Biscuit manufacturer Border Biscuits has removed 90% of plastic from its packaging as part of a wider £1.6million investment into its products and processes.
The chief executive of the Ghana Cocoa Board, Joseph Boahen Aidoo, has met with the Standard Bank Group, as part of the company’s immersion programme of providing learning opportunities on how to grow Africa’s business and banking sectors.
A major equipment installation project has been completed by the Dawsongroup Temperature Control Solutions (DGTCS) for international toppings and inclusions supplier Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe).
A significant expansion of operations in China is being planned by Russian-based United Confectioners, with investment totalling around $50 million expected over several years, reports Eugene Gerden for Confectionery Production
Packaging firm ANL France invited guests from across the sector to inaugurate its new factory facilities in Cahors Sud business park in Montat, involving €12 million investment into its development.
Confectionery brand Conscious Chocolate has undergone a relaunch with investment from Fortissimo Group, which has enabled reformulation work on the company’s product range.
The Fazer group has confirmed a €40 million investment in an oat hull xylitol manufacturing facility in Finland aimed at making innovative use of an ingredient used in a number of segments including confectionery.
The Cargill global ingredients and food solutions group is investing €20 million in its Netherlands-based starch production plant in Sas Van Gent, in response to increased consumer demand for convenience foods including baked snacks.
German chocolate company, Schokinag, has completed its new solid chocolate production line following a major investment project.
Market uncertainties with Brexit have made many UK firms wary of investment, including within confectionery. But as Neill Barston reports, Euromonitor research indicates there may be hope ahead
Confectionery entrepreneur James Cadbury, the great-great-great grandson of John Cadbury, successfully gained investment for his Love Cocoa company appearing on the BBC Dragons’ Den television series this Christmas.
The great-great-great grandson of the founder of Cadbury chocolates is set to appear on the BBC’s Dragons’ Den television series in the UK this weekend.
Cargill’s cocoa & chocolate business commemorates its 10th anniversary in Ghana by announcing plans for future investment and farmer support.