Keeping it topical

As a monthly printed publication, CP can never hope to be at the forefront when it comes to breaking news. Of course, we have the CP website for up to date news coverage, but in the magazine we aim to take a more in depth look at what’s happening in the industry worldwide.


Were you there?

Having returned from a successful trip to Dubai last week where we attended Gulfood Manufacturing, we are keen to know what others thought of the event. Exhibitors during the show appeared very positive and there certainly seemed to be plenty of visitors to the Dubai World Trade Centre where the event was held. Sweets & […]

Natural colouring line grows

LycoRed, Israel, has announced an expansion in production capacity for its natural beta-carotene colouring line in response to growing demand from food and beverage companies in the US, West Europe and Asia-Pacific. The expansion of the natural beta-carotene colouring line will take place at LycoRed’s facility in the Ukraine, where B. Trispora biomass is produced. […]

Azelis to distribute green aroma extracts

Azelis has been appointed by Evonik to distribute green aroma extracts in the UK, Ireland, Italy and selected Central and Eastern European countries. Evonik’s aroma extracts make use of a process known as Supercritical Fluid Extraction (SFE) which is carried out under gentle conditions.  André Aguiar, Evonik account & marketing manager Europe, explains, “This environmentally friendly extraction […]

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Roshen expands in Ukraine

29 August 2012 – Roshen Confectionery Corporation has finished the construction of the second confectionery factory in Vinnitsa, Ukraine. The new facilities allow the company to produce an additional 120,000 tonnes of confectionery products per annum. The factory is 62,000m2 in size, it is a complex of three blocks: a five-storied administrative building, a four-storied […]

Ferrero loses case in Ukraine

25 January 2011 – Italian chocolate maker Ferrero has lost a long running counterfeit case in relation to its top-selling praline brand, Raffaello. The €6 billion confectionery group was hoping to overturn an earlier ruling that ordered the trademark for its Raffaello product be withdrawn from Ukraine, following an action brought by Russian firm, Landrin, […]

Ukrainian companies enjoy growth

20 October 2010 – Two firms in the Ukraine have announced increases in Q3 sales compared to the same quarter in 2009. Roshen, Ukraine’s leading sweet manufacturer, has announced increases of 11% compared to last year with around 285,000 tonnes of products sold. Konti, meanwhile, reports that it has increased sales by 29%. During this […]

Roshen to invest in Lithuanian caramel factory

30 July 2010 – The Roshen Confectionary Corporation, one of the largest confectionary producers in Ukraine, plans to invest €8 million in its Klaipeda confectionery factory in Lithuania. These assets will be directed at purchase and installation of new improved equipment for caramel production and at the improvement of the factory’s power supply system. It […]

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Ukrainian confectionery Konti sees sales growth

Ukrainian confectionery products maker Konti has announced that it increased its sales by 30% in 2009 to 3.3 billion Ukrainian Hrivna. In 2009, the company produced 220,000 tons of confectionery products and started producing 25 types of new confectionery under the trademarks Postnye Sladosti (Fast Sweets), LovelyKonti, Ulybnis and Milkolad. Established in 1997, Konti, formerly […]

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