Vegan, sugar free and exotic flavors are among the contributors that made Brazilian confections popular in Europe last year, as Brazilian exports of sweets, snacks and ingredients to the EU grew by over 73% in value, according to trade body ABICAB.
Research published on Canadian Medical Association Journal suggests the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is associated with a significant rise in high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) consumption in Canada.
With a recent European resolution calling for tariffs and trade barriers against any palm oil linked to deforestation, Malaysia's minister for plantations and commodities warns: "We will react and respond accordingly to any discriminatory measures...
Pecan Deluxe which exports more than 75% of its bespoke cakes, biscuits, sauces and desserts to the EU, has hired overseas trade specialist, Chamber International, to offset any challenges posed by Brexit.
British businesses are almost half as confident about the British business environment as they were last year, a survey has shown. The UK’s Food and Drink Federation has appealed the government for a range of urgent measures seeking to secure the future...
British food and drink exports were up 6.2% in the first half of 2016 thanks to a weak pound while exports to non-EU countries grew “beyond expectations” in the pre-Brexit period, says the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).
United Biscuits (UB) has announced that its total UK exports have rocketed 50% over the past three years and it expects this figure to rise a further 50% by 2020, as demand grows from countries such as China for its British brands.
The recent finalization of the Trans Pacific Partnership is good news for confectioners and sugar-using manufacturers across the US, according to Rick Pasco, president of Sweetener Users Association (SUA).
The National Confectioners Association (NCA) is pushing for Australia to be allowed to export more sugar to the US under the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) as it decries plans to maintain current US sugar rules.
The U.S. National Confectioners Association (NCA) is worried retaliatory taxes in Mexico and Canada from country-of origin labeling could see American-made chocolate disappear from its main export markets.
A number of players in Brazil’s chocolate and confectionery sector have seen exports to Argentina plunge by up to 80% in the past three years due to Argentina’s restrictive import policies that have come under fire from the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Brazilian confectionery manufacturers are forced to commit up to 15% of exports costs towards resolving bureaucratic problems that hinder their sales abroad, according to the Brazilian confectionery industry Association (ABICAB).
Scores of US dairy players have threatened to withdraw their support for the pending Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement if Japan and Canada refuse to open up their markets to American dairy products.
Strong suggestions that India is about to announce an increase in sugar export subsidies have brought a wave of criticism from competing countries, who say that what India is doing is wrong and “distorts" the sugar trade.
We gave the European food industry a check-up at this year’s Food Ingredients Europe (FiE), talking with some of the industry's top ingredients players about EU health claims, economic recovery and how to remain competitive on a global stage.