These are all the posts that have been tagged with figures.
The Ferrero group has confirmed major product development investment valued at £6.74 million across its confectionery ranges and spreads, with a number of new seasonal series planned.
According to a new report from the MarketsandMarkets’ research group, global demand for confectionery machinery is set to rise significantly over the next five years.
The latest report from Public Health England (PHE) on progress made by the food and drink sector in reducing sugar content in products is likely to make particularly difficult reading for the confectionery and bakery markets.
Among the most significant issues to emerge this past week has been that of the UK Plastics Pact, which has outlined an ambitious set of proposals to drastically reduce packaging waste.
As with all sectors of industry, financial results seasons appear to come around at an extremely rapid rate.
Having arrived as editor of Confectionery Production for ISM and ProSweets, my expectations for the range of innovations and creativity on display were very definitely exceeded.
Product presentation is key, particularly at Christmas when confectionery manufacturers are fighting for space on retailers’ already busy shelves.
While it has long maintained a seat at the kitchen table, it seems cereal may be moving beyond breakfast and even beyond the bowl, with new figures showing that 43% of US cereal consumers eat it as a snack at home.
UK food prices increased at their highest rate in over three years in June, the latest figures show.
Food and drink manufacturers are yet again being urged to reduce the amount of sugar in their products after a new report shows that children are consuming the same amount of sugar as 20 chocolate chip cookies a day.
With the trick or treaters having been and gone for another year, new research suggests that Halloween treats such as chocolate confectionery, gum and sugar confectionery have seen a global decline in consumption over the last few years.
Well, this will be my final blog of 2015. Many of us will be taking a well earned break and of course enjoying some seasonal sweet and savoury treats.
BRICS chocolate sales are wobbling as emerging market economies weaken. Bill Corcoran, Mauricio Savarese, Lena Smirnova, Raghavendra Verma and Wang Fangqing report.
Pots & Co is launching a new flavour, Vanilla & Chocolate Pot, to complement its award winning range of puddings baked in ceramic pots.