Europe

Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe) QSR inclusions expansion

Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe) to move to bigger premises

By Jenny Eagle

Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe) has invested in a €300,000 Yamato multihead check weigher, which can operate up to 100 bags per minute, to meet increasing demand for inclusions in products such as ice cream, desserts, cookies and donuts.

“Fruit ingredients are never there to replace fresh fruit.”

Fruit ingredients shows super European growth

By Nicola Cottam

Food manufacturers have pampered to health-conscious Europeans with a raft of new fruit-based product launches in 2013, with overall fruit ingredient launches up 22% over the preceding year, according to Innova Market Insights.

Europe's bakery sector saw a lot of innovation in 2013, says Innova, with NPD in cookies, on-pack claims and price surges

Dispatches from Bakery Innovation Europe in Munich

Biggest bakery NPD trends in Europe 2013

By Kacey CULLINEY

One-third of all new bakery launches were sweet biscuits and cookies in 2013, the most popular on-pack claim was ‘no additives’ and the average price of baked goods rose, according to Innova Market Insights.

Report forecasts frozen bread sector promise

Frozen bakery will to soar to $32.5bn by 2018

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

The global frozen bakery market will reach $32,505.2m by 2018, with the Asia-Pacific market promising the greatest growth, according to new report findings. 

Sales of EPS in packaging and other fields is on the rise.

EPS market to top $19bn by 2018

By Jenni Spinner

Demand for expanded polystyrene (EPS) is trending up, fuelled by food packaging and other industries around the globe.