20 Aug 2019
--- US multinational retail corporation Walmart and media platform BuzzFeed’s “Tasty” division have partnered to offer consumers “shoppable recipes.” The retailer invites shoppers to add the entire... Read More
20 Aug 2019
--- The Hershey Company has announced its minority investments in emerging snacking businesses Fulfil Nutrition and Blue Stripes Cacao Shop. The deals are facilitated through C7 Ventures, Hershey’s venture model,... Read More
15 Aug 2019
--- Nestlé Japan is replacing the plastic wrapping on its KitKat candy bars with paper in a bid to become one step closer to its commitment of 100 percent recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025. The Japanese... Read More
08 Aug 2019
--- Tradin Organic has released its first cocoa sustainability report, which summarizes the Netherlands-based ingredient provider’s past milestones and plans for the future. The five primary aspects the company addresses... Read More
06 Aug 2019
--- In a bid to offer more portion control options for consumers, confectionery giant Mondelēz International plans to lower the calorie count of all its UK brand Cadbury’s chocolate and wider biscuit offerings –... Read More
29 Jul 2019
--- Israel-based Better Juice, Ltd., branded as the “first food-tech start-up to develop technology to reduce all types of sugars in orange juice,” and Brazillian producer of orange juice concentrate, Citrosuco, are... Read More
23 Jul 2019
--- Leading cocoa products manufacturer Barry Callebaut Group has announced it is constructing a new chocolate and compound manufacturing facility in Baramati, India. The site is located 250km south-east of Mumbai and will... Read More
17 Jul 2019
--- 3D printed Cadbury’s Dairy Milk has been brought from laboratory to store for the first time with a pop-up opened this month in Melbourne, Australia. Mondelēz, the multinational owners of Cadbury, as well as other... Read More
16 Jul 2019
--- Nestlé has created a unique new chocolate made entirely from the cocoa fruit, using only the beans and pulp as ingredients. The new chocolate, to be launched in Japan this autumn, has been developed using a... Read More
15 Jul 2019
--- Barry Callebaut’s “Forever Chocolate” scheme is the number one sustainability strategy in the packaged foods industry. This is according to data from research and analysis firm Sustainalytics’ annual... Read More
12 Jul 2019
--- Manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, the Barry Callebaut Group, has posted an acceleration in sales volumes for the first nine months of fiscal year 2018/19 (ended May 31, 2019). The Swiss giant grew... Read More
05 Jul 2019
--- Cocoa and chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut will open a new 60,000+ m² global distribution center (GDC) in the third quarter of 2021. The new logistics hub will be Building Research Establishment Environmental... Read More
04 Jul 2019
--- The US celebrates Independence Day 2019 today, with Americans preparing the traditional food feast that precedes the annual fireworks extravaganza. Red White and Blue serves as inspiration for most of the food served, which... Read More
01 Jul 2019
--- Orkla Food Ingredients has signed and completed an agreement to purchase British fudge and toffee manufacturer Confection by Design Ltd., through its wholly-owned subsidiary NIC Enterprises Limited. The parties have agreed... Read More
01 Jul 2019
--- FrieslandCampina Ingredients Food & Beverages has expanded its whipping agents portfolio with an innovative pastry cream powder for bakeries. The ingredient allows bakers to easily prepare indulgent pastry in all kinds... Read More
13 Jun 2019
--- Oils and fats supplier AAK has launched COBAO Pure, a new cocoa butter product which delivers “bloom-retarding” effects in chocolate. Blooming, a common problem in chocolate, is the whitening that can appear on... Read More
03 Jun 2019
--- Vegetable oils and fats supplier AAK, has released AKOSPREAD, a range of fats for chocolate and nut-based spread applications. The new range of fats is touted as offering improved stability in formulations, spreadability,... Read More
31 May 2019
--- Cargill says it is realizing supply chain traceability, empowering cocoa farmers and tackling pressing issues such as deforestation using the power of technology. Cargill’s 2017/2018 Cocoa & Chocolate... Read More
13 May 2019
--- Scientists have uncovered the physics behind the process responsible for creating chocolate’s distinctive smooth texture. A team led by the University of Edinburgh studied mixtures resembling liquid chocolate created... Read More
06 May 2019
--- Several EU-level civil society organizations have joined forces to call for a ban on the use of food additive titanium dioxide (E171) over concerns about its safety. The demand to remove E171 from the EU list of permitted... Read More