There are far fewer confectionery manufacturers to speak to at trade fairs after huge industry consolidation, which has led to more automation, according to processing supplier Bainbridge Associations.
Aplix has reclosable technology that it claims can still reseal flexible confectionery bags after crumbs are caught in the zipper, unlike zip-locks.
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Booming demand from the growing middle classes in emerging markets mean confectionery industry investments in processing and packaging equipment will grow 4% to 5% annually, according to a report by...
As we approach the first year anniversary of the launch of Mondelēz International, ConfectioneryNews peers into the chocolate box of the young confectionery titan.
About a year on from OatSweet’s initial push into the U.S. sweetener marketplace, Oat Tech CEO and founder, Dr. Paul Whalen, caught up with FoodNavigator-USA on the growth areas—both expected...
Korean firm Lotte’s recent acquisition of Kazakstan’s leading confectioner forms part of a carefully planned expansion strategy that gives it a “jumping board” to Russia and Central Asia, according to an analyst...
Start-up candy manufacturer, The Candy Makers, which produces a sugar-free range for WeightWatchers in Scandinavia, is due to sign a distribution deal with Canada.
One of Asia-Pacific’s leading authorities on natural food colours has urged Australian and New Zealand food manufacturers, marketeers and media to show greater leadership in converting to natural colours.
Japanese confectioner Morinaga is to open its first production facility in the US.
The CEO of Perfetti Van Melle USA talks to ConfectioneryNews about innovation, turning around the ailing gum category and the firm’s US strategy.
UK firms Tangerine Confectionery and Rose Holdings have each been granted licenses to produce soft-drink brand Sunkist in confectionery form.
We’ve delved into the ConfectioneryNews archives to chart newly built factories and major investments on existing plants by the industry’s major players over the past five years to discover where...
A lawsuit brought by American Licorice accusing Total Sweeteners of breaching its contract by supplying molasses tainted with lead will proceed, a Californian district judge has ruled.
Mondelez International has restarted production in Egypt after it temporarily suspended operations due to civil unrest.
The FDA’s decision to give the thumbs up to spirulina as a source of blue color in candy and gum finally gives US firms a natural alternative to artificial FD&C Blue #1...
Mondelez International has entered into a marketing partnership with InnerWorkings in Brazil, one of its priority markets.
Confectionery glazing and release agent supplier Capol has been snapped up by German-based firm Freudenberg for an undisclosed sum.
The Paxiom Group has entered the flow wrapping industry having launched a machine capable of wrapping confectionery such as individual mints and chocolate bars.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded that aspartame-derived sweetener advantame is safe for human consumption.
Mars-owned Wrigley is attempting to patent a method to produce ‘natural’ tooth friendly gummies using erythritol.
Italian chocolatier Ferrero has joined Haribo and Perfetti Van Melle in entering the Burmese market.
The functional confectionery market remains niche but is growing rapidly as candy makers look for new ways to differentiate their products, according to ingredients firm Naturex.
Scandinavian confectioner Cloetta has reported profit gains in the face of weak markets in Italy, Denmark and the Netherlands in the second quarter (Q2).
UK wholesale confectioner Hancocks claims domestic demand is growing for summer-themed products.