Joining forces will offer customers ‘increased intimacy’ and a faster path to market with advanced decoration technology and production capabilities, not to mention a wider portfolio of gourmet offerings, said Cargill in a release.
KitKat Japan is a notable success story for Nestlé. At a time when food sector revenue has been under pressure – not least in Japan where demographic trends such as the ageing and declining population have depressed the market – KitKat Japan has gone...
Bartek Ingredients, which produces malic and fumaric acid for beverages, confectionery and baked goods, has completed a 4,000 ton/year capacity increase of its malic acid production facilities, in Canada.
Glanbia Nutritionals - a $1.4bn nutritional ingredients and cheese business - has struck a deal to acquire Watson, a Connecticut-based manufacturer and supplier of custom nutrient premixes, bakery ingredients, edible films and material conditioning products.
ConfectioneryNews was invited to Barry Callebaut’s special Innovation Day at its Chocolate Academy in Weize, Belgium, where we spoke to Bas Smit, the company’s global VP marketing and the man responsible for Ruby chocolate’s launch.
Consumers often say that if they’re going to indulge, they’d rather eat a small portion of something made with ‘real’ or familiar ingredients (butter, cane sugar, whole milk) than a more ‘processed’ low calorie/sugar/fat alternative.