Chocolate

Building on brand awareness

Building on brand awareness

Confectionery and, once again, chocolate in particular, dominate
this week's product launches across the region. The launches also
reflect a growing trend towards maximising the marketing potential
of brands that have been long...

Achieving perfect chocolate

Achieving perfect chocolate

Improving the molecular structure of certain foods such as ice
cream and cocoa, can dramatically improve the taste, texture and
mouth feel of a particular product. This is something Marcos
Bobzin, Buhler's product manager for...

Cadbury repackages for India

Cadbury repackages for India

Cadbury India has announced that it is to change the packaging for
its Dairy Milk chocolate bar following last month's allegations
that a batch had been infested with insects. The consumer scare is
believed to have seriously...

A better biscuit

A better biscuit

Biscuit and chocolate manufacturer Swiss Delice is back with a
range of products targeted at the UK premium confectionery and
biscuit market.

Choc of ages

Choc of ages

A German confectioner has made the rather brave claim that it has
developed chocolates capable of countering the ageing process.

Pack up a penguin

Pack up a penguin

RPC Market Rasen and RPC Halstead have produced an innovative
two-piece pack for Penguin Chukka, the new product from biscuit
brand Penguin.

Hershey sale put on hold

Hershey sale put on hold

The sale of the leading US chocolate bar maker Hershey Foods has
been put on hold in order to allow the courts to assess the likely
social and economic impact of the disposal. But will the
restrictions likely to be imposed on the...

Foods for the Future

Foods for the Future

Adding to the increasing body of evidence that suggests chocolate
may be beneficial to the health comes new research that reveals
this 'ultimate temptation' may help fight off cancer and heart
disease, and, with a certain...