Articles by Bernie Pacyniak


Machine Of The Month: Batch roaster addresses smaller scale ‘bean-to-bar’ needs

The JAF Inox batch roaster, suitable for roasting beans and nibs, provides the perfect solution for small chocolate production lines.
After the successful acquisition and integration of Thouet GmbH last year into the group, Niederlande, Netherlandsbased Royal Duyvis Wiener added another new member this year — JAF Inox located in Tambau, Brazil.
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Midsized businesses still struggling with change

ADP’s Midsized Business Owners study documents concerns.

On a day when the stock market drops more than 460 points, I’m here to hold your hand and to let you know that “All will be well.” At least all of us Baby Boomers with retirement savings tied into 401(k) plans certainly hope so.

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Ebola epidemic could disrupt cocoa crop harvest

Concerns grow as Ebola-infected areas in Liberia adjoin Ivory Coast’s penetrable western border.
If weather and diseases concerns weren’t enough for the upcoming cocoa bean harvest in the Ivory Coast, then the Ebola epidemic surely provides a real what-if fear — one that’s sending the price of cocoa beans soaring.
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A Venetian Carnival, a Jelly Belly sculpture and gourmet chocolates! Oh my!

Candy Industry takes you into the French Pastry’s School For the Love of Chocolate event in Chicago, held Feb. 25.

Candy Industry Magazine

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May 2015

Check out the May issue, featuring products from Sweets & Snacks Expo, how Enstrom's rebranding looks promising, and more!
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Healthier Food Options

A recent Nielsen report shows that consumers are calling for healthier options from food manufacturers. Do you think consumers will actually buy healthier versions of their favorite candy and snacks if they’re made available?
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Natural Food Flavors and Colorants

Although many foods are appealing, and even perceived as natural, in spite of containing synthetic additives, consumer increasingly prefer food products which are fully natural.

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Candy Industry's Kettle Awards

Kettle Awards

Since 1946, Candy Industry magazine has recognized leaders in the U.S. confectionery industry with the highest recognition possible, the Kettle Award. The distinguished recipients have captured this most coveted award by not only excelling within their companies, but by contributing to the greater good of the industry. It’s virtually a who’s who of past and present professionals who have left their mark as confectioners and business mavens. Learn more about the voting process as well as the annual Kettle Awards Ceremony by visiting our Kettle Awards Website


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