German confectionery coatings firm Capol plans to venture into the supplements sector to establish a second business pillar for growth and gain technological knowledge, its CEO says.
Royal Duyvis Wiener and Lehmann’s new continuous liquid conch saves time, energy and space for chocolate manufacturers, its international sales manager says.
Manufacturers must rethink production of sandwich creams for bakery fillings and biscuits after a trend to remove trans fatty acids and reduce saturated fatty acids has affected the consistency of...
Confectioners’ innovative products are being ruined by unimaginative pack styles, according to a packaging expert at Datamonitor.
The global market for compound chocolate will grow faster than regular chocolate, according to equipment supplier Bühler which is gearing up to launch a smaller capacity compound chocolate processing machine...
German equipment supplier Rasch claims that its new wrapping machine for chocolate novelties is capable of rapid changeovers and can accommodate a variety of different shapes.
Emballator Lagan Plast has acquired Bra Plast in Vittsjö AB, Sweden to offer a broader product portfolio and faster to market development.
Chocolate processor Sollich will target Africa as its next market; a region that will become very interesting over the next 3-5 years, its executive director said.
Processing and packaging supplier Bosch has reported a fall in the number of enquires to make traditional chocolate bars using its equipment as customers opt for healthier options such as...
A US not-for-profit organisation has slammed the “murky issue” around potential risks of nanomaterial use and pledged to test products to assess their safety.
Flexibility was the aim behind Carle&Montanari-OPM’s new launches for chocolate preparation and primary packaging that it showcased at ProSweets, its sales and marketing manager said.
Netzsch has claimed that it offers an energy efficient chocolate production process as its grinding and liquid-conching processes run simultaneously in different equipment.
Herbal candy specialist Ricola is building a new processing facility that will boost know-how, ensure quality, promote a greener image and cut costs, it says.
Danish equipment supplier Aasted has been exhibiting a chocolate tempering machine at ProSweets in Germany that it claims uses an old process consuming 50% less energy than conventional tempering.
GEA Refrigeration Technology is offering manufacturers better quality food quality, longer shelf life and improved capacity with the launch of a High Velocity Freezer (HVF) unit.
The cardboard packaging market will continue to be driven by ecological aspects for 2013 but also increased interest in special effects, the CEO of PAWI Packaging says.
Large scale solar food processing remains under-exploited, especially in hot countries, according to a study that is due to be published in the Journal of Food Science and Technology.
Kraft snacks spin-off Mondelez has filed a patent for a flexible gum package that allows consumers to buy and carry the amount of gum they require.
FleetwoodGoldcoWyard has updated its mini-buffer and multi-lane conveyor systems, claiming they offer improved production line efficiency.
Mondelez has initiated legal action against Kellogg in the US for allegedly infringing its patent on resealable cookie packaging.
Seal integrity and taste preservation are some of the topics driving the global development of modified atmosphere packaging (MAP), according to Bosch Packaging Technology.
Regulation is needed on functional barriers which tackles the problem of migration of known and unknown food contact material components from recycled paperboard, according to scientists.
MWV has launched a packaging security solution that renders products useless until wirelessly unlocked at the point of sale.
Mondelez International has licensed NeoMedia’s mobile barcode technology which allows consumers to scan confectionery packaging on their phones.
Eriez has unveiled its latest x-ray product inspection system to provide protection for packaging applications.