Italy

EuroCommerce food advisor Marina Valverde appointed CAOBISCO secretary general Pic: ©iStock/CreativeNature_nl

CAOBISCO names next secretary general

By Oliver Nieburg

European confectionery association CAOBISCO has appointed a new secretary general to succeed Sabine Nafziger from February 2017.

'The presence of a food matrix had a significant effect on polyphenol bioaccessibility from almond skin in both the gastric and duodenal environments.' ©iStock

Food affects almond skin polyphenol release: Study

By Eliot Beer

Milk may significantly lower the release of polyphenols from almond skins during digestion, while consuming almond skins with food also has a significant effect on their release, according to a study.

Jones presented food industry concerns about data sharing at EFSA's transparency meeting this morning...

Industry concerned about data abuse as EFSA fans transparency wings

By Shane Starling at EFSA in Parma, Italy

As the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) welcomed a broad range of stakeholders to its Italian HQ today to debate data and process transparency, the food industry asked at what point openness brakes innovation and competitive advantage?

Scandinavia's leading confectionery company Cloetta begins to realize benefits of Leaf acquisition

Cloetta profits grow in spite of weak markets

By Oliver Nieburg

Scandinavian confectioner Cloetta has reported profit gains in the face of weak markets in Italy, Denmark and the Netherlands in the second quarter (Q2).