30 Jul 2020
--- US premium chocolate maker Godiva is partnering with the Earthworm Foundation to make sustainable improvements to the cocoa supply chain and support farming communities. The collaboration will begin in Côte... Read More
29 Jul 2020
--- Food Standards Australia, New Zealand (FSANZ) has assessed and approved SweeGen’s Bestevia Reb E stevia sweetener as a food additive. Under the Food Standards Code, FSANZ has approved a new specification for the... Read More
21 Jul 2020
--- The pace of innovation has been picking up in recent years as advanced technology continues to revolutionize almost every aspect of the way we live our lives – including shopping and eating. Developments from... Read More
17 Jul 2020
--- Mondelēz International continues its portion control strategy for consumers by voluntarily committing to bringing all its Cadbury chocolate bars sold as part of a multipack under 200 calories by the end of 2021. The move... Read More
10 Jul 2020
--- Functional ingredients producer Beneo, has announced a 50 percent production capacity increase at its facility in Wijgmaal, Belgium, to cater for rising customer demand for rice starches. A two-stage expansion process,... Read More
03 Jul 2020
--- Specialists in sweetened condensed milk, WS Warmsener Spezialitäten GmbH, is reacting to current market trends with new product varieties and packaging options. Sweetened condensed milk (SCM) is mainly used in the... Read More
25 Jun 2020
--- A new report published by the United Nations (UN) calls upon governments and other actors to undertake urgent measures to radically transform food systems, to ensure endemic food security and nutrition. This comes ahead of... Read More
24 Jun 2020
--- Agri-food heavyweight Cargill is partnering with a local manufacturer in western India to launch its first chocolate manufacturing operation in the country as it makes its foray into the chocolate business in India. Cargill... Read More
09 Jun 2020
--- Barry Callebaut has added a fourth chocolate production line to its Singapore facility with the aim of boosting the volume of chocolate for the Asia Pacific market. The addition will make a significant contribution to the... Read More
27 May 2020
--- Barry Callebaut has signed an agreement to acquire GKC Foods, a producer of chocolate, coatings and fillings, serving consumer chocolate brands in Australia and New Zealand. This strategic acquisition strengthens Barry... Read More
21 May 2020
--- Sprüngli has launched the Grand Cru Absolu, the world’s first chocolate with only two ingredients. The Switzerland-based producer of grand cru chocolate describes the product as an “intense chocolate... Read More
14 May 2020
--- Emotions play a significant role in food and are simultaneously linked to initial food preferences. That is according to Renata Januszewska, Global R&D Sensory Manager at Barry Callebaut, who notes that “when our... Read More
13 May 2020
--- Confectionery players can now achieve 50 percent sugar reduction in final products without compromising on product taste following Bunge Loders Croklaan’s (BLC) latest creation Sweetolin. The edible specialty oils and... Read More
12 May 2020
--- GNT Group has launched two new Exberry Coloring Foods that deliver bright orange shades in powder and oil-dispersible formats. Made from paprika and carrot, the new Brilliant Orange products provide solutions for a range of... Read More
06 May 2020
--- Perceptions of food sustainability in Japan – especially within the chocolate market – are rapidly changing according to chocolate giant Barry Callebaut. Japanese consumers are recognizing issues presented in... Read More
04 May 2020
--- Purchases of single origin cacao are most often driven by label-oriented connotations of sustainability and traceability. In terms of a product’s organoleptic properties, however, this common on-pack attribute can... Read More
23 Apr 2020
--- Producer of stevia ingredients PureCircle is now offering its proprietary NSF-02 stevia flavor solution directly to its customers. This PureCircle solution was previously distributed by a third party as a strategic option... Read More
21 Apr 2020
--- US researchers are developing a precision authentication testing method to determine “without any doubt” the chocolate’s country of origin to ensure that it has not been adulterated with inferior... Read More
21 Apr 2020
--- Syntegon Technology is equipped to demonstrate its resource-saving technologies for confectionery, bakery and pharmaceutical packaging applications at this year’s inaugural Virtual Show, held from May 7 to 13, 2020.... Read More
17 Apr 2020
--- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc across global sectors and markets, Olam Cocoa details how its navigating challenges within the cocoa supply chain. It’s critical to minimize potential disruptions as... Read More