General News

Trend setting popcorn Easter Egg from Divine

Monday 6th Feb 2017

Fairtrade and farmer owned business Divine Chocolate has teamed up with gourmet popcorn brand Joe & Seph’s for what is believed to be the world’s first Fairtrade chocolate popcorn Easter egg.

Dupont reaches sustainable palm oil targets for emulsifiers

Friday 3rd Feb 2017

DuPont Nutrition & Health has confirmed its switch to 100% certified sustainable palm oil and palm oil derivatives for its Global emulsifier production.

Global industry gathers for ISM and ProSweets

Thursday 2nd Feb 2017

This year’s ISM and ProSweets events in Cologne attracted a diverse global audience from across the confectionery and snacks industries.

Barry Callebaut posts sales growth amid tough market

Thursday 26th Jan 2017

Swiss chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut has reported a 3.2% year-on-year sales growth to $1.89 billion francs ($1.89 billion dollars) for the latest financial quarter.

Nestlé among leaders on reducing emissions

Tuesday 24th Jan 2017

Nestlé has been named among nearly 30 companies as a leader in reducing carbon emissions and tackling climate change across its supply chain. 



Ferrero responds to concerns over Nutella

Monday 23rd Jan 2017

The manufacturers of Nutella have moved to reassure consumers that the brand is safe, following a report claiming its ingredients may cause cancer.

GNT pioneer honoured for confectionery work

Friday 20th Jan 2017

The founder of GNT Group, Dr.-Ing Horst Hoeck, has been awarded with the “Golden Watch” of the international confectionery association Sweets Global Network e.V.

Lindt reports encouraging sales boost

Thursday 19th Jan 2017

Lindt & Sprüngli has confirmed an upturn in its group sales driven by an improved performance within its European markets.

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.