Torie & Howard CEO Torie Burke, a self-confessed ‘hard candy superfreak’, is hoping to grow her company’s distribution across the US and Western Europe as one of the few organic hard candy brands on the market.
In recent years organic confectionery products have become
increasingly popular but are consumers willing to stick by their
principals in the face of rising food prices or will they turn
towards a cheaper alternative?
Barry Callebaut has acquired a 49 per cent stake in Biolands of
Tanzania, Africa's largest exporter of certified organic cocoa,
after purchasing 100 per cent of its top-end cocoa for the past