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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...

World: Cargill paid €14M paid to cocoa farmers in 2015

In 2015, cocoa farmers in Côte d’Ivoire have received more than €7 million (US$7.77 million) in premium payments under the Cargill Cocoa Promise, while...

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,...

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