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Europe: ISM 2017 to showcase vegetarian, vegan products

The trend towards vegetarian and vegan products is unabated. In Germany, 7.8 million people are vegetarians and around one million people are vegan, according to...

Europe: Tate & Lyle releases clean-label starches

Tate & Lyle releases instant clean-label starch products Claria Instant 340 and 360. "While consumers are demanding simpler ingredient labels, they are not willing to...

Europe: Using limonene for better reduced-fat chocolate

Adding limonene to cocoa butter could result in better reduced-fat chocolate, researchers report in American Chemical Society's Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Previous research...

Asia Pacific: Barry Callebaut strengthens Gourmet offerings in China

The Barry Callebaut Group has strengthened its Gourmet capabilities and expanded its offerings to professional users of chocolate in China. Gourmet products, such as chocolate...

Americas: Mondelez International stops plans to acquire Hershey

Mondelēz International ended discussions with The Hershey Company regarding a possible combination of the two companies. "Our proposal to acquire Hershey reflected our conviction that...

Americas: Protein-fortified chocolate candies sparks sign of change, report

In light of evolving wellness agendas and shifting consumer attitudes towards personal health, considering the wellbeing impact of their products is essential to target...

Europe: Sugar replacer offers possibilities for chewing gum

Beneo showcased its new Isomalt translucent gum coating technology for the first time at ISM 2016 in Cologne, Germany recently. This coating process enables chewing...

Germany: Lampados exhibits 2-calorie sweetener at ISM

Israel's Lampados International will launch Liteez, a next-generation sweetener, at the ISM show in Cologne, from January 29 to February 1, 2017. This dual-purpose meringue...

Asia Pacific: Wilmar buys 50% of Aalst Chocolate

Wilmar's subsidiary KOG Investments has acquired a 50% equity interest in Aalst Chocolate, a home-grown chocolate manufacturer in Singapore. The other 50% stake in Aalst Chocolate...

Europe: Baker Perkins release 3D starchless jelly depositing line

Baker Perkins has introduced technology to deposit three dimensional (3D) jellies, which can be made in one or two colors; with stripes and layers;...
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