Wild launches natural fruit flavourings
German confectionery ingredients supplier Wild is encouraging
manufacturers to get ahead of the trend towards healthier, natural
flavours with new products set to be unveiled at the ProSweets
confectionery trade fair in the new year.
New glazing range shines up sweets
German confectionery group Alfred L Wolff has developed a new range
of glazing agents, building on its existing line of ingredients
designed for sweet manufacturers.
Revolymer focuses on "Removable" chewing gum
Research company Revolymer intends to step up production of a new
polymer that it claims could form the basis of an easily removable
Roquette targets sugar-free 'premium' chocolate range
French ingredients firm Roquette has formed an alliance with Meert
to develop a range of sugar-free premium chocolate.
Starchless moulding machine opens up jelly and gum market
A new cost-cutting moulding and depositing system suitable for use
in the manufacture of jelly and gum confectionery has been launched
by UK firm Baker Perkins to attract confectioners previously
daunted by the processes involved.
Wrigley patents novelty gum process
The Wm Wrigley Jr company has patented a new gum-making process
allowing for the manufacture of multi-coloured, multi-flavoured
Chocolate technology on display
Manufacturers are lining up innovative processing equipment to
attract confectioners at the upcoming international baking trade
fair, the IBA.
Wrigley patents metallic gum
The world's foremost chewing gum producer, the Wm Wrigley Jr
Company, is set to make inroads into the growing functional
confectionery market with a new gum to combat bad breath.
Cadbury sells popcorn business
Leading confectioner and drinks company Cadbury Schweppes has
announced plans to sell its UK-based popcorn and toffee divisions,
as the company sets about tweaking its extensive global portfolio.
New emuslifier targets confectionery applications
A new emulsifier blend based on a mix of sucrose esters has been
launched with the UK confectionery market in mind.
APV Baker intends to add value to lollipops
APV Baker has extended the capability of its ServoForm lollipop
depositing systems so they can produce flat lollipops.
Zetar seeks next acquisition in snack market
After encouraging first half 2005 results, food buyout company
Zetar will look to build in 2006 by acquiring a snack foods
Sugar free gum chews up mint market
Sugar free chewing gum is the biggest growth area in the UK gum and
mints sector, according to a report by Mintel.
Jelly Belly looks for growth in new markets
US confectioner Jelly Belly plans to expand its international
markets by constructing a new plant in Thailand.
Palatinit sees further growth in sugar-free candy
Palatinit believes that its Isomalt sugar replacer is
well-positioned to tap the growing sugar-free functional