A recent animal study has shown that eating sweets could help beat
stress and obesity, and if the same effect is true in humans it
could lead to the development of a new confectionery niche aimed at
the health conscious consumer
The responses by a food conveyor manufacturer and a chocolate maker
to the recent hurricane that hit New Orleans provide examples of
how a mix of disaster planning and staff initiative can save a
company's bottom line and build...
Sales of diet candy more than quadrupled between 2000 and 2004,
fueled by better-tasting products, improved formulations and
heightened concern over weight gain in adults and children,
writes Anthony Fletcher.
German confectioner Storck is to acquire two brands of cough sweet,
according to an unconfirmed report in the Financial Times
Deutschland - something which will allow it to extend its lead
in the competitive sugar-based confectionery...
CSM, the Dutch food ingredients company, is considering the sale of
its sugar confectionery unit in order to concentrate on its core
bakery supplies and sugar operations - despite a very poor
performance from the bakery unit in the...