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Caobisco in the press
Caobisco in the press
CAOBISCO aids bakers - Oct 17,2014
Interview of President Patrick Poirrier
Chocolate science: melting moment in research - Aug 26,2014
As anyone who has tried to walk more than 50 metres outdoors during a UAE summer knows, there are some obvious drawbacks to life in the hotter parts of the world.
These can range from the mildly inconvenient – we’ve all seen tourists bounding barefoot across the white-hot sand of a Dubai beach, only to discover that the sea is hot enough to cook a lobster – to the life-threatening realities of drought and desertification.
But hey, wouldn’t it be great if someone could invent a chocolate bar that didn’t melt in the sun?
The good news is that this challenge to improve the human condition has been taken up by the University of Cambridge.
Its department of chemical engineering and biotechnology is inviting the best brains in Europe to apply for a fully funded doctorate of three and a half years “to study the fundamentals of heat-stable chocolate”.
French traffic light label proposals opposed by confectioners - Aug 21,2014
Europe’s confectionery association Caobisco has backed French chocolatiers in blocking proposals for traffic light labels on food products in France.
Responsible Sourcing - Aug 11,2014
Paula Byrne, sustainability and CSR manager, Association of Chocolate, Biscuits and Confectionery Industries of Europe (Caobisco), describes what is being done to eliminate the worst forms of child labour during hazelnut harvesting in Turkey.
A sweet market to be in - June 26,2014
CAOBISCO is the EU association for confectioners. They and Swedish confectioner Cloetta provided Packaging Today with an overview and insight into developments within the confectionery industry.
‘Scientific substantiation’ needed before WHO reduces sugar guidance, says CAOBISCO - Apr 10,2014
More research is required before the World Health Organization (WHO) cuts its guidance on daily sugar intake by half, according to the Association of Chocolate, Biscuits and Confectionery Industries of Europe (CAOBISCO).
Mixed bag for Halloween confectionery in Europe - Oct 31,2013
Halloween confectionery sales are expected to grow in line with the overall market in Europe, but there are notably differences among EU countries, according to industry association Caobisco.
CAOBISCO concerned over dairy shortages - Sept 27,2013
Forecast butter and milk powder shortages could limit the EU’s ability to keep up with domestic and global demand, according to chocolate and confectionery trade group CAOBISCO.
Sun sets in the East for rising EU confectionery exports - June 28,2013
Confectionery and bakery exports from the EU have risen 17% from 2010 to 2011 driven by chocolate deliveries to emerging economies in Asia.
CIUS ‘disappointed’ by EC out-of-quota sugar measures - Feb 18,2013
CIUS criticised the European Commission’s out-of-quota
sugar measures which it claims have left sugar users unable to plan ahead.