Paradise Fruits to debut crunchy range at ProSweets

Paradise Fruits will launch its crunchy range at ProSweets 2020

Paradise Fruits by Jahncke, the natural ingredients supplier behind four of Europe’s most innovative fruit and vegetable processing businesses, will debut its new range of freeze dried Crunchy granulates at ProSweets 2020. Developed by Paradise Fruits’ Freeze Dried division, Crunchy granulates are manufactured through a specially adapted freeze-drying process that allows customers the option of…

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Campden BRI welcome former Kellogg’s VP and CSM director

Campden BRI appoints Barbara Lunnon (left) and Peter Headridge (right)

Peter Headridge has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer at Campden BRI. Headridge brings with him over 27 years’ experience in the food industry and was the former Vice President of R&D, Quality, Nutrition (Health & Wellness) & Regulatory EMEA at the Kellogg Company. He will lead and oversee the organisation’s science and technology divisions.…

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Bournville Old Jamaica makes a come back after 10 years

Cadbury has launched old favourite Bournville Old Jamaica

Mondelēz International has announced it is bringing back Cadbury Bournville Old Jamaica, a dark chocolate rum and raisin bar, as a permanent addition to its portfolio. Old Jamaica was originally launched in 1970 and has been re-launched as a limited edition variant several times since then. The flavour was re-launched in 1987 as part of…

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Bakels to acquire flour ingredient business from Bühler Group

Bühler Group to sell flour ingredients business to Bakels

Bühler Group has announced it has sold its flour ingredient business to Bakels. The Swiss group manufactures and distributes innovative bakery ingredients and application solutions. The signing and closing of the agreement took place in December 2019. 70 employees of Bühler Guangzhou are moving to the new owner with immediate effect. Both parties have agreed…

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Puratos launches new agroforestry initiative

Puratos' new initiative will support cocoa farmers

Global chocolate, bakery and patisserie ingredients expert, Puratos, has launched a new agroforestry project, in partnership with PUR projet. The new initiative forms part of Puratos’ in-house Cacao-Trace scheme; a sustainable cocoa sourcing programme supporting cocoa smallholder farmers. It also aids Puratos’ efforts to ensure its business operations are carbon neutral by 2025. The agroforestry…

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FoodEx 2020 set for success with GEA

GEA will present solutions at FoodEx 2020

International technology group, GEA, will showcase its comprehensive portfolio of pioneering processing and packaging equipment available in the UK at FoodEx 2020 (stand P130), taking place at the NEC in Birmingham from March 30 to April 1. In a market where customer preferences, economic trends and global competition increasingly influence operations, food producers need to…

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Döhler at FiE 2019 – Turning the best out of nature into Multi-Sensory & Nutritional Excellence

In line with the company motto “Turning the best out of nature into Multi-Sensory & Nutritional Excellence”, Döhler presented natural ingredients and ingredient systems for innovative food and beverages at Food ingredients Europe in Paris on December 3-5. Döhler’s comprehensive portfolio reflects the topics of naturalness, plant-based nutrition, Nutritional Excellence and Multi-Sensory Experiences. Whether vegetable…

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Ingredion alters distribution deal with SweeGen

Ingredion renews distribution deal of stevia sweeteners

Ingredion is extending its distribution of SweeGen’s stevia-based sweeteners on a non-exclusive basis for an additional three years. Ingredion has been the exclusive global distributor of SweeGen sweeteners in all markets except China since 2017, when the companies became the first suppliers to commercialize Reb M by bioconversion. The production process uses SweeGen’s patented fermentation…

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Mondelez donates thousands of chocolate products to FareShare

Mondelez donates thousands of products to those in need

Mondelez International has donated over 150,000 products to food redistribution charity FareShare. As part of Cadbury Heroes’ 20th anniversary celebrations, products such as Cadbury Heroes, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Oreos will be distributed across FareShare’s network of charities and community groups over the festive period. With many people across the UK struggling to make ends…

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NCA provides digital resource for confectionery consumers

NCA launches digital aid for confectionery consumers

More than 90% of Americans say they plan to share or gift chocolate and confectionery during the winter holiday season, which means for some that this is the perfect time to think more actively about the role that chocolate and candy can play in a happy, balanced lifestyle. In an effort to support people engaging…

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