21 Jan 2022
--- Mondelēz International’s brand Cadbury is launching the Twist Wrap packaging solution for its Duos range, allowing consumers to snack in small portions by twisting and sealing the package after consuming half of the... Read More
20 Jan 2022
--- DouxMatok’s sugar-based sugar reduction technology will feature in Blommer Chocolate Company’s offerings for the US market, beginning with a chocolate-flavored chip with 50% less sugar. FoodIngredientsFirst... Read More
19 Jan 2022
--- As demand for sugar reduction intensifies, suppliers are capitalizing on natural products and advanced technologies to satisfy clean label requirements. Notably, research by ADM’s Outside Voice has identified an... Read More
18 Jan 2022
--- Insights into future trends and innovations in confectionery and snacks are on the horizon as industry prepares for ISM and ProSweets 2022, to be held in Cologne, Germany. New ingredients, recipes and exotic flavors will be... Read More
12 Jan 2022
--- Cargill is targeting Europe’s growing flexitarian appetite with a new range of vegan chocolate and couverture chocolates. Chocolate ExtraVeganZa is positioned to deliver a “truly indulgent sensorial... Read More
04 Jan 2022
--- Millennials and Gen Zers, aged 18 to 44, are actively going in search of plant-based foods, a new global study commissioned by Swiss chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut has found. It examined attitudes across Western... Read More
03 Jan 2022
--- The Nutri-Score of 6,000 of Albert Heijn’s (AH) own brand products are now visible on electronic price tags and their food choice logo is displayed on products in an app and online, in efforts to help customers make... Read More
23 Dec 2021
--- Insights on chocolate themes for the forthcoming year collected by Barry Callebaut have indicated that health and sustainability are key drivers when choosing chocolate, as well as experiencing indulgent flavors in new... Read More
22 Dec 2021
--- While ice cream rises to the top of the consumer list for decadent treats at winter time, luxury brands are tapping into new flavors and textures in the dessert arena. Latvian ice cream brand Ekselence, and member of Food... Read More
22 Dec 2021
--- Ingredient supplier olam food ingredients (ofi) has revealed five top trends in the confectionery and coffee spaces it expects to dominate next year. The company believes that planetary health will be a key focus, while... Read More
20 Dec 2021
--- Swiss chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut has made the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) “A list” for climate reduction efforts in global forestry stewardship. It is one of 24 high-performing companies selected... Read More
10 Dec 2021
--- Givaudan has completed its acquisition of DDW, the Color House, a US-based natural color company, previously announced in October. The acquisition strengthens the Swiss flavor manufacturer’s position as a key global... Read More
06 Dec 2021
--- The latest “Forever Chocolate” progress report by Barry Callebaut shows the company is working toward its goal to produce completely sustainable chocolate by 2025. Reducing poverty in its cocoa farmer workforce... Read More
02 Dec 2021
--- Epi Ingredients is spotlighting its So Candy concept using yogurt powder for confectionery and sweet treats, exclusively at Fi Europe (FiE), in Frankfurt. Mathieu Lucot, marketing manager at Epi discusses the confectionery... Read More
02 Dec 2021
--- Organic ingredient producer Nexira is showcasing its new locust bean gum (LBG) premium texturizer – branded Naltive – at this year’s Fi Europe (FiE) trade show in Frankfurt, Germany.
01 Dec 2021
--- In keeping with the sugar reduction market shift from sugar sweeteners to more natural sugar replacements, food-tech start-up B.T. Sweet has unveiled Cambya, a plant-based “botanical sugar” substitute.
24 Nov 2021
--- Increasingly, global consumers are looking to reduce consumption of certain ingredients that they perceive to have adverse effects on their health or the planet’s health. In fact, the environmental impacts of food are... Read More
16 Nov 2021
--- Belgian-based Puratos has unveiled a remote customer support app, Digital AdvisAR, that connects bakers, patissiers and chocolatiers to industry specialists worldwide via augmented reality (AR) to assist in problem-solving.
11 Nov 2021
--- Dazzling bright white chocolate destined to be a big hit on Instagram is the new brainchild of Cargill, drawing inspiration from the adage that “you eat with your eyes”. The new “whiter than white”... Read More
10 Nov 2021
--- In its financial overview of fiscal year 2020/21 (ended August 31), Barry Callebaut Group has surpassed its pre-COVID-19 levels of 2018/19. With a 6.5% volume growth, the chocolate and cocoa giant business has evidently... Read More