August 4, 2021

Confectionery

National Candy Month, Sweets & Snacks Expo releases top trends for 2021

The 2021 Sweets & Snacks Expo on June 22-25 in Indianapolis is where the confectionery and snack industries will find more than two years’ worth of products on the show floor, and the excitement for the show continues to grow. Today, the Sweets & Snacks Expo released the top trends for the 2021 confectionery and

June, the candy month

National Confectionaries Association, NCA is kicking off National Candy Month with the support of retailers across the country. According to the Association, the event will be celebrated with special displays, promotions and signage at more than 31,000 stores, by retailers including Coborn’s Inc., Dollar General Corp., Hy-Vee, Inc., Sheetz, Inc., RaceTrac Petroleum, Inc., TravelCenters of

Waiting for Host2021: Pastry gets a makeover

The art of pastry will take the central stage of the next edition of Host2021. Visitors, in addition to the best of the Ho.re.ca., retail and hotels sectors, will be able to discover the universe of dessert: from its evolution to the products, from technology to the latest trends and marketing, also thanks to the

A caramel that combines the carefree spirit of Paris and vibrance of LA

LA (USA) based, Le Bon Garçon, is a modern caramel confectionery brand that combines the carefree spirit of Paris with vibrant LA life. The buttery caramels are produced seasonally, using a traditional French technique and local organic ingredients. These delicious bites are then beautifully twist-wrapped in NatureFlex ™ films: not only do these attractive little

Back to Business, Sweets & Snacks Expo 2021

On May 14, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new guidance indicating that fully vaccinated people may forgo masking and social distancing in many indoor situations. This latest guidance, combined with the CDC previously stating that fully vaccinated people can travel, is great news as we head into the summer and begin resuming some

Caramelized findings from Nigay SAS

Nigay SAS, the expert in caramels, has been carrying out researches for better knowledge of caramel for many years. They worked in several laboratories to show the antioxidant properties and capacities of caramels. Caramel, produced by controlled heating of sugars with or without the presence of caramelization promoters, provides a wide range of ingredients. A

Paradise Fruits provides a ‘customized journey’

Paradise Fruits by Jahncke, the global supplier of naturally healthy and delicious food ingredients, will take part in this year’s World Confectionery Conference with a special presentation. Taking place during the first-ever virtual Conference on Tuesday 1st June, the presentation, titled ‘A Customer Journey’, will be hosted by Richard Horsley, Sales Director of Paradise Fruits Solutions, alongside

Coming soon: Nestlé’s first vegan KitKat

One of the world’s most popular confectionery bars will soon have a delicious plant-based option that delivers the perfect balance between crispy wafer and smooth chocolate that people know and love. Alexander von Maillot, Head of Confectionery at Nestlé, said: “One of the most common requests we see on social media is for a vegan KitKat,

Italian Ministry issues a silver coin on World Nutella Day

On the occasion of World Nutella Day in the year in which the 75th anniversary of the foundation of the Ferrero company occurs, the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance issues a silver coin, minted by the Mint, dedicated to the historic product within the “Italian Excellence” series, with a nominal value of 5 Euros.

CONSUMERS STILL SWEET ON INDULGENT TREATS

CONSUMERS STILL HAVE A SWEET TOOTH

The rise of veganism and the growing popularity of plant-based and clean-tasting foods are giving consumers more lifestyle choices, but there is increasing evidence that many are unwilling to give up on their indulgent treats, according to inclusion specialist Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe) Ltd. Although the public wants the food industry to make food healthier

bowl of vegetable salads

OPTIMAL POT FOR OPTIMEL SALAD

A different shape and a convenient lid have made the SuperLock® pot from Berry Superfos a great match for a new range of healthy and tasty Optimel® salads from Friesland Campina produced by the Dutch company Royal Smilde Foods.The three new tempting varieties in the popular Optimel brand, which reflect the growing popularity among consumers for healthy salads,

clear glass jar beside brown pack

EGYPTIAN SNACK LEADER ACHIEVES EFFICIENCY

Egyptian snack manufacturer, Future Foods, has successfully launched a new pretzel range after collaborating with tna, a leading solutions provider in the food processing and packaging industry, to successfully install a seasoning, processing and packaging line.This launch has helped Future Foods achieve 100% productivity at high speeds of up to 165 bags per minute (BPM).Founded in 2016, in Giza, Egypt,

assorted fruits at the market

PARADISE FRUITS LAUNCHED BY JAHNCKE AT FI EUROPE

Taste of the East’ by Paradise Fruits Solutions takes its inspiration from Japan and meets a growing trend for Eastern flavors. The range is available in a variety of flavors including Mandarin & Yuzu, Lychee & Raspberry, Apple & Green Tea, Lime & Matcha Tea, and Ginger & Plum, as well as bespoke combinations which

Nestle Kitkat chocolatory

NESTLÉ JAPAN LAUNCHES NEW KITKAT

Nestlé has launched the KitKat Chocolatory Cacao Fruit Chocolate, the first product to use a unique chocolate made entirely from the cocoa fruit. The iconic crispy KitKat wafer is coated with a 70% dark chocolate that uses the beans and pulp from the cocoa fruit as the only ingredients. This exclusive confectionery will be available in Japan for online

GEA: Using IO-Link for T.VIS® to access real-time data

GEA IO-LINK FOR T.VIS® TO ACCESS REAL-TIME DATA

Real-time diagnostics of data or direct access to sensor data specifically during valve setup and maintenance improves control, accelerates product changes, can anticipate problems before they escalate, calculates plant effectiveness, identifies performance trends, and optimizes maintenance schedules. The comprehensive T.VIS® Control Top program for GEA valves provides customers in the food, dairy and beverage industries with