The company is working with a number of major food brands and food manufacturers to introduce them to benefits of reformulating their recipes to reduce their reliance on cocoa to a mixture of cocoa with the micronised ultra-fine cocoa fibre powder – delivering considerable benefits to their manufacturing processes and valuable cost savings.
IRI reveals £5.2m missed opportunity for retailers as Easter confectionery sales rocket
The Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, announced today that the European Commission approved the extension of the company’s existing health claim on cocoa flavanols to cocoa extracts (Regulation (EU) 2015/539). Following the positive Scientific Opinion issued by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) in May 2014 on the health claim for cocoa… Read more »
With the claims situation becoming more difficult, companies are focusing on the use of specific ingredients, such as wholegrains and fiber, which may already be linked with digestive health in consumers’ minds.
ISM Innovation Award winner Tolga Erden tells Susannah Millen about the background to the launch of innovative popping candy SoundyCandy. Since childhood, I have had a special relationship with sweets,” says Erden, founder of the innovative new confection SoundyCandy. Erden was born in Istanbul, Turkey and later moved to Eskisehir, which is close to Ankara. His grandfather was the owner… Read more »
New ingredients provide more ways to boost the healthy elements of candy and sweet treats.
Governments and consumer organizations are continuously advocating further reductions of sugar, fat or salt in food and beverage products. For example, the UK Food Standards Agency has announced even more challenging 2017 salt targets. Consumers are continuing to be more interested in healthier formulations.
It is not only the tasty and flavored ice cream which contributes to a delicious dessert. It is the combination with a crunchy, maybe chocolate-dipped or fancy-shaped ice cream cone or cup makes your dessert even more attractive.
iba 2015 highlights the Day of German Baker, on September 13, with interesting guided tours through the trade show will take place, especially designed for small and medium-sized craft businesses.