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Georgia Nut eyes gummy consumers with fortified chocolate gems

By Stephen Daniells

Illinois-based Georgia Nut is targeting the vitamin, mineral and supplement consumers with its chocolate gem technology to deliver a range of bioactives, from vitamins C and D, to melatonin, probiotics, turmeric, and more.

What are the emerging ingredients trends for functional and better-for-you chocolate?

SPECIAL EDITION: HEALTHY AND FUNCTIONAL CONFECTIONERY

Added health: Emerging ingredients for functional chocolate

By Oliver Nieburg

The possibilities for functional chocolate are wide-ranging. In this special edition, ConfectioneryNews scopes out the in-demand active ingredients for chocolate products, from probiotics to phytosterols and energy ingredients.

Green bull? ‘Natural energy’ grows health claim wings

By Diana Cowland

The EU energy market is set to grow by €1bn by 2017 and much of that could come from ‘natural energy’, a sub-sector that has been boosted by recent health claim approvals, says Euromonitor International analyst, Diana Cowland.