Crystallization Measuring Instrument — MultiTherm™

Sponsored Content MultiTherm is a revolutionary instrument for measuring the crystallization properties of cocoa butter and its effect on chocolate mass, quickly and precisely, replacing more expensive quality control systems. The newly developed quality standard, Bühler Crystallization Index, or BCI,…

Strategies To Build The Better-For-You Snack Sector

Raj B. Shroff, founder and principal at PINE Strategy & Design, provides insights into reaching consumers looking for better-for-you snack options. Cleveland — Understanding how to position healthy snacking is more important than ever. Though during the pandemic many consumers have sought…

Focusing On Generational Differences For Marketing Success

The Social Element’s Ashley Cooksley and Celia Dearden-Briggs examine the parallels between age and lifestyle choices, including consumer behaviors, interests and purchasing factors during the first half of 2020. Cleveland — Looking at the lifestyle choices and interests among candy…

Bell Unveils 5 Spark Trends For 2021

Northbrook, IL — Bell Flavors & Fragrances, Inc.’s 2021 global Spark trends identify five key consumer macro trends the company says will serve as a foundation for today and into the future. The trends touch on areas ranging from overall…

Anthony-Thomas Candy’s Skully Passes

Hilliard, OH — Stephen Ernest Scully, age 53, died on December 17 following complications from COVID-19. Scully was vice-president of operations at Anthony-Thomas Candy Co., where he worked for 22 years as a member of the fourth generation carrying on…

Godiva Appoints Afridi CEO

New York — Yildiz Holding has named Nurtac Ziyal Afridi CEO of Godiva Chocolatier following her two-month tenure as interim chief executive officer.   Afridi, a Godiva board member as well as Yildiz Holding’s chief strategy and growth officer, notes she will work…