Posts Tagged ‘confectionery’

NCA launch new video series ‘The Sweet Life’

NCA launches the sweet life

‘The Sweet Life‘ a new streamable video series from the NCA (National Confectioners Association), brings you inside chocolate and candy factories and introduces you to the people who make the fun and unique treats that are so important to holiday celebrations, family traditions and those day-to-day moments of pure and simple emotional well-being. Produced and…

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Ice Cream Alliance study finds strong links with confectionery sales

The Ice Cream Alliance (ICA), the UK trade body for the ice cream sector, has surveyed its members to reveal what other food and drinks they sell apart from ice cream. As the organisation noted, confectionery was one of the key product sectors. 61% of ice cream parlours sell confectionary. The only other products that…

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Baker Perkins launches new small batch cooker for gummy candy

Baker Perkins is introducing a new batch cooker to its range of small, flexible production systems for the functional gummy and confectionery markets. It will be launched officially on the Baker Perkins stand at ProSweets (Hall 10.1, Booth B040). The new ‘JellyCook’ batch cooker feeds a ServoForm Mini depositor; the system brings the benefits of…

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Confectionery companies urged to engage adventurous consumers

A growing number of confectionery consumers are turning towards indulgent products that offer a unique and highly favourable experience. To cater to this demand, brands should take risks to explore new boundaries and markets in order to stand out in the competition, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s report, ‘Top…

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Kinnerton set to boost vegan and free-from chocolate products


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…

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Mars Bars face UK supply shortage in the event of no Brexit deal

Mars Bars

Mars Bars could run out of supplies in the event of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit, according to warnings made to environment minister Michael Grove by the Food and Drink Federations (FDF). The two brands’ 20 ingredients are imported from mainland Europe and reportedly can go off in a matter of several days, so a failure of…

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Equipment and production machinery to suit every budget

Winkler und Dünnebier Süßwarenmaschinen GmbH (WDS) prepare their finest products for Interpack 2017 Winkler und Dünnebier Süßwarenmaschinen GmbH (WDS), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of confectionery production machines, will cover a spectrum of deposited confectionery products of various applications and capacity ranges at Intersec 2017. In combination with the ConfecECO line for small production…

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

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…

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

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…

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