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Mars Wrigley and Google Cloud create the world’s first Maltesers AI cake

Mars Wrigley and Google Cloud create the world’s first Maltesers AI cake

Can taste ever be truly digitised? Confectionery giant Mars Wrigley UK has decided to try and find out. In partnership with Google Cloud they have developed the world’s first ever Maltesers AI Cake. Giving a whole new meaning to the term ‘tech crunch’! To do it, a top Google Cloud engineer created a Machine Learning …

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FMCG Gurus says concerns over weight gain drive demand for low sugar claims

FMCG Gurus says concerns over weight gain drive demand for low sugar claims

Over the last twelve months, consumers have been less attentive to their nutritional intake as they have turn to food and drink for moments of escapism to deal with the uncertainties of everyday life, says FMCG Gurus. Whilst the impact of COVID-19 continues to linger, consumers are re-evaluating their dietary habits, driven by increased concerns …

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Brewdog teases more info about Tony's Chocolonely collaboration

Brewdog teases more info about Tony’s Chocolonely collaboration

Dutch chocolate company Tony’s Chocolonely, dedicated to making slave-free chocolate the norm, have teased a collaboration with leading Scottish multinational brewery and pub chain, BrewDog. The companies have released a series of posts via social media hinting at a collaboration and the creation of a Tony’s chocolate IPA. BrewDog has said its biggest mission when …

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Sternchemie sunflower lecithin granted GRAS no-objection letter

Sternchemie sunflower lecithin granted GRAS no-objection letter

Sternchemie has received a GRAS “letter of no objection” from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its wide range of sunflower lecithins. GRAS stands for “Generally Recognised As Safe” and provides certainty and transparency for food manufacturers. With this determination the FDA confirms that sunflower lecithin from Sternchemie, whether liquid, de-oiled or hydrolysed, …

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Schur Flexibles Group acquires the packaging specialist Sidac SpA

Schur Flexibles Group acquires the packaging specialist Sidac SpA

The takeover of Sidac SpA enables the Schur Flexibles Group to expand its network on the Italian market by adding a strong centre of excellence for customised and high-quality packaging solutions. With its commitment to sustainability the modern production plant in Forli near Bologna also complements the growth strategy of Schur Flexibles Group in Europe. …

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Ferrero reaches commitment to source 100% sustainable cocoa beans

Ferrero reaches commitment to source 100% sustainable cocoa beans

Ferrero, continues to drive forward and scale its cocoa sustainability efforts as part of the Ferrero Farming Values Cocoa Programme. After achieving its goal of sourcing 100% sustainable cocoa via independently managed standards at the end of 2020, Ferrero continues to work to ensure full visibility and traceability of its cocoa across its supply chain …

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Thorntons to close all retail stores and shift focus to online

Thorntons to close all retail stores and shift focus to online

The coronavirus pandemic has seen many businesses reevaluate their business plans to reinforce and stay afloat during the uncertainty during lockdowns. We have seen the growth of online and delivery services, and innovative digital transformations which has offered customers a new way of shopping. Thorntons recently released a statement on its website, giving its customers …

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