Puratos has ramped up its presence in Africa. Pic: GettyImages/Ridofranz

Puratos boosts food security in Africa with expanded presence

By Gill Hyslop

The global ingredients specialist has opened subsidiaries in Kenya, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia and Nigeria to cement customer relationships and localise production using indigenous raw materials, which will lessen the continent’s reliance on food imports and...

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Father’s Day chocolates round-up

By Anthony Myers

Father’s Day in the UK falls on Sunday 21 June. Chocolatiers around the country have been busy preparing for the big day for dads, granddads, stepdads or anyone who needs some love in the house. Here’s a roundup of some of the latest treats that been...

NCA boss John Downs introduces the young leaders and members of the board at the organization's annual meeting. Pic: NCA


Future leaders map out NCA’s strategy for next five years

By Anthony Myers

Confectionery industry should become more diverse and transparent with a focus on sustainability to become more relevant to its modern consumers, young leaders tell National Confectioners Association at its annual meeting.