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Europe: Barry Callebaut’s Mona Lisa 3D Studio helps chefs create bespoke designs

The Barry Callebaut Group has launched a personalized 3D printed chocolate at scale, through its global decoration brand Mona Lisa. Mona Lisa is the first...

Asia Pacific: Chinese consumers enjoy dessert after meals, finds Mintel

About 56% of urban Chinese respondents who are consumers of ice cream eat it to treat or indulge themselves, according to a Mintel research. It...

Europe: AAK releases ingredient that retards blooming in chocolate

AAK releases COBAOPure, a cocoa butter that delivers improved bloom-retarding effects in applications including milk and dark chocolate tablets, coated and filled products, and...

Asia Pacific: Azelis buys Indian distributor MK

Azelis has bought the distribution activities of MK Ingredients & Specialties and SSD Industries (MK) in India. The Indian distributor is a family owned company,...

Asia Pacific: Thailand approves Dupont Danisco’s fermentates to preserve food

The Thai Food and Drug administration has recently granted regulatory approval to MicroGARD 100 and MicroGARD 200 as food protection ingredients by maintaining product...

Asia Pacific: Chr Hansen launches brilliant red food coloring from sweet potatoes

Chr. Hansen launches a plant-based, brilliant red as a natural alternative to carmine and synthetic colors. It uses a new vegetable variety – the Hansen...

Americas: Researchers make more stevia using yeast

A report in American Chemical Society's Synthetic Biology describes a way to prepare large quantities of stevia using yeast, which would cut out the...

Asia Pacific: Corbion releases coating for sweet treats in Asian environment

Corbion introduces Purac Powder MA 74, a malic acid coating for sanding sugar confectionery in Asia's high-temperature and humid environment. The ingredient is designed to...

Asia Pacific: Barry Callebaut inks second supply deal with Garudafood

Barry Callebaut Group has signed an additional agreement for the long-term supply of another 7,000 tons of compound chocolate per year to Garudafood’s biscuit...

Europe: Consumers still like things sweet, report

Across the 10 highest consuming nations for both sugar confectionery and gum, consumption is increasing, with compound annual growth rates ranging from 0.5 percent...