Through an investment in The Conservation Fund’s sustainable working redwood forests in northern California, American Licorice Co., which produces Red Vines, plans to purchase 20,000 tons of verified carbon offsets to counteract carbon dioxide emissions from electricity and fuel used at its headquarters in La Porte, Ind., and offices in Union City, Calif.
The gum and mint manufacturer, which sells aspartame-free sweets, made the list with a five-year revenue growth of 5,496 percent. It was also ranked no. 1 in the Manufacturing and Distribution category.
Mondelez to make $65M investment in a global R&D, quality network.
September 23, 2016
Barry Callebaut will acquire the Halle, Belgium, chocolate production facility belonging to Mondelez to expand its production capabilities. The two companies will enter into a long-term agreement for the supply of an additional 30,000 tonnes of liquid chocolate per year.
Last night, during the American Association of Candy Technologists’ (AACT) National Technical Conference, the organization presented Randy Hofberger of R&D Candy Consultants the 2016 Stroud Jordan award.
As consumers continue to demand cleaner labels, suppliers have been driven to produce more starches that will allow confectionery products to be labeled as such. And manufacturers seeking to improve production efficiencies have also led to start innovations.