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.
Smaller pack sizes, technological advancements and demand for higher quality graphics will drive the sack and kraft market to $80bn by 2021, says Smither’s Pira.
Bonds of London has launched a new-look packaging as part of its 3-for-£1 range after seeing increasing demand for its small bag lines.
Bio-sourced chemicals producer Anellotech hopes to use its bio-polyethylene made from inedible sources to help confectioners reduce their carbon footprint to fight global warming.
Kleopatra Holdings, the holding company for Klöckner Pentaplast Group has filed a statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to propose an initial public offering of its common stock. ...
Sales in resealable closures and spouts are expected to reach $16.15bn in 2022, driving future F&B market growth, says Zion Market Research.
Consumers are attracted by products that are packaged in a way that promises sustainability or suggests a return to traditional materials, says Schur Flexibles Group.
Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury (formerly Chadwicks) has launched a range of stand up pouches to its flexible packaging product portfolio, including a design for Mentos.
Kingsmoor Packaging has partnered with Haribo to launch a festive snowman-shaped tub with Starmix treats.
BillerudKorsnäs has partnered with Pöyry mill engineering services to construct a $622m board machine at Gruvön, in Sweden.
Temkin International has launched an Aplix seal for confectionery packaging which has a hook-to-hook re-closable system.
BillerudKorsnäs, which manufactures confectionery, snacks and beverage packaging, is investing SEK 5.7bn ($622.25m) in a KM7 (Karton Machine) to produce liquid board, cartonboard and liner at its factory in Gruvön,...
tna has launched a VFFS (vertical form fill seal) system with integrated labeler and inserter for snack manufacturers who want to insert sachets of seasonings or dips into their bags and confectionery...
Baker Perkins has developed an encapsulating system bringing cookie dough and its filling together in one machine for the first time.
E-commerce start-up Candy Mechanics has launched a line of personalized chocolate Candy Cards and will next month introduce limited edition chocolate lollipops from 3D printed molds of people's faces.
Empac (European Metal Packaging association) has seen 20%-39% savings in the carbon footprint of metal packaging thanks to an increase of renewable energies in production and a rise in recycling...
Digital printing allows consumers to do more and crazy things they could not imagine before, says Hewlett-Packard (HP).
With the latest trend for confectionery and bakery including videos and commercials to promote products, Germany’s top industry associations discuss ‘snackertainment’, energy-efficiency, packaging costs, vegan diets, halal, and industry 4.0,...
Active, intelligent packaging is similar to the 1950s phenomenon of TV, according to Digimarc, which creates digital barcode scanners for products including ice cream tubs, biscuits and chips.
The active, intelligent packaging industry will double in size from €15bn in 2015 to €32bn in 2022, according to AIPIA (Active & Intelligent Packaging industry Association).
Theegarten Pactec showcased a multi-style packaging machine for chocolate and confectionery articles at Gulfood Manufacturing this year.
Plastic candy molds maker Tomric Systems has introduced a one-stop shop bean-to-bar equipment that helps artisans create single-origin chocolate.
Automation and increased profitability may make US President-elect Donald Trump's promise to bring manufacturing jobs back to the US empty, say some food packaging and processing industry leaders at Pack Expo in...
Sonoco has acquired Plastic Packaging Inc. (PPI), which makes flexible packaging for confectionery, baked goods and frozen products, among others.