Confectionery

Barry Callebaut expands specialties and decorations arm with Italian purchase

D’Orsogna Dolciaria supplies inclusions and decorations and has prdocution sites in Italy, India and Canada. Photo: Barry Callebaut

Barry Callebaut has added to its European Specialties & Decorations segment with the purchase of Italian firm D’Orsogna Dolciaria for an undisclosed amount. 

Mondelēz meets target for a quarter of revenues to come from ‘Better Choices’ products (example pictured) three years early. Now it will reformulate power brands with less sugar, salt, saturated fat and simpler ingredients. Photo: MDLZ

Next step: Mondelēz to cut sugar, salt, sat fat and artificial ingredients in power brands

DRC cocoa exports rising fast as multimillion dollar investments increase the planted area. Photo: Kevin Wilkins/iStock

Cocoa in the Congo: Emerging origin for organic chocolate makers

Titanium dioxide should be avoided if you have colitis, say researchers

Titanium dioxide should be avoided if you have colitis, say researchers

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Ingredion cracks the code to transform 'almost any liquid' into a powder

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Long-fibre prebiotics show promising sweetness, say scientists

An initial twenty new jobs will be created. © iStock/MarianVejcik

Caramel supplier Nigay to open €20m French factory

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Lithuania moves to cap industrial trans fats

Poundland is still developing its Twin Peaks chocolate.  Photo: Poundland's Facebook

Mondelez’s Toblerone may have grounds for candy shape-based lawsuit against Poundland

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Tax big but spend wisely, finds research on sugar levies

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