Portion size control will be a focal point of the European confectionery industry’s push to address consumer concerns on health & nutrition, according to industry association CAOBISCO.
Binge eaters are less motivated to eat a treat after hearing a ‘sugar cue’ when certain brain pathways are suppressed, an animal study has found.
Awake Caffeinated Chocolate continues to lead in the functional chocolate product category with its chocolate bar that contains a full serving of caffeine without a detectable caffeine taste.
Protein experts at leading nutraceutical trade fair Vitafoods consider if protein chocolate has mainstream appeal.
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.
Start-up Nutricoa aims to make vitamin supplementation more palatable with a range of fortified chocolates aimed at women.
Protein-packed Easter eggs, chocolate Valentine’s hearts and advent calendars are previously unseen novelties that will resonate with health-conscious consumers, says UK startup Cocoa Plus.
The Good Chocolate Company is to introduce better-for-you chocolate brand Lavlé, containing Barry Callebaut’s Acticoa, to the UK and Denmark.
Global business intelligence provider Euromonitor International casts an eye over the global market for fortified and functional confectionery.
Redd Superfood Energy Bars has secured a $1m investment as it looks to further expand its US product range and distribution.
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.
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Chicago-based Sulpice Chocolat is to launch a 'better-for-you' chocolate bites range that will compete with snacking chocolate barkTHINS.
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...
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Snacking chocolate brand Brownie Brittle will be highlighting its first organic line at the upcoming Sweets & Snacks Expo as consumer interest in an organic diet grows.
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...
Gourmet gum brand Project 7 has launched two of its sugar-free gums into CVS across the US as the drug store chain looks to promote healthier products to its customers.
The chocolate market in Asia Pacific is expected to grow around 2% faster than Europe and North America up to 2019, according to a Transparency Market Research’s (TMR) report.
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...
Sugar-free caffeinated chewing gum brand Drive Gum has its sights on the US and Russia after expanding distribution in Spain through deals with Autogrill and BP.
Consumers are reducing the range of products they snack on, according to the authors of a new report on UK snacking habits.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has recalled Ross Chocolates’ No Sugar Added Dark Chocolate chocolate bars due to its undeclared milk.
National Confectioners Association president and CEO John H. Downs responds to suggestions candy could be the next target of national and state sugar taxes.
Chocolate has been tied to improved brain function, enhanced energy, and other health benefits, but confectioners will be better served by leveraging chocolate's emotional connections, according to a recent report...