General News

Company appointed to help fight food fraud

Tuesday 17th Jan 2017

Science and Technology Company Campden BRI has been chosen to provide technical and administrative support to the Food Industry Intelligence Network (FIIN).

Countdown to ISM and ProSweets shows

Friday 13th Jan 2017

This year’s ISM and ProSweets events are just two weeks away, with a wealth of confectionery industry technology, packaging and design innovations due to be unveiled.

Barry Callebaut makes sustainable packaging improvements

Thursday 12th Jan 2017

Chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut has confirmed it now purchases 95% of its corrugated carton boxes as Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified in the EMEA Region.

Expansion for Archer Daniels Midland in Turkey and Bulgaria

Wednesday 11th Jan 2017

Global ingredients firm Archer Daniels Midland Company has confirmed it is expanding grind and finishing capacity for sweeteners and starches at its corn wet mill facilities in Turkey and Bulgaria.

Free from chocolate range unveiled by Plamil

Tuesday 10th Jan 2017

UK-based ethically sourced chocolate company Plamil is releasing its latest ‘Free from’ range.

Survey reveals poor consumer awareness of sugars

Monday 9th Jan 2017

A major survey commissioned by Cargill sweetening solutions has revealed that consumers’ awareness of sugars remains limited.

Brussels firm's new chocolate range

Thursday 5th Jan 2017

The Good Chocolate Company, based in Brussels, Belgium, introduces its brand new Lavlé dark Belgian chocolate, rich in cocoa flavanols.

Barry Callebaut completes Belgian factory deal

Tuesday 3rd Jan 2017

Chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut has confirmed closure on a deal to acquire a production facility from Mondelēz International in Halle, Belgium.

Nutella's major pancake campaign

Friday 23rd Dec 2016

Nutella is investing in a new £1.3 million ‘Pancakes Love Nutella’ campaign in the build-up to Shrove Tuesday, on February 28th 2017. The company’s initiative will be across social channels to on-pack messaging and fun POS displays.

Food colouring facility upgrade for GNT Group amid upturn in market

Wednesday 14th Dec 2016

Food colouring company the GNT Group has expanded its UK facilities in Derby. The enhanced site enables greater support capacity for its worldwide client base – from the creation of recipes, through to finished products.