Global confectionery group Mars, Incorporated has called for greater coordinated work on cocoa diseases, as it attends the International Congress of Plant Pathology (ICPP), Boston, America.
Nestlé and transport firm XPO Logistics have confirmed development of a 638,000-square-foot distribution centre at the new Segro East Midlands Gateway Logistics Park in Leicestershire, UK.
Tate & Lyle has entered into an agreement to acquire a 15% equity holding in privately held global stevia ingredient company Sweet Green Fields.
Biscuit International has acquired Northumbrian Fine Foods (NFF), the UK-based gluten and milk-free biscuit manufacturer, from CriSeren Foods.
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.
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 multihead weighing company Ishida has confirmed an extension of its partnership with food processing business Heat and Control to develop a series of full “end to end” processing and packaging systems.
Global palm oils business IOI Loders Croklaan has partnered with Kerry Group, Wild Asia and the Fortuna Palm Oil Mill in Sabah to implement a three-year programme to support small growers.
The Barry Callebaut Group and FlavaNaturals have announced their partnership to produce high-flavanol chocolate in the US.