Cargill has officially extended its sustainable cocoa program to South Sulawesi province, Indonesia – an important step in developing sustainable cocoa production and increasing the yields of farmers in Indonesia – the world’s third largest producer of cocoa beans.
The Baking Association of Canada will be hosting the 2013 Bakery Congress trade show and conference in Vancouver from May 5-6, 2013. Bakery Congress 2013 will unite attendees and exhibitors, acting as a platform for the baking industry in Western Canada.
Barry Callebaut has appointed Peter Boone as chief innovation officer effective 3 December 2012. In his function, Boone will be a member of the Executive Committee of the company. He will report directly to the CEO, Juergen Steinemann. Since November 2010, Boone worked as vice president marketing Australasia and was a member of the regional executive board of Unilever. In… Read more »
Nestlé UK & Ireland will double its commitment to Fairtrade from January 2013 by gaining certification of its 2-finger Kit Kat.
During a customer event in Chicago at the end of last week, Puratos has released the results of a large-scale in-depth survey into consumer attitudes and choices related to bakery, pastry, patisserie and chocolate. Both the survey and the event are part of Taste Tomorrow, an initiative started earlier this year by Puratos Group to offer its customers insights into consumer behaviour and to inspire them to innovate their businesses. The results of the survey include ten major trends with global reference and uncover clear differences between emerging and established markets.