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Americas: Private label firm releases dairy-free chocolate in US show

Private-label firm Carmit Candy Industries will launch its new vegan line of milk chocolate snacks, coins and buttons at Natural Product Expo West from...

Europe: Health snacks are gaining ground, says report

The snacking market is being revolutionised by a consumer backlash against sugar, salt and artificial ingredients, as well as changing lifestyle and personal wellbeing,...

Americas: Barry Callebaut pumps US$20M in US facility

The Barry Callebaut Group invests US$20 million in its American Canyon factory in California, US after completing a first wave in March 2016. The...

Europe: Südzucker wheat starch factory opens in Germany

Südzucker has completed 18-month long construction of a wheat starch factory at its combined site in Zeitz, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany. The plant will be commissioned after...

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...

Europe: Chocolate is UK’s flavor of the day, says report

New research from Mintel reveals that there were more chocolate flavored ice cream products launched in the UK in 2015 than vanilla for the...

World: Hershey, partners build health center in West Africa

The Hershey Company, Blommer Chocolate and Olam Cocoa have together funded and built a community health center in Teapleau, Cote d’Ivoire as part of...

Europe: Coagulant removes bitter notes in soft cheese

Chr. Hansen launches a new coagulant CHY-MAX Special that eliminates undesired bitter notes developing throughout shelf life in soft cheeses. The market challenge The rich...

Americas: Dessert chain to go natural on colors

Dunkin' Brands Group plans to remove artificial colors from its products in the U.S. As part of its ongoing efforts to offer guests great-tasting,...

Asia Pacific: Fonterra’s ice cream brand to retail online in China

Research from Mintel shows the total market value for ice cream sales in China increased by 90% between 2008 and 2014 to reach US$11.4...

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