Luker Chocolate, the family-owned, Colombian chocolate manufacturer, has developed a new range of covertures that includes erythritol & stevia, which it says is being driven by an increase in consumer and client demand.
Oat m!lk chocolate brand, HAPPi, is teaming up with Luker Chocolate to create Kids for Nature, an exciting new project that aims to protect the remarkable wildlife of Colombia by educating the next generation to become guardians of their ecosystem.
The past two years have been a rollercoaster for many food and beverage companies, who have had to deal with everything from a global pandemic to rocketing inflation, labor shortages, and massive disruption across their supply chains. So what does all...
In the face of inflation and consumer price sensitivity, Mondelēz International saw positive volume growth and price resiliency across its snacking portfolio especially in its core areas of snacking and chocolate, reported chairman and CEO Dirk Van de...
Confectionery giant claims to be making progress against its 2025 ESG goals, and confirms progress toward the company’s goals to prevent, identify, and address potential human rights and modern slavery risks in its own operations and supply chains.
New confectionery and sweet packaged foods products will be developed in the new 45,000 square foot Innovation Center in Chicago's Marshall Field and Company Building, which will also bring together Ferrero teams from across the US.
Barry Callebaut said the financial impact of the shutdown at its Wieze factory because of a salmonella outbreak is being assessed, but the Group expects it to be notable for the financial results in the fourth quarter of 2021-22.
TerraCycle has created a range of Zero Waste Boxes, designed to allow manufacturers to recycle once ‘unrecyclable’ items used in food-contact environments, giving them a ‘second’ life and saving thousands of pieces of plastic from landfill.
With social media constantly pushing the boundaries of ‘exciting’ and 'unique' further, colourful, interactive food and beverages are becoming increasingly creative, writes Pat Hanson, Managing Director of Food Colors EMEA at Sensient.
The European Cocoa Organization (ECA) has reported an increase in cocoa grinding figures for the second quarter of 2022 with 364,081 tonnes of raw cocoa ground - an increase of 2.0% compared to the same quarter in the previous year.
The ingredients specialist has extended its partnership with APC Microbiome Ireland, a Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research Centre, for a two-year project to delve into how dietary fibres can impact the functioning of the gut microbiome.
The Cocoa Association of Asia (CAA) has confirmed speakers and the programme for its International Cocoa Conference & Dinner, which takes place on 1 & 2 September 2022 at the Raffles City Convention Centre (RCCC) in Singapore.
A new partnership has been launched by Fairtrade International, Fairtrade Africa, and non-profit organization Earthworm Foundation, pledging to work together to monitor deforestation and assess environmental vulnerability.
Fairtrade America has launched a new campaign that aims to ignite conversation about how little cocoa farmers earn for their crops while they also face pernicious inflation, impacts of Covid-19 and supply chain challenges.
Snacking giant Lotte has revealed that low-and-no-sugar are key trends guiding its new product development across both its snacking and confectionery portfolios, while also reveal plans to boost sales in the Middle East and South Africa.
Colombia’s Cordillera Chocolates is a world pioneer in cocoa development. Established almost 60 years ago it has been training cocoa growers in various areas of agricultural practices, sustainability issues, disease control and productivity – and the...
Pablo Perversi, Barry Callebaut’s Chief Innovation, Sustainability & Quality Officer, Global Head of Gourmet and member of its Executive Committee, has announced he is to leave the Group on 1 September to ‘pursue new career opportunities.
Melior Equity Partners has made a major investment in Rose Confectionery, a producer of biscuits, confectionery and savoury snacks, that also has long-standing freeze pop manufacturing licences with Slush Puppie, Vimto, Robinsons and Tango, among others.
According to new data by Unleashed, the index reveals confectionery businesses were one of the top five industries to slash its lead times since the most challenging phase of the pandemic, dropping by 40.96% between 2020-21 and 2021-22.
Ahead of World Chocolate Day on Thursday 7 July, Dutch ethical brand Tony’s Chocolonely has added two new ‘Independent Bars’ with new flavours to its range, in support of independent and non-grocery stores, as well as reminding consumers of the true price...
The European Council has backed Commission proposals designed to combat deforestation linked to consumer goods sold in the region – but with some important carve-outs. As environmentalists accuse EU Environment Ministers of ‘significantly watering down’...