Looking for a new tempering machine, cooling tunnel or enrober or want to upgrade to pick and place packaging robots? Here’s the place to find the latest processing machinery from suppliers such as Bosch, Sollich, Buhler, Aasted, Theegarten Pactec, Baker Perkins and Netzsch. Also find packaging innovations in stand-up pouches, flexible packaging, reseal features and paper packs from suppliers such as Printpack and Essentra.
Videojet Technologies has launched an Ultra Grade black ribbon for its DataFlex and 6X00 thermal transfer overprinter (TTO) products used in a variety of applications including the snack, bakery, confectionery...
Bosch has partnered with Amcor to create the best material for its SVE 2520DZ Doy Zip vertical bagger, currently used for chocolate, nuts and confectionery.
Amcor, Sidel, Bosch, Kliklok-Woodman and Adept are some of the companies in FoodProductionDaily's round-up of mergers and acquisitions this month.
Sandvik Process Systems has snapped up Dutch company SGL Technology following a long collaboration between the firms in engineering machines for chocolate production.
Netzsch Pumps North America has launched its Tornado T2 rotary lobe pump, for food industry applications.
Universal Robots has reached out to dairy manufacturers at this year’s International Dairy Show in Chicago with its line of collaborative robots.
From a wedge of cheese sold in a carton pack, to Swiss chocolate for special occasions, this year’s Pro Carton ECMA Awards focused on the sustainability of cartonboard as a...
Sonoco Alloyd, part of Sonoco Display and Packaging, has created DivvyPack that dispenses products and acts as a storage pack.
Bosch will launch its Pack 301 LS (Length Slug) flexible packaging system for biscuits and crackers for the first time at IBA.
UK startup Gumipod has created a portable pod to hold and dispose of gum and is open to licensing its technology.
Global demand for pouches in the food market will grow by 2,489 million pack units between 2014 and 2017 – a 14.9% increase in the total food pouches market size, according to Canadean.
Bosch Packaging Technology has redesigned its Delta robotic (D3) packaging portfolio to give food producers a more simplified platform design, faster changeovers and ease of use.
Confectionery packaging machinery supplier Theegarten-Pactec had made the largest investment in its history after it inaugurated a new manufacturing and office base at its Dresden headquarters last week.
Seasonal and promotional variations are the main challenge in the distribution of confectionery products, and will further drive just-in-time delivery in the future, says the Nagel Group.
Innovia Films has won its first commercial deal for its Propafilm RCU with German chocolate manufacturer, Halloren Schokoladenfabrik.
Thorntons has installed five machines from Linx updating previous equipment from the firm.
Industry urgently needs to rethink its outdated cocoa shipping system as up to half of bags transported are damaged on arrival, says Stopak.
Kliklok, which has worked with McVities, Heinz and Twinings, has won a contract with Weetabix to pack its Alpen cereal bars and Weetabix biscuits at a factory in Kettering, UK.
3D printing holds great promise to further develop a personality confectionery market worth $13.4bn and poses no real threat to chocolate moulding, writes Choc Edge's Gabor Isai.
Hosokawa Bepex which supplies production equipment for the confectionery industry has developed a concept for quick mass changes for chocolate, which has been filed for patent.
Nestlé Monster Smarties and Nestlé Caja Roja chocolates picked up awards in the Food Packaging category of The Liderpack Awards at Hispack 2015 in Barcelona, Spain, last week (April 21-24).
More sugar confectioners are turning to metal packaging to convey a premium image, according to packaging supplier Crown.
Rasch has launched a mobile tempering unit that it says has a bigger cooling surface than competitor machines and a second cooling level for more homogeneous chocolate masses.
LoeschPack has introduced a horizontal flow wrap machine with hot seal capabilities that it claims will help confectioners protect product integrity in hot climates and pack at greater speeds than...
3D chocolate printing is not yet quick enough for industrial production, but chocolate molds created using the technology can produce surfaces with intricate detail, says Lehrmitt Design Studios.