Confectionery

Pom Puffs won the UK leg of Ecotrophelia

Pom Puffs takes gold at Ecotrophelia

By James Ridler

RICH Pickings and their innovative BBQ snack product Pom Puffs took home the gold prize in this year’s UK leg of Ecotrophelia.

Students from the University of Nottingham took the gold prize at this year's Ecotrophelia UK

Spicy BBQ snack wins student innovation prize

By James Ridler

A student team from the University of Nottingham has won the UK leg of this year’s Ecotrophelia student food innovation competition, revealed at Campden BRI’s annual open day (June 6).

Action on Sugar called for a tax on sweet and chocolate confectionery

Action on Sugar calls for confectionery tax

By James Ridler

Pressure groups Action on Sugar (AOS) and Action on Salt have called on the Prime Minister to introduce an energy density levy on confectionery, as part of its seven-part plan to help prevent obesity and related diseases.

Moo Free has moved into a new factory opposite their existing site in Devon

Moo Free opens new factory

By James Ridler

Dairy-free chocolate manufacturer Moo Free has opened a second, larger factory opposite its current site in Holsworthy, Devon.

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,...

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