Belgian group Cosucra Warcoing is significantly increasing its
inulin and oligofructose production capacity by converting a former
sugar plant to chicory processing, as it aims to meet growing
demand for the ingredients.
Lock Inspections Systems is to highlight its metal detection
equipment specifically designed for the confectionery industry at
Confectionery Manufacturing Expo. Metal detection is of growing
concern in the food industry, particularly...
APV Baker says it has expanded the boundaries of product
possibilities available to the confectionery industry, through the
development of multi-colour and multi-component capability for
Haribo Dunhills, part of Europe's leading confectionery group,
German-based Haribo, is aiming to boost countline sales of bagged
confectionery in the UK with the launch of four new lines which for
the start of the new year.
Forging a deeper share of the fat replacer market, the Circle Group
Holdings subsidiary FiberGel Technologies will supply its Z-Trim
zero calorie fat substitute to Swiss food giant Nestle, under a new
link-up announced this week.
ExxonMobil Chemical Films Europe has developed two new metallyte
films that provide an ultra-high-barrier alternative to aluminium.
According to the company, a major advantage of these films,
compared to metallised polyester or aluminium...
Food giant Cargill has opened a plant to manufacture erythritol, a
sweetener that is claimed to taste like sugar but contain no
calories. The group believes there is real potential in the
product, and has already signed an agreement...
As an army of chemists around the world continues the march towards
replicating in the laboratory the sweetest gifts from nature, a
small group in West Africa is determined to stake a claim in the
Sales of the high intensity sweetener acesulfame K look set to rise
for ingredients firm Nutrinova with the company confirming this
week that the FDA has approved its non-carbohydrate sweetener
Sunett as a general purpose sweetener...
The European Commission this week gave the green light to
salatrims, a type of reduced-calorie fats, for use as novel food
ingredients following an application by ingredients giant Danisco.
The long-awaited approval opens the way...
Balchem Encapsulates used the FiE exhibition in Frankfurt last week
as a platform to launch three microencapsulated forms of potassium
for the food and supplement markets to combat processing
challenges, the company claimed.