Chicago — Barry Callebaut AG has completed several expansion projects, supported by a $30 million investment, at three of its North American facilities, the chocolate supplier reports. The updated sites include St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, which received a liquid chocolate line and enhanced capabilities for dairy-free ...
Northbrook, IL — Ron Stark has been named president and COO of Bell Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. He takes over the president role from James Heinz, who retains his title as CEO. Stark comes to Bell from Givaudan Flavors, where has he served as ... Read More »
Chicago — From Millennium Park to Wrigley Field, Chicagoans will get the chance to receive free Lindor truffles at events across the city, as Lindt & Sprüngli (USA), Inc. is hosting the largest sampling event in company history, according to the candymaker. Running through ... Read More »
Deerfield Beach, FL — Mark Davis has appointed CFO and COO for IT’SUGAR, where he will be a key member of the executive leadership team, the specialty candy retailer reports. In his new role, Davis will be responsible for building and leading the systemization ... Read More »
Los Angeles — Protein-enhanced baked goods maker Lenny & Larry’s, LLC is introducing The Complete Crunchy Cookie, bite-size, plant-protein fortified cookies that come in chocolate chip, double chocolate and cinnamon sugar varieties. Each serving has six grams of protein and four grams of fiber, ... Read More »
In this issue, we look at how the jelly bean sector is expanding beyond its beginnings as a seasonal treat, Shopkick CEO Adam Sand offers insights on five brands that thought outside the box when launching new products, what’s trending in spicy candy and how the industry celebrated National Candy Month. In addition, see what made news at the 2018 Sweets & Snacks Expo and discover the winners and finalists in the Most Innovative New Product Awards competition.