Bioplastics are likely to replace common plastics in various packaging applications in the Asia-Pacific, according to Frost & Sullivan.
Mondelez now uses eggs laid by cage free hens in its Toblerone bars; a move welcomed by animal welfare organization FOUR PAWS.
Confectionery manufacturers can reduce the breakage of candy canes and compare products to rivals with texture analyzers, according to eqipment supplier Texture Technologies.
Dunapack Packaging has acquired a Turkish paper and packaging company in its bid to double production to 2bn m2 (1m tonnes) by 2020.
Crown Speciality Packaging is offering premium food and beverage brands in Europe easier access to a form of tin design intended to make their products stand out more.
Mars has announced the launch of a limited edition M&M’s mix containing new colors picked exclusively by fans on Facebook; including purple, aqua and dark pink. ...
Packaging design is a crucial investment for premium chocolate firms in an overcrowded marketplace as it gives a product personality, which is essentially what a brand should be, says a...
Key Technology is introducing three-way sorting on its Optyx machine to target the removal of potential contaminants in smaller products.
Chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut is to close its Chester plant in a move that could lead to 25 job losses.
Nanobiosensors hold considerable potential as future areas of development for nanotechnology, according to a recent study.
Packaging Dynamics Corporation has acquired Groupe De Luxe to expand into new geographies and end markets.
Graphic Packaging has announced its second deal in the space of a couple of weeks as it looks to build on its European packaging business.
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Wrigley has opened a factory in Guangzhou with an investment of over RMB1m (US$173.4m). The company claims that the 138,000sq-m site, in the Yonghe Economic Zone, is the largest, most...
Printpack has claimed its new printing technology offers sharper print quality than other flexible packaging printing processes.
The demand for bakery and confectionery food processing machinery is to increase over the next few years as employment and incomes rise in developing countries, according to Freedonia.
Nut traces can be better detected in dark chocolate and biscuits by adding a clean-up step, say Italian researchers.
Mondelez International-owned Cadbury has filed a patent for a chocolate that can tolerate hot climates by re-refining the chocolate after the conching step.
The UK Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is reviewing Graphic Packaging’s £71m anticipated takeover of Contego announced last week.
Graphic Packaging has agreed to acquire the European Food Carton Business of Contego for £71m to expand into new end markets.
Researchers have developed a method to quickly determine cholesterol levels in chocolate and sandwich-type biscuits that was not previously possible, they claim.
Czech confectioner POEX has increased its pack capacity by 88% by shifting from linear weighers and volumetric fillers to an x-ray and check weigher combination from Ishida, it claims.
TNA Solutions has launched a groundbreaking bagger, delivering speedy bagging to markets the company was previously unable to reach.
The first nine months of this year showed a positive development for the European manufacturers of aluminium foil, according to the European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA).
AptarGroup is to restructure 12 facilities in Europe, including the closure of two sites, in a bid to boost future growth in the region.