Bebeto unveils reduced sugar treats

In response to growing consumer demand for healthier options, popular confectionery brand Bebeto has revealed three new products with 30% less sugar. Launching officially in summer 2019, the products will be available in attractive, shelf-ready packaging and are set to be a tasty treat for retailers and end-customers alike. High in fibre and with no…

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Quick Milk Magic Sippers Announce New Healthy Freeze-Dried Straws

quick milk magic sipper

The world’s favourite milk-flavouring sipper just released a solution to stay healthy during the winter days and it’s divinely delicious. Families around the world have been ‘turning milk-time into fun-time’ for 25 years with Felföldi’s Quick Milk Magic Sippers. So simple, so delicious. Just dip into milk and sip to enjoy the all-natural flavours. This…

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Givaudan opens new Flavours technical and commercial centre in Casablanca


Givaudan, the flavour and fragrance company, yesterday inaugurated a new Flavours technical and commercial centre in Casablanca, Morocco. CHF1.2 million investment demonstrates Givaudan’s continued commitment to Maghreb and West Africa. The investment is part of the Company’s 2020 high growth market strategy and demonstrates its ongoing commitment to the Maghreb and West Africa regions. Louie…

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Bartek Ingredients acquired by private equity firm TorQuest Partners


TorQuest Partners has announced the acquisition of Bartek Ingredients., a specialty products manufacturer specialising in malic acid, fumaric acid, and maleic anhydride for food and beverage, animal nutrition and industrial applications. In foods and beverages, Bartek’s malic acid ingredients—commonly used in beverages and candies, as well as other food applications—impart a desirable sourness reflective of…

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HERZA Schokolade to present novel products at BioFach 2019

HERZA Schokolade chocolate couverture

According to Innova Market Insights, one of the top trends of 2019 will be “adventurous consumers” on the lookout for new and unusual flavour experiences. The new little chocolate couverture pieces made from specific fine organic cocoa varieties, to be presented by HERZA for the first time at BioFach 2019, will enable manufacturers of sweets…

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Ginger innovation accelerates production rates and cuts waste for master chocolatier

beech's ginger brusco

Brusco has seen its innovation in crystallised ginger products pay huge dividends for one long-established master chocolatier in the UK. The powder coated and pre-diced ginger from Brusco has enabled Beech’s Fine Chocolates to revolutionise its enrobing process while still satisfying customer tastes for first-class ginger chocolates with a smooth, luxurious mouthfeel. Traditionally chocolatiers use…

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Clampdown on junk food adverts that target and track children – World Obesity Federation

World Obesity Federation

Adverts that target children in online video games, apps, social media and other digital platforms are fuelling the obesity crisis and need to be regulated, according to a new evidence dossier published by the World Obesity Federation. Powerful targeting techniques that track children’s online behaviour – including their browsing history, location, preferences, “likes” and even their emotions – are being used by advertisers to persuade…

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Versatile ingredients for a healthy mind and body


Omya highlighted its proprietary mineral particles plus specialty ingredients from its distribution portfolio allowing the creation of holistic added value products. At HiE 2018, Omya presented its Calcipur range of natural calcium carbonates. This all-round ingredient optimises production processes and formulations, but is also a supreme fortification agent. Thanks to a high bioavailability, this concentrated…

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Mars Bars face UK supply shortage in the event of no Brexit deal

Mars Bars

Mars Bars could run out of supplies in the event of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit, according to warnings made to environment minister Michael Grove by the Food and Drink Federations (FDF). The two brands’ 20 ingredients are imported from mainland Europe and reportedly can go off in a matter of several days, so a failure of…

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Cargill and Royal DSM to establish joint venture to bring zero-calorie, cost effective sweeteners to market faster


Avansya venture to help food and beverage produces deliver the products and brands consumers love with significantly reduced calories. Cargill and Royal DSM announced a new joint venture, Avansya, to produce highly sought-after, sweet-tasting molecules, such as steviol glycosides Reb M and Reb D through fermentation. This means that food and beverage manufacturers will get…

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