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Food Vision 2014: Bridge knowledge gaps, overcome change and work sustainably

Food Vision 2014: Bridge knowledge gaps, overcome change and work sustainably

What is the future of food? Simple communication of complex advances will be crucial, as well as picking up the pace amid a global population boom to feed the world nutritiously and sustainably, according to FoodNavigator and NutraIngredients senior editors.

Published: 10-Apr-2014

Innovation for today: Digital tech empowers industry to innovate

Innovation for today: Digital tech empowers industry to innovate

Chris Cornyn

founder & president - DINE Marketing

The use of mobile technologies and social media to connect with real consumers can help manufacturers gain better innovation insights for today and tomorrow, says Chris Cornyn.

Published: 04-Apr-2014

Festive video insights: Mintel experts offer up highlights and predictions

Festive video insights: Mintel experts offer up highlights and predictions

With 2013 fast drawing to a close and 2014 just around the corner, we took the chance to catch up with analysts and experts at Mintel to ask them what their highlights from this year have been ... and a few predictions for what might be in store in the next 12 months.

Published: 23-Dec-2013

The European food industry: Health claims, recession and global competition

The European food industry: Health claims, recession and global competition

We gave the European food industry a check-up at this year’s Food Ingredients Europe (FiE), talking with some of the industry's top ingredients players about EU health claims, economic recovery and how to remain competitive on a global stage.

Published: 05-Dec-2013

Protein has a big ‘ordinary’ future, says Glanbia

Protein has a big ‘ordinary’ future, says Glanbia

Carla Clissman

European commercial director, - Glanbia Nutritionals

Irish dairy ingredients specialist Glanbia Nutritionals once filled its sights almost exclusively with the sports nutrition sector, but the explosion of interest in protein means the ‘ordinary’ mainstream food industry is a bigger and bigger target.

Published: 27-Nov-2013

European sweetener trends: Are stevia mergers on the horizon?

European sweetener trends: Are stevia mergers on the horizon?

Karin Elisa Nielsen

Division director ingredients - Canadean

Stevia use in new products is booming, while artificial sweeteners still lead the way on a global basis. However, in coming years, market research organisation Canadean foresees a spate of mergers and acquisitions in the stevia industry, to consolidate supply of the naturally derived sweetener.

Published: 22-Nov-2013

Flexibility key for small confectioners, says Bosch

Flexibility key for small confectioners, says Bosch

Paul Garms

product and marketing manager - Bosch Packaging Technology

Bosch Packaging Technology claims that flexibility is crucial for smaller businesses as it launches two new bagging machines at Pack Expo designed for smaller confectioners looking for quick and easy changeovers between products.

Published: 02-Oct-2013

Duyvis Wiener: Continuous liquid conch saves on time, energy and space

Duyvis Wiener: Continuous liquid conch saves on time, energy and space

Tom Velthuis

International Sales Manager - Royal Duyvis Wiener & Lehmann

Royal Duyvis Wiener and Lehmann’s new continuous liquid conch saves time, energy and space for chocolate manufacturers, its international sales manager says.

Published: 20-Feb-2013

TIC Gums: When a gum arabic disaster plan proves a success

TIC Gums: When a gum arabic disaster plan proves a success

Gred Andon

President - TIC Gums

Texture and stabilization specialist TIC Gums is now strong in gum arabic replacement for confection coatings, but this business shift started as a mere disaster plan, its president says.

Published: 14-Feb-2013

Barry Callebaut talks customization, certification and Petra Foods

Barry Callebaut talks customization, certification and Petra Foods

Sofie De Lathouwer

Marketing Director, Food Manufacturers Western Europe - Barry Callebaut

Barry Callebaut speaks to ConfectioneryNews.com about a growing trend for customization, rising demand for certified cocoa and its $950m bid to acquire Petra Foods’ cocoa ingredients division.

Published: 13-Feb-2013

Marshmallows ‘excellent’ with whey proteins, says Herbertz

Marshmallows ‘excellent’ with whey proteins, says Herbertz

Georg Herbertz

Owner - Herbertz Dairy Food Service

Aerated products such as marshmallows are among the best carriers for whey ingredients, according to Herbertz Dairy Food Service.

Published: 11-Feb-2013

Sugar outlook positive despite impending EU quota extension - ISO

Sugar outlook positive despite impending EU quota extension - ISO

Leonardo Bichara Rocha

senior economist - International Sugar Organization

The International Sugar Organization (ISO) has said that even if the EU extends sugar quotas to 2020 it will have little negative impact on the world sugar market as stocks are at a surplus and a bumper crop is due from Brazil.

Published: 07-Feb-2013

‘Flexibility was the aim behind R&D’: Carle&Montanari-OPM on new machines

‘Flexibility was the aim behind R&D’: Carle&Montanari-OPM on new machines

Giulio Bellanti

Sales & Marketing Manager - Carle&Montanari-OPM

Flexibility was the aim behind Carle&Montanari-OPM’s new launches for chocolate preparation and primary packaging that it showcased at ProSweets, its sales and marketing manager said.

Published: 06-Feb-2013

International nature of ProSweets and ISM grows, says organizer

International nature of ProSweets and ISM grows, says organizer

Dietmar Eiden

Vice President - Koelnmesse

ConfectioneryNews.com catches up with Dietmar Eiden, vice president of Koelnmesse, by the New Product Show Case at the International Sweets and Biscuits Fair (ISM) on Tuesday 29 January.

Published: 04-Feb-2013

Happy holidays from William Reed Business Media!

Happy holidays from William Reed Business Media!

The working year is almost done, time to pause from ‘the business’ and embrace the festive season…go on, give it a big hug. Happy holidays!

Published: 19-Dec-2012

Supergrains! Why quinoa, farro, chia and amaranth should be in every formulator's toolkit

Supergrains! Why quinoa, farro, chia and amaranth should be in every formulator's toolkit

'Super grains' - from farro, spelt, kamut, millet, quinoa and amaranth to chia, freekeh and teff - are high in fiber, protein, vitamins and minerals. They also come with a great backstory, a wholesome, whole grain image and in many cases, gluten-free credentials.

Published: 14-Nov-2012

TNA bagger takes firm into new markets

TNA bagger takes firm into new markets

TNA Solutions has launched a groundbreaking bagger, delivering speedy bagging to markets the company was previously unable to reach.

Published: 07-Nov-2012

Energy-use halved with new Nielsen chocolate enrober, claims Aasted

Energy-use halved with new Nielsen chocolate enrober, claims Aasted

Mads Hedstrøm

Partner, President sales and CSO - Aasted

Confectionery and bakery equipment firm Aasted talks about its latest chocolate enrober that can coat baked goods, biscuits and confections with a lower energy use compared to earlier machines.

Published: 21-Sep-2012

Why did we get so fat, so fast? Toxic sugar, HFCS, obesity and the blame game...

Why did we get so fat, so fast? Toxic sugar, HFCS, obesity and the blame game...

Dr John S White

President - White Technical Research

We've all heard the statistics - almost 36% of Americans are now obese. But 50 years ago, it was just 13%. So why did we get so fat, so quickly? And what role did sugar - and specifically high fructose corn syrup - have to play?

Published: 11-Jul-2012

X-ray launch meets industry drive to replace metal detection systems - Eagle

X-ray launch meets industry drive to replace metal detection systems - Eagle

Terry Woolford

General manager - Eagle Product Inspection

X-ray systems are increasingly replacing metal detection equipment as food manufacturers respond to growing regulatory and consumer demands for safer products, said Terry Woolford of Eagle Product Inspection.

Published: 17-Apr-2012

Food Safety Modernization Act a game changer for packaging machinery design - PMMI

Food Safety Modernization Act a game changer for packaging machinery design - PMMI

Jim Pittas

Vice president trade shows - PMMI

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) has changed the game for US packaging machinery manufacturers by obliging them to rethink their design strategies, PMMI’s Jim Pittas told FoodProductionDaily.com from Anuga FoodTec.

Published: 10-Apr-2012

Anuga FoodTec - innovation powerhouse

Anuga FoodTec - innovation powerhouse

Peter Grothues

Vice president trade fair management - Koelnmesse

The food and beverage production industry is ramping up its innovation pipeline as a way of bucking the uncertain economic trend, Anuga FoodTec show director Peter Grothues told FoodProductionDaily.com at the event last week in Cologne, Germany.

Published: 02-Apr-2012

Alfa Laval claims 30% energy saving over tubular with fusion heat exchanger

Alfa Laval claims 30% energy saving over tubular with fusion heat exchanger

Technology firm Alfa Laval are presenting a fusion heat exchanger at this year’s Anuga FoodTec trade show, which it claims can reduce operating costs and be used at higher pressures than conventional tube and plate exchangers.

Published: 29-Mar-2012

Beneo board: “Let us not forget that functional food responds to a clear demand of the consumer”

Beneo board: “Let us not forget that functional food responds to a clear demand of the consumer”

Yves Servotte

Executive board member - Beneo Group

In the first part of this exclusive interview, Beneo Group executive board member, Yves Servotte, explains how European Union health claim rules have informed strategic thinking at one of Europe’s biggest and most vocal ingredient vendors.

Published: 20-Dec-2011

Chinese market opens up for Naturex for flavour modifier; Burgundy integration underway

Chinese market opens up for Naturex for flavour modifier; Burgundy integration underway

Jacques Dikansky

President and CEO - Naturex

Naturex has just received novel foods approval in China for its flavour masking system, Talin. President and chief executive of the botanicals group, Jacques Dikansky, revealed the news and discussed the integration of Burgundy when we caught up with him at Naturex HQ in Avignon.

Published: 21-Nov-2011

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