Creating confectionery for the Free-from and reduced sugar market poses numerous tests, as Adrian Ling, managing director of Plamil Foods explains to Neill Barston
US-based Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has reported challenging market conditions affecting its overall first quarter results for 2019, including ongoing trade disruption with China.
With an increasing trend towards development of novel and unique flavours, manufacturers in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) confectionery sector are introducing a greater array of diverse products, according to the GlobalData research group.
International bakery group Puratos UK has added two new flavours to its Topfil premium fruit fillings range, as well as two complementary variants to its iconic Satin Crème Cake line, in time for the summer season.
As volumes of cocoa processing show signs of increasing, there has been a correspondingly strong market for equipment lines. Confectionery Production assesses the segment’s prospects for the remainder of 2019. Neill Barston reports
US-based Bell Flavors and Fragrances has confirmed its corporate responsibility strategy for 2019 across its operations, including within the confectionery sector.
Symrise, the flavours and fragrance group, has posted a 5.3% increase in sales, to € 3.2 billion for 2018, with net income for the business also increasing, to a figure of over €275 million.
Ingredients business Naturex has developed a line of colouring foodstuffs with its Vegebrite Ultimate Spirulina, which has a broad range of applications including for the confectionery sector.
Givaudan has announced a partnership with food technology incubator, The Kitchen, owned by Strauss Group.
The US-headquartered Guittard Chocolate Company, as part of its Cultivate BetterTM sustainability platform, has reported an expansion of its flavour quality work in Ghana, Ivory Coast, and Indonesia.
Flavours and fragrance specialist Givaudan has opened a new flavours technical and commercial centre in Casablanca, Morocco.
A final call for entries for 2019’s Academy of Chocolate Awards is being made to find the finest bars, filled chocolates, drinking chocolate, chocolate spreads and packaging categories.