Melty Kiss Chocolate: A Must-Eat Winter Treat in Japan – Blog

When Melty Kiss’ famous boxes appear on store shelves and supermarkets, people begin to realize that winter has come. For some Japanese, eating Melty Kiss chocolate in winter has become a ritual ritual. Do you know the meaning behind her name – Melty Kiss – and what is the allure in this chocolate? Keep reading … Read more

Tate & Lyle’s insight into global consumer ingredient perception

“55% of global consumers say they expect snacks to provide a nutritional boost, so manufacturers should keep this in mind when crafting new snacks in the coming months, whether they reduce calories or enrich products with functional ingredients,”said Greet Vandeputte, Category Development Manager at Bakery and Taste & Lyle Europe. And according to the company’s … Read more

Calpis Soda and Other Interesting Calpis Goodies – Blog

Calbes soda (カ ル ピ ス) is a sweet and refreshing milk-based concentrate, loved by all age groups from babies to grandparents. Milk and lactic acid drink has spread around the world and is available in countries from America to Europe, where it is called Calpico. In Japan, the country of by-products, Calpis and Calpis … Read more

Bimbo Bakeries USA joins Green Power Partnership

A volunteer program with more than 1,700 partner organizations, the partnership encourages US companies to use green energy to reduce the environmental impacts associated with traditional electricity use. By the end of 2020, more than 700 partners — including Fortune 500 companies, small and medium-sized businesses, government departments, colleges and universities — have signed up … Read more

Japanese Convenience Store Food: An Easy and Delicious World – Blog

If you have ever visited or lived in Japan, you know that convenience stores (konbini) play an essential role in the daily lives of Japanese people. We all know their names – 7-Eleven, Lawson, Family Mart, Ministop, and more. Each chain has its own appeal, yet the Japanese little food is all fast, affordable, delicious … Read more

US chocolate brands spread the love this Valentine’s Day

A survey in 2021 from the National Confectioners Association claims 84% ​​of Americans think that chocolate and candy are a fun part of special celebrations, including Valentine’s Day, while 87% of Americans enjoy seasonal Valentine’s Day chocolate and candy. When asked how they select a treat from a Valentine’s Day box of chocolates, 50% of … Read more

Nestlé announces innovative plan to tackle child labour risks in cocoa sector

The company said the plan is to improve the livelihoods of cocoa-farming families, while also advancing regenerative agriculture practices and gender equality. A cash incentive will be paid directly to cocoa-farming households for certain activities such as enrollment of children in school and pruning, among several others. Nestlé said the new plan also supports the … Read more