The organisers of the ISM international confectionery trade fair have confirmed next year’s event in Cologne, Germany, is set to be even bigger than ever with an additional hall dedicated to industry developments.
An array of young industry talent from around the world will be competing at the Junior world championship of confectioners, being held at iba in Munich, Germany, for the first time.
Chocolatiers from around the world gathered at Claridge’s Hotel in the London, UK, this week to celebrate at annual Academy of Chocolate awards party.
Artisan pastry chefs and chocolatiers in Belgium will be among the first in the world to experience the latest ruby variety of chocolate, with a new launch from Barry Callebaut.
Chocolate and cocoa products manufacturer Barry Callebaut has developed a fourth type of chocolate next to dark, milk and white chocolate 80 years after the introduction of white chocolate.
Dried fruit, nuts and seeds producer Whitworths has been acquired by Turkish wholesaler Anatolia for an undisclosed sum.