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Australian confectionery industry rejects claims it is snubbing star labeling

The AI Group has disputed claims from consumer group CHOICE that its confectionery members are ignoring the country’s health star labeling system.

Australian confectionery industry says star system neglect is ‘disingenuous’ as it agreed an exception with government Photo: Australian Department of Health

Barrier-coated packaging demand rises in candy and bakery

Demand for packaging materials that provide greater protection to their contents such as confectionery and baked goods is growing, according to Smithers Pira.

Lindt seeks travel retail boost with Bijoux praline launch

Lindt is to launch Swiss Masterpieces Bijoux Collection at the Tax Free World Association World Exhibition & Conference (TFWA) in Cannes, France this October, as it aims to bump up sales in its travel retail segment.

Greenpeace activists block IOI palm oil at Rotterdam port

Greenpeace activists are blocking palm oil imports from Malaysian trader IOI at Rotterdam harbour in protest at the firm's involvement in forest destruction, peatland fires and use of child labour.

Siemens: F&B manufacturers are slow to embrace IoT and Industry 4.0 demands

F&B manufacturers are slow to meet the rising demand in digitalization and adapt their machines to customized packaging, according to Siemens.

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