Ingredients

Upstart brand Candy Kittens is shaking up the UK confectionery market. Pic Candy Kittens

Sugar

Top 10 UK sugar confectionery brands

By Anthony Myers

Major sugar confectionery manufacturers are starting to fight back as UK government legislation and consumer choice force them to innovate and reformulate.

A healthy cocoa pod. © GettyImages/dwart

Cocoa crop losses are 38% and rising - so what can be done?

By Niamh Michail

A staggering 38% of global cocoa is lost each year to disease or pests - and this figure looks set to rise - yet research is scant compared to rice, corn or wheat. Why is this and what is being done to reduce it?

Rising demand for egg white peptides. Photo: Fact.MR

Rising demand for egg white peptides in bakery & confectionery

By Jenny Eagle

Use of egg white peptides is rising among global bakery and confectionery manufacturers because the animal-based protein is a rich source of bioactive peptides that can improve human health, according to Fact.MR research firm.