Food and beverage manufacturers and their consumers care more than ever before about the standards behind the things they buy, including cocoa. Cargill announced it is committed to a transparent and sustainable supply of cocoa, which includes improving the lives of farmers and their communities in the five origin countries from where it directly sources cocoa – Brazil, Cameroon, Côte… Read more »
Following Brenntag Food & Nutrition being appointed as the sole distribution partner for Cargill’s industrial cocoa and chocolate portfolio, FoodIngredientsFirst speaks to the companies’ executives about the new deal. They detail how they are exploring global shifts in consumer attitudes and behaviors via four macro trends, which have been identified through work with research partners. Cargill is now leveraging an expanded… Read more »
$5 million investment in Belgian Mouscron site to meet market demand for sugar reduced chocolate Cargill has invested $5 million in its site in Mouscron (Belgium) to enhance its capabilities for producing chocolate with lower sugar levels. The investment allows for the introduction of a range of bespoke and innovative sugar reduced chocolate recipes to meet the increased consumer demand… Read more »
The future is here and it’s sweeter than ever! Cargill’s EverSweet™ next-generation sweetener has great taste with up to 100% sugar replacement. It is made with the same sweetness that is found in the stevia leaf, to delight your taste buds with calorie-free joy. Our secret? The age-old technique of fermentation – with a modern twist. Using a specially crafted… Read more »
With the rapid rise in consumer demand for premium, high quality Belgian chocolate, Cargill has invested in a new liquid chocolate production line in its Mouscron production facility in Belgium. This investment increases the company’s capacity to produce milk and dark chocolate and creates up to 10 new local jobs. Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business will open the world-class production… Read more »
The rapid pace of advancement in food safety technologies are going to add to the pressures food and beverage manufacturers are currently under, said Mike Robach, vice-president of food safety, quality and regulatory affairs for Cargill, Minneapolis. Mr. Robach spoke Jan. 22 during an education session at the Dairy Forum, which is hosted by the International Dairy Foods Association and… Read more »
Cargill announced a new range of specialty coatings and fillings, developed to meet key market requirements, from indulgent and healthy to sustainable and natural solutions.
Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business has released its comprehensive report highlighting key trends in chocolate. Based on insight gained from interactions with customers across numerous application categories, and on information gathered from projects with customers through Cargill’s application centres, the report highlights trends across four key themes: indulgent; premium; healthy; and sustainable and clean. Cargill’s four trending areas Indulgent Today’s consumer is looking for… Read more »
Cargill plans to launch its Regal line of bakery shortenings at the International Baking Industry Exposition Oct. 8-11 in Las Vegas. The Regal portfolio of five shortenings includes high-performance shortenings as well as non-palm shortenings with optimized performance, according to Minneapolis-based Cargill.
Cargill, which earlier this fall completed the $440 million acquisition of Archer Daniels Midland Co.’s global chocolate business, said it will take steps early in 2016 to improve and expand its chocolate, compound and chocolate liquor production offerings and services for North American food and beverage companies. In January 2016, Cargill said it plans to close its plant in Lititz,… Read more »