As we have reported over the past couple of months, there have been a number of studies underlining how much consumers value having healthier choice options, including within confectionery and bakery markets.
The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil’s decision last week in Malaysia to adopt enhanced environmental standards for its global framework of operating was of key importance.
This week is regarded as a highly important one surrounding the prospects of the seemingly all-consuming issue of Brexit and the UK’s relations with the EU.
While Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai has been devised to showcase technology and concepts across the complete food sector, this year’s event has underlined that confectionery and bakery are definitely among its key elements.
With Halloween upon us, it seems here in the UK we are increasingly embracing the spooky spirit of festivities that have made it an especially notable celebration in the US.
The past couple of years have seen corporate agendas dominated by initiatives aimed at addressing major issues within the cocoa supply chain.
This week’s confectionery missive will be brief, but hopefully noteworthy, with our latest November edition due to go to press shortly.
During the past couple of years, there has been a notable trend for businesses across the confectionery sector becoming increasingly mindful of sustainability issues.
The announcement from Mars Wrigley Confectionery that it intends to release new UK sugar-reduced versions of its core Mars and Snickers bars is something which comes as little surprise.
The announcement by Mars Wrigley Confectionery on its decision for a $1 billion package of support to assist African cocoa growing communities is a definite step in the right direction.
Having just got off a plane from attending iba Munich, production deadlines are upon us once again at Confectionery Production for our annual supplier profile edition. As we discovered from speaking to many confectionery based companies attending the major international trade fair in Germany, there remains a good deal of market optimism within Europe, despite […]
The results of a new survey showing that consumers in the UK would favour a tax on plastic packaging perhaps comes as little surprise.