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September 6, 2012News for the confectionery industry

  Market Trends 
  • Kraft lets Mousse loose in Australia
    Kraft has introduced Cadbury Dairy Milk Mousse in double chocolate and raspberry chocolate flavors in Australia. The advertising campaign seeks to "balance the messaging around Cadbury Dairy Milk Mousse being a delicate and delicious treat for women with the charming and playful nature of Cadbury Dairy Milk Joyville," said Ben Wicks, marketing general manager for Cadbury Dairy Milk. (free registration) (9/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Diet & Health 
  • Sedentary activities tied to unhealthy eating habits in teens
    Teens who spent more than four hours daily watching television, playing computer games and using the Internet were more likely to drink sugary beverages and less likely to eat fruits than were those who spent less than two hours on such activities, researchers reported in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. (9/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Association News 
  • Find the right candidate with NCA's Job Center
    Looking for that perfect candidate? NCA's online Job Center is a great place to reach industry professionals. With around 200 searchable resumes, this resource has proven quite powerful and valuable. To quote Rick LaRue of Sandamiri and Associates, "Given the cost of the Job Center ad versus the alternative of hiring a recruiting firm, there is no question that the better way to begin your search for an employee in the confectionery industry is to utilize the NCA's Job Center website." LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Science & Technology 
  • Arla debuts egg-cost calculator
    Arla Foods Ingredients has introduced a calculator that shows cake bakers how much they would save by replacing half their eggs with liquid egg replacement. "With egg supplies remaining tight and prices very high, the Nutrilac calculator is a simple but effective way for cake manufacturers to see how they can cut costs dramatically by switching some or all of their liquid egg usage to Nutrilac egg replacers," said senior manager Søren Nørgaard Confectionery Production (9/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Regulatory Update 
  • Mars seeks deep-fried disclaimer
    Mars is asking a Scottish fish and chips shop selling battered and deep-fried Mars bars to include a disclaimer on menus saying, "Our use of Mars is not authorized or endorsed by Mars Incorporated." The company sent a letter to the Carron Fish Bar, saying the deep-fried bars are "not in line with our marketing code," which promotes treats in moderation and a healthful lifestyle. (France) (9/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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