Daily Archives: December 2, 2011

Sweetening chocolate

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Recently, consumers are more and more consciously looking for products free from certain ingredients such as additives, preservatives or refined sugars. They are constantly balancing their desire for something natural and healthy with something tasty. Barry Callebaut now offers an alternative: Sweet by Fruits. This chocolate is sweetened by all natural fruit sugars, derived entirely from fruits. It functions as an alternative sweetening solution, thus replacing the refined sugar in chocolate.


Marshmallows in new natural colours

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Marshmallows no longer need to be just pink and white, thanks to a breakthrough development from natural flavourings and colourings company Wild. The company is now offering manufacturers a broad spectrum of natural colours – including reds, yellows and oranges – for the popular confectionery item, using sources such as safflower, and elderberry. “Our R&D department are very proud to… Read more »


Fi Europe 2011 sets new records

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Fi Europe and Ni 2011 has exceeded the expectations of exhibitors, visitors and organisers alike. Indeed pre-registration for this year’s show was 20% up on the previous show and the 15,000-plus people came through the doors on the first day fo the show, 19% ahead of 2009’s first day attendance.


Convenient, premium ingredients

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Barry Callebaut is proud to present Désir, the ultimate chocolate filling with the smoothest bite and the most delightful taste, comparable to an artisanal made ganache. The Désir filling range will help you to create superior chocolate applications, eventually with a personal touch, as they are the ideal interior for high quality moulded products.


Lantmännen Unibake: appoints new CEO

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After 26 years in charge of international bakery group Lantmännen Unibake , CEO Bent Pultz Larsen retires. As of January 01, 2012, Jan Klarskov Henriksen (46) is appointed new CEO of Lantmännen Unibake. Klarskov Henriksen is currently CEO of Lantmännen Danpo.


Cargill sells flavours unit to Kerry

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American agribusiness company Cargill has completed the sale of its global flavours business to Kerry, an Irish food ingredients and flavours group, in a deal worth $230m.