These are all the posts that have been tagged with chocolate.
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.
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.
Industrial vacuum equipment manufacturer Piab has launched a series of metal detectable food contact cups.
Breakfast drink Weetabix On The Go has added a new chocolate flavour to its Protein range to emphasise its presence in the on the go breakfast market.
Snacking and baking brand Whitworths has introduced a new snacking range into Poundland stores.
Here is your weekly round-up of ingredients news. Next week’s round-up will focus on packaging news.
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) is encouraging people in Scotland to give up unnecessary treats every Tuesday as part of its drive to start breaking Scotland’s unhealthy snacking habits.
Irish stuffing manufacturer Mr.Crumb is launching a special edition Chocolate and Chilli Hot Cross Bun fresh stuffing for the Easter period.
Barry Callebaut has launched a range of chocolate and fruit fillings for confectionery and bakery creations.