The Swiss-headquartered Barry Callebaut Group has made financial first quarter gains, increasing its sales volumes by 8.2% to 585,620 tonnes, with revenues also up 8.7% to CHF 2 billion for the period.
An international study has revealed that Cadbury Dairy Milk is the most popular chocolate bar in the world.
Tomra Food has appointed Michel Picandet as executive vice president and Head of Tomra Food, based at the company’s headquarters in Leuven, Belgium.
Global food and beverage group Nestlé is to make an investment of CHF 2 billion aimed at moving from virgin plastics to food-grade recycled plastics in response to demand for increasing the pace of delivering sustainable packaging solutions.
The Voice Network, a group of NGOs and Trade Unions tackling sustainability in the global cocoa supply chain, has released a new position paper on providing a living income for farmers in key African markets.
Italian-founded confectionery group Ferrero has welcomed results of a WWF Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard, which rated the company as number one out of 173 sector businesses for its sustainable sourcing policies.
This year’s Interpack is set to showcase a notable array of equipment and solutions. Neill Barston reports from Ishida Europe press launch for the event