All news articles for March 2020

Olam’s TrueDark cocoa powder for premium brand deZaan is the world’s first ever natural, non-alkalised dark cocoa powder. Pic: Olam Cocoa

Colors & Flavors Special

Going natural doesn’t mean compromising on color or flavor

By Wouter Stomph

Cocoa has a natural and familiar flavor,and has a huge role to play in meeting the consumer demand for natural flavors and colors … Just take a look at the shelves of your local supermarket.

'Superfood' spirulina is an ideal clean-label ingredient for the confectionery sector. Pic: GettyImages

Colors & Flavors Special

Coloring foodstuffs: perfect color, perfect label

By Nathalie Pauleau

Coloring foodstuffs originate from edible raw materials (fruits, vegetables, flowers or micro-algae) that have not undergone selective extraction of the naturally occurring pigments – and this year’s on-trend shade is aqua.

CREATIVE CONVERSATIONS: David Hill, managing director, Cocoda Ltd

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CREATIVE CONVERSATIONS: David Hill, managing director, Cocoda Ltd

By Anthony Myers

Cocoda Ltd specializes in the export of premium chocolate with a global network of retailers and partners. MD David Hill started his career in confectionery at United Biscuits and was mentored by Hotel Chocolat's Angus Thirlwell before setting up...