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These are all the posts that have been tagged with environment.

Final countdown for Gulfood manufacturing

With the countdown approaching to this year’s Gulfood manufacturing, Mark Napier, exhibitions director of the Dubai World Trade Centre and show director, examines highlights from the event

Yowie boosts listings across the US

The Yowie Group has revealed the expanded availability of its popular Yowie chocolates that are paired with child-friendly wild animal figurines at retail outlets across the US.

Transforming plastic waste

We’re all aware there is a growing problem with packaging waste in the UK and beyond, but now a new, collaborative initiative is promising to turn the tide on the issue.

A look back at 2017

This week, the Confectionery Production team are busy pressing the December 2017/January 2018 issue, which has got me thinking about this year’s key trends.

Recipe change for Nutella

As the industry continues to push for sugar reduction and reformulation of much loved confectionery products, a change in the recipe of hazelnut-chocolate spread Nutella has caused uproar among consumers.

A look at Loacker

The company, which operates two production facilities at 1,000 metres above sea level, one in South Tyrol in northern Italy and one in Heinfels in Austria, produced 36,629 tonnes of wafers and chocolate specialties in 2016, corresponding to 877 million units.

Disruption in the chocolate market

Changing lifestyles and personal wellbeing are disrupting the chocolate market, new research suggests, presenting an opportunity for manufacturers who respond to new consumer demands.

Halloween confectionery in decline

With the trick or treaters having been and gone for another year, new research suggests that Halloween treats such as chocolate confectionery, gum and sugar confectionery have seen a global decline in consumption over the last few years.

Ferrero at 50

This year, Italian chocolate giant Ferrero is celebrating its 50th birthday in the UK and Ireland and its 70th birthday globally.