Long-time candy maker and owner of the Ohio-based Fantasy Candies, Joel Fink, hopes to take probiotic chocolate to the national level through his new startup called Blue Planet Chocolate.
Mars Wrigley, Ferrara, Just Born, and other top candy firms offer their business outlooks for 2017 and share details of innovation in the pipeline.
European snack startup, Belgian Boys, will roll out its butter cookies inspired by the original Belgian cookie, Speculoos, across the US in February.
AXIM Biotechnologies (AXIM Biotech) cannabinoid research and development says it has received positive pharmacokinetic (PK) data results on its CanChew Plus CBD Gum.
The new marijuana testing regulations have made it much tougher for cannabis edibles producers to operate, reports the industry.
CEOs of organic candy and snack brands, including Pure Growth Organic, iWon Organics and Torie & Howard, have voiced their opinions on whether hydroponically-grown foods should be certified as organic.
Gourmet chewy candy brand, Project 7, has entered its first licensing business by launching Girl Scouts cookie-inspired gum and mints, the company recently announced.
An independent think tank, IPES, has been set up to advise the EU and work towards creating a common food policy that would create a sustainable, healthy and profitable food...
The price of food heavily influences assumptions about nutritious quality and even effects the health issues consumers worry about, a series of experiments at Ohio State University has found
One of the largest cannabis brands in the US, Chong’s Choice, has launched five different chocolate bars through a partnership with infused chocolate maker, Défoncé Chocolatier. The decision was made...
Cargill says indulgent, premium, healthy, and sustainable and clean, will be the key trends driving the chocolate and cocoa industry next year.
Global ingredient producer ADM is pushing harder into the European starch and sweetener market, announcing the acquisition of major production facilities in Turkey and Bulgaria on Monday in the wake...
Confectionery may be spared from a category specific tax in Europe, but it remains threatened by added sugar taxes levied on all food and drinks, writes ConfectioneryNews editor Oliver Nieburg.
Hershey's social program to provide children globally with basic nutrition will expand to China and Canada through new partnerships.
Nestlé plans to introduce a faster-dissolving sugar across some of its confectionery range from 2018.
There is an association between intakes of individual saturated fats and the risk of coronary heart disease, according to a new analysis of data that underlines the importance of switching...
A mechanism found to explain why aspartame prevents weight loss in humans is "not plausible" according to the International Sweeteners Association (ISA).
The cannabis industry just welcomed a new edibles format, puffs, thanks to one of the major edibles brands in the US market, Americanna.
UK mint and gum maker Peppersmith is to reposition itself as a dental health brand and has secured a listing in supermarket Waitrose's dental section.
Sunrise Confections’ owner Mount Franklin Foods has acquired a factory in South Carolina where it will produce vitamin gummies, fortified candies and natural fruit snacks for private label.
Scientists has developed a way to emulate the antioxidant content of dark chocolate in milk chocolate by using encapsulated peanut skin extract, all without altering its consumer-preferred flavor or texture.
If the FDA’s decision to wade into the ‘natural’ debate seemed like an act of sadomasochism, its decision to re-examine the criteria underpinning ‘healthy’ claims on food labels looks set...
California-based gourmet gum and gummy brand, Project 7, unveiled its latest energizing gum line, Midnight, with added B vitamins and guarana at the recent NACS show in Atlanta, Georgia.
Gummies are now the most popular cannabis edibles in Colorado with a share of 22% share of sales in the sector, says a newly released report from BDS Analytics’ GreenEdge database....
Northern Irish chocolatier Cobden and Brown has plans to enter southern neighbor the Republic of Ireland after recently introducing a 100% cocoa bar, according to the company’s founder and CEO,...