Hopes of driving a greater number of private label confectionery operations to actively engage with cocoa sustainability programmes for confectionery were raised by manufacturers including French-based Cemoi, as part of Chocoa 2021, reports Neill Barston.
Syntegon Technology has begun two virtual customer events at the Swiss site in Beringen showcasing its core packaging ranges with broad industry application including for confectionery and bakery markets, writes Neill Barston.
The Nestlé group has confirmed extensive plans for a £9 million upgrade of its UK offices at its core York campus, which will be instilled with additional eco-friendly features, reports Neill Barston.
Chocoa online conference opens with calls for action on cocoa prices and sustainability collaboration
The opening day of Chocoa's online Amsterdam Sustainable Cocoa Conference featured a key discussion of the importance of sharing data monitoring of cocoa farming operations for the future viability of the sector, writes Neill Barston.
The Christian Hansen Natural Colours group has confirmed the appointment of Barentz as its UK strategic partner for its industry portfolio, which includes development of confectionery and bakery applications, writes, Neill Barston.
The European Cocoa Association is staging an online seminar discussing policy areas for the EU's approach to due diligence in supply chains, which is set to prove a major issue in devising support measures for producing nations.
Germany’s BDSI (Federal Association of the Confectionery Industry), has renewed calls for an EU-wide policy ensuring joined-up sustainability policies in its crucial cocoa supply chains, reports Neill Barston.
British-based industry equipment business Baker Perkins has confirmed a key development for the business in being able to now remotely commission and start-up new unit machines across its global operations, writes Neill Barston.
Fairtrade calls on UK government for action on ‘hidden’ carbon emissions in food supply chains, including cocoa
The Fairtrade Foundation has issued a plea to the UK government to actively tackle ‘hidden’ carbon emissions in British food supply chains – including cocoa growing markets, in an urgent bid to address global climate change, reports Neill Barston.
The Givaudan Taste & Wellbeing group has released its Advanced Tools for Modelling (ATOM) using artificial intelligence for optimising food and flavour formulation and collaborative ventures, including confectionery and bakery applications, writes Neill Barston.
ULMA Packaging UK’s performance in meeting packaging machinery service standards amid the covid pandemic has seen the company gain an award from British brand Border Biscuits, writes Neill Barston.
The Cargill group has unveiled its latest report with global humanitarian organisation CARE on progress assisting cocoa communities in Ghana and Ivory Coast, including targeting support for women, and tackling child labour, writes Neill Barston