Nature Shift

Nature Shift’s ‘Not Guilty’ range tastes good and does good

11th June 2019

It is becoming a firm trend within the confectionery industry for manufacturers to focus more on health-conscious consumers. Nature Shift is a newly launched food agency focused on bringing snacking foods to market to help consumers make the shift to something more natural when looking for a treat. Founded on the premise of enjoying a…

Bühler Group

Bühler opens its CUBIC innovation campus

22nd May 2019

After a construction period of 20 months and an investment of about CHF 50 million, Bühler Group has officially opened its CUBIC innovation campus with eight Application Centres. “We are with this driving forward out strategy of innovation, training and development,” says Stefan Scheiber, CEO of Bühler Group. “Together with our customers, partners from industry…


Kinnerton set to boost vegan and free-from chocolate products

21st May 2019

Kinnerton’s Norfolk factory is planning to produce more than 3,000 vegan and free-from chocolate bars in 2019. The site will make the confectionery for free-from chocolate brand ‘No More Missing Out’ (NOMO), which this week debuted a four-strong selection of vegan and free-from bars in the UK. The ‘No More Missing Out’ bars are currently…

Barry Callebaut

Barry Callebaut to open factory in Serbia by 2021

21st May 2019

Barry Callebaut has announced plans to build its first chocolate factory in Southeastern Europe. The state-of-the-art facility will be built in Novi Sad, Serbia, about 90km northwest of the country’s capital of Belgrade. Initial annual production capacity is expected to surpass 50,000 tonnes. Set to become operational by 2021, the total investment, planned over five years,…

Gebr Heinemann

Heinemann to make global launch sustainable brand Tony’s Chocolonely

21st May 2019

Gebr Heinemann is to extend its rollout of the sustainable chocolate brand, Tony’s Chocolonely, to its airport stores in Oslo, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Berlin, Budapest and Vienna, as well as its global distribution network. The confectionery brand has had a successful first year of operations in Heinemann’s operations at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. Within the last…


Ferrero introduces new range to US

21st May 2019

Ferrero, the Italian company behind Nutella, Kinder, Ferrero Pralines and Tic Tac, is set to show off a gallery chocolate box and new Tic Tac mint alongside its popular hazelnut-wafer bar at the 2019 Sweets & Snacks Expo (21-23 May). Around the world, consumers have enjoyed Kinder Bueno’s wafer cookie covered in milk chocolate and…

The Point.1888 Barratt

The Point.1888 doubles number of licensees for Barratt

21st May 2019

The next generation in brand licensing, The Point.1888, has doubled the number of licensees signed up to make products for its client Barratt. Since starting work with the leading confectionery company and producer of Wham bars, Dip Dabs, Fruit Salads, Black Jacks and Refreshers, The Point.1888 has secured deals with manufacturers spanning health & beauty, stationery,…

Pecan Deluxe Candy and Dawson Group Temperature Control Solutions

International confectionery manufacturer completes seven year project to bring all production in-house

21st May 2019

A seven year relationship between international toppings and inclusions supplier Pecan Deluxe Candy and Dawson Group Temperature Control Solutions (DGTCS) has culminated in the completion of a £3million investment in custom-built production facilities, streamlining processes and bringing everything in-house for the first time. With the objective of adding value to Pecan Deluxe and its clients…

Bosch Packaging

Bosch implements a networked solution with video-based fire detection for the Mohn Media printing company

17th May 2019

To avoid endangering staff and production, Mohn Media has extremely high standards where their plant’s safety and security are concerned and Bosch has supported the print specialists with advanced technology and services through multiple system generations. Mohn Media is part of the Bertelsmann Printing Group and its facility in Gütersloh, Germany, some 2,000 employees are…

Sweets and Snacks Expo 2019

Launches, traditional goods and typical flavors at Brasil Pavilion at Sweets and Snacks Expo

16th May 2019

After a record of 150% increase in total ISM business, confirming the trend of increased exports for the third consecutive year, Brazilian companies are relying on to maintain momentum, bringing to Sweets and Snacks Expo 2019, from 21 to 23 May, in Chicago, launches and sales highlights in recent months. At the stands of the…