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New cake tubs from McVitie’s

Biscuit brand McVitie’s has launched three new cake bites tubs, featuring Digestives Mini Milk Choc Tiffin and Caramel Crispies, as well as Hobnobs Mini Milk Choc Teacakes.

Posted 16 February 2017

Pro2Pac design challenge details announced

The organiser of Pro2Pac 2017 has released details of its design challenge which is being headed up by Sanjay Patel, global innovation connector at Coca-Cola, in partnership with Leeds Beckett University.

Posted 16 February 2017

Tangy wine gums hit shelves

Mondelēz International owned sweet brand Maynards Bassetts is aiming to bring more adults to the sour segment with the launch of Wine Gums Tangy.

Posted 14 February 2017

Round-Up: Ingredients

Here is your weekly round-up of ingredients news. Next week’s round-up will focus on packaging news.

Posted 14 February 2017

Free from and organic named fastest growing health and wellness categories

According to new research from Euromonitor International, foods and beverages offering health benefits, such as free from and organic properties, drove value sales in 2016, with organic increasing by 6.8% to reach £28.7 billion (€33.8bn) and free from increasing by 7% to reach £25 billion (€30bn).

Posted 13 February 2017

Vegan alternatives for cultured milk

With Hydrosol’s new stabilising systems from the Stabisol line, manufacturers can now produce cultured milk product substitutes based on coconut, addressing two current trends at once – the ongoing demand for vegan and flexitarian food and the strong demand for coconut based products.

Posted 13 February 2017

Carling refreshes brand identity

UK lager brand Carling has unveiled a brand refresh that will be introduced across its full portfolio, which includes Original Lager, Cider, Citrus Twist and Premier.

Posted 10 February 2017

Bringing home the bacon

Inclusions specialist Pecan Deluxe Candy’s latest product launch is Bacon and Smoky Bacon Flavour Fudge Pieces.

Posted 10 February 2017

Industry shows ‘improved environmental performance’

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has highlighted the ongoing progress made under the Five-Fold Environmental Ambition (FEA) and taken forward under Ambition 2025, FDF’s new sustainability commitments launched in 2016.

Posted 9 February 2017