Top five insights of 2016
The top five insights to appear on Confectionery Production in 2016 included a look at the opportunties the growing legalisation of marijuana across the USA and Canada is having on the confectionery market, factors to consider when choosing the right gelling agents for confectionery, as well as the challenge and opportunities within coating, polishing and glazing for confectionery producers.
Confectioners are closely monitoring the growing legalisation of marijuana across the USA and Canada, offering them the opportunity to develop new products with an special, edgy ingredient.
What’s cooking in gelled confectionery?
When choosing the right gelling agents for confectionery products, a number of key factors have to be taken into consideration. Dirk De Cooman and Cindy Dekeyser investigate.
A closer look at coatings
Nick Hewitt highlights the challenges and opportunities within coating, polishing and glazing for confectionery manufacturers and assesses the key areas for expansion.
Sweet like sugar
Katie Smith meets director Ben Eastick to find out how confectionery is set to play a bigger role at Ragus Sugars Manufacturing.
The rights and wrongs of nutrition labelling
Nutritional labelling for confectionery and sweet bakery products sold across the EU becomes mandatory by 13 December 2016, but the industry is confident it will comply. By Liz Newmark in Brussels.