Roquette has introduced a starch-based ingredient it claims can be used to make the first gelatine-free chewy candy with a long-lasting chewiness.
Just Born’s Mike and Ike and Hot Tamales brands have signed a licensing deal with Legendary and Universal Pictures’ for Warcraft branded confections.
‘Sustainable manufacturing is taking centre stage, driven by both the market and regulation.
Ferrara Candy Company’s Black Forest brand has launched its first USDA-certified organic gummies, which are currently available at Kroger, and will be rolling out to major US retailers such as...
Israel-based ingredients supplier Frutarom has introduced an extract from a ‘superfruit’ that was used by the Incas before battle.
Easyfairs has relocated its tradeshows Empack 2015 and Packaging Innovations from Brussels Expo (November 25-26) to the Nekkerhal in Mechelen, Belgium, today (December 1-2).
“There are lots of questions about the quality of our water and where it comes from, the plastic packaging used to transport it, plus the shortage of water due to...
Safety is not an option it is a required investment, according to Huer Foods.
Performance Packaging has launched an alternative aseptic process to sterilize flexible packaging and its contents, avoiding hot-filling, retort processing, peroxide or peracetic baths and sprays, irradiation, pulsed light or electron-beam...
‘One of the interesting things about food and why it is so important is because it calls upon our identity and our culture and what we eat and who we...
Gelatine should be seen as a functional ingredient for use in ‘better for you’ products, according to gelatine supplier Rousselot.
Low energy sweeteners commonly used in diet sodas may help with weight loss, says a University of Bristol study, adding that confusion among consumers between sweeteners and sugar needs to be...
Candy is outpacing chocolate growth in the US as Millennials, Generation Z and the Hispanic population transform consumption habits, says the CEO of Ferrara Candy.
UNI Packaging has further increased its capacity by investing in a second HP Indigo 20000 digital press providing a 30-inch (750mm) wide-web technology for flexible packaging and sleeves.
UK palm oil imports were 72% sustainable in 2014 – up from 55% in 2013, according to an annual progress report from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA).
Mars Chocolate and Wrigley have adapted impulse merchandising strategies to fit the modern retail landscape.
The confectionery industry is growing, and with it the National Confectioners Association’s 2016 Sweets & Snacks Expo will grow as well.
US confectioners should ready themselves to declare percentage daily values for added sugars set at 10% of total calorie intake, which could be a regulatory requirement by 2018, says a...
While many people have snacks, sugar and sodas pinned as the bad guys in the war against obesity, one recent study found little to no correlation between consumption of junk...
tna has acquired Unique Solutions in Chicago, US, which makes promotional labels and inserts for clients including Nestlè and Hershey’s.
The chocolate market will exceed $26bn in the US by 2018, according to a recent report.
Eagle Product Inspection has partnered with J-Pak, in Africa, to distribute its x-ray inspection systems for applications including bakery, dairy, snacks, confectionery, cereals and grains.
Bonds Confectionery has released a limited range of own-brand Christmas confectionery gifting range on the back of its overwhelming private label success during the festive period last year.
Seasonal and holiday packaging has seen a huge growth since 2012, but it is not always worth the investment, according to Grimes Packaging Services based in Florida, US.
German confectioner Katjes has acquired a perpetual license from Procter & Gamble to sell and distribute Vicks cough drops in Europe and Russia.