desserts & ice cream

30 Aug 2021
--- Consumers today demand more taste from their food, and in the ice cream category, there is a growing trend for new and exciting flavors, both sweet and savory varieties. Denmark-based Lactosan A/S speaks to... Read More
18 Aug 2021
--- Barry Callebaut’s newly introduced Indulgence Playbook is a testament to the premiumization of confectionery over the last year, which saw unique and blissful taste experiences pushed to the forefront of product... Read More
17 Aug 2021
--- On the back of rising demand for dairy alternatives, key players in the oat space are scaling production to keep pace with the forecasted growth. Among notable developments, Finnish ingredients supplier Raisio is... Read More
13 Aug 2021
--- With the exception of sugar reduction in soft drinks, the UK’s top ten food companies have made limited changes to the healthiness of their products in response to Public Health England’s (PHE) voluntary... Read More
20 Jul 2021
--- Israel’s prime minister has warned Unilever of “severe consequences” after its subsidiary Ben & Jerry’s has decided to stop selling ice cream in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT). Having... Read More
13 Jul 2021
--- Cargill is investing US$45 million to add soluble fibers to its European portfolio of starches, sweeteners and texturizers as demand for reduced-sugar products grows. Based on micro-reactor technology developed in... Read More
12 Jul 2021
--- Plant-based, non-dairy and reduced-sugar reformulation is reshaping the ice cream segment, with trending flavors and ingredient mashups shaking up NPD. FoodIngredientsFirst examines the most popular flavors and stand-out... Read More
14 Jun 2021
--- Scientists have developed a novel way to use plastic waste as a food industry resource by converting post-consumer PET into vanillin via a series of chemical reactions. The team from the University of Edinburgh, UK,... Read More
10 Jun 2021
--- NZMP is tapping into the booming demand for immune-supporting food and beverages with its soluble dairy bioactive lactoferrin. The iron-binding glycoprotein naturally found in milk contains antiviral, antibacterial,... Read More
20 May 2021
--- FrieslandCampina has unveiled its latest vegan concept for its whipping agents portfolio, Kievit Vana-Monte V98. The versatile whipping agent is a new solution for bakers, dessert and ice cream manufacturers, and responds to... Read More
12 May 2021
--- Parker Products, a company founded in 1926 by the creator of the “Drumstick” ice cream novelty, has highlighted three main trends shaping the dessert, ice cream and sweet categories. The company develops... Read More
19 Apr 2021
--- The appeal of frozen foods for convenient and time-saving meals remains the primary driver of sales for this category throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. In this segment, meals-for-one and luxury-branded ready meals are... Read More
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
12 Apr 2021
--- Since the outbreak of COVID-19, consumers have been drawn to comfort foods. They are discovering that healthier reformulations of sweet treats are a way for them to indulge without the feelings of guilt that arise.... Read More
07 Apr 2021
--- In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, consumers are proactive in addressing health concerns. As a result, the ice cream sector is seeing a shift in demand for formulations with functional ingredients, Kerry reveals.
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
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
31 Mar 2021
--- Halo Top is expanding its line of ketogenic-friendly frozen desserts yet again with the launch of its on-the-go keto pops. Halo Top’s Keto Series was originally launched in 2020, with this latest addition signposting... Read More
08 Mar 2021
--- UK-based flavors producer Synergy Flavours is releasing an ingredient tipped as making significant fat and calorie reductions in baked goods, such as muffins, cookies and biscuits. The company says its... 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