Barry Callebaut has opened a chocolate academy in Mumbai as it anticipates growth in India’s premium and gourmet chocolate segment.
Steviva Ingredients has introduced a sugar replacer, Erysweet + Ultra stevia and erythritol blend, that it claims can solve sugar-free chocolate's tempering issues and deliver up to 99% sugar reduction.
Barry Callebaut says protein chocolate is poised to expand beyond traditional granola and energy bars to clusters and trail mixes.
A review article published in a dentistry journal makes the case that erythritol is superior to xylitol or sorbitol in preventing adhesion of harmful bacteria to teeth.
Canadian confectionery manufacturers are now able to use sodium hydrogen malate-added powder, developed by Corbion, to improve the sour flavor profile of their products, says the supplier.
Cargill has suspended new business with IOI and called on the palm oil supplier to “take further action to resolve the charges that resulted in its RSPO suspension and address longstanding...
Barry Callebaut is to supply Tony’s Chocolonely cocoa butter that can be traced to the Dutch firm’s partner cooperatives in Côte d’Ivoire.
Tesco – the UK’s largest supermarket chain – has pledged to use only cocoa from Rainforest Alliance sources in its private-label chocolate.
Swedish oils giant AAK has struck a deal to buy Richmond, CA-based California Oils Corp from Mitsubishi Corp in a bid to increase its presence in the US market.
Sugar alternatives may actually increase an individual’s appetite for real sugar by interfering with the way glucose is used in the body, a study has found.
Barry Callebaut has grown revenues and sales volumes despite declines in the overall global chocolate confectionery market.
Next-gen food colourings like Merck’s new silica-based pigment could offer a compromise between colouring foodstuffs and synthetic products. Yet, experts have questioned potential for consumer acceptance.
Global sugar prices have rocketed 30% since mid-April as the balance between supply and demand tightens. In Europe prices have remained steady but could soon increase, according to Rabobank’s latest...
The damage caused by IOI’s deforestation and peatland drainage is “far greater” than that detailed in the complaint that led to the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil suspending the supplier back in...
Long-term consumption of epicatechin, a compound found in tea, apples, and cocoa, may significantly boost heart health and reduce the risk of heart-related mortality, says a new study from The...
Swiss-based donkey milk company Eurolactis is ramping up production, and is set to launch the first large-scale production of a chocolate bar made with donkey’s milk.
Palm oil supplier IOI Corporation Berhad has ditched plans to sue the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), saying it has “engaged” with customers, NGOs and the RSPO to resolve...
Binge eaters are less motivated to eat a treat after hearing a ‘sugar cue’ when certain brain pathways are suppressed, an animal study has found.
The FDA has issued a GRAS (generally recognized as safe) no objections letter for EverSweet, Cargill’s hotly-anticipated ‘next-generation’ Reb D and Reb M sweetener – produced via fermentation rather than...
The National Confectioners Association (NCA) unveiled and gave awards to the “most innovative candy and snack ideas, concepts and products” at the annual Sweets & Snacks Expo this year in...
Mondelēz International has called on palm oil supplier IOI Group to withdraw its legal action against the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).
A Belgian chocolate filling suitable for spreading, piping, or machine injection into a range of baked goods has been introduced by Macphie.
Low milk prices and a cold, wet spring across Europe have combined to push butter futures prices upwards, according to Greenfields Ingredients, the UK division of Greenfields Ireland.
Global food and drinks businesses including General Mills, Kellogg, Mars, Nestlé and Unilever have pledged to reduce trans fatty acids to “nutritionally insignificant levels” by the end of 2018.
Confectionery finishing agents supplier Capol expects its newly launched organic product offerings made from acacia and sunflower oil will attract strong demand in North America.