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How to reduce sugar scientifically and creatively in confectionery

Confectioners should favor a scientific apporach to meeting sugar reduction targets, says Leatherhead Food Research's head of microscopy. ©iStock/Povareshka

Soluble dietary fibers, dextrins and added vanilla can help manufacturers cut sugar beyond reducing portion size, writes Leatherhead Food Research’s head of microscopy.

BakeryAndSnacks invites you to attend its panel debate on Product Recall at ProSweets in Cologne. Pic: ©istock/Pogonici

UN consultant joins BakeryAndSnacks Product Recall Debate

Challenger brands proving successful in e-commerce channel, says Profitero. ©iStock/Bet_Noire

5 tips to maximize confectionery sales online

Confectionery is most purchased category in travel retail with over half of items brought on impulse. Photo: HRG

Digital tech to change confectionery travel retail space

Plain packaging laws for cigarettes could be extended to confectionery, representing a huge threat to hard-won company trademarks, says the Institute of Economic Affairs. ©iStock/AlexLMX

Plain confectionery packaging a heavy-handed response to health concerns

China the top growth market as global functional confectionery retail value sales to reach almost $14bn, says Euromonitor International. Photo: iStock/keport

Emerging markets: Where is the growth in fortified and functional confectionery?

In 1997, Scharffen Bergen coined the phrase 'artisan' in chocolate, but its founder now says the term is now 'worn out'

Artisan: A ‘worn out’ phrase in US bean-to-bar chocolate?

Stevia's bitter aftertaste can be overcome with non-chemical process, claims UK tech firm.  Photo: iStock - Aneta_Gu

Non-chemical process cuts stevia chocolate's bitter aftertaste, claims Basic Research

Many UK supermarkets have introduced confectionery bans at checkouts as parents complain sweets at cash counters creates kids pester power. Photo - iStockCathy Yeulet

The impact of checkout bans: What are the options for chocolate confectionery manufacturers?

Source: Innocent Chocolate

Innocent Chocolate to expand product range with spread and chocolate chips

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