Barry Callebaut, the world's top supplier of industrial chocolate
to the confectionery industry, has delivered strong profit for the
year, boosted by the integration of recently acquired US
confectionery firm Brach's and...
Research into walnuts, a key ingredient used in a range of cake
products will help lift stagnant sales for food makers in the
sector giving them an opportunity to cash in on the growing
functional food market, reports Lindsey Partos.
Philadelphia-based FMC BioPolymer, the number one supplier of
food-grade carrageenan, will raise prices for this gum by up to 8
per cent as raw material costs cut into margins, suggesting that
cheaper alternatives, such as the semi-refined...
Month-on-month growth for Tate & Lyle's zero calorie sweetener
combined with a faster than expected decline in European cereal
prices helped the UK firm post a high single-digit rise in profit
for the first half of the year,...
Danish colours firm Chr Hansen has launched its first natural blue
food colour onto the market, targeted at food makers looking for
alternatives to the synthetic blues currently used in their food
designs, reports Lindsey Partos.
As governments challenge the high consumption of salt in their
citizens' diets, US researchers shed light on a controversial
30-year-old theory that the high rate of hypertension in certain
ethnic groups is caused, in part, by...
A new chocolate bar made from cocoa from sustainable plantations
was launched in New York late last month by the Rainforest
Alliance, which has high hopes of building on the growing awareness
of ethical products among today's...
Evidence backing the health promoting benefits of chocolate
continues to mount, bringing dynamism to slacking sales, reports
Lindsey Partos. Researchers from Spain have discovered that
polyphenols found in cocoa extract influence...
The world's number one caramel colour supplier DD Williamson is
driving deeper into the Nordic countries, signing a deal with
Swedish food distibutor Norfoods to build growth in the
increasingly mature caramel colour market.
Bolt-on acquisitions move ambitious Israeli flavours firm Frutarom
a step closer to its ambitions to reach the top ten flavour club
with the firm closing down on the purchase of IFF's fruit
preparations business in Europe.