17 May 2022
--- Solvay has invested in Suanfarma’s Cipan manufacturing site in Portugal to develop its biotechnological capabilities and support the development of natural ingredients, especially in the vanillin category.
16 May 2022
--- Researchers at Blommer have expanded its Discovery product line to include coating for panning, enrobing and molding applications. David Meggs, CEO at Blommer Chocolate Company, tells FoodIngredientsFirst about the new... Read More
13 May 2022
--- Food upcycling start-up Koa – specializing in repurposing cocoa pulp, a byproduct from the chocolate industry as value-added ingredients – has captured US$10 million in funding to raise its processing by tenfold... Read More
11 May 2022
--- Following a strategic review last year, Mondelēz International is planning to sell its developed chewing gum business, which includes brands Trident and Dentyne.This is in addition to offloading its Halls cough drop brand,... Read More
09 May 2022
--- Chocolate and cocoa giant Barry Callebaut plans to set up a direct distribution network in South Africa to meet the increasing demand for premium chocolate indulgence while expanding its markets in Africa.
06 May 2022
--- With a technology that enables endless possibilities “to recreate any non-fibrous food,” US-based Voyage Foods has attracted US$36 million in a Series A round of investments to develop alternative peanut, cacao... Read More
04 May 2022
--- As the war in Ukraine rages on, major Western companies are coming under increasing scrutiny for continuing business dealings with Russia despite the raising of sanctions and divestments by governments and industry... Read More
02 May 2022
--- GNT shoots for “climate gold” with its Sustainability Roadmap for 2030, which directly targets the company’s environmental footprint, the measures it takes toward climate goals and reporting greenhouse gas... Read More
29 Apr 2022
--- Barry Callebaut has unveiled plans to expand its North American presence by building a specialty chocolate factory in Ontario, Canada. With the factory expected to be fully operational by 2024, the total investment volume,... Read More
28 Apr 2022
--- Mars is planning a multi-year collaboration with Pipa, an artificial intelligence food research company, to bring health advancements to food and accelerate the discovery of novel, plant-based ingredients. By ‘placing... Read More
26 Apr 2022
--- Mondelēz International has entered into an agreement with Grupo Bimbo to acquire its confectionery business, Ricolino, for approximately US$1.3 billion. Ricolino is a growing business with a leading confectionery position in... Read More
25 Apr 2022
--- Unilever scientists and Dutch researchers have discovered the mouthfeel of food can be engineered just like the physical properties of many other non-edible materials. In the case of 3D-printed chocolate, the optimal... Read More
22 Apr 2022
--- Chocolate giant Mars Incorporated has initiated two “farmer-first” programs that will support the sustainable living income of 14,000 smallholder farmers in Côte d’Ivoire and Indonesia in the next... Read More
20 Apr 2022
--- As COVID-19 accelerated demand for snacking, opportunities for innovation in an attempt to meet evolving consumer demands is seeing an uptick. Ranging from nutritious snack products, international flavors and functional... Read More
20 Apr 2022
--- Nactarome, a company specialized in the natural colors, extracts, flavors and ingredients sector, has opened its first regional base in Bangkok, Thailand, this month. The opening unveils the new European-based company... Read More
15 Apr 2022
--- The Easter weekend is springing with activity in themed food and beverage launches, including jellybean ham, “24-carrot gold” ice cream and Peeps marshmallow-flavored desserts. Reflecting the annual spike in... Read More
08 Apr 2022
--- Food ingredient prices are predicted to continue rising globally throughout 2022, with many experts warning of knock-on consequences of famine, political turmoil, social unrest and economic recession. The Russian invasion of... Read More
04 Apr 2022
--- The Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Scotland have advised consumers to avoid certain Ferrero Kinder products with best before dates 11 July and 7 October 2022, based on a connection to a potential Salmonella... Read More
29 Mar 2022
--- Global ice cream company Froneri has launched Cadbury Darkmilk ice cream stick with a flavor profile and positioning targeting UK adults who prefer dark chocolate offerings. The brand value is estimated at £14.7... Read More
24 Mar 2022
--- Flavorchem is harnessing citrus’ health halo in a new line of six “true-to-fruit” flavors. Featuring more unusual varieties like yuzu and key lime, the Citrus Vacation collection is positioned as being... Read More