Confectionery

Insights

Indulgence now a planned activity: Euromonitor

By Kristine Sherred

Everyday indulgence has ended, as impulse purchases slow, social media takes over and regulations intensify, according to Euromonitor analyst Michael Schaefer.

Researchers in France say titanium dioxide can cause tumors in the colon and reduce immune response. Pic: Getty Images/petrroudny

Food safety

In France, no titanium dioxide in food by 2020

By Kristine Sherred

France has ordered food companies to eradicate titanium dioxide (TiO2) from their products by January 1, 2020, after a report from the country’s food safety agency recommended reducing exposure to the chemical.

Pecan Deluxe's plant in the north of England. Pic: Pecan Deluxe

Expansion

Inclusions supplier Pecan Deluxe Candy brings its production in-house

By Anthony Myers

Wholesale confectionery company Pecan Deluxe, who provide inclusions, toppings and decorations to the industry, has announced completion of a seven-year project with Dawsongroup Temperature Control Solutions (DGTCS) to bring custom-built production facilities...