Confectioners may seek to develop new formulations that use cocoa powder and baking chocolate, as new evidence suggests these two chocolate foods deliver the highest levels of the health-busting antioxidant resveratrol.
Mars says it will continue to reformulate its products to remove artificial colours, additives and saturated fats where feasible, as it launches a new advertising campaign to play up its ingredient commitments.
Chewing gum: an anxiety reliever; an alertness kick; and a stress reducer, all rolled into one. So finds new research from Australia, adding fresh ammunition to boost a challenging market led by major players Wrigley and Cadbury.
Gummy bear candies, not traditionally seen as a first line of defence in battling tooth decay, may play some role in providing oral health care to children when containing some sugar alcohols, according to a new clinical trial in the US.
Blue Pacific and HortResearch have finalised their license
agreement for the development and commercialization of natural
fruit flavors, and the first two products under their new
hortRealfruit brand are being launched this week.