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.
White packaging is on the rise globally, but it will be interesting to see how this plays out within the retail space, according to an industry commentator.
Ritter Sport has delayed buying a second piece of machinery from Ishida following a legal battle with German consumer group, Stiftung Warentest.
Chocolate makers can cut out timely and costly processes by using a single cutter-mixer vessel, according to Italian equipment supplier RoboQbo.
Like many other holidays, Valentine's Day is a time for sharing food, sweets, wine, and other treats with a loved one. Here are some packaging designs that aim for the...
Confectioners are beginning to incorporate more active ingredients into chewing gum using techniques used in the pharmaceutical industry, according to US contract manufacturer Zoft Gum.
A Kraft Foods design expert is advising CPG professionals to remember that when it comes to influencing consumers to buy products, packaging leads the way.
Gerhard Schubert has announced plans to grow its primary packaging product portfolio.
Fudge Kitchen will catapult the wholesale and export divisions of its gourmet artisan business this year – while still making fudge by hand.
Velcro Industries has partnered with Dutch baked-goods brand, Bolletje, to integrate its Press-Lok Closure into its Kruidnoten cookie packaging.
Manufacturers can empower consumers to portion control their confectionery consumption by adding a reseal feature to packaging, says Printpack.
The look of a snack package holds significant influence on a consumer’s purchasing decision.
Clear Lam has launched holiday candy brand packaging with a sweet combination of flexibility, recloseability and sustainability.
Global leading chocolate player Mondelez International is part of a UK government funded project to improve chocolate deposition.
UK production line supplier Sewtec has opened an R&D facility in England to support customer projects and to develop robotic equipment for the confectionery industry.
Lightweighting and the move to shelf-ready packaging can be more sustainable, but also exposes delicate products such as biscuits to damage and any savings may be outweighed by extra pallet...
Theegarten-Pactec, confectionery packaging manufacturer, is expanding and moving to a new office.
Mondelez International has redesigned the packaging for Cadbury Dairy Milk in the UK.
Biscuit and snack producer Burton’s Biscuit Company has installed equipment at its Llantarnam factory in Wales to make the chocolate cream for a ‘Choccie Dodger’ version of its iconic ‘Jammie...
Flexible stand up pouches have gained significant traction in the confectionery industry this year, according to recent market research and interviews with packaging suppliers.
Technology will play a more prominent role in the on-going task to supply people with food in the next five to 10 years with intelligent packaging becoming more popular for...
UK packaging supplier James Cropper has developed bio-recyclable paper packaging partially made from the husks of cocoa beans supplied by Barry Callebaut.
Coffee processing equipment supplier Probat will produce machinery for chocolate manufacture after acquiring the Ladco Group.
Selecting cooling tunnels and enrobers that allow you to pull out the dirty part of the machine to replace with an earlier cleaned component is more hygienic and cuts downtime...
The confectionery industry will move from aluminum surfaces on processing and packaging equipment to stainless steel in the next five years in order to raise sanitation standards, according to Bosch.
Auditory testing to measure the crunch noise a product will make when it is chewed in the mouth is quickly becoming widespread in the confectionery industry.