Alland & Robert has welcomed sixth generation family member Charles Alland to take over the business from his father Frédéric Alland, announcing a number of forthcoming initiatives for the acacia gum firm.
Entrepreneur, Duval Middleton, who founded Gumipod, gum packaging with integrated bin, has applied to enter VOOM 2018, to pitch his idea to Virgin boss Richard Branson and a panel of business superstars on May 21.
German candy producer Katjes International, the international investment holding of the Katjes Group, has posted a 19.7% revenue increase in 2017, reaching €268.7m ($328.7m) compared to €224.5m in 2016 ($274.6m).
Susquehanna International Group (SIG) said the robust chocolate industry will likely turn Hershey’s business around later this year even though the company is among ‘the worst performing CPG stocks in the last three months.’
Malaysian supplier PureCircle must provide more data to prove the safety of both minor steviol glycosides and glucosylated stevia, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has said in two separate opinions.
Claims such as ‘no added sugar’ on foods containing sweeteners are commonplace and an important part of healthy branding - but are they technically illegal under EU law? We put the question to a food law expert.
Bazooka Candy Brands has developed its first interlocking gummies made by a 3D mold called Match-Ems, as the US gummy business is now ‘on fire,’ said its senior director of marketing and innovation, Nicole Rivera.