Nidhi Jain, commodity specialist at The Smart Cube, looks at what is causing price increases in cocoa and sugar and how food producers can prevent supply chain disruptions during periods of increased input costs.
Julia Ocampo, vice president of cacao sourcing & sustainability at Luker Chocolate, tells Food Manufacture a little about herself and her role in our next instalment of the exclusive series 'All in a Day's Work'.
Nick's boss Stefan Lagerqvist explains its use of EPG fat replacers to develop healthy ice cream in the US and its launch of low-calorie chocolate with WHSmith and Amazon in the UK in this FoodMan Talks.
Digital feature: bakery & confectionery ingredients
UK bosses of global food manufacturers, including General Mills, Associated British Foods and PepsiCo have called for the Government to extend its consultation on plans to ban online advertising for 'unhealthy foods'.
Bakery will be the nutrition labelling battleground for the foreseeable future as processors across Europe face increasing pressure to reformulate and consumers seek healthier options, according to experts at Bunge Loders Croklaan (BLC).