April 21, 2021

Confectionery

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