Connecticut-based hard candy company Torie & Howard says America's clean eating trend is fueling its business growth. This year, the company has added a new distributor, expanding the firm's reach in New York City.
By Tiger Joyce, president of the American Tort Reform Association
US state legislators should revise Consumer Protection Acts so confectioners are not hit with ‘preposterous’ lawsuits such as one accusing Perfetti Van Melle of slack filling gum packs, writes the president of the American Tort Reform Association.
By Antoine Boudib, Managing Director, Akuafo Adamfo Marketing Company Ltd, a Finatrade Company
Cocoa buying companies are the main intermediaries between the chocolate industry and farmers and should not be forgotten in the pursuit of sustainable cocoa, writes one of the largest licensed cocoa buyers in West Africa Finatrade.
By Mark Ringer, executive creative director at brand agency Anthem
Chocolate brands will gain no ground by mimicking the color of heritage brands such as Cadbury and must forge their own identities, writes Mark Ringer, executive creative director UK & Europe at Anthem.
Lightweighting and the move to shelf-ready packaging can be more sustainable, but also exposes delicate products such as biscuits to damage and any savings may be outweighed by extra pallet and shrink-wrap costs, writes Jane Gorick.
The company behind Australia’s first single origin chocolate says the country’s cocoa is rich in polyphenols and is set for a big future. Its executive chairman, Cadbury veteran Barry Kitchen talks to ConfectioneryNews.
Immune health chewing gum is a cheaper and more portable way to guard against the common cold than dissolvable vitamins, according to an emergency room doctor who has created his own anti-flu chewing gum.