Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company is acquiring confectionery, biscuit and snack company Bambi for €260m ($294m): saying the acquisition gives it ‘marketing leading iconic brands in a relevant adjacent category’.
Jujubes are a nutritious superfruit with caramel flavour notes that are "extremely versatile" and ideal for bakery, confectionery and dairy products as well as beverages, says the CEO and founder of Abakus Foods.
Vonpar Alimentos, a beverage distributor for Coca-Cola and Heineken, has consolidated all candy production including its Neugebauer chocolate and Mu-Mu dulce de leche brands into one factory in Southern Brazil.
The UK has announced a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. But how hard will it hit the industry? How effective will the tax be at tackling childhood obesity? And could the tax be extended to other food categories? We take a look at the big questions surrounding...
Robot-based product packaging and palletizing remain the areas for quick wins in the confectionery sector but robots, albeit in the leading EU based confectioners, are gradually taking on more tasks a step earlier at the processing stage.
German confectionery ingredients supplier Wild is encouraging
manufacturers to get ahead of the trend towards healthier, natural
flavours with new products set to be unveiled at the ProSweets
confectionery trade fair in the new year.
A new cost-cutting moulding and depositing system suitable for use
in the manufacture of jelly and gum confectionery has been launched
by UK firm Baker Perkins to attract confectioners previously
daunted by the processes involved.
Russian confectionery group Mechta has launched a new premium
product line - the latest in a growing number of local producers
entering an upmarket segment which was once the sole domain of
western companies. Angela Drujinina reports.
Perfetti Van Melle (PVM), the Dutch-Italian confectionery producer,
is to open a new production facility in the Moscow region as it
seeks to exploit market growth and narrow the gap with rival
producers already established there,...
Three companies have announced a technology that allows the deposit
gum bases and incorporate gums into candies and lollipops, which is
said to provide new opportunities for the confectionery industry.
German confectionery ingredients supplier Alfred L. Wolff is
preparing to focus on the launch of a new coating ingredient aimed
specifically at the chocolate and panned confectioneries sector for
APV Baker says it has expanded the boundaries of product
possibilities available to the confectionery industry, through the
development of multi-colour and multi-component capability for