The Swiss Platform for Sustainable Cocoa (SWISSCO) has unveiled its latest annual report, detailing key achievements including its members committing to full supply chain traceability for imported products.
The Ferrero Group has released its 12th sustainability report, placing significant reduction of its carbon footprint by 2030 alongside maintaining sustainable cocoa sourcing strategies as among its core goals, reports Neill Barston.
The confectionery sector remains the most popular segment for product ranges with almond ingredients, according to latest industry research, writes Neill Barston.
Our free-to-enter World Confectionery Awards are open now until 4 July 2022.
With such a fine response to our debut World Confectionery Conference that attracted hundreds of online visitors from around the globe, we are pressing full steam ahead in unveiling plans for our physical event in Brussels next year.
Key confectionery businesses including Ferrero, Mars, Nestlé, Mondelez International and Tony’s Chocolonley have joined with the Rainforest Alliance and Fairtrade in stepping up calls for EU-wide due diligence policy on cocoa supply chains, with a new position paper.
Confectionery product series featuring plant-based claims have continued to show a strong surge in growth, according to latest research from Innova Market Insights.
CAOBISCO, the Brussels-based confectionery trade association has joined over 70 organisations across the EU and US, calling on new American president Joe Biden and European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen to immediately suspend major tariffs upon sectors unrelated to the ongoing Boeing/Airbus dispute.
The provenance of product ranges, sustainable sourcing and packaging are set to play a significant role in the sweets and snacks category for 2021, according to Innova Market Research.