Researchers have called on the confectionery industry to remove lead traces in candy products after finding high concentrations in 4% of candy samples and 12% of brands analyzed in Mexico.
GEA has launched a Doy-style bag filled from the top instead of the side, which it claims can enable a higher fill rate.
Jake vitamincandy has opened a sales office in China and says the country and the US will be its focus for the next two years.
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.
Aldomak which makes tablets, fudge and macaroons is projecting sales of £1.9m ($2.8m) for 2017 on the back of a slew of contract wins and increased activity with existing clients.
National Taxpayers Union (NTU) has joined the Coalition for Sugar Reform to transform the US sugar policy, the Coalition announced.
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Organic candy manufacturer, Hillside Candy, is debuting two additions to its GoOrganic candy line at the Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago later this month, as the company eyes the...
Nestlé will introduce a “perfect store” concept to Asian travel retailers for the first time at the upcoming TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference in Singapore.
Soft drinks could cost up to 25% more in Thailand after the National Reform Steering Assembly’s health panel approved by 153 votes to two a proposal to increase taxes for...
The 20th Sweets & Snacks Expo will bring the introduction of a new hall to accommodate more than 130 new exhibitors and the show's Innovation Avenue up-and-coming products showcase.
UK-based personalized marshmallow company Boomf has set its sights on expanding its business in the US after selling more than one million marshmallows worldwide last year.
‘Consumer expectations are getting higher and higher,” according to Justin Shimek, chief technology officer at Mattson, based near San Francisco, US.
Constantia Flexibles has invested approximately €4m ($4.5m) at its manufacturing site in Weiden, Germany, including a 10-color rotogravure printing machine, which will start production in Q2, 2017.
Hershey has reported positive results for its Candy Experience concept 'store within a store' at a Winn-Dixie outlet in Louisiana and three Supervalu-Cub Food Stores in Minnesota.
Ferrara Candy has reported a sales boost for its Red Hots and Now and Later brands after revitalizing the flavors and packaging.
Hershey has posted a 5.6% net sales decline in its first quarter (Q1), but one analyst believes its acquisition of chocolate business barkTHINS offers hope in a troubled US confectionery market....
3dChef has partnered with a number of confectionery firms to develop next generation candies, sweets and decorations for the pastry industry.
Nestlé says it is primarily guided by science when setting nutrition guidelines for its confections, while Mondelēz International takes account of multiple factors, but says consumer preference and taste is...
Bazooka Candy Brands has launched emoji-shaped wearable gummies, Ring Pop Gummies Chains, just before summer as the company sees it as an ideal season for consumers to try new confectionery...
Gold-Bears candy maker Haribo of America has enlisted Blue Chip Marketing Worldwide to help launch its latest product, Twin Snakes, in the US.
KU Leuven University, in Belgium, has developed a prototype 3D printer using pectin gel for candy and will investigate other recipes to make further use of the product.
American food wholesaler, Innovative Bites, has acquired Bonds of London, in a multi-million pound deal.
Nestlé’s confectionery business has posted flat real internal growth in the first quarter 2016 triggered by an economic slowdown in Brazil and an earlier Chinese New Year.