Processing & Packaging

Haribo strengthens brand

Haribo strengthens brand

The UK arm of the German confectionery group Haribo is to launch a
new product, Maoam Mini's, and introduce a major promotion for five
of its other major products during the key school holiday period.

Liquorice licked

Liquorice licked

The strong taste of salty liquorice presents manufacturers with an
on-going problem, writes UK microencapsulates company TasteTech
this week.

Sethness adds colour

Sethness adds colour

A rich hue combined with a bland flavour profile is the latest
caramel colour from US company Sethness. The colour is soluble in
salt solutions of up to 20 per cent saline concentration.

Biscuit market booming

Biscuit market booming

Despite an increasingly competitive environment and the impact of a
global economic downturn the biscuits market in Europe is alive and
well, according to a news report from Esmerk.

Double trouble for Wrigley

Double trouble for Wrigley

Wm Wrigley, the US-based gum maker, is staring defeat in the face
in its bid to register its Doublemint trademark in the EU. A senior
legal advisor at the European Court of Justice yesterday said that
an earlier decision by a lower...

A bar is born

A bar is born

Four new chocolate bars from US-based Endangered Species Chocolate
Company were launched last week at the Natural Food Products Expo
West in California.

Smooth as silk

Smooth as silk

Silky smooth, high-fruit chews can now be produced in a new,
no-cook process following a recent development from British Sugar.