15 Apr 2021
--- Ghana and cocoa and chocolate companies have collaborated on a deal poised to protect and restore forests in cocoa-growing areas. With this agreement, the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) and the Forestry Commission of Ghana... Read More
15 Apr 2021
--- SweeGen’s next-generation Bestevia Rebaudioside M (Reb M) stevia sweetener is in its final phase before the European Union publishes approval in a few months, according to sugar reduction specialists.
14 Apr 2021
--- Cocoa beans and ingredients supplier Olam Food Ingredients (OFI) has reached its target of 100 percent child labor monitoring across its managed cocoa sustainability programs and 100 percent deforestation monitoring across... Read More
07 Apr 2021
--- Environmental and personal health trends are driving the confectionery segment. Spurred by COVID-19, the importance of immunity is coming to the fore while sustainability is top-of-mind for companies keen to up their... Read More
05 Apr 2021
--- Imbibe has launched Ingredients by Imbibe, a new platform that offers the company’s high-performing ingredients to external R&D teams. Imbibe’s ingredient portfolio includes The Senses, a suite of taste... Read More
02 Apr 2021
--- Easter represents a major opportunity for the F&B industry to introduce some of its most creative spring-themed offerings, both in terms of taste and appearance. This year, greater awareness on issues from sourcing to... Read More
01 Apr 2021
--- Chr. Hansen Holding and EQT have completed their deal with the global investment organization acquiring the Danish ingredient supplier’s Natural Colors division. The divestment follows the 2025 Strategy of Chr. Hansen... Read More
29 Mar 2021
--- Barry Callebaut’s latest initiative, Treat Tomorrow, collaborates with customers and experts to carve the plan for “new” chocolate indulgence. The Swiss chocolate and cocoa giant intends to foster new and... Read More
23 Mar 2021
--- Mondelēz International is expanding its footprint in the high-growth well-being segments with the acquisition of a significant majority interest in Grenade, a UK performance nutrition company in the fast-growing high protein... Read More
22 Mar 2021
--- Boosting health, indulgence and better-for-you credentials of confectionery, while making a product stand out for its texture and sensorial experience, is driving demand for innovative fillings and coatings. Speaking with... Read More
19 Mar 2021
--- Barry Callebaut has teamed up with start-up Seekewa, a digital community platform dedicated to small farmers in Africa, on a pilot project to increase and diversify the incomes of farmers on the Cocoa Horizons program. Both... Read More
19 Mar 2021
--- Swiss chocolate company Nestlé is rolling out its latest chocolate innovation, Incoa. The launch brings the cocoa pulp-sweetened chocolate to a broad audience across several countries. It will appear on shelves in... Read More
16 Mar 2021
--- Cargill is expanding its Veliche line with two dynamic, Signature Origins dark couverture chocolates. Cargill is the only gourmet chocolate supplier to bring the unique flavors of El Salvador and the Democratic Republic of... Read More
15 Mar 2021
--- Puratos has launched Sparkalis, a new venture that supports innovation in the bakery, patisserie and chocolate sectors. Its flexible approach means it can offer scalable support to accelerate business growth for food tech... Read More
12 Mar 2021
--- Confectionery has helped bridge the gap of social distancing during the pandemic, according to the National Confectioners Association’s (NCA) State of Treating report 2021. The annual look at confectionery shopper... Read More
04 Mar 2021
--- Barry Callebaut’s Chocolate Academy North America team has launched Volume I of the Ruby Encyclopedia, a guide for chefs working with the fourth type of chocolate. Barry Callebaut launched Ruby chocolate in September... Read More
04 Mar 2021
--- Clara Foods, a San Francisco-based food technology company, has launched the first-ever animal-free bioidentical pepsin for commercial use made without a single animal cell. Clara’s pepsin will be distributed by... Read More
02 Mar 2021
--- The Hershey Company’s new commitment to ending deforestation includes a crackdown on any cocoa supplier who breaches the policy, which may lead to suspension or complete removal from the company’s supply chain.... Read More
23 Feb 2021
--- The drive toward healthier food choices will remain robust in sweet treats throughout this year, as emphasized in Innova Market Insights’ latest report. Indulgent taste is essential to confectionery, sweet bakery, ice... Read More
18 Feb 2021
--- CARE, a humanitarian organization, and Cargill have released their latest partnership successes in a new report highlighting cocoa sustainability. The report details the challenges and progress that has been made in child... Read More