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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...

Europe: Checking quality of chocolate with ultrasound

The quality of Belgium's famous chocolate largely depends on the crystals that form during the hardening of the chocolate. Researchers from KU Leuven, Belgium,...

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;...

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...

Europe: Nestlé, R&R enter into JV

Nestlé and R&R have set up joint venture company called Froneri with sales of around CHF2.7 billion (US$2.81 billion) in more than 20 countries...

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...

Americas: Barry Callebaut expands US factory

The Barry Callebaut Group has completed an expansion project at its factory in American Canyon, California, US. The project includes increasing liquid production capacity by...

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: Barry Callebaut goes fully RSPO with two products

The Barry Callebaut Group has switched the production of two of its most popular fillings for bakery and confectionery products from Roundtable on Sustainable...

Europe: Tetra Pak launches ice cream filler machine

Tetra Pak today launches an ice cream filler for small to medium producers looking to lower operating costs with minimal investment. The machine can produce...

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