As part of FoodProductionDaily's Factory Focus feature yesterday, Vikki Geall, senior confectioner, Nestlé UK & Ireland, reveals her tricks of the trade from sourcing flour for Blue Riband, creating a...
Chocolate makers can up the premium proposition of tablets with imperfect nut inclusions visible on the surface, claims Barry Callebaut’s Spanish nut business La Morella Nuts.
Character confectionery firm Yowie has secured distribution in 4,300 Walmart stores across the US following a successful trail in Texas.
Nestlé UK and Ireland has partnered with the National Centre for Food Manufacturing at the University of Lincoln to find the chocolate makers of the future.
Those who eat food and other snacks on the go may end up heavier and have a greater inclination for obesity, according to a recent study.
Market research firm Technavio expects lower calorie product introductions and a growing social media presence among branded players will help grow confectionery value sales in the US by almost 2%...
Mondelēz International’s director of field shopper market shares details on eight technology startups that will help promote power brands such as Trident and Oreo.
Nestlé is seeking to secure the next generation of chocolate makers with the launch of a new confectionery degree.
Mondelēz International has opened a $30m line in Poland to produce popular brands such as Milka, Cadbury and Oreo as it anticipates a recovery in Europe’s chocolate market.
Dairy commodity prices rose nearly 11% earlier today on the Fonterra-owned Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction platform.
Nestlé plans to source only sustainable cocoa for its global KitKat brand in order to strengthen consumer trust.
Perilous working conditions for sugarcane growers in Central America have claimed around 20,000 lives in the past decade and supply chain advisor Solidaridad says the food and drink industry can...
UK premium chocolate firm Montezuma’s will be stocked in the US for the first time after it signed a deal with food store chain Trader Joe’s.
The recall of chocolate bar products possibly contaminated with Salmonella has expanded to more than 20 countries.
German scientists say they may be able to improve chocolate’s mouthfeel after researching the molecular interactions with lecithin during conching.
Nutritional ingredients supplier Delavau has utilized its fortification technology to enrich chocolate and compound coatings with calcium equivalent to levels in a glass of milk.
At least 14 countries and numerous brands have been affected by possible Salmonella in chocolate products.
Rabobank has forecast a small cocoa deficit for the next cocoa year as dry weather harms production in Ghana and Côte D’Ivoire.
The republic of Trinidad & Tobago will have a cocoa-processing facility for the first time in its history.
A recall round-up for August takes us to Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, Finland, the UK, Canada, New Zealand and France. Salmonella and Listeria found in cheese affecting multiple countries and Salmonella in chocolate dominate this week....
Hershey has received clearance to acquire the remaining 49% in its joint venture with Bauducco, allowing the US giant to grow in the emerging market as its own entity.
The Norwegian national investment fund has cut ties with four major Asian companies, citing the risk of ‘severe environmental damage’ as a result of palm oil plantations.
Lindt & Sprüngli has reported a double-digit rise in net income as it weathers steep price hikes in key commodities such as cocoa, hazelnuts and almonds.
A Scottish fudge and sweet maker is set to invest in machinery and create up to 16 jobs, after securing a £1.6M finance package.
Mondelēz did not breach competition rules following a complaint from a distributor it was placing unfair terms on rural stockists, rule Indian authorities.