Barry Callebaut Confirms No Salmonella Positive Chocolate Entered The Retail Food Chain

July 1, 2022 Barry Callebaut

Based on internal investigation, Barry Callebaut confirms that no chocolate products affected by the salmonella-positive production lot in Wieze, Belgium, entered the retail food chain

Barry Callebaut Announces North American Expansion in Plant-Based Offerings and Solidifies Itself as the Most Comprehensive Plant-Based Solution Provider in the Industry

May 27, 2022 Barry Callebaut

Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, announced today its latest expansion of its plant-based portfolio by adding dairy-free organic chocolate to its North American portfolio. Barry Callebaut’s continuous expansion and innovation in this space solidify Barry Callebaut’s position as the most comprehensive supplier of plant-based solutions due to breadth of offerings. Barry Callebaut is amplifying its entire, wide-ranging plant-based solution range, called Plant Craft, just in time for the 2022 Sweets & Snacks Expo Trade Show.

Blommer Chocolate Company and DouxMatok Expand Partnership with New Chocolate and Confectionery Coatings

Blommer Chocolate Company (USA), the largest cocoa processor and ingredient chocolate supplier in North America, and DouxMatok (Israel/USA), a food tech company spearheading sugar reduction, announced the launch of additional chocolate and confectionery products. Earlier this year, Blommer launched the innovative Discovery product line, empowered by DouxMatok’s award-winning sugar-based sugar reduction solution, Incredo® Sugar.

Saving the Future of Chocolate: New Research Aims to Stop Loss of Cacao Plant

March 17, 2022 USDA ARS

Chocolate is made from cacao beans, and research shows that 20 – 40 percent of the world’s cacao beans are lost to cacao plant diseases. This presents a major problem as the confectionary industry depends heavily on chocolate. Similarly, chocolate candies are also a major market for U.S. agricultural commodities such as peanuts, almonds, milk, and sugar. Demand for chocolate has been steadily increasing and there is a fear that one day cacao plant diseases may prevent enough cacao bean production to meet consumer need.

Puratos Brand Belcolade Claims Key Plant Based Chocolate Breakthrough

January 4, 2022 Puratos

The company claims to have ‘solved the puzzle’ of how to match conventional dairy based chocolate ranges, with its latest offering being hailed as a major contender within the segment.