Food Design, a leading UK supplier of toffee and fudge ingredients
to the confectionery industry has announced the development of a
replacement fat for unhealthy hydrogenated palm kernel oil, which
could prove to be a key ingredient...
Eating chocolate during pregnancy could make your baby happier and
livelier, according to Finnish researchers, who suggest that
chocolate's mood altering chemicals could be passed on to the baby
in the womb.
Intensified competition in the ingredients marketplace and
disappointing orders for Cocoa Butter Equivalents (CBE) following
the new chocolate rules leads to job losses at Danish fats and oils
firm Aarhus United.
Global chocolate supplier Barry Callebaut said that recent
acquisitions had boosted its six month figures, with net profit
showing double-digit growth. But low cocoa prices affected
activities at the processing arm of the company.
Growing through international expansion, chewing gum giant Wm.
Wrigley Jr has closed on a €215 million deal to acquire the Joyco
gum and confectionery businesses from Agrolimen, a privately-held
Spanish food conglomerate. The acquisition...
Building on its position as a leading sweetner alternative in the
confectionery sector, ingredients firm Arla Food will see its
low-cal, low-carb tagatose sweetener emblazoned on the packaging of
a new range of juices, notably at...
Elizabeth Shaw is celebrating 40 years in the confectionery
business with the re-launch of its market-leading liqueur chocolate
brand Famous Names, with a new design that uses a packaging
technique never used before in the sector.
Significant investment into production facilities and new product
launches seem to be paying off for Heidi Chocolats Suisse Romania,
after the company announced that its sales for the month of
February grew by 80 per cent.
New ways to combat the global obesity epidemic could be on the way
as recent findings from influential obesity researcher Jeffrey
Friedman improves our understanding of leptin resistance and
obesity. New studies show that the appetite-regulating...
Is Big Red the next functional food fad? Scientists in the US claim
the natural flavours found in the chewing gum brand manufactured by
gum giant Wrigley's could beat the bacteria that causes bad breath.
Russian white sugar production from imported raw beet is reported
to be down by 23 per cent for the start of the year, as the sector
struggles against diminished supplies of raw materials and high
stocks of unsold processed sugar....
In the same week that the US food watchdog releases new findings on
the presence of acrylamide, the probable human carcinogen, in
processed food products, the American Chemical society will
dedicate an entire symposium to this sensitive...
Finland-based paperboard packaging provider Stora Enso reports that
demand for its cupstock paperboard packaging product is growing
amongst leading confectionery players in the European market as
consumers seek more convenient packaging...