Private labels are yet to make much of an inroad into the
confectionery segment, but new analysis from Euromonitor suggests
that the premium chocolate market could provide a rich vein of
growth for private label in the future.
Western Europe's cereal bars market is 'massively underexploited',
according to market research analysts Datamonitor. The report
suggests that this product could be a promising driver of growth
for confectionery makers...
There have been a raft of Fairtrade products launched in the UK in
recent months, led mainly by the retailer Co-op, but the latest
launch comes from Cafédirect - a 100 per cent Fairtrade drinking
chocolate targeting the high-growth...
The Balkans will be the setting for the Food Technology group show
2003 to take place in Istanbul, Turkey from 27 to 30 March 2003.
The exhibition will concurrently run three separate shows: Food
Technology, Food Ingredients &...
The proposed public debate in the UK into GM crops and food is
becoming a fiasco said environmental campaigners Friends of the
Earth this week after Welsh Rural Affairs Minister Mike German
called for the debate to be delayed until...
Anyone who has visited the United States will have witnessed the
generous portions that regale the multitude of eateries. But
according to new research to come out of the States, this is in
fact a new phenomenon, and one which has...
As the time-pressed, and stressed, European consumer increasingly
relies on semi- and ready-made foods, the food industry perseveres
in its desire to meet theses needs with the constant launch of new
processed products. An upcoming...
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is slowly taking form -
several months behind schedule - with the announcement this week
that it is currently on the look out for scientists to join its
scientific committee and scientific...
Ingredients company Acatris Belgium, a division of the Dutch Royal
Schouten group, and FMC BioPolymer announced this week as from 1
January 2003 Acatris will be the exclusive distributor in the
Benelux for the polymer products of...
Spain and Italy have acted disproportionately in obliging products
made with vegetable fats other than cocoa butter to be labelled as
'chocolate substitutes', the European Court of Justice has ruled. A
simple mention on...
The acuity of senses like taste and smell, essential for our
enjoyment of food and drink, decreases with age. Such changes in
sensory capacities will clearly have an impact on the choice the
older consumer makes with regards to their...