AIPIA (Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association) kicked off its AIPIA China Summit in Shanghai last week (July 18-19) setting out the advantages of active and intelligent packaging technologies for many sectors of Chinese manufacturing....
Bosch has agreed to sell its packaging machinery business in Waiblingen, Germany, to a newly incorporated entity managed by CVC Capital Partners (CVC), at the end of the year for an undisclosed amount.
Jealous Sweets, a London-based vegan confectionery business, has grown its international footprint and doubled its turnover, after securing a working capital facility from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.
Despite garnering plenty of accolades for its single-origin bars, the Massachusetts chocolatier decided to call it quits after 12 years. For founder Colin Gasko, the business model of boutique chocolate seems ‘unsustainable.’
Two countries to meet on 3 July with representatives of cocoa processors to set a $2,600 floor price to generate a fair living wage for cocoa farmers, but it could have a detrimental effect, warns one senior analyst.
We sat down with the Solvay team at the recent International Food Technologists’ annual expo in New Orleans, Louisiana, to discuss its expanded line of natural vanillin and why it matters as vanilla bean prices soar.
Sally Lyons Watt is executive vice president and practice leader at IRI. She spoke exclusively to ConfectioneryNews on the new products on show at the Sweets & Snacks Expo and why innovation in the industry is crucial.
What’s driving the latest marketplace and consumer trends in flavor innovation in candy and snacks? Julie Laughter, confectionery market manager at Fona international, revealed all at the Sweets & Snacks Expo.
An educational session at this year’s Sweets & Snacks Expo on the interest in cannabis-derived products came with a warning from the organizers that exhibitors were not allowed to sell any such products, which shows how controversial a trend it is....
Joined by the government of Cameroon, the chocolate supplier will assist sustainable cocoa farming and income diversification as laid out by the Inter-professional Council of Cocoa and Coffee’s (CICC) New Generation platform.
Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA), an agricultural development nonprofit, signed a memorandum of understanding with social impact investor Oikocredit to support financial management and sustainability in cocoa cooperatives through a USDA-led...