Norfolk company ahead of the chocolate-lovers favourite festival – Easter. This requires extending the production line to full capacity and that’s […]

Halal certified inclusions

Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe) is set to break into new markets in the UK and abroad after its Yorkshire site was given the seal of approval to produce halal accredited products. Halal certified products are sourced, manufactured, imported and distributed in accordance with Islamic law to meet the needs of muslim consumers. After several of […]

Senior appointments at Pecan Deluxe

Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe) aggressive expansion strategy and drive for growth continues with a series of new appointments. The supplier of a wide range of inclusions – specialist items such as toffee, chocolate and cookie dough pieces for use in ice cream and bakery products – has appointed retail specialist Paul Randell to the position […]

Azelis to distribute green aroma extracts

Azelis has been appointed by Evonik to distribute green aroma extracts in the UK, Ireland, Italy and selected Central and Eastern European countries. Evonik’s aroma extracts make use of a process known as Supercritical Fluid Extraction (SFE) which is carried out under gentle conditions.  André Aguiar, Evonik account & marketing manager Europe, explains, “This environmentally friendly extraction […]

March 2013

This issue includes a review of ProSweets and ISM. Features have a focus on chewing gum

Good things come in small packages

The World it seems, it becoming a little less keen to chew gum (and blow bubbles with it): this confectionery sub-sector that grew by a healthy 7.7 per cent in 2011 saw growth slowing to 1.7 per cent in 2012. It is the quietest sales period since the chewing gum segment (that includes bubble gums) […]