Confectionery

Ingredients for healthy snacks are a focus at Food Ingredients Europe

FiE 2017

Ingredients for healthy snacks under the spotlight

By Noli Dinkovski

Ingredients for healthy snacks will feature heavily at the forthcoming Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) and Natural Ingredients show, which takes place at Messe Frankfurt (November 28–30).

Mondelēz International has bounced back after a cyber-attack in June

Mondelēz grows sales despite cyber-attack

By James Ridler

Global food giant Mondelēz International has posted growth in sales and income in its third-quarter results, after it bounced back from a cyber-attack in June.

Nimbus makes decorations and inclusions for the bakery, confectionery, ice-cream, dessert, cereal and snacking markets

Cake decorations firm in £1M capacity boost

By Noli Dinkovski

A north Wales manufacturer of cake and confectionery decorations and inclusions is to increase its capacity by 40% as part of a £1M investment over the next 12 months.

Catherine Young’s space-themed entry, named ‘Rocket Fuel’

Teenager engineers prize with Cadbury chocolate

By Michelle Perrett

A British teenager has won the right to see her chocolate bar invention being brought to life in Bournville, the home of Cadbury at the Mondelēz International Global Chocolate Centre of Excellence.

Sweet manufacturer sees profits drop as sugar debate continues

Tangerine’s profits dip after UK sugar row

By James Ridler

Sweet maker Tangerine Confectionery suffered a 65% fall in profit last year, as the company faced increased competition from European brands and uncertainties caused by the sugar debate.

Waitrose has recalled four chocolate products, after a manufacturing error contaminated some of the bars with small pieces of plastic

Plastic contamination forces Waitrose recall

By James Ridler

A manufacturing error has forced the recall of four of Waitrose’s own-label chocolate bars, after a small number were contaminated with pieces of plastic.

Unite has welcomed a new pay deal from Cadbury UK

Cadbury pay deal welcomed by Unite

By James Ridler

Cadbury UK’s new pay deal, designed to counter the rising cost of inflation, has been welcomed by Unite, the union. 

Mondelēz boss Glenn Caton urged to food and drink manufacturers to step up investment

Mondelēz boss urges food industry investment

By Noli Dinkovski

Food and drink manufacturers need to invest if they want to avoid “long-term productivity issues” faced by the UK economy in the run-up to Brexit, a boss at one of the world’s biggest confectionery companies has claimed.