Barry Callebaut has highlighted notable progress with thousands of additional farmers beginning to receive digital payments for their beans, offering a secure system that enhances traceability of farmer income, reports Neill Barston.
The Hershey Company has released its latest fourth quarter results of $2,652,338 net sale, amounting to a 14% year-on-year improvement, owing to buoyant sales in the category, despite a backdrop of challenging market conditions including ingredients inflation, reports Neill Barston.
Dutch-based confectionery impact brand Tony's Chocolonely has marked another milestone in signing an agreement with Baronie & Cémoi to extend its Open Chain cocoa sourcing initiative, reports Neill Barston.
Adrian Ling, founder of the World Vegan Chocolate Day, has hailed today's event celebrations as a success in gaining greater awareness for the movement, which continues to make marked progress globally, reports Neill Barston.
UK confectionery business Fudge Kitchen has marked its 40th anniversary engaging guest judge, Stefano Cuomo – CEO of Macknade Food Hall, to determine a winning entry for its annual flavour New Year New Flavour competition, writes Neill Barston.
The ofi ingredients group has offered its latest analysis of the core trends set to be shaping events in 2023, with plant-based products, as well as premium confectionery ranges expected to thrive this year, despite market challenges, reports Neill Barston.
The global Tate & Lyle ingredients solutions group has delivered a major brand revamp, as it seeks to expand its interests across the sector, including developing applications for the confectionery and snacks sectors, writes Neill Barston.
A major boost to Fairtrade Foundation has been delivered in gaining ‘Superbrand’ status for its public perception in the UK, including work supporting key communities in cocoa and wider agricultural supply chains, writes Neill Barston.
UK confectionery business A L Simpkin & Co is set to mark the coronation of King Charles III with a special celebratory tin of its classic travel sweets for the historic occasion, writes Neill Barston.
Fresh research from Cargill has revealed that for bakery-based product ranges, consumers are seeking the best of both world in demanding product ranges that have an element of both being indulgent and healthy, and are willing to pay more for ranges that meet these criteria, reports Neill Barston.