June 27, 2022

Confectionery

Win Free Grinch-inspired Hershey’s Kisses

Holiday décor disappearing overnight? A street sign renamed ‘Grinch Street’? Even Hershey’s Kisses chocolates have been stolen and changed to Grinch-themed Hershey’s Kisses! It’s official: the Grinch has departed Who-ville and is mischievously tiptoeing across the country wreaking havoc in some of the sweetest places around. Rumor has it he plans to stick around through the holiday season, stealing bags of Hershey’s Kisses chocolates

Panettone, the undisputed king of Italian tables

The Sigep Observatory dedicated to Christmas 2021 spotlights panettone: the undisputed king of Italian tables in the festive season is increasingly requested for international ones. The Observatory, issued for twenty years by SIGEP – Italian Exhibition Group’s Dolce World Expo of (from 22nd to 26th January at Rimini expo centre), gathered from some of the country’s great master pastry chefs

Space booking for InterSICOP 2022 crosses 85%

Exhibitors have already booked more than 85% of the Fair’s space for InterSICOP 2022. These figures highlight the sector’s confidence in InterSICOP, the great face-to-face meeting for bakery and pastry, confectionery, ice cream, and coffee professionals. Partial view during INTERSICOP 2019 photoInterSICOP’s Organising Committee met this week and confirmed the excellent forecasts for the next

Paradise Fruits announces plans for a fruitful FiE 2021

Paradise Fruits by Jahncke, the global supplier of delicious food ingredients, has announced it will be exhibiting a wide range of ‘fruity, yummy and healthy’ snacks and inclusions from across the company’s five divisions at Fi Europe (FiE) 2021. Taking place in Frankfurt, Germany from 30th November to 2nd December, FiE is Europe’s leading annual event for stakeholders in

CIBUS International Food Exhibition from 31st Aug to 3rd Sept

500 new products to discover at the exhibition, the collateral event “Cibus Off”, which will host meetings and events from 29th August to 5th September, meetings and initiatives at the exhibition dedicated to Large-Scale Retail and Out of Home professionals. Food companies will present a great number of innovative products, as well as reinterpretations of

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.