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UK firm Fudge Kitchen is using a sweetener created recently in Belgium for a sugar-free peanut brittle launching this week.
Sugar and calorie reduction has taken its toll on the chocolate category, but focusing on quality ingredients can foster growth, suggests a Euromonitor analyst.
Premium tablet NPD has helped accelerate value sales in the French chocolate market in 2016 despite a drop in volume sales, according to trade body Syndicat du Chocolat.
Over 20% of consumers would like technology to help them tackle food waste, a new survey has found.
A class action lawsuit in California accuses Ferrara Candy of misrepresenting the amount of candy in Jujyfruits boxes.
Fox’s Biscuits has faced the challenge of daily retailer forecasting by installing FuturMaster software, which measures the Mean Absolute Percent Error (MAPE) of its orders.
US gummy manufacturer Ferrara Candy has developed Trolli Sour Brite Sloths candy in partnership with c-store chain 7-Eleven.
The number of manufacturers using one of the four key commodities linked to deforestation has increased from 67% to 71%, but a worrying number of targets have been missed or...
Ferrero is to acquire all the equity of Fannie May Confections brands, including its subsidiaries Fannie May Confections and Harry London Candies from 1-800-Flowers.com for $115m.
The 12 major players in cocoa and chocolate have united with public sector partners to eradicate deforestation in the cocoa supply chain.
Products that claim to be low-fat, reduced sodium or cholesterol-free do not accurately represent the food’s nutritional quality, giving consumers a false sense about its health benefits, according to a US study....
A district court in California has dismissed a 12-year lawsuit accusing Nestlé, ADM and Cargill of aiding and abetting child slavery in West Africa.
Sugar confectionery consumption in Europe may have peaked, but a spike in Germany’s birthrate signals hope for the future, says Katjes International’s CFO.
German flavours and nutrition supplier Symrise reports strong growth in 2016 following expansion and decentralisation of the company.
A survey conducted by the Almond Board of California (ABC) and Sterling-Rice Group (SRG) suggests 70% of consumers across the globe prefer chocolate products with nut inclusions.
Industry used to shy away from scrutiny towards ingredients lists, but by choosing the right colour or flavour firms can add value to products and reassure consumers, according to colouring...
The European cannabis extract market could be a set for boost following the introduction of a novelty gummy, says Love Hemp.
Mars will launch chocolate snacking brand Maltesers in North America for the first time.
Lindt has invested around $14m in its sustainable cocoa program since 2008 as it aims to have a fully traceable and verifiable supply by 2020.
Turkish confectioner Ülker is aiming to become the leader in Egypt’s biscuit market and hopes to expand in the Middle East & North Africa, Central Asia, Russia and China through...
A chocolate bar containing 33% pure refined turmeric has been launched into the global functional foods market, as a convenient and enjoyable way to increase daily dosage of curcumin, the...
Cargill has developed a starch blend that it claims can more closely match the texture of gelatin and can cut drying time in half.
Confectionery and snack companies should up the focus on e-commerce sales in 2017, even though the online channel represents 1% of overall CPG sales volumes, say analysts at IRI and Barkley.
Food products sold under the same label continually show inconsistent standards of quality, particularly in Eastern Europe, prompting calls for a new regulatory body in the EU.
The average company investing in food waste reduction will see a fourteen fold return on their investments and half will see substantially more, says a new report.
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