Daily Archives: September 29, 2018

Barry Callebaut finalizes capabilities and capacity expansions in US and Canada factories

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USD 30 million investments in Canada and United States (US) will support Barry Callebaut customers across North America. Expansions include increased footprint and enhanced capabilities for specialty products Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, today announced the completion of several expansion investments in three of its North American facilities located in St. Hyacinthe, Quebec;… Read more »

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Barry Callebaut enters long-term supply agreement with Burton’s Biscuit Company

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The Barry Callebaut Group has signed an agreement with Burton’s Biscuit Company, the UK’s second biggest biscuit manufacturer, for the long-term supply of over 12,000 metric tons of chocolate and compound per year. The transaction is subject to closing conditions and regulatory approval by the competent authorities. Completion of the deal is expected by the end of this year, after finalizing… Read more »

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Lallemand’s Bakery Seminar at IBA

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Lallemand hosted the Raising Ahead Bakery Seminar during IBA 2018 in Munich. This 90-minute session was packed with valuable information for everyone in the baking industry. Eduard Nikel, Master Baker head of experimental bakery of AGF (Arbeitsgemeinschaft Getreideforschung e.V.), reviewed global bakery trends with a sourdough outlook. His topic covered the growth and benefits of organic foods and the prominence of superfoods in… Read more »

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Ingredient Innovations at iba 2018

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iba trade fair is an opportunity for companies to bring new ingredient solutions for the bakery industry. World Bakers selected some of the updates from companies specializing in ingredients, previewing their highlights at the stands in Munich, Germany, September 15-20. Protein Solutions from AIT Ingredients Experts in formulating tailor-made ingredients, AIT Ingredients, a subsidiary of the Soufflet Group, provide answers… Read more »

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Canada’s ban on industrial trans fats comes into effect

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Canada’s ban on partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the largest source of industrially produced trans fat in foods, comes into effect today, making it illegal for manufacturers to add PHOs to foods sold in Canada. The ban was originally announced last year in order to give time for manufacturers to adapt to the change, and the ban includes both Canadian and… Read more »

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Sigep 2019 is coming

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The 40th SIGEP (Rimini Expo Centre, 19-23 January 2019) will look to the future, celebrating the tradition of the world´s leading trade fair for artisan confectionery and pursuing the aim of highlighting the talent of great professionals, from the youngest to well-known international masters. SIGEP 2019 will sum up the activity of highlighting the product chains carried out worldwide in… Read more »

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Inspiring Holiday Chocolate Ideas

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Throughout the duration of the iba trade fair, a leading event for bakery, confectionery and snacks Sept. 15-20 in Munich, numerous exhibitors showed off innovations and suitable solutions for confectioners — from raw materials and baking ingredients to machines, baking accessories and individual packaging solutions. The new innovations included the Ruby Chocolate, which is made by the chocolatiers of Callebaut. This… Read more »

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Consumer Information on Packaging to Fight Obesity

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Water Ice – Flashbacks to Childhood Dietitians, nutrition institutes and scientists do their best – but words alone don’t seem to make an impact on those extra pounds. New legislative proposals are now designed to make consumers rethink their choices in a different way: higher taxes, less advertising and stop signs on packaging. Chile as a Pioneer Chile is considered… Read more »

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Vegan ice cream: Unilever to debut dairy-free ice creams

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Luxury ice cream giant Magnum will launch two new vegan ice creams in Finland and Sweden this September The two new flavours will be Magnum Vegan Classic and Magnum Vegan Almond: vegan versions of two of its popular dairy-based choices. The vegan ice cream inside will be made from a peanut protein base, coated in vegan dark chocolate. Both will be… Read more »

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