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Americas: Mars to clear artificial colors from human food offerings

Mars, Incorporated says it will remove all artificial colors from its human food products to meet evolving consumer preferences. Though many of the company’s products...

Americas: Perforated conveyors reworked for pizza producer

A US-based pizza producer had been purchasing solid, endless, stainless steel metal conveyor belts from Belt Technologies. However, the belts were breaking and warping when...

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...

Asia Pacific: Morinaga Milk opens Singapore subsidiary

Morinaga Milk Industry opens its new subsidiary, Morinaga Nutritional Foods (Asia Pacific) in Singapore. A vigorous demand for dairy products has been developing in Southeast...

Europe: Herza launches sucrose-free, organic chocolate pieces

Herza launches a range of organic chocolate pieces that is produced without sucrose. The sweet taste is achieved with natural sweeteners such as coconut sugar,...

Americas: General Mills is happy about sodium reduction efforts

General Mills says seven out of 10 product categories are lower in sodium by 20%, with reductions across the 10 categories ranging from 18-35%....

Asia Pacific: Hershey acquires 80% of Shanghai Golden Monkey Food Joint Stock

The Hershey Company has completed the initial closing and acquired an 80% stake in Shanghai Golden Monkey Food Joint Stock Co., Ltd. (SGM), a...

Europe: Baker Perkins’s one-shot technology for deposited double-ball lollipops

Baker Perkins has extended the appeal and diversity of lollipop production by developing one-shot technology for depositing double-ball lollipops on its ServoForm range of...

Americas: Mars, university to create institute for breakthroughs

The University of California (UC), Davis, through its World Food Center, and Mars, Inc. have on September 17, 2014 agreed to pursue the establishment...

Americas: Scientists found metals in chocolates purchased in Brazil, may affect children

Scientists have found that commercial samples of chocolate purchased in Brazil contain varying levels of lead and cadmium, which can cause health problems, and...

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