Ingredients

Why the sweet tooth?

Why the sweet tooth?

Research carried out by the US-based Howard Hughes Medical
Institute has moved closer to understanding why some people cannot
resist the impulse brought on by sweets.

Roshen set for Russian boom

Roshen set for Russian boom

Two years after the Russian authorities imposed massive import
duties on confectionery products in a bid to keep out cheap imports
from Ukraine, that country's biggest sweet maker Roshen is about to
take Russia by storm with...

No-go zone for check-outs?

No-go zone for check-outs?

The Food Commission has got the knives out for the UK supermarket
sector and confectionery manufacturers over the sale of sweets and
snacks at the checkout, which it claims is contributing to the
worsening health of the nation.

Cocoa must change

Cocoa must change

The sixth International Cocoa Agreement in three decades came into
force at the beginning of October, heralding a break from the past.

Kerry grows

Kerry grows

Ireland's Kerry group has continued its rapid expansion programme
which has already seen it add 20 new companies to its portfolio in
the last two years.

Chocolate gets medical

Chocolate gets medical

House of Brussels Chocolates has announced the development of a new
medical advisory board to investigate and research the use of
chocolate as a carrier for dietary supplements, functional foods
and pharmaceutical compounds to treat...

Regime change

Regime change

CAOBISCO has welcomed the European Commission's recent
communication on reform of the EU sugar regime, as reported in
Confectionery News.

Sweet warning

Sweet warning

Research examining the way foods such as confectionery are promoted
to children has been published by the Food Standards Agency (FSA).