Colouring foods range launched for confectionery

Thursday 11th May 2017

A new series of natural colouring foods based on extracts from pumpkin and carrot for use within the confectionery sector has been launched.

Championing female role models in cocoa production

Tuesday 9th May 2017

Taco Terheijden, Director of Cocoa Sustainability at Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate, assesses why a thriving cocoa sector is predicated on successful female role models.

Cocoa farmers in Africa to benefit from new payment system

Tuesday 18th Apr 2017

Global food ingredients business Cargill has formed a licensed buying company (LBC), Cargill Kokoo Sourcing Ltd, in Ghana, supporting workers in the cocoa industry.

Danish firm appoints new CEO for innovation division

Wednesday 5th Apr 2017

Danish-based ingredients manufacturer Palsgaard A/S has appointed a new CEO for its innovation arm.

Industry welcomes report on cocoa sustainability progress

Monday 3rd Apr 2017

A study evaluating industry action on tackling human trafficking and child labour in the Ivory Coast and has been welcomed by the Australian chocolate manufacturing sector.

Pressure mounts for healthier confectionery and snacks

Tuesday 28th Mar 2017

A new global study has shown the chocolate and snacks sectors are facing increased pressure to respond to demands for healthier products.

EU nutrition regulations cause concern for industry

Thursday 23rd Mar 2017

Nutrition companies view stricter EU regulation as a greater challenge than the state of the global economy, new research has shown.

Cargill solution targets major efficiency gains

Monday 13th Mar 2017

Ingredients business Cargill has launched a solution to enable European confectionery manufacturers to achieve optimal texture and transparency, while significantly reducing drying time for gelatin-free winegum applications.

Nestlé responds to calls for sugar reduction

Thursday 9th Mar 2017

Confectionery manufacturer Nestlé UK has responded to consumer demands with plans to reduce sugar content in its products by 10%.

Study shows consumers in Asia are the most concerned over healthy eating

Monday 27th Feb 2017

An international study has found that consumers in Asia are far more likely to be interested in healthy eating than those living in Western countries.