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Europe: Global Easter chocolate launches up 23% in 2017, report

There has been a 23% rise in Easter chocolate launches from March 2017 to February 2018, providing a plethora of chocolate choice for Easter...

Americas: New ingredient for reduced sugar fruit spreads

DuPont Nutrition & Health has developed Grindsted Pectin PRIME 541 for food manufacturers to formulate reduced sugar fruit spreads recipes faster and without processing...

Asia Pacific: Mondelēz International opens hub in Singapore

Mondelēz International has opened its newest global Technical Center in Jurong, Singapore. This facility focuses on innovation, developing new products and technologies for the...

Europe: Cargill to grow portfolio at German site

Cargill will grow and diversify its product portfolio at its starches and sweeteners plant in Krefeld, Germany, with products such as vegetable wheat protein,...

Asia Pacific: Japan launches the Ruby chocolate

Nestlé Japan launches the Ruby chocolate version of its KitKat brand in Japan, South Korea and online. The brand is reportedly the first to offer...

Asia Pacific: Barry Callebaut factory in China turns 10

The Barry Callebaut Group in China celebrates the 10th anniversary of its US$20 million chocolate factory in China. The company has experienced double-digit growth in...

Europe: Tetra Pak buys filling machine maker

Tetra Pak buys Big Drum Engineering, a supplier of filling machines for the ice cream industry. The acquisition of will strengthen Tetra Pak's presence in...

Europe: Baker Perkins releases small batch depositor

Baker Perkins releases the ServoForm Mini, which is a small batch/lab-scale depositor that deposits candy syrup or fruit paste into solid molds at up...

Asia Pacific: Barry Callebaut reveals fourth type in chocolate

After dark, milk and white chocolate, Barry Callebaut presents ruby chocolate as the fourth type. Made from the Ruby cocoa bean and with a unique...

Asia Pacific: Wilmar buys 50% of Aalst Chocolate

Wilmar's subsidiary KOG Investments has acquired a 50% equity interest in Aalst Chocolate, a home-grown chocolate manufacturer in Singapore. The other 50% stake in Aalst Chocolate...
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