Ingood by Olga, a Plant-Based and Natural Ingredient for Confectionery

Ingood by Olga is the business unit dedicated to ingredients of the Olga group, a family-owned company based in French Brittany. Ingood by Olga is committed to better nutrition through plant-based foods, and they believe that good nutrition starts with taste. For example, confectionery is a fast-growing market where texture and taste play a crucial role. PEPTIPEA® perfectly meets these expectations. PEPTIPEA® is a pea protein hydrolysate derived from European yellow peas. This plant-based protein has been developed for the nutrition and food markets. PEPTIPEA® is a foaming agent and an ideal substitute for gelatine, thanks to its functional properties: – Texture improvement: thanks to the swelling properties of pea peptides, PEPTIPEA® offers a light, airy texture, perfect for marshmallows or melt-in-the-mouth sweets – Clean-label: PEPTIPEA® enables the formulation of clean-label …


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Products & Launches

Rowntree’s Launches Vegan Jelly Tots in a Range of Tropical Flavours

Nestlé-owned British confectionery brand Rowntree’s is adding to its range of vegan Jelly Tots with a new product — Tropical Tots. The sweets will come in five flavours — passion fruit, peach, pineapple, grapefruit, and mango. They will be available exclusively at Tesco from mid-February, with a recommended retail price of £1.59. Vegan products by Rowntree’s In recent years, Rowntree’s has been actively working to make its range more vegan-friendly. While Jelly Tots have never contained animal products, the brand’s Fruit Pastilles were previously unsuitable for vegans. But in 2020, Rowntree’s removed gelatine from the sweets in response to requests from consumers following vegan, vegetarian, and religious diets. The company says the new recipe has made the sweets slightly softer, without affecting their taste or …


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Stock market

Canada’s Female-Owned Vegan Candy Brand Yumy Bear Reveals $50M IPO

Canadian confectionery brand Yumy Bear – the low-sugar, vegan gummy specialist – will begin trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) in July under the symbol “YUMY”. The female-led startup anticipates a $50 million enterprise value, while also revealing plans for US expansion in 2022. “Unique gummy candy that is delicious and optimal for health-conscious people that also care about animal welfare”  Based in Vancouver, Yumy Bear was launched by fitness coach and athlete Erica Williams. After identifying a market gap for healthier and more affordable candy alternatives, Yummy Bear was born, using a proprietary formulation process that allows juicier and softer texture using plant-based ingredients. The company has already raised $2.5 million in an oversubscribed round and hopes the IPO will attract new investors, …