Kinnerton Confectionery has become the first to use High Resolution Gravure printing in the industry for its freshly launched Magnum, Cornetto and Mini Milk chocolates.
Paxiom Group has introduced a packaging machine that uses a tilting device making it capable of bagging both horizontally and vertically.
Dutch headquartered equipment supplier Royal Duyvis Wiener has acquired German firm Thouet Maschinenbau.
ToolsGroup offers software designed to help food and beverage processing firms improve supply-chain and sales/operations planning.
Partners in Food Solutions (PFS), a non-profit organization founded by General Mills, has added Switzerland-based food processing equipment firm Bühler to its group of food companies working to help food...
Smart Fog has launched a new cold-storage humidification system that sanitizes and disinfects at the same time.
The Paxiom Group has launched new candy weighers designed for low capacities that it claims could help small companies take their first steps towards automation.
A new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tool helps food processing facilities, transportation companies, retailers and others prevent intentional food contamination.
US confectioner Just Born is reusing or recycling all waste at its headquarters and main production plant after finding a solution to convert a portion of previously unrecyclable waste into energy....
Constantia Flexibles is targeting new growth potential especially in emerging markets as it bids to globalize the group.
Toray Plastics (America) has unveiled a film for gas-flushed packaging applications offering enhanced oxygen and moisture barrier properties.
Mondelez has developed a method for improved print quality on chewing gum that it claims will help boost consumer appeal.
Theegarten-Pactec is to form a Research and Development Department for Flowpack Systems concentrating on horizontal flowpack machines due to an increased demand.
UK-based Burton’s Biscuit Company claims to be piloting the first real-time control room technology for the biscuit industry as part of major supply chain investments.
Mondelēz International has renewed its contract for managed pooled pallets with CHEP for more than seven million pallet movements annually.
Constantia Flexibles has acquired a 60% stake in an Indian packaging company as part of its plan to expand in Asia.
Mondelez has filed a patent for chocolate bar packaging featuring multiple holographic images that change depending on the angle you look at the product.
Nanoparticles from food and drink packaging will not migrate into the product, according to a prominent expert in the field.
Confectioners are changing the structure of Easter chocolate egg packaging to cut the amount of materials needed while improving consumer appeal, according to a packaging expert.
Self-sorting chocolates and ketchup that regulates how much you dispense for you are just some of the future packaging trends flagged up by UK firm Benson Group.
Biosciences firm Carritech Research has developed a processing and formulation technology to manufacture snacks and biscuits with heat-sensitive nutrients and vitamins.
Enrobing is fast and arms manufacturers with the ability to create varied, decorative confections that appeal to the ever-demanding consumer, a leading industry consultant says.
Robots are quicker and more agile than any human, never go sick and don’t take holidays. But these solid, nimble giants come with their own challenges.
Kraft Foods (now Mondelez) has filed a patent for a chewing gum manufacturing process that can form the gum mass while cooling or heating at the same time.
Confectionery packaging speeds are nearing their peak with better in-feed and downstream equipment, combined with advances in printing technology, according to the chairman of the NCA’s Supplier Advisory Committee.