Ishida opens European industry equipment centre of excellence
Ishida Europe has enhanced its facilities on the continent in creating a new European centre of excellence based in Prague, Czech Republic.
Swiss firm Selecta works on next generation confectionery vending with Mars Wrigley
Swiss-based food solutions group Selecta has linked-up with Mars Wrigley to unveil next generation intelligent vending machines with user-friendly touch screens and smart payment systems.
Fairtrade Fortnight pushes for greater farmer income and consumer awareness
This year’s annual Fairtrade Fortnight campaign, beginning 21 February, has set out plans calling for fairer incomes for producers, including those in the cocoa sector, and further educate consumers on measure to tackle global climate challenges,
Video Exclusive: ProSweets 2022 event review
Against the odds, this year’s ProSweets event in Cologne proceeded as planned, with a wide range of industry innovation on show for the confectionery and snacks sectors, as editor Neill Barston reports in our exclusive video review.
Ferrero sets out cocoa charter and action plan supporting farming communities
A key policy move has been unveiled by Ferrero, as it sets out its Cocoa Charter and Cocoa Action Plan, reaffirming its ambition to help deliver an environmentally and socially responsible sector.
Dawn Foods cocoa filings target sweet baked goods category
An innovative launch from Dawn Foods is set to benefit the sweet baked goods category in the form of its new fat-based, pre-and post-bake, ready-to-use Delicream Cocoa Fillings for croissants, cookies or muffins.
Mondelēz International reports improve global sales of $28 billion
Mondelēz International has released its latest annual figures for 2021, revealing key organic growth of 8%, posting net revenues of $28.7 billion for its global activities, reports Neill Barston.
Nestlé unveils plans offering farmer payments tackling cocoa sector child labour
Nestlé has moved to enhance its programmes addressing child labour with an income accelerator scheme in Ghana and Ivory Coast offering incentivised payments to farmers and advancing best agricultural practices.
Barry Callebaut explores key global chocolate trends for 2022
Barry Callebaut has unveiled its latest chocolate trends for 2022, which continue to highlight the value consumers place on premium confectionery experiences that offer a sense of indulgence.