The latest report from Public Health England (PHE) on progress made by the food and drink sector in reducing sugar content in products is likely to make particularly difficult reading for the confectionery and bakery markets.
Posted 23 May 2018
With just two weeks to go until the most talked about wedding on the planet takes place between HRH Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, it’s no surprise that industry is making the most of it.
Posted 9 May 2018
Among the most significant issues to emerge this past week has been that of the UK Plastics Pact, which has outlined an ambitious set of proposals to drastically reduce packaging waste.
Posted 2 May 2018
These past few days have been very much about the World Cocoa Conference here in Berlin.
Posted 25 April 2018
This week saw the UK launch of the much-heralded ruby chocolate, which has finally made its way to Europe, after its grand launch in Shanghai last September.
Posted 18 April 2018
As with all sectors of industry, financial results seasons appear to come around at an extremely rapid rate.
Posted 12 April 2018
On my travels over Easter, I was particularly impressed by the sheer range of confectionery that appeared on retailers shelves over the weekend.
Posted 5 April 2018
Having spent several days covering Anuga FoodTec last week, it was encouraging to see the sheer diversity of equipment and trends being unveiled at the show.
Posted 28 March 2018
With a diverse range of companies descending on Cologne to exhibit at AnugaFoodTec in Cologne, the past couple of days have certainly proved enlightening.
Posted 22 March 2018
With production deadlines upon us, this week’s update comes amid a particularly busy schedule as we prepare our next edition and gear up for AnugaFoodTec in Cologne.
Posted 14 March 2018
One of the greatest challenges now being faced by the confectionery and snacks sector is how to respond in developing ranges that are perceived as offering healthier options.
Posted 7 March 2018
With Easter just around the corner, it’s perhaps no surprise that Confectionery Production is starting to receive its share of press releases of major marketing campaigns for this key date in the calendar.
Posted 28 February 2018
Among major trends that are showing no signs of slowing down as we move rapidly forward into 2018 is the rise of gluten-free products within the snacks and bakery sector.
Posted 21 February 2018
With one set of major trade shows in the form of ISM and ProSweets already done for the start of the year, we are now looking to the next key event in Cologne, Anuga FoodTec.
Posted 14 February 2018