A manufacturing employee from Fife, Scotland, has risen through the ranks of global snacks group Pladis, to become its youngest factory manager, leading its site in Bucharest, Romania.
Global ingredients business Corbion has introduced a new organic dough improver aimed at the premium baked goods market.
At the upcoming Ipack-Ima 2018 trade fair (29 May-1June, Milan, Italy) Italian manufacturer Rotomac will be presenting an example of its customisable machines for the food and packaging industry: the improved model 145
Sandvik Process Systems is set to use Anuga FoodTec 2018 to highlight the extensive range of food related applications for its carbon and stainless steel belts, including a showcase for the company’s conveyor units.
Burts Potato Chips has purchased specialist popcorn brand Savoury & Sweet – a move it says will help the snack company accelerate growth over the next five years.
Healthy baked goods brand Modern Baker has received a £763,000 grant from Innovate UK to lead a two-year research and development project into improving the nutritional quality of bread.
In response to the ongoing worldwide vanilla crisis, natural flavours specialist Omega Ingredients has developed a vanilla flavour and an extract, both of which are 100% natural.
New research from Mintel reveals that over three in five (62%) Brits who buy butter, spread, oil and fat say they are frying less food at home now compared to a few years ago, while 43% say they are buying fewer bread products and 42% say they are baking less at home.
In keeping with its all-natural, vegetarian range, Orchard Valley Foods Group has announced the launch of its vegetarian and vegan-friendly marshmallows.
Cocoa products and chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut has signed an agreement to acquire the ingredients division of US-based Gertrude Hawk Chocolates.
Orchard Valley Foods and Candeco Confektyr have merged to create a €40 million producer of confections, ingredients and decorations for the food manufacturing, foodservice and retail home baking sectors, as well as international markets.