The world is currently fraught with uncertainties, ranging from economic and political instability to the ongoing threat of climate change and supply chain shortages. Along with the ever-present shadow of Covid-19, these factors are impacting people’s...
Technological advancements have opened seemingly infinite possibilities for innovation within the snack and bakery industry. We’re in a new era of food manufacturing with the ability to create a more connected experience for consumers and more efficient...
Strategy and consulting firm Accenture is working with confectionery giant Mars to transform and modernise its global manufacturing operations with artificial intelligence (AI), cloud, edge technology and digital twins.
A successful serial entrepreneur who runs a 3D-printed personalised supplements firm will join NutraIngredients' Sports and Active Nutrition Summit in October to discuss the huge opportunity that this new tech brings to the health and nutrition industry.
Standard Cognition and Mars Wrigley, the world’s leading manufacturer of chocolate, chewing gum, mints and fruity confections, has announced a partnership to help retailers reimagine impulse sales in stores with no checkout lines.
Sustainability is undoubtedly one of the hottest topics in APAC’s food and beverage industry, but it can be hard to distinguish between greenwashing and a genuine commitment best practice. That’s why in this edition of Asia’s Food Future: Industry 4.0,...
The all-in-one tabletop machine completes each step of the chocolate making process – from nib to conching to cooling – yielding a final product of real chocolate in about two hours, with the help of a digital recipe and guidance app.
The cocoa and spice supplier unveiled sustainability goals in 2017 with a 2020 goal of nurturing a ‘fully traceable’ cocoa supply chain. We discussed progress with Olam's North American innovation lead, when we caught up with him at IFT.
Tech can help cocoa farmers increase efficiency on their land and pinpoint trouble spots faster and with more accuracy, says the Rainforest Alliance, and it has launched a competition to find companies willing and able to build those tools.
Sam Part, the 26-year-old designer, entrepreneur and CEO of Candy Mechanics, is our guest today. Sam has successfully raised £400,000 ($520,000) to extend partnerships within the confectionery industry.
Rainforest Alliance says its SAT4Farming, a satellite technology that was recently adopted by 1,000 cocoa farmers in Ghana, could potentially provide ‘cheaper and more reliable’ sustainability certifications to chocolate companies.
The initiative has received over 400 start-up applications so far and launched 12 Projects to enable Nestlé to improve the environmental impact of its work by partnering with start-ups with ‘tech-for-good solutions’
The European Plastics Industry represented by EuPC and PlasticsEurope, and the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), have announced the winners of the first edition of the European Plastics Innovation Awards 2016.
Videojet Technologies has launched an Ultra Grade black ribbon for its DataFlex and 6X00 thermal transfer overprinter (TTO) products used in a variety of applications including the snack, bakery, confectionery and candy markets.