02 Aug 2022
--- As Halloween is on the horizon and supply chain disruptions within the confectionery space are being reported internationally, Hershey has backtracked after saying candy supplies could be running short, now claiming they are... Read More
28 Jul 2022
--- Nestlé’s total reported sales have risen 9.2% to CHF 45.6 billion (US$47.5 billion), with its Nespresso coffee brand growing at a high single-digit rate and double-digit growth in confectionery, including a... Read More
27 Jul 2022
--- Snacking giant Mondelēz has reported an increase in net revenues of more than 9.5% for its second-quarter, driven by organic net revenue growth of at least 13.1%. The company’s chocolate and biscuit businesses continue... Read More
26 Jul 2022
--- Angel Yeast, a globally-listed yeast and yeast extract manufacturer, and Beijing PhaBuilder Biotechnology have agreed to build a large manufacturing base for biodegradable polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) polyesters in the... Read More
11 Jul 2022
--- The trend of hybridization continues to feature prominently in indulgent product development, showcased in Taste of Nature’s (TON) latest partnership with Mars to unveil cotton candy and cookie dough varieties flavored... Read More
07 Jul 2022
--- Consumer demand for ethically produced and environmentally sustainable chocolate is driving product development, with manufacturers proving their transparency this World Chocolate Day through deforestation denouncements and... Read More
01 Jul 2022
--- In the global chocolate arena, Swiss cocoa manufacturer Barry Callebaut is accelerating its “smart growth” innovation strategy. Speaking to FoodIngredientsFirst, Bas Smit, global vice president of Barry... Read More
29 Jun 2022
--- Tracking the upward trajectory of the demand for vegan and plant-based chocolate, Beneo touts rice as the ideal ingredient to deliver on taste, texture and the quintessential tempered snap that consumers love. Several... Read More
21 Jun 2022
--- Sweet Victory has created a prototype of a Gymenna sylvestre-infused chewing gum designed to abate sugar cravings in children. Expanding its portfolio from an adult version of the gum, the Israeli food-tech company says the... Read More
17 Jun 2022
--- Confectionery giant Mars Wrigley has unveiled a new eco-centric chocolate, CO2COA, in a partnership with animal-free dairy protein innovator Perfect Day. Made with certified cocoa in addition to Perfect Day’s cow-free... Read More
16 Jun 2022
--- DouxMatok and Batory Foods have announced a commercial agreement with Batory Foods to distribute Incredo Sugar, the only reduced-sugar product on the market made from real cane sugar. Starting this month, Batory Foods will... Read More
14 Jun 2022
--- Shifts in consumer attitudes to life affect how consumers indulge, with Barry Callebaut’s research revealing that indulgence and conscious living conjoin in purchasing behavior. And the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic... Read More
14 Jun 2022
--- Ferrero North America is adding “one of the largest Ferrero production lines outside of Europe” to its forthcoming production plant in Bloomington, Illinois, US. The 169,000 square foot addition will be dedicated... Read More
09 Jun 2022
--- As cocoa farming is battered with climate shocks and volatile marketing pricing, one major supplier, Ecom has unveiled a Cocoa Charter designed to tackle deforestation and strengthen biodiversity with big aims to carry out... Read More
08 Jun 2022
--- Agricultural commodities are facing increased pressure as broken supply chains, the climate crisis and war in Ukraine continue to affect multiple layers of F&B production.FoodIngredientsFirst speaks with emulsifier... Read More
03 Jun 2022
--- Mondelēz International is launching a new pilot in the UK. Via a QR code on pack, consumers are provided with information on the company’s environmental sustainability initiatives, including insights about recycling... Read More
01 Jun 2022
--- Cargill has strengthened its position in rapid chocolate development and consumer-centric gourmet offerings with the grand opening of the House of Chocolate. The new end-to-end center is located in Mouscron, Belgium,... Read More
25 May 2022
--- Barry Callebaut has expanded its North American plant-based portfolio with a dairy-free organic chocolate. The Plant Craft range includes sweet solutions for confectionery, bakery, ice cream applications and other indulgent... Read More
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