Sophie Jewett lives and breathes chocolate. From starting out by making chocolate in her kitchen 10 years ago to opening the York Cocoa House, then York Cocoa Works, she is continuing the city’s rich tradition of cocoa manufacturing and keeping it at...
Glanbia Nutritionals - a $1.4bn nutritional ingredients and cheese business - has struck a deal to acquire Watson, a Connecticut-based manufacturer and supplier of custom nutrient premixes, bakery ingredients, edible films and material conditioning products.
In pursuing emerging markets, cross-category collaborations and a 'local-first' model, Mondelēz has maintained, and in some cases expanded, its stature as a global industry leader – led by the likes of Cadbury, Milka and Oreo.
The economics and politics of cocoa are will be the main talking points when the 2019 Chocoa Conference opens on Thursday to provide a platform for sustainability and quality and a direct connection to the market through its Cocoa Fair.
The wellbeing of children and youth in cocoa-growing communities was an important item on the agenda of WCF’s recent partnership meeting in Brazil. Taco Terheijden, Cargill group director, sustainability, explains what his company is doing to improve...
The first product campaign from A Fresh Look, a coalition of farmers advocating for clearer understanding of GMO practices, the limited-edition Ethos Chocolate line intends to start an informed conversation with the public about the much-maligned technology.
ConfectioneryNews was invited to Barry Callebaut’s special Innovation Day at its Chocolate Academy in Weize, Belgium, where we spoke to Bas Smit, the company’s global VP marketing and the man responsible for Ruby chocolate’s launch.