WS Warmsener Spezialitäten, part of the Uelzena group, and a specialist for sweetened condensed milk, is meeting market demand for new product varieties and packaging options with key confectionery applications.
The team behind ProSweets confectionery equipment event in Cologne, Germany, has noted an encouraging response to next year's show, with more than 100 exhibitors confirmed with its early booking campaign. Neill Barston reports.
The US-based National Confectioners Association has revealed a bold new visual identity and refreshed website as part of a new five-year strategic plan, amid the organisation marking national candy month throughout June.
Organisers of the UK's key annual packaging and processing equipment event, PPMA, have stated the industry showcase is to be postponed until next year amid ongoing uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.
Studies from the International Cocoa Initiative have found a concerning significant rise in the number of Ivory Coast children carrying out hazardous work within cocoa production. Neill Barston reports.
Netherlands-based oils and fats specialist Bunge Loders Croklaan (BLC), has opened its first creative studio in Istanbul, Turkey, working across its ingredients portfolio including with confectionery.
US major confectionery business Hershey is set to invest $135 million into expanding its manufacturing operation at Augusta County, Virginia, creating 110 new jobs.
The Rainforest Alliance has released a new sustainability certification system featuring more robust criteria, measurement, and impact featuring several key innovations.
The UK’s Campden BRI’s consumer research and testing centre in Leamington Spa has re-opened following the introduction of social distancing and safety measures to guard against coronavirus.
Three key groups including the German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa (GISCO), Swiss Platform for Sustainable Cocoa (SWISSCO) and the Belgian platform Beyond Chocolate have united to deliver on supporting key communities in the cocoa supply chain.
An industry forecast has revealed it is likely to take until 2022 for manufacturing to recover to pre-coronavirus growth levels, which could cost a potential £36 billion in Gross Added Value this year alone, according to a report from Make UK and Santander UK.