Chocolate and confectionery ingredients

How the Swiss make chocolate, but in bioreactors

How the Swiss make chocolate, but in bioreactors

Switzerland is famed for its chocolate making skills, and the Swiss famed for their love of cocoa-based confectionery: more chocolate is consumed per capita in Switzerland than anywhere else in the world. Swiss are also…


Should maize be included in EUDR?

Should maize be included in EUDR?

Much has been said of EUDR, the EU’s deforestation regulation, due to come into force on 30 December 2024. But while most of the focus has been on suppliers and manufacturers’ ability to meet the…


How Nestlé is making its cocoa more traceable

How Nestlé is making its cocoa more traceable

With sustainability high on policymakers’ agendas, the deadline for the implementation of the European Union Deforestation Regulation (EUDR)​ is fast approaching. Chocolate manufacturers must be ready. Swiss multinational Nestlé, with programmes such as the Income…


How Nestlé is making its cocoa more traceable

How Nestlé is making its cocoa more traceable

With sustainability high on policymakers’ agendas, the deadline for the implementation of the European Union Deforestation Regulation (EUDR)​ is fast approaching. Chocolate manufacturers must be ready. Swiss multinational Nestlé, with programmes such as the Income…


AI in crop development: The future is here

AI in crop development: The future is here

AI has permeated every corner of human existence. From tracking the number of steps an individual walks in a day to predicting global weather patterns, AI is everywhere. It’s not surprising then, to find that…