My/Mo mochi – portable 110-calorie ice cream bites encased in chewy sweet rice dough – are now in almost 10,000 stores from Walmart and Safeway to Wegmans and Kroger after fewer than 18 months on the market.
New York-based flavors and fragrances giant IFF is to acquire Israeli flavors and natural ingredients firm Frutarom in a $7.1bn deal that will propel it into the #2 spot in the global flavors market behind Givaudan.
Processing Technologies International (PTi) has opened a 15,000-sq-ft Technology Development Center (TDC), with two demonstration sheet extrusion systems, for process trials on production-scale systems.
‘Dieting’ and ‘reduced fat’ have become passé phrases in the world of packaged food replaced with terms like ‘clean label’ and ‘locally-sourced’, so what can explain low-calorie ice cream alternative Halo Top’s dramatic takeover of the frozen dessert...
Nestlé Canada is investing C$51.5m (US$40m) to expand its London, Ontario, Canada, ice cream factory where it produces Hӓagen-Dazs, Parlour, and Drumstick brands for all of Canada, where Nestlé has a 38% share of the ice cream market.
Three dairy companies made the top 10 list of Fast Company’s ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’ in the food sector for 2018 – Chobani (in third spot), Eden Creamery (the makers of Halo Top, in fifth) and The a2 Milk Company, in ninth place.