Coverage on the newest industry equipment offers readers what they need to make informed decisions about what’s on the market.



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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Machine of the Month: Caotech's re-engineering doubles line’s capacity

Wormerveer, Netherlands-based Caotech recently optimized its chocolate/compound batch processing equipment.
This system is specially designed for the weighing, mixing and batching of finely ground chocolate, coatings, compounds and bread spreads.
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Gum Base Trends: Delivering experiences, benefits will revive gum sales

Technological developments aimed at consumers and manufacturers promise renewed growth within the category.
Recent statistics from Euromonitor International show a dropoff in global, as well as U.S. gum sales.
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Western Candy Conference

2015 Western Candy Conference to be in Hawaii

Event slated for March 18-22 in Maui.
Surf’s up and there’s no doubt confectioners will want to get on “board” for the 2015 Western Candy Conference.
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Machine Of The Month: Theegarten-Pactec’s MCC

Versatile wrapper debuts vienna-fruit fold capability
This machine's versatility makes the unit attractive for confectionery producers that require machines handling a wide variety of wrapping styles.
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Starch Trends: Starch To The Rescue

The evolution and growth of medicated confections finds starches being called upon once again to help.
There’s been an increased interest by confectionery as well as pharmaceutical companies to produce candies that deliver specific nutraceutical benefits, be they vitamins, weight control, cold prevention, etc. So where to starches come into play?
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Leaders in Innovation: Collaboration begets innovation

A look at some of the most promising new developments in confectionery technology.
“Innovation does not, of course, mean throwing out the old for the sake of the new," says Mitch Barns, ceo for Nielsen.
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Compound Coating Trends: Ingredient plays an expanded role

In addition to solving traditional confectionery processing challenges, compound coatings provide confectionery and snack manufacturers a healthier alternative. Is premium the next opportunity?
There’s nothing like a FDA regulatory proposal to turn one’s world upside down.
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Supplier Spotlight

Bosch helps Endangered Species Chocolate create packaging solution

Bosch helps chocolate maker accelerate production, meet growing demand.
Saving the planet, making chocolate. Endangered Species Chocolate was founded specifically on combining both those premises together
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Color Trends: Consumers, activists pushing natural

While debate still continues about natural versus synthetic colors use, suppliers and manufacturers aren’t sitting on the sidelines.
A glance at today’s lineup of candies reveals an unabashed desire to mesmerize us with colors as never before.
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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.

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October 2014

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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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