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The world's leading cocoa processor Barry Callebaut said yesterday that it had new evidence to support the anti-cancer and anti-ageing benefits of its healthy chocolate Acticoa.
From 25 November, the new rules, introduced by EC Directive 89/2003, will require pre-packed foods sold in the European Union to show clearly on the label if they contain any...
Cadbury Schweppes has been forced to recall its Dairy Milk Miniatures advent calendars, in the UK, due to incorrect labelling.
Nestle has reason to believe that small metal particles may be present in two batches of it's Kit Kash promotional KitKats, sold in UK retailer Tesco, resulting in a product...
Cocoa prices will continue to climb next year as a steady growth in consumer demand is met with somewhat erratic production levels.
If the EU keeps hiding its agriculture sector behind huge pay cheques instead of devoting more time to food research funding, the bloc's whimpering and wailing will only get worse.
APV Baker has developed a new co-extrusion technology that will enable food makers in the cereal and snack market to add value to their products in a number of ways...
The EU is confident that the sugar reforms announced last week give producers a long-term competitive future, though firms such as Tate & Lyle remain cautious.
US fragrance company Coty has again teamed up with Spanish confectionery group Chupa Chups for the creation of a new perfume line that targets teens with its metallic colours and...
Safefood, the food safety promotion board of Ireland, has launched a campaign aimed at encouraging parents to allow their children to eat snack foods as treats only, and not as...
The soluble fibre inulin, best known for its beneficial effects on the gut, also lowers the glycaemic index of dark chocolate, according to a new study, suggesting the ingredient could...
Snack companies that market the indulgent aspects of their products and relate them to particular occasions, such as relaxing after a stressful day, will cash in on an expanding premium...
Two companies have teamed up to develop software for tracking food safety procedures in plants, giving processors another option on the market.
Innovative dairy ingredients are increasingly being used in nutritional-focused applications and are showing significant growth rates according to a new study.
Hershey, one of the world's largest confectioners, has announced plans to accelerate global growth by re-organising its entire structure.
Four key factors will determine whether this week's EU discussions regarding the sugar regime have been a success or a failure, says a key industry body.
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has committed itself to providing its customers with the premium cocoa ingredients they require by announcing plans for a new production facility.
Growing demand for custom chocolate bars has forced US confectioner Totally Chocolate to double its existing manufacturing capacity by opening a new factory.
Strong rhetoric at last weekend's Apec summit on the abolition of agricultural subsidies could not drown out the scraping sound of Japanese heels.
Gender, age and culture are decisive factors when it comes to the consumption of comfort foods, according to a new study.
Demand for organic foods has increased by almost 17 percent over the past year, according to a new report that reveals how Americans are increasingly turning to organic alternatives in...
Wild has developed a revolutionary new technique to capture a natural brilliant green kiwi colour for the food and drink industry.
Cadbury Schweppes has announced it plans to sell its European beverages arm for £1.2bn to a private equity consortium led by Lion Capital and Blackstone.
Cargill's patented starch, designed to deliver higher food quality and cost savings for manufacturers, has been shortlisted in the Most Innovative Ingredient category at the forthcoming FiE show.
Novozymes' enzymatic interesterification process has been recognised as one of six Technologies of the Year for 2005.
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