Sponsored by the National Confectioners Association (NCA), the Sweets & Snacks Expo is the confectionery and snack industry’s hugely successful and world-class event that is held every year in May at the McCormick Place in Chicago.
During these uncertain times, enhancing shelf life has become more critical than ever to keep precious food resources from going to waste, writes Liz Lalor, assistant marketing manager for Enzymes & Brewing Ingredients at Kerry.
Functional ingredient producer Sensus has been given the green light by the the country’s Ministry of Public Health for the claim that Sensus’ chicory root fibre increases the bifidobacteria in the intestine.
Tate & Lyle has completed its first clinical study on the consumption of its soluble corn fibre (SCF) on the glucose response in an Asian population, with the research suggesting it can offer significant benefits.
Children under the age of 2 years should avoid all added sugars in order to better make “every bite count,” according to the Dietary Guidelines advisory subcommittee tasked with creating the first ever dietary guidelines for children younger than 24 months....
Pringles and pladis have upped the flavour stake ante with two new offerings, Sainsbury’s is championing Pep & Lekker’s Seed Snacks, Barnana continues to upcycle ‘imperfect’ fruit and Bakedin gets boozy with its kits.