The level of vegan based food launches, including products developed for the snacks and bakery sectors, has more than doubled over the past five years, according to latest international research.
Sensient Technologies has confirmed a deal to acquire Vancouver-based botanical extraction technology firm Mazza Innovation as part of its natural ingredients expansion
Mars Wrigley Confectionery has confirmed the launch of what it has billed as its ‘first true texture innovation’ in nearly two decades, across its core Skittles and Starburst brands.
An innovative educational confectionery event held in Chennai, India, has seen a collaboration between Cocoatrait and the UK based International Institute of Chocolate and Cacao Tasting (IICCT).
Equipment: Cooking and depositing Ingredients: Flavours and colours Packaging: Form, fill and seal Product focus: Hard/soft candy and lollipops. Show review: World Cocoa Conference.
The Brazilian confectionery, snacks and biscuits industry has participated in this year’s Sweets and Snacks Expo in the US with a renewed range of products.
Swiss-based manufacturer Lindt & Sprüngli Travel Retail is releasing a new gift range at the Tax Free World Association (TFWA) Asia Pacific Exhibition and Conference in Singapore.
Mondelēz International has confirmed its Milka chocolate brand will join the company’s cocoa sourcing programme, as part of an ongoing target of sourcing all of its cocoa sustainably.
Ingredients company Corbion has reported challenging market conditions, with sales of € 891.7 million in 2017, decreasing 2.2% against figures for 2016.
Specialist ingredients companies Thew Arnott and Flo Chemical have introduced Flo Zein all-natural corn protein films developed to coat nuts and enhance shelf life, which have been created for the European market.
Nestlé has registered a slight year-on-year growth in profits across its businesses, with sales figures of CHF 89.8 billion (€78bn) for 2017 against CHF 89.5 (€77.7bn) the previous year.
The Barry Callebaut Group and FlavaNaturals have announced their partnership to produce high-flavanol chocolate in the US.