25 May 2023
--- Israeli-based food tech company DouxMatok has announced it is rebranding to Incredo, coinciding with the company’s completion of a US$30 million Series C funding round. The business will now share its name with its... Read More
24 May 2023
--- Taste and texture remain crucial in encouraging shopper retention, and stabilizers and texturizers are important pieces to this puzzle. Addressing the challenges of price and supply fluctuations of key ingredients like... Read More
19 May 2023
--- Consumers are reaching for brighter and bolder chocolates as the category sees increasing segmentation and limited-edition innovation. “In the last five years, you see a lot of colors in chocolate,” observes Ad... Read More
18 May 2023
--- Kerry has opened an innovation hub for food protection and preservation in Wageningen University’s “Food Valley” in the Netherlands, pioneering new food waste and clean label ingredient solutions. The new... Read More
17 May 2023
--- As consumers look toward healthy ways to indulge, producers are abandoning some ingredients and replacing them with plant and sugar-reduced options.
15 May 2023
--- AAK has unveiled a premium cocoa butter substitute (CBS) compound that facilitates unprecedented levels of cocoa in chocolate compounds for enhanced taste. According to the company, CEBES Choco 15 creates new possibilities... Read More
11 May 2023
--- Barry Callebaut has sharpened existing cocoa sustainability targets in a bid to make “sustainable chocolate the norm,” according to the leading chocolate business. It plans to be forest-positive by 2025, use 100%... Read More
11 May 2023
--- Food tech start-up Sweet Victory Gum’s botanical chewing gum, designed to curb sugar cravings, won Vitafoods Europe’s Startup Innovation Challenge 2023 for finished nutraceutical products this week, after a... Read More
08 May 2023
--- Nactarome has acquired Royal Buisman, a producer of natural and clean label caramel ingredients with a broad application and functionality expertise across F&B categories. The move also creates a presence in the... Read More
05 May 2023
--- As part of a six-year collaboration with Agri-Logic, IDH and Rainforest Alliance, Barry Callebaut has outlined actionable steps that underpin a transformative approach to improve its existing cacao farming model in... Read More
04 May 2023
--- Bartek Ingredients’ Uplift Taste Modification Technology allows manufacturers of confectionery and mineral, vitamin and supplement gummies to enhance and modulate taste, create authentic fruit flavor and sour profiles,... Read More
02 May 2023
--- What once began as an alternative to “the real thing,” vegan chocolate is blazing its own path with consumers seeking mindful F&B choices. From “alternate world” treats to organic and rose-covered... Read More
28 Apr 2023
--- The European Parliament’s decision to adopt a new law to fight global deforestation has been welcomed by major industry players like Nestlé and Barry Callebaut as a positive step toward high-quality, sustainable... Read More
26 Apr 2023
--- As one of the key trends identified by the trade show, numerous exhibitors were showcasing the health aspects of their products, such as sugar-free, gluten-free, high in proteins, fiber-rich, added vitamins or minerals, low... Read More
25 Apr 2023
--- Nestlé has continued to hike prices in the first quarter of the year, which has impacted the volume sales of the business, leading to the company to present negative growth in sales in Powders & Liquid Beverages,... Read More
25 Apr 2023
--- As part of the ISM trade fair, a mix of burgeoning companies started within the last five years are presenting their innovative products and concepts in the Start-up Area and also pitching their products on stage.... Read More
24 Apr 2023
--- Focusing on bolstering cocoa supply chains which are under continuous pressure to keep up with demand, Planet A Foods, a Germany-based start-up, has created what it claims is the world’s first chocolate ingredient... Read More
17 Apr 2023
--- As 2023 matures, F&B innovation is set to be defined by some significant themes. Ofi’s global team of culinary experts weigh in on the forecasted trends and they say that, crucially, having the right ingredients... Read More
13 Apr 2023
--- Barry Calleabut’s Ruby chocolate, first introduced in 2017, breaks into the baking and snacking segments with the unveiling of a baking chip poised to “unlock” new segments. Hailed for its unique... Read More
10 Apr 2023
--- Major airlines, airports and caterers are warning that EU animal agriculture rules are hampering their ability to recycle packaging and food waste and meet sustainability targets. The current regulation requires that all... Read More