The past week has seen the launch of Barry Callebaut’s latest series of sustainably sourced chocolate in San Francisco, which promises a significant breakthrough in terms of making use of the whole of the cacaofruit as part of its product.
Posted 11 October 2019
Marking 20 years in business for our parent company, Bell Publishing, we believed that the timing was right to launch our debut World Confectionery Conference event in Brussels next year.
Posted 26 September 2019
With autumn around the corner for us here in the northern hemisphere, the season heralds a particularly busy period for our events calendar.
Posted 13 September 2019
Campaign group Action on Sugar has called on the UK government to introduce a calorie tax for sweet goods including confectionery.
Posted 23 August 2019
The Ferrero Group unveiled its products for Christmas 2019 at a (literally) glittering launch event at London’s Café de Paris last week.
Posted 9 August 2019
This week saw the 2019 Academy of Chocolate Awards staged at Claridge’s in London, where a host of confectionery talent gathered eagerly to awaited the results of months worth of painstaking judging.
Posted 26 July 2019
This week has seen a rather popular job advert go live for Mars Wrigley in the UK, which is seeking its very own team of eight Willy Wonkas to become professional chocolate tasters.
Posted 5 July 2019
Keeping ahead of the pack as a manufacturer in terms of market trends is something that provides our industry with a constant challenge.
Posted 21 June 2019
This past week in Chicago has thrown up plenty of fascinating new product ranges and sector developments at the Sweets and Snacks Expo event.
Posted 31 May 2019
As we reported this week, the UK’s Academy of Chocolate has just confirmed its first tranche of winners for its annual awards, attracting an impressive array of entrants.
Posted 8 May 2019
The results of a survey released this week revealing a third of UK manufacturers expect lower-skilled job losses over the next five years due to growing automation is perhaps hardly surprising.
Posted 25 April 2019
With Easter just around the corner, it has been encouraging to see a typically robust range of products making their way to market.
Posted 12 April 2019
One of the core features for the next edition of Confectionery Production is set to focus on healthier ranges of confectionery hitting shelves around the world.
Posted 29 March 2019
The design and development of packaging systems and associated end product materials have undergone a considerable series of improvements in recent years.
Posted 15 March 2019