Vanilla

Food companies selling vanilla-flavored products have been hit with a wave of lawsuits. Picture: GettyImages-OlgaMiltsova

GUEST ARTICLE: The scoop on all that vanilla flavor litigation

By Robert Guite and Abby Meyer, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

If your company sells any vanilla-flavored food or beverage product, then you are probably aware of the innumerable class action cases that have been filed over the last 18 months attacking these products – 67 cases by our count. Here, we trace the history...

Mellow Snacks line Mellow Fluffs to compete with Sonoma Brands' SMASHMALLOW

Dispatches from Sweets & Snacks Expo 2017

Hammond’s moves into snacking marshmallows

By Oliver Nieburg

Hammond’s Brands has introduced snacking marshmallow brand Mellow Snacks, to tap into what it calls a novel category.

Is the lure of antioxidant-enhancing dried fruit inclusions causing chocolate makers to think twice about experimenting with extreme flavors?

Dried fruit health halo prompts rise as chocolate inclusion

By Oliver Nieburg

Chocolate makers are increasingly opting for dried fruit inclusions over sharper flavor additions like chilli and nuts because of their perceived healthy image and flavor enhancing properties, according to confectionery equipment supplier Egan Food Technologies...