Paxiom launches Sleek 60 Wrapper

Paxiom enters flow wrapping

The Paxiom Group has entered the flow wrapping industry having launched a machine capable of wrapping confectionery such as individual mints and chocolate bars.

Advantame may extend sweetness duration in chewing gum, according to its developer

EFSA panel says advantame is safe for use


The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded that aspartame-derived sweetener advantame is safe for human consumption.

Scandinavia's leading confectionery company Cloetta begins to realize benefits of Leaf acquisition

Cloetta profits grow in spite of weak markets

By Oliver Nieburg

Scandinavian confectioner Cloetta has reported profit gains in the face of weak markets in Italy, Denmark and the Netherlands in the second quarter (Q2).

Discover the latest trends in tablet confectionery

Mint confectionery oral care claims rising, says Mintel

By Oliver Nieburg

Around a quarter of recent product launches in the tablet confectionery category have made claims for breath freshening or oral care. Mintel explores the latest flavor trends and health claims in the most common sub-group: Mints.

Herbal confectionery remains niche - with particular appeal in the sports category, says Naturex


Energy and antioxidants: Hot herbal candy trends

By Kacey Culliney

Energy and antioxidants are the biggest trends for herbal sugar confectionery with acerola, guarana and green tea the hottest three ingredients, says Naturex.