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Ay Caramba!

Ay Caramba!

Confectionery giant Haribo is to distribute a new range of Pez
confectionery in the UK featuring cartoon family The Simpsons. The
launch follows a two-month burst of TV advertising for the brand.

Solid as a rock

Solid as a rock

British Seaside Candy has launched a website in a bid to increase
the international profile of the UK's traditional seaside products.

Whey to go

Whey to go

One of the most important issues in cheese making is the reduction
of fat and cheese fines in whey.

Harvest hopes high

Harvest hopes high

Danisco expects this year's harvest to be above average due to
'exceptionally favourable weather conditions in most of our beet
growing countries.'

Into the black

Into the black

Chr Hansen has developed a new form of natural colour that the
company claims will allow manufacturers of confectionery to create
the perfect black.

The Finnish-ed product

The Finnish-ed product

Finnish packaging provider Huhtamaki has supplied Unilever with a
line of innovative packaging for its Carte d'Or ice cream yoghurt,
recently launched in a number of European countries.

Better batter

Better batter

Cerestar Food and Pharma Specialties have developed a bleached
speciality starch range that both companies claim can improve the
adhesion and setting times for a variety of foods.

DSM gets cultured

DSM gets cultured

Ingredients company DSM has linked up with culture specialists CSL
to offer cheese and yoghurt manufacturers 'a single source for both
cultures'.

Easy as toffee

Easy as toffee

APV Baker has developed a new cost-effective system to manufacture
a range of toffee and caramel products.

Starch agreement ironed out

Starch agreement ironed out

National Starch has appointed Biomin to distribute its nutrition
products in Scandinavia. The exclusive agreement includes the
supply of Hi-maize and Novelose, plus forthcoming new product
developments in Denmark, Finland, Norway...

Spreading the message

Spreading the message

Custom-designed thermoformed tubs from RPC Bebo Plastik have played
a key role in the recent development of a new range of children's
spreads from leading German dairy manufacturer Frischli Milchwerke.

Germans eating more chocolate

Germans eating more chocolate

German chocolate sales grew by 3.6 per cent in the first five
months of 2003 as retailers ended their price war and returned to
more normal prices. But volumes rose by less than 1 per cent, and
the exceptionally hot weather in June...

Amcor gets its fill

Amcor gets its fill

Amcor PET Packaging has won a contract to manufacture a new 0.5 L
refill PET bottle for Coca-Cola Germany, which is aimed at
replacing small glass bottles.

UK sugar harvest imminent

UK sugar harvest imminent

British Sugar and the NFU have agreed the provisional factory
opening dates for this year's sugar harvest. Newark factory will
open on 12 September with the remaining five factories opening on
16 September.

A sweet deal

A sweet deal

UK sweeteners and starch group Tate & Lyle has completed the
sale of its monosodium glutamate (MSG) production unit in France to
Japanese seasonings company Ajinomoto.

Sweet kisses

Sweet kisses

Hershey Foods Corporation has introduced Hershey's Kisses rich dark
chocolates, the first permanent addition to the brand in nearly 10
years.

Hearty snacks

Hearty snacks

German functional food and supplement maker WellPlus Trade is
developing a bar prototype to contain Israeli firm Enzymotec's
heart-healthy MultOil.

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