Products such as confectionery, biscuits and juice products are experiencing double-digit growth in China with this consumer demand fuelling an increase in the country’s sugar imports, according to a USDA report.
The National Confectioners Association has responded to a policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics last week suggesting warning labels and even redesign for foods that pose a high choking hazard.
Confectionery product ranges featuring new flavours, flexibility and variety will help manufacturers grow consumer purchases over the next five years despite economic uncertainty, according to the National Confectioners Association's (NCA) Confectionery...
The potential health benefits of certain compounds found in chocolate are helping to drive greater levels of innovation and product launches in the candy segment compared to sugar confectionery, according to recent research.
In its strategy to revamp ‘cult’ sweet brands thought lost to bygone eras, UK-based confectioner Tangerine says it continues to focus on products that are seemingly classic, yet innovative in their formulation.
Sweets that make greater use of exotic ingredients like super fruits joined innovative new takes on tried and tested brands as key trends at this year’s All Candy Expo, highlighting potential industry developments ahead.
China’s National Candy Association will join forces with the organisers of an upcoming trade exhibition to provide local perspectives for global interest of the country’s confectionery market, which it claims can potentially dwarf all others.