19 Jul 2021
--- Functional and better-for-you snacking NPD is targeting key demands for high-performance ingredients, including focus-enhancing formulas and gluten-free alternatives. In this space, The Functional Chocolate Company launched... Read More
16 Jul 2021
--- Barry Callebaut is teaming up with vanilla supplier Prova to launch a new charter in Madagascar that will boost its vanilla sourcing credentials. The tie-up will bring 100 percent sustainability to Barry Callebaut’s... Read More
15 Jul 2021
--- The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has terminated Korindo’s palm oil trademark licenses amid a disagreement over its sustainability status. The FSC official “disassociation” from the Korean palm oil giant... Read More
14 Jul 2021
--- As part of its VisionDairy Charter for sustainably sourced milk, chocolate giant Barry Callebaut has launched a pilot study that quantifies CO2 emission reduction in dairy cattle as a result of feed additives. This is in... Read More
12 Jul 2021
--- Barry Callebaut is set to open its third factory in Russia, in the special economic zone of the Kaliningrad region, at the Baltic Sea. The factory was acquired last September and will be operational this August. The current... Read More
09 Jul 2021
--- Carma Chocolate, a Barry Callebaut brand, is the first chocolate launched by the Swiss chocolate manufacturer with “100 percent sustainable ingredients.” According to the brand, passion for selecting high-quality... Read More
07 Jul 2021
--- This year’s World Chocolate Day – celebrated every July 7 – brings sourcing challenges to the forefront of debate, along with the most popular summer flavors. FoodIngredientsFirst takes a closer look at... Read More
01 Jul 2021
--- PepsiCo is scaling up its healthy snacks and beverage portfolio across Europe, pledging to reduce the average level of added sugars in its beverage portfolio by 25 percent by 2025 and 50 percent by 2030. Snacks will also get... Read More
29 Jun 2021
--- Oterra, formerly known as Chr. Hansen Natural Colors A/S, closed its acquisition of Secna Natural Ingredients Group S.L. This is the first acquisition for Oterra, which itself was purchased by private investment firm EQT in... Read More
25 Jun 2021
--- Mondelēz International has begun a food transparency program with the Triscuit brand. Consumers can discover the journey of the white-winter wheat baked into Triscuit crackers from a cooperative of farmers’ fields in... Read More
24 Jun 2021
--- The Barry Callebaut Group has agreed to acquire Europe Chocolate Company (ECC), a Belgian privately-owned B2B manufacturer of chocolate specialties and decorations. The acquisition is expected to close in the coming months.... Read More
21 Jun 2021
--- Epogee, a developer of EPG – the ingredient that eliminates most calories from fat – has revealed its ingredient is now a key component in Gatsby Chocolate’s latest line of better-for-you chocolate bars.
16 Jun 2021
--- Chocolate innovation is tailored to maintaining taste and pleasure while working with simpler ingredients that boast better nutrition composition, according to Taura by IFF. In light of this, the company addresses how... Read More
15 Jun 2021
--- Reaffirming chocolate’s universal appeal, a new survey from Cargill has revealed most US consumers indulge in a chocolate-flavored treat every day. Viewed as a reward, mood lifter, energy booster and the secret to... Read More
14 Jun 2021
--- Scientists have developed a novel way to use plastic waste as a food industry resource by converting post-consumer PET into vanillin via a series of chemical reactions. The team from the University of Edinburgh, UK,... Read More
10 Jun 2021
--- NZMP is tapping into the booming demand for immune-supporting food and beverages with its soluble dairy bioactive lactoferrin. The iron-binding glycoprotein naturally found in milk contains antiviral, antibacterial,... Read More
09 Jun 2021
--- BrewDog has developed and produced a limited edition chocolate-flavored beer in collaboration with Tony’s Chocolonely. Both B Corp brands are known for their emphasis on ethical sourcing, with the so-called... Read More
08 Jun 2021
--- Barry Callebaut has revealed its WholeFruit chocolate range’s “first expression” as Evocao, which can be used as couverture by chefs and artisans. The offering is made from 100 percent cacaofruit, allowing... Read More
07 Jun 2021
--- Ferrero’s new palm oil charter comprises updated targets to generate environmental, economic and social benefits across the value chain. The charter is supported by insights from stakeholders, including suppliers, NGOs... Read More
24 May 2021
--- Barry Callebaut is scaling up the capacity of its nursery production facilities in Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Cameroon, Brazil, Ecuador and Indonesia. These nurseries are stocked with both cocoa and non-cocoa... Read More