Natural colours overtake synthetics as European growth leads the way

Global report on food colours

Clean label trend helps drive natural colours to overtake synthetics

By Nathan Gray

Natural colours have overtaken their synthetic counterparts for the first time ever, and the trend towards clean label products is one of the key drivers according to new data from Mintel and Leatherhead Food Research.

Baker Perkins' Heiko Willerts will manage the new office in Uruguay

Baker Perkins opens sales office in South America

By Oliver Nieburg

Confectionery and bakery technology supplier Baker Perkins has opened its first sales office in South America in order to tap into potential in the market and to be closer to its customers

Nestlé posts 7.1% confectionery growth in Q1

Nestlé posts 7.1% confectionery growth in Q1

By Oliver Nieburg

Nestlé has recorded 7.1% growth for its confectionery business in its first quarter (Q1) results released today driven by emerging chocolate markets such as Latin America and Asia.

Sweet anticipation

Sweet anticipation

The launch of Confectionery Manufacturing Expo Americas, the new
candy expo for the industry's suppliers, was announced this week.
The event will be held on 13 to 14 September 2004 at the Navy Pier,


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