At this year’s IFT Food Expo in New Orleans, Sternchemie, an international supplier of lecithins and food lipids, is focusing on clean label solutions that can be used for baked goods and confections.
A study from the National Confectioners Association of chocolate consumers has found that while preferences for dark, milk, and white chocolate vary widely across age groups, a new generation of millennial shoppers is impacting the chocolate retail experience.
Global ingredients group Cargill has confirmed that it will break ground in June on the construction of its pectin plant in Bebedouro, Brazil, for use in a range of sectors including confectionery.
Barry Callebaut’s ruby chocolate is to gain an initial release in the US and Canada in a couverture form, amid wider testing with American authorities for its full recognition as the ‘fourth type of chocolate’.
The PPMA Total Show, held every three years and considered as the UK’s largest processing and packaging machinery exhibition, returns this autumn to the Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre (NEC).
Volpak, the Barcelona-based specialist horizontal form-fill machine manufacturer of flexible pouches, has made a significant step forward with its technical production capabilities.
The German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa (Gisco) has agreed its latest objectives to help deliver a living income for key supply chain farming communities in Africa.
A group of leading Brazilian confectionery companies have confirmed plans to launch a wide range of new flavours and better-for-you products at Sweets and Snacks Expo 2019.
Equipment manufacturer Ilapak has enhanced its Vision2000 vision and counting platform with new laser height detection capabilities and design features created for easier maintenance access.
The Pladis group has released its 2018 annual biscuit review, forecasting that retailers have an opportunity to add £330 million of product sales to a projected £1.2 billion overall rise in snacking over the next three years.
Mars, Incorporated has agreed that it will source all electricity for its Mexican confectionery and pet food operations from a new wind farm in Dzilam Bravo, Yucatan, as it targets broader global greenhouse emissions cuts of 40% by 2020.
Gaining the chance to become Willy Wonka for a week at Montezuma’s Chocolates proved an opportunity not to be missed by a group school children who appeared in a British TV documentary screen on Channel 4 this evening. Neill Barston reports
A next generation weighing system is set to be launched by Bühler for use across a number of sectors including confectionery, snacks and bakery manufacturers.