Until now, 70% of a cocoa pod was discarded as waste so ‘Cacaofruit Experiences’ marks the next generation of a food & drink category and it’s bang on the clean label trend. We talk to Pablo Perversi, Barry Callebaut’s chief innovation, sustainability...
Global snacks giant Mondelez International is looking at portion control and the localisation of flavours for its snacks as two of its major growth and innovation strategies for chocolate in ASEAN, particularly Malaysia, Indonesia and Philippines.
Joining forces with Hershey will help protein bar maker ONE Brands reach new audiences in club, foodservice and international markets; help support moves into new product categories; and crank up marketing; says ONE Brands president and CEO Peter Burns.
We spoke with the Chicago-based ingredient company at IBIE 2019 about how its non-digestible, essentially calorie-free ‘rare sugar’ can change the better-for-you and functional side of chocolate and candy.
Consumer interest in clean label or natural ingredients continues to rise. However, given our finite natural resources, is this inhibiting the development of products that could be better for the environment?
Building off its success as a direct-to-consumer business, emerging brand Atlas Bar will soon enter brick-and-mortar retailers nationwide, carving out a space in the competitive protein bar category with its low-carb, keto-friendly bars.
Fulfil, the vitamin and protein bar brand, sold its first bars in Ireland in January 2016 with an initial hope simply to deliver a better-tasting protein bar. The ensuing demand, however, was unprecedented.