Ingredients

Chocolate refining for maximum results

Chocolate refining for maximum results

Bühler, MacIntyre and Olam Cocoa discuss all the variables in chocolate production from sourcing to conching, and how it has developed to reflect the needs of society today.   Chocolate production crosses over a whole range of different processes – whether it be sourcing and collecting cocoa beans, conching, tempering, moulding – all these are…

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Uelzena offers new recipes for sweetened condensed milk

Uelzena offers new recipes for sweetened condensed milk

Industrially produced sweetened condensed milk is one of the most important milk-based ingredients for the food and confectionery industry, alongside milk powder and anhydrous milk fat. The major nutritional trends of recent years, such as vegetarian and vegan products, products with an organic label, clean label or food for certain faith groups, also place new…

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Carma announces 100% sustainably sourced ingredients

Carma uses 100% sustainable sugar beet in their ingredients list

Carma, a Swiss gourmet chocolate brand under the Barry Callebaut umbrella, has announced it is the first Barry Callebaut brand to use 100% sustainably sourced ingredients for their couvertures. There are many chocolate producers who source sustainable cocoa. Carma says they go beyond just cocoa to sourcing the most sustainable ingredients at every step of…

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Chr Hansen launches a new FruitMax blue

Chr. Hansen launches a new FruitMax blue

Protecting the colour during boiling is a technical challenge now solved with the global launch of FruitMax Blue 1506 WS from Chr. Hansen Natural Colours. The Chr Hansen R&D and application team have developed a unique, liquid blue that protects the colour in that instant it hits the extremely hot candy mass. Blue is a…

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Vegan flavour combination range increases with Pecan Deluxe

Vegan flavour combination range increases with Pecan Deluxe

As the number of people embracing a plant-based diet continues to rise, demand for appropriate desserts has seen global launches of vegan ice cream more than double since 2015, according to research by Mintel Global New Product Database. With data also showing that since the coronavirus outbreak more adults are considering a vegan diet. It would…

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Cargill builds $21million House of Chocolate complex

Cargill builds $21million House of Chocolate complex

In a move to facilitate better product development and enhance the customer collaboration experience, Cargill unveils its plans for a “House of Chocolate” complex at its Mouscron, Belgium site. The complex, which will be built alongside the company’s existing chocolate production plant, will include a state-of-the-art chocolate experience centre, a unique pilot plant, a sensory…

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BENEO furthers carbon neutrality at Oreye chicory root fibre plant

BENEO furthers carbon reduction at Oreye plant

BENEO, one of the leading manufacturers of functional ingredients, has announced a 40% reduction in specific carbon emissions atits Oreye facility in Belgium. This achievement is a result of a 10-year program of energy saving, which closed with an €11 million investment into increased energy efficiency measures. The reductions at Oreye show the company’s continued commitment to prioritising sustainable practices…

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New carrot based EXBERRY powder delivers brilliant yellows

GNT muffins EXBERRY Shade Yellow Cloudy Powder

GNT Group has extended its range of yellow EXBERRY Coloring Foods with a new powder made from carrots. Available worldwide in addition to the existing liquid format, the EXBERRY Shade Yellow – Cloudy Powder enables manufacturers to deliver a brilliant yellow color shade in a wider range of applications. The powder is ideal for bakery…

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Human Food launch two new flavours and reveal ‘power up’ wrapper design

Human Food Organic Smart Food

Organic smart food brand Human Food have added an ‘Orange Bar’ and a ‘White Bar’ to their existing range of ‘Green’, ‘Red’ and ‘Yellow’. This coincides with the launch of their new bar wrapper, labelled the ‘Power-Ups’ design which includes colour-coded, bar-specific nutritional information blocks on the front of the pack. Overview The brand’s Organic…

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Cachao launches in UK

Cocoa

Cachao one of Spain’s luxury chocolate brands that produces handmade, organic and plant-based bean-to-bar chocolate on the Balearic Island of Mallorca is now available in the UK for the first time. Cachao is on a mission to set the standard for the highest quality and luxurious chocolate available. Launching in Britain will allow the business…

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