From organic food to eco-labels, sustainable sourced ingredients and traceability, the UK Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has published a set of manufacturer guidelines to optimize their packaging systems to drive the sustainability agenda.
Constantia Flexibles is closing its confectionery and snacks flexible packaging plant in Bucharest, Romania, in July, axing 90 jobs.
Lareka has won recognition for its redesigned 3D printed sealer arm for chocolate tablet packaging.
A class action lawsuit in California accuses Ferrara Candy of misrepresenting the amount of candy in Jujyfruits boxes.
Mars will launch chocolate snacking brand Maltesers in North America for the first time.
For the most part active intelligent packaging hasn’t been that successful yet and a lot of companies have done ‘bits and pieces’ but they haven’t spent enough time asking themselves why they are doing it.
The Barton Group has expanded the applications for its patented dispensing pouch technology called SqueezyStraw.
Bosch Packaging Technology has launched a microsite for the confectionery, bakery, nuts, snacks and powder industries to help producers find the right machinery systems to meet their needs.
More than 1,100 products across Mondelēz’s US snack portfolio, including Oreo cookies, Good Thins crackers and belVita breakfast biscuits, are now searchable on the SmartLabel app.
Cursor, part of OEX Group in Warsaw, Poland, has seen success with its confectionery tins featuring local football stars.
RPC Group has announced plans to acquire Letica, a North American manufacturer and distributor of rigid plastic packaging, for £552m ($691m).
Deltasacs, which specializes in plastic pouches, stand-up and flat-bottom confectionery bags, has launched packaging with biodegradable and compostable materials.
Andreas Kopp is helping Nestlé celebrate the 150th anniversary of its first ever milk powder with a replica tin.
Brothers Jean-Baptiste and Thibaut Van Damme, co-owners, Devan Plastics, believe they have tapped into a niche market for plastic packaging for the chocolate and food industry.
Ecomec in Belgium deals in second-hand machinery for processed packaging for the candy, chocolate, biscuit and wafers market.
The European Parliament’s environment committee (ENVI) voted to amend its Waste Legislative Package this week (January 24) with more ambitious EU targets for 2030.
ConfectioneryNews and sister site BakeryandSnacks will host three panel discussions at the world’s largest candy show in Cologne.
Belgian Sweets Design, Döhler, Schur Flexibles, Fuji Packaging, GNT, Haas, Knobel, Loesch, Sopp Industrie, VEMAG, Wacker and Rudolf Wild are just some of the companies exhibiting at ProSweets Cologne 2017 (January 29-February 1).
ConfectioneryNews will dive into the topic of active and intelligent packaging at ProSweets Cologne, (January 29-February 1) in a panel discussion with four experts.
Barry Callebaut has confirmed it will buy 95% of its corrugated carton boxes as Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) Region.
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