Corbion’s Purac powder receives approval for sour confectionery use in Canada

Corbion’s Purac powder receives approval for sour confectionery use in Canada

Canadian confectionery manufacturers are now able to use sodium hydrogen malate-added powder, developed by Corbion, to improve the sour flavor profile of their products, says the supplier.


Source: Corbion’s Purac powder receives approval for sour confectionery use in Canada

Madécasse monkeys around with branding to make chocolate more memorable, accessible

Madécasse monkeys around with branding to make chocolate more memorable, accessible

A ring-tailed lemur will be the new ringleader for Madécasse chocolate and vanilla, which will undergo a brand refresh this fall with new packaging designed to make the difficult-to-pronounce company’s products more accessible and memorable. 


Source: Madécasse monkeys around with branding to make chocolate more memorable, accessible

Unconventional retailers present distribution opportunities for high-end sweets and snacks

Unconventional retailers present distribution opportunities for high-end sweets and snacks

Premium confections and snacks could find new distribution opportunities in unconventional places as more fashion and design retailers start stocking select on-the-go food and beverages that will help fuel and refresh consumers so they can continue shopping. 


Source: Unconventional retailers present distribution opportunities for high-end sweets and snacks

‘The new Nacional’: Chocolate majors urged to join Dominican Republic cocoa awakening

‘The new Nacional’: Chocolate majors urged to join Dominican Republic cocoa awakening

Chocolate makers are being pushed to join Dominican Republic’s plans to triple cocoa yields by 2027. The nation can become as valuable as Nacional, a prized cocoa variety from Ecuador, says the UNDP.


Source: ‘The new Nacional’: Chocolate majors urged to join Dominican Republic cocoa awakening

Restacking BRICs: Chocolate makers to rethink future growth markets, says Euromonitor

Restacking BRICs: Chocolate makers to rethink future growth markets, says Euromonitor

Euromonitor International has pinpointed several promising chocolate markets that may help manufacturers offset slowdowns in traditional emerging markets such as China and Brazil.


Source: Restacking BRICs: Chocolate makers to rethink future growth markets, says Euromonitor

GUEST ARTICLE: #SayItWithPepsi or #SmileWithACoke? Have you trademarked your hashtag yet?

GUEST ARTICLE: #SayItWithPepsi or #SmileWithACoke? Have you trademarked your hashtag yet?

You can trademark words, phrases, symbols and designs, so what about #hashtags? It’s relatively new territory in the world of intellectual property law, but it’s well worth doing, say Rebecca Cross and Allison Hagey at law firm BraunHagey & Borden LLP.


Source: GUEST ARTICLE: #SayItWithPepsi or #SmileWithACoke? Have you trademarked your hashtag yet?