All news articles for June 25, 2013

Healthy chocolate? The growing evidence for cocoa flavanols

SPECIAL EDITION: HEALTHY AND FUNCTIONAL CONFECTIONERY

Healthy chocolate? The growing evidence for cocoa flavanols

By Nathan Gray

The meteoric emergence of cocoa flavanols as the new 'super ingredient' continues, with many new scientific publications focused on the potential health effects of these special compounds. As part of this special edition, we take a look at some...

What are the emerging ingredients trends for functional and better-for-you chocolate?

SPECIAL EDITION: HEALTHY AND FUNCTIONAL CONFECTIONERY

Added health: Emerging ingredients for functional chocolate

By Oliver Nieburg

The possibilities for functional chocolate are wide-ranging. In this special edition, ConfectioneryNews scopes out the in-demand active ingredients for chocolate products, from probiotics to phytosterols and energy ingredients.

Can chewing gum help give you a glistening smile?

SPECIAL EDITION: HEALTHY AND FUNCTIONAL CONFECTIONERY

Sugar-free gum for dental health: Innovations in science

By Oliver Nieburg

They say a smile is worth a thousand words. The tooth fairies in the chewing gum industry are exploring ways to make that smile worth even more.

Herbal confectionery remains niche - with particular appeal in the sports category, says Naturex

SPECIAL EDITION: HEALTHY AND FUNCTIONAL CONFECTIONERY

Energy and antioxidants: Hot herbal candy trends

By Kacey Culliney

Energy and antioxidants are the biggest trends for herbal sugar confectionery with acerola, guarana and green tea the hottest three ingredients, says Naturex.

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