These are all the posts that have been tagged with chocolate.
Confectionery giant Nestlé UK is planning to axe almost 300 jobs in the UK as it prepares to move production of its Blue Riband chocolate biscuit to Poland.
While a lot of the anti sugar movement in the mainstream press has focused on the large amount of sugar in products, the cost of food has largely been left out, finds a new Euromonitor report.
Last year, the largest contributor to chocolate NPD was seasonal launches, accounting for 25 per cent. More than one quarter of those seasonal launches (28 per cent) were positioned for Easter, highlighting the popularity of chocolate eggs and bunnies – I certainly indulged in some Easter chocolate over the weekend, and I’m sure many of you did the same.
Here is your weekly round-up of ingredients news. Next week’s round-up will focus on packaging news.
Cargill has celebrated the establishment of its own licensed buying company (LBC) – Cargill Kokoo Sourcing Ltd – in Ghana.
Sensient Flavors has introduced fat soluble flavours for fillings in bakery, confectionery and dairy applications.
Food technology company Unavoo, in partnership with its investor ED&F Man, is launching a new product that will fully eliminate added sugar and artificial sweeteners from food and drinks.
Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate has launched new additions to its coatings and fillings range, each responding to a trend identified in the company’s recently issued trends report, namely: healthy, sustainable and clean and indulgent.
Here is your weekly round-up of Shelf Life news. Next week’s round-up will focus on ingredients news.
Fulfil, a bar which combines vitamins and protein, is now available in 387 WHSmith Travel stores across the UK.
Mondelēz International has unveiled four new finished production lines, the result of a £75 million investment, at its Bournville site in Birmingham.
No longer a category sought only by consumers who avoid animal products for ethical reasons, the popularity of vegan has been expanding across all categories. In food and drink, the rise of vegan was evident at The Natural Food Show, held earlier this week in London.
Chocolate bars, sweets and biscuits could shrink by as much as 20% under new guidelines designed to help manufacturers cut the amount of sugar in children’s products.
Nestlé UK and Ireland’s flagship confectionery brand KitKat will contain extra milk and extra cocoa from this week as the food giant continues efforts to reduce sugar.