Mondelez International is investing £4.7 million into its UK food research and development programme at the Reading Science Centre.
UK confectionery group Montezuma’s has confirmed a new executive leadership team in the wake of investment from Edinburgh-based private equity firm, Inverleith, last year.
Identifying market trends within ingredients throughout the year is of crucial importance to many businesses across the confectionery and bakery sectors. Renee Boerefijn, director innovation EMEA, Bunge Loders Croklaan, examines some of the major issues the company has picked up on.
Speaking at this year’s Sweets and Snacks Expo in Chicago, Marcia Mogelonsky offered Confectionery Production an update on the organisation’s top five confectionery trends that it expects will be making headlines for the remainder of this year.
Having taken up her post nearly a year ago, Caobisco president Mary Barnard, who head’s Mondelez International’s chocolate division, reflects on an especially eventful period. Neill Barston reports exclusively
Amid a major market expansion, Brazilian peanut exporters are set to showcase their ranges at the Snackex trade fair in Barcelona, Spain.
The Scandinavian-based Orkla group has appointed Jaan Ivar Semlitsch as its new president and CEO, taking up the post by 1 December.
A specialist German potato chip brand is reportedly maintaining excellent quality control on its upgraded high-capacity packing lines thanks to the introduction of sealtesters and checkweighers from Ishida Europe.
Swedish ingredients manufacturer AAK has devised its latest range of Akospread fats for chocolate and nut-based spread applications focused on stability, visual appeal, texture and flavour.
A study from campaign groups Action on Sugar and Action on Salt based at Queen Mary University of London, reports that half (51%) of 526 food and drink products featuring cartoon animations on packaging aimed at children contained concerningly high levels of fat, saturated fat, sugar and salt.
Product reformulation and issues surrounding clean label ranges are expected to form major subject areas this year’s Food ingredients Europe and Natural ingredients showcase being staged in France.
Assuming the role of chief executive of the UK’s Food and Drink Federation has offered Ian Wright plenty of tests, as Neill Barston discovered, meeting him at the organisation’s London headquarters
US-based Bell Flavors is set to unveil its latest range of snack concepts at this year’s Snackex event taking place in Barcelona, Spain, between 27-28 June.