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Food for thought

Collaboration and innovation – those are the two key aims for Food Matters Live, which I attended yesterday to discover the latest trends in the industry and see new launches that have been developed to meet these trends.

KitKats to have 10% less sugar

In keeping with last week’s sugar reduction and reformulation theme, Nestlé’s UK and Ireland has revealed that 10% of sugar will be removed from its well-known brands, including KitKat, Aero, Smarties, Munchies and Rolo by next year.

ICA president re-appointed

A leading ice cream consultant has been appointed president of The Ice Cream Alliance – the trade association for the UK’s £1bn ice cream industry – for a second term. Angelo Susca has more than 45 years experience in the ice cream industry having started selling from a trailer as a young boy before working […]

UK ice cream awards

Ice cream maker Philip Mancini has lived up to his King Cone nickname after being crowned the UK champion for his chocolate ice cream. The Mancini family has been making ice cream for more than a century and now Philip has won the ultimate award for the second time in six years. The award has […]

Threat to UK ice cream

The future of traditional ice cream in the UK is under threat after the removal of long standing quality standards by the EU. New regulations will allow ‘artificial’ ice cream to be sold that fails to meet the standards adhered to for more than 100 years. Until now ice cream had to contain minimum amounts […]

Sponsorship deal

Big Bear Confectionery – the name behind brands XXX Mints, Paynes Poppets, Just Brazils and Fox’s Glacier Mints – has announced a sponsorship deal with Leicester Tigers. The Leicester-based manufacturer will become an official sponsor of the Premiership rugby union club, focusing on the XXX Extra Strong Mints brand and it’s “Can you handle them” […]

Ice cream expo

Companies from across the world are looking to take a bite from Britain’s booming ice cream market according to organisers of the Ice Cream Expo 2015. The UK market is estimated to be worth more than £1bn and has been forecasted to continue expanding for at least the next five years. A scorching spring and […]

Cornish fudge wins award

A Cornish fudge producer’s chocolate fudge has been chosen as the best confectionery product in the South West. The Buttermilk Confectionery Co, based in north Cornwall, won the Best of Confectionery category in the 2014 Taste of the West Awards with its Luxury All Butter Hand Broken Chocolate Fudge. In addition to the overall confectionery […]