All news articles for March 2020

NCA boss John Downs introduces the young leaders and members of the board at the organization's annual meeting. Pic: NCA

NCA SOTIC 2020

Future leaders map out NCA’s strategy for next five years

By Anthony Myers

Confectionery industry should become more diverse and transparent with a focus on sustainability to become more relevant to its modern consumers, young leaders tell National Confectioners Association at its annual meeting.

Blue Diamond has an extensive product portfolio of almond offerings, from sliced and diced almonds, to almond flour and protein powder, to almond butter. Pic: Blue Diamond

Almonds are fast becoming a leading ‘clean’ ingredient

By Gill Hyslop

Impressive nutritional attributes continue to position almonds as a popular value-added inclusion in the clean label category, with it becoming the most used tree nut in global new product introductions in 2018, according to Innova Market Insights.

 Mars Wrigley is one of the companies calling for due diligence in the cocoa sector to improve sustainability in the supply chain. Pic: Mars Wrigley

Regulation

EU due diligence laws for cocoa sector could be in force by 2022

By Anthony Myers

The European Union (EU) is the world’s largest importer of cocoa and cocoa products, and the EU Commission is considering European-wide action to reduce the impact on several sustainability issues, primarily child labor and deforestation

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