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ISM 2018: Sweets and snacks trends

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Suppliers from all over the world are exhibiting at ISM, the world’s largest trade fair for sweets and snacks, again this year. Almost 1,660 exhibitors from 73 countries are bringing along numerous new products and ideas and they intend to impress the experts at ISM with them. As always, there will be delicious chocolate and beautiful filled chocolates at ISM…. Read more »

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A Guide to Automated Croissant Lines

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The popular breakfast pastry is unique in its light flaky texture and buttery flavor. How are croissants obtained? Their production requires mixing, kneading, laminating, cutting, forming, proofing, baking, cooling, and packaging; for consistent, automated manufacturing, this means dedicated croissant lines. Technology solution experts from Rademaker, RONDO and Fritsch have shared with European Baker & Biscuit a guide through each module,… Read more »

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Barry Callebaut introduces sensory language

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Unraveling the taste of chocolate Inspired by wine, coffee and craft beer categories, Barry Callebaut introduces a sensory language and tasting ritual for chocolate The chocolate sensory language is based on the new book ‘Hidden Persuaders in Cocoa and Chocolate’, written by scientists from Barry Callebaut and Givaudan, the leading global flavor house The chocolate sensory language and tasting ritual… Read more »

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ISM 2018: Dylan Lauren presented with the ISM Award 2018

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“I have loved candy since I was a kid”: Dylan Lauren, the founder and owner of Dylan’s Candy Bar, discovered her passion for sweets at a young age. “She always had sweets in all of her pockets as a kid,” reported Richard Ross, President of Galerie Candy. As her long-standing companion and business partner, Ross held the laudation for the… Read more »

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Europain introduces the bakery of 2020

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3 – 6 February 2018 in Paris-Nord Villepinte, France In 2018, the new edition of Europain will introduce a simplified structure segmented into three sections -MANUFACTURING – SELLING – MANAGING – which will make it easier to identify the latest services, products and equipment. How to manage a business? Optimise organisation? Treat customers? In an industry that is experiencing deep… Read more »

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Nestlé brings premium artisan chocolate brand to UK market

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Swiss confectioner Nestlé plans to introduce its leading premium chocolate brand, Les Recettes De L’Atelier, to the UK following impressive growth across Europe. Although the high-end chocolate brand may not yet be familiar to the British market, supplies have just started via Sainsbury’s with stores stocking a range of smooth Swiss chocolate blocks with natural fruit pieces. The brand, which… Read more »

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Mars Wrigley Confectionery formed to lead industry in Canada

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Mars Chocolate and Wrigley Canada are now officially operating as one business, known as Mars Wrigley Confectionery, which is part of Mars Canada. The business will incorporate some of Canada’s most popular confectionery brands, including Skittles, Twix and Starburst. Forming part of the new business is the newly renovated chocolate manufacturing facility in Ontario. The site is the first in North America to produce Maltesers… Read more »

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Ruby chocolate: Nestlé’s KitKat becomes world’s first brand to adopt Barry Callebaut innovation

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Barry Callebaut and Nestlé have partnered together for a world first – Japanese KitKat is the first consumer brand to launch a Ruby chocolate version named KitKat Chocolatory Sublime Ruby. As of tomorrow (January 19), Nestlé Japan Ltd. will launch the Ruby chocolate version of its iconic KitKat brand in KitKat Chocolatory stores in Japan and South Korea, as well… Read more »

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Food Innovations for Health

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At the same time, consumers today have access to a wealth of information to understand the causes of chronic diseases and how to prevent them. This is driving them to take a more active role in their health, starting with their diets. In Nielsen’s Global Health and Ingredient-Sentiment Survey, 70 percent of global respondents say they actively make dietary choices… Read more »

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AIB International offering nine online courses

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AIB International has teamed up with Alchemy Systems to offer commercial and retail bakeries online training services. AIB’s Baking Specialist Online Collection includes nine online courses through Alchemy Academy’s online platform. “As more and more professional bakers are retiring, the industry faces a significant knowledge gap,” said Andre Biane, president and chief executive officer of AIB. According to the “Workforce… Read more »

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