Ferrero is preparing major expansion in its Russian confectionery market operations during next decade, reports Eugene Gerden, exclusively from Russia for Confectionery Production
The European Bank for reconstruction and development (EBRD) has confirmed a five-year loan of US$ 7.5 million to Turkish confectionery business Kervan Gıda to expand its production operations.
Chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut, has completed several expansion investments totalling $30 million in three of its North American facilities.
US-based Wolfgang Confectioners has made a major investment in its production facilities after delivering a 78,000-square foot expansion to their confection manufacturing facility in Loganville, PA.
Colombian confectionery company Casa Luker has joined with the country’s government and National Cocoa Federation in pledging to produce deforestation-free and ‘peace-friendly’ cocoa by 2020.
Fast-rising UK chocolatier, York Cocoa House, has completed a new manufacturing facility developed to increase its production capacity.
Sensient Technologies has confirmed a deal to acquire Vancouver-based botanical extraction technology firm Mazza Innovation as part of its natural ingredients expansion
Digital technology group ABB is investing €100 million in its recently acquired business, B&R (Bernecker and Rainer Industrie-Elektronik), for a major new innovation campus.
A major initiative between Bühler and Microsoft has been unveiled at Hannover Messe, aiming to improve grain analysis vital to the food sector, including confectionery and bakery.
Global ingredients business Chr Hansen has reported revenues of €518 million for the first half of 2017/18, up 3% year-on-year.