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Lindt seek to satisfy the senses with new Dark flavours

2nd March 2017

The Swiss chocolatier has widened its flavour selection with two new chocolate bars Enjoy a little taste of luxury with two new, desirable variants from Lindt Excellence. Brand new for 2017 and developed with only the finest quality ingredients, Lindt Excellence welcomes Dark Roasted Hazelnut and Dark Raspberry Intense to its diverse offering. Carefully created…

Luxurious Cornwall-based confectionery co. aims for international attention at IFE

2nd March 2017

Buttermilk will appear at the London event as part of their ambitious export strategy Artisan confectioner Buttermilk will make their debut appearance at IFE, London, to showcase innovative new ranges to British and international markets. Taking place from March 19 – March 22, Britain’s biggest food and drink trade fair will see Buttermilk showcasing luxury…

Peanut butter bites broaden Nestlé’s KitKat range

2nd March 2017

Delectable, mini-size treats are a welcome addition to the well-loved brand Nestlé’s flagship brand KitKat has kicked off 2017 by introducing peanut butter as a brand new flavour in its shareable KitKat Bites range. The new launch sees KitKat’s praline layer replaced for the first time ever, as peanut butter takes its place between the…

Hotel Chocolat and Markem-Imaje work together for tastier results

2nd March 2017

Working with Markem-Imaje, Hotel Chocolat has installed eight new coding machines as part of a project to improve print quality and efficiency Hotel Chocolat, which owns more than 70 stores in the UK and is engaged in an expansion program in the US and Middle East, is a leading premium chocolatier and the only UK…

Swizzels satisfy a sweet-tooth with sugar over cocoa this Easter

2nd March 2017

The renowned brand offers an alternative to conventional Easter treats, with seasonal sugar enticement British sweet manufacturer Swizzels has re-launched its Easter themed range as consumers move away from traditional chocolate treats in favour of sugar confectionery alternatives over the seasonal period. Due to demand, Swizzels have re-introduced its Easter Mix tub and Spring Selection…

Sugar-free glazing system embraces the needs of health-conscious

2nd March 2017

Thew Arnott opts for a more natural approach to confectionery sealant Thew Arnott, manufacturers of specialty ingredients for the confectionery industries, has launched a new sugar free glazing system for chocolate coated confectionery products. AraTAS CON5814 has been designed to be used on compound, milk and dark chocolate coated centres with varnish added to seal…

Calls for clarity on vegetarian and vegan food labelling

2nd March 2017

Consumer confidence may be compromised by confusing labelling and evasive classification guidelines Food labelling is currently governed by EU labelling law, but also needs to fit with the international standards set by the FAO/WHO whose basic tenet for food labelling is that it must avoid misleading. According to EU food labelling specialist, Stephen Pugh, this…

Unicorn Grain and Dutch Quinoa join to create specialties

2nd March 2017

Healthy quinoa used in diverse applications, broadening the portfolio of items where the grain is included Dutch Quinoa Group (DQG) is the initiator of the first Dutch Quinoa chain, making quinoa available to a large audience in a sustainable way. DQG hires and supervises Dutch growers, taking care of the processing, storage and marketing of…

Rococo’s mouthwatering addition will get the taste buds buzzing

2nd March 2017

Make way for spring – Rococo Bee Bar line boasts fragrant orange blossom Made with Rococo’s new 50% cocoa organic milk chocolate, Orange Blossom Neroli will have you swooning. The beautiful wrapper has been painted by Chantal Coady OBE and depicts the delicate Moroccan orange blossom and the fruit itself. Made using one of the…

Maintaining a smooth and effective bar line for seamless results

28th February 2017

Bosch Project Manager, Josua Schwab explains how to maximise equipment in bar production, using thorough cleaning and an intelligent feeding system Chocolate products are a real winner with consumers in the U.S., accounting for around a third of all confectionery sales on average per-year. There is, however, increasing demand among consumers for a healthier option:…