Mondelēz is increasing its penetration of brands such as Cadbury in the global market

Mondelēz aims to boost chocolate penetration

By Rod Addy

Mondelēz International’s heat resistant chocolate, new product development and increased penetration in under-represented parts of the world offers the company considerable potential for the future, chocolate head Bharat Puri has claimed.

The latest research suggests consumers are buying and eating less fruit and vegetables

UK consumers buying less fruit and veg: IGD

By Rod Addy

Sales of fruit and vegetables continue to go down, despite efforts to encourage shoppers to cut fresh produce waste and eat more cheaply, according to the IGD’s chief economist James Walton.

Brain function can be boosted by a range of ingredients, studies claim

Food firms get aid for brain claims

By Rod Addy

Leatherhead Food Research (LFR) is working on a project to support food and drink processors seeking to make cognitive performance claims for their products.

Irish beef exports have climbed by 16% since the beginning of the year

Irish beef exports shrug off horsemeat to rise by 16%

By Lorraine Mullaney

Irish beef exports have climbed by 16% and risen in value, since the beginning of this year – despite the horsemeat scandal, according to Aidan Cotter, chief executive of Bord Bia, the Irish food board.

The expansion at Corkers will enable the firm to produce an extra 120,000 bags of crisps a day

Corkers completes factory expansion

By Laurence Gibbons

Crisp brand Corkers has finished the expansion of its factory in Ely, Cambridgeshire and is now able to produce an extra 120,000 bags of crisps a day.

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