Cocoa & chocolate
Global ingredients and food group Cargill has launched its artisan chocolate brand Veliche Gourmet in the Netherlands at the country’s leading hospitality fair, Horecava, in Amsterdam.
Cadbury’s white Creme Egg hunt has returned for a second year in the lead up to Easter, with a top prize of £10,000 up for grabs.
Confectionery entrepreneur James Cadbury, the great-great-great grandson of John Cadbury, successfully gained investment for his Love Cocoa company appearing on the BBC Dragons’ Den television series this Christmas.
A final call for entries for 2019’s Academy of Chocolate Awards is being made to find the finest bars, filled chocolates, drinking chocolate, chocolate spreads and packaging categories.
Reducing sugar content within a broad range of product groups has posed considerable challenges for the sector. Neill Barston reports on latest recommendations for potentially extending taxes upon the industry to encourage greater product reformulation
After opening a new chocolate production facility this summer, York Cocoa House has brought manufacturing back to one of Britain’s traditional confectionery centres. Neill Barston reports
A broad range of confectionery companies from around the world have confirmed their appearance for the key international ISM confectionery trade fair in Cologne, Germany.
The great-great-great grandson of the founder of Cadbury chocolates is set to appear on the BBC’s Dragons’ Den television series in the UK this weekend.
A study from the World Obesity Federation has called for food and drink adverts, including confectionery, that target children with video games, apps and social media, to be more intensively regulated.
Festive crowds gathered in Milan, Italy, to witness a giant world record breaking Christmas Panettone cake covered with ruby and dark chocolate and prepared by famous maître chocolatier Davide Comaschi.
UK ingredients firm Brusco has developed a new stem ginger that has enabled Beech’s Fine Chocolates to improve the company’s enrobing process for its series of confectionery.
With ProSweets around the corner in Cologne, Scottish based confectionery equipment business MacIntyre Chocolate Systems has been hard at work readying its latest refiner conche series. Neill Barston visits its Arbroath facilities