23 Mar 2023
--- In a long-term agreement, Barry Callebaut and Nestlé plan to roll out 11,500 hectares of agroforestry, including payments for ecosystem services, in an effort that will protect biodiversity and support the livelihoods... Read More
21 Mar 2023
--- Mediterranean foods supplier Dina Foods is showcasing its range of authentic breads, savories and confectionery items at the ongoing International Food & Drink Event (IFE) Manufacturing this week in London (March 20-22).... Read More
09 Mar 2023
--- Indulgence and health are two priorities consumers report seeking in chocolate confectionery. According to the Almond Board of California (ABC), nuts, specifically almonds, can provide even more snacking relevancy for... Read More
06 Mar 2023
--- Swiss chocolate bar Toblerone will soon remove the iconic Matterhorn from its packaging, according to the brand's owner Mondelēz International. As the company moves product production from Switzerland to Slovakia, strict... Read More
02 Mar 2023
--- Commonly used means of processing cocoa beans, such as fermentation and roasting, do not reduce the health benefits of chocolate, according to a team of researchers at Pennsylvania State University, US. This reaffirms... Read More
02 Mar 2023
--- Aloha, a plant-based protein brand, has unveiled “The Kona Bar,” a snack bar product marketed as supporting sustainable agriculture in Hawaii. The bar’s responsibly-sourced ingredients include 100% Kona... Read More
01 Mar 2023
--- Global food insecurity, climate change and resource inefficiency are big problems, but investors are betting on small businesses now more than ever to overcome them. Among an array of promising solutions, alternative... Read More
17 Feb 2023
--- Belgian chocolate brand Belcolade, part of the Puratos Group, has revealed a new plant-based white couverture. The launch intended for chocolatiers, pâtissiers and other professional chocolate users, responds to... Read More
14 Feb 2023
--- The rising cost of living is proving that consumers this Valentine’s are spending less on premium brands and purchasing fewer items. However, small and affordable treats such as candy, confectionery and chocolate bars... Read More
13 Feb 2023
--- Palsgaard is breaking ground on an expansion of its specialist factory in Zierikzee, the Netherlands. The US$19.2 million (€18 million) development is scheduled for completion in 2024 and will double the company’s... Read More
01 Feb 2023
--- Mondelēz International has released its full-year 2022 results, showing growth in volume and revenue across markets. The company focused on its chocolate and biscuit brands as the resilience of snacking outgrew inflation... Read More
01 Feb 2023
--- Healthy indulgence is pushing the boundaries in chocolate innovation as consumer preferences for health and wellness reign supreme. Chocolate cravings remain as strong as ever, so balancing the sweet spot for offerings that... Read More
27 Jan 2023
--- FrieslandCampina Professional is highlighting three global trends in the F&B industry: “Weastern Wonders,” a fusion of Eastern and Western influences within one dish; “Conscious Curiosity,” where... Read More
23 Jan 2023
--- Plant-based innovation remains one of the most notable and progressive F&B trends, with confectionery standing out as a particularly fast-growing category within this arena. In line with this, Cargill has developed a... Read More
19 Jan 2023
--- Plant cell tech firm Ayana Bio is pledging US$3 million to accelerate cacao bioactive production using cellular cultivation, part of a strategy to boost efforts in curbing the many challenges plaguing the cacao industry,... Read More
19 Jan 2023
--- French ingredients player Alland & Robert has launched a timely ingredient using acacia gum. Syndeo Gelling provides an innovative and multifunctional solution that brings stabilizing, gelling, thickening, binding and... Read More
18 Jan 2023
--- Barry Calleabaut had a mixed financial quarter during the last three months of 2022, as its Wieze (Belgium) factory was not fully operational until the last third of October when the cocoa and chocolate giant had a... Read More
17 Jan 2023
--- Cult Food Science has unveiled Cult Foods, a new product division, its latest effort to scale the development of cellular agriculture technologies. The new division will debut two new products, Zero Coffee, the world’s... Read More
13 Jan 2023
--- Scientists have decoded the physical process when a piece of chocolate is eaten, as it changes from a solid into a smooth emulsion in the mouth. The researchers found that what makes chocolate “feel so good” is... Read More
11 Jan 2023
--- The color space has experienced a shift away from a one-size-fits-all approach. Color is being used to represent identity while social media drives innovation as consumers want vibrant, bright and eye-catching F&B.... Read More