Plant-Based Colours Can Bring The Best Out Of Better-For-You Confectionery

Chemical-sounding colouring ingredients can undermine confectionery’s better-for-you credentials. Plant-based colouring concentrates can be used to deliver powerful shades and maximize your products’ appeal, writes Nattakan Sornritchingchai, Senior Technical Sales Manager at GNT Singapore. The better-for-you trend has had a major impact on the food and drink industry in recent years…

Redefining Confectionery For A Guilt-Free Indulgence

Ah, sugar—a delectably sweet problem for consumers across the globe.  On one hand, each addictive hit of the sweet stuff can guarantee a burst of dopamine in the body, a feeling of pleasure that demands bite after bite of sugary goods. But on the other hand, sugar is public enemy…

Paper Packaging For Cadbury Chocolate Tablet

Confectionery giant Mondelēz International and Syntegon Technology take sustainable packaging to chocolate lovers in New Zealand. Mondelēz International approached Syntegon Technology with a challenging request: to package Cadbury’s Energy chocolate tablet in fully recyclable paper flow wraps. Consumer and manufacturer demand for more sustainable packaging has never been stronger. Recently,…

3 Ways To Achieve Maximum Productivity And Flexibility In Gummy Production

Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of four percent between 2016 and 2022, the global gummy candy market has entered an era of endless opportunities for manufacturers wishing to expand their market share, according to Global Data’s Gums and jellies five year growth report (2017-2021). The challenge now…

Trends Shaping The Confectionery Market

Trend report: the APAC market for confectionery products is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.8 percent from US$41.6 billion in 2018 to US$55.1 billion in 2023, says GlobalData. The confectionery sector in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region has undergone a significant transformation over the past…

The Growth Of Healthcare Confectionery

The functional, nutraceutical and medicated confectionery is driven by consumers looking to overcome psychological barriers associated with tablets and capsules, thus providing easier and more palatable delivery methods than pills or capsules for OTC medication.  The rapid growth of starch-free depositing in the production of functional, nutraceutical and medicated confectionery…

Clean Label Snacking Combines Two Trends In One

Sweet or savoury, the snacking industry is well-positioned to meet both of these changing dietary habits. By CP Kelco. Did you know that Asia recorded the largest number of snack product launches of any region last year (up to 15 May, 2019)? There were 13,786—almost double the number launched in…

All The Right Moves For Fine Pralines

Polish confectioner Mieszko opts for TLM praline packaging Filled pralines are the speciality of Polish confectioner, Mieszko. To take on the challenge of automating both the pre-sorting and packaging processes, the company decided to rely on Schubert’s experience. The experts designed a unique vibration unit for the delicate products: it…

Shattering Preconceptions: What Kids And Moms Really Think About Colour In Candy

Christiane Lippert, Head of Marketing (Food) at Lycored, explores the clear benefits of using natural colours in confectionery products.   Growing Concerns About Artificial Colours Recent years have seen huge growth in global demand for natural colours and flavours in food, particularly in the Asia-Pacific countries. According to Nielsen, 80…
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