pladis, owner of McVitie's, the UK’s largest biscuit brand, has announced a new limited-edition range, McVitie’s British Icons, which features four on-trend flavours as part of its Milk Chocolate Digestives and Milk Chocolate Hobnobs brands.
Flavorchem, one of the leading manufactures of flavour, ingredient, and colour solutions, has announced it has opened a new centre for Taste Innovation at its Downers Grove campus in Illinois, North America, and outlined key trends to look out for in...
Satelligence is a new company that specializes in assessing patterns and trends in forests, agriculture and water, providing highly detailed satellite images for mapping purposes to help combat deforestation.
Mars Inc. has hired Dr. Maria Velissariou as its new vice president of global corporate research & development and chief science officer to lead the company's quality and food safety, scientific & regulatory affairs and R&D strategy.
Company collaborated with confectioners to create the world’s first ever mint to actively reverse the process of tooth decay and erosion, and will now see its products in US dental surgeries and other outlets.
Innovation-driven sustainability took up the main chunk of the first morning at the Chocoa 2020 conference in Amsterdam and addressed new techniques in improving the cocoa supply chain, new products, digitalisation, traceability and transparency.
Group launches 'M_lk Chocolate' at ISM2020 in Cologne, as part of a new 'Plant Craft' range that spans chocolate, cocoa, nut products, fillings and decorations. Chief innovation officer Pablo Perversi and marketing VP Bas Smit talk...
Swiss group revamps its Chocolate Academy in Banbury, with plans for continuous expansion and an ambitious growth strategy at its three sites in one of Europe’s biggest chocolate confectionery markets.
From 100% recyclable packaging by Nestlé to a personal account of the life of a cocoa farmer in Ghana, and let's not forget NCA boss John Downs rocking Boca! Here is our rundown of some of our best read stories of 2019.
Steve Osborne, a partner at brand and packaging design consultancy Osborne Pike, explains the ideas that brought Nestlé’s Smarties to life and how confectionery companies can capitalize on seasonal offerings with a fresh, new look.
Standard Cognition and Mars Wrigley, the world’s leading manufacturer of chocolate, chewing gum, mints and fruity confections, has announced a partnership to help retailers reimagine impulse sales in stores with no checkout lines.
SinnoVita uses microwave-assisted technology to extract protein-packed polyphenols from otherwise unwanted fruits and vegetables. They are sold under the Ripe Revival brand, which US grocery chain Kroger named a winner in its anti-hunger campaign.
Three New York City entrepreneurs have developed gluten-free gummies infused with premium grade matcha that walk the line between functional and fun, reaching those who drink tea and those who just want a boost of energy at any time of day.
At the ripe age of 21, Tara Bosch wanted to cut her connection with sugary gummy worms. The result: a line of a favorite gummies made with stevia, coconut oil, tapioca and chicory root fiber, now available – in bright, bold packaging – online and in thousands...
Halloween is candy’s biggest holiday, and candy corn is at the center of it. ConfectioneryNews caught up with Peter Goldman, head of seasonal and Brach’s at Ferrara, to talk strategy, trends and good ol’ candy history.
The confectioner anchored its showcase at the National Association of Confectioners (NACS) show with Trolli Crunchy Crawlers, complemented by innovations for SweeTarts, Laffy Taffy, Now and Later, and Fun Dip.
We spoke with the Chicago-based ingredient company at IBIE 2019 about how its non-digestible, essentially calorie-free ‘rare sugar’ can change the better-for-you and functional side of chocolate and candy.
The all-in-one tabletop machine completes each step of the chocolate making process – from nib to conching to cooling – yielding a final product of real chocolate in about two hours, with the help of a digital recipe and guidance app.
We sat down with the Solvay team at the recent International Food Technologists’ annual expo in New Orleans, Louisiana, to discuss its expanded line of natural vanillin and why it matters as vanilla bean prices soar.
Consumers will not compromise on taste, but they are asking ‘weirder’ questions about the origins, ingredients and benefits of their food, according to Ipsos survey data and industry thought leaders who spoke at Puratos’ Taste Tomorrow event in Chicago,...