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Founder of PFHIX thinks crystals could be the next big thing in vitamins since gummies. ©GettyImages/xamtiw

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Popping crystals aim to be as big as gummies for nutrient delivery

By Mary Ellen Shoup

PFHIX started as a food ingredients company selling its effervescent popping crystals in bulk and under private label, but has recently made a hard pivot into the nutraceutical space, working with companies such as Applied Food Sciences, Glanbia, and...

SweeTARTS launches Sour Gummies and Gummies. Photo: SweeTARTS.

SweeTARTS on the lookout for the next Gummy shape

By Jenny Eagle

SweeTARTS has announced a competition to find the next Gummy shape in conjunction with its latest launch of gummies shaped as a turntable, VR (Virtual Reality) headset and rocket ship.

Lindt's Asian markets grew 33.3% in sales last year. Pic: Lindt

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Lindt chocolate eyes Asia for market share gain

By Douglas Yu

Lindt is heading to the Tax Free World Association (TFWA) Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference 2018 in Singapore this week with a range of customized chocolates for Asian travelers.

US FDA claims Vape Heads Sour Smurf Sauce resembles War Heads candy.

US FDA clamps down on e-liquid products that resemble candy packaging

By Jenny Eagle

The US Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says it has sent 13 warning letters to manufacturers, distributors, and retailers for misleading kids with e-liquids that resemble children’s juice boxes, candies and cookies.