Confectionery

Choking hazards and undeclared allergens sparked recalls this week

Choking hazard fears triggers food recall

By James Ridler

AKM Foods has recalled some Zaiqa International Mini Fruit Jelly products, after certain batches of the confectionery proved to be a choking hazard.

Waste reduction in focus at trade show

Anuga FoodTec preview

Waste reduction focus at Anuga

By Rick Pendrous

Waste reduction within the food and drink sector, through ‘upcycling’ strategies and innovative methods for the recovery of materials from by-products, will be the main focus of the Anuga FoodTec show, which takes place this week (20–23 March) in Cologne,...

Packs of orange Smarties are to hit store shelves this Easter

Nestlé launches tubes of orange Smarties

By James Ridler

Orange Smarties are set to reappear in packs filled with the sweets this spring, following the success of Giant Tubes of the confection last autumn.

Nestlé claimed to cut 6.2bn teasponns of sugar from its products

Nestlé cuts 2.6bn teaspoons of sugar from products

By James Ridler

Nestlé claimed it has cut 2.6 billion (bn) teaspoons of sugar and more than 60bn calories from its products since 2015, as it takes steps to meet its pledge to cut sugar across its confectionery portfolio by 10%.

Nestlé said its sales growth was below its expectations

Nestlé reveals sales growth below expectations

By James Ridler

Nestlé’s weak sales at the end of the year meant growth was below expectations for the company in its full-year results for 2017, according to ceo Mark Schneider.

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