Mondelēz International invested in a European-wide revamp of its regional gum brands this year and the agency involved said consistency demands were the biggest challenge.
Positive displacement pump technology can protect viscous confectionery, according to one firm behind the machinery.
Wrigley has filed a patent for a foldable compact gum packet that can carry more pieces than the average tab pack.
ConfectioneryNews will be reporting from Pack Expo in Las Vegas this month to bring you the latest on processing and packaging innovations in the industry.
A large-scale equipment auction is selling off barely used machinery from GEA, Niro, Siemens and other big names.
Green tea leaves, red wine, dark chocolate and cacao beans can be used to make an antibacterial coating, according to US researchers.
Quasar Automation has completed the development of its 3D vision and laser robot that is set to shake up the previously labor intensive manual operation of icing cakes.
Researchers have created antimicrobial packaging films containing high flavanol cocoa extracts that they say inhibits the growth of pathogens like listeria, E-coli and salmonella in food products.
Discovery Foils has been sold to a Slovakian packaging business, saving 14 jobs after the firm became insolvent last month.
Auctioneer Harry Davis & Co. is auctioning off assets from an old Nestle facility in MN, promising a wide range of processing equipment at bargain prices.
An industry study shows consumers respond positively to food packaging that gives a clear view of the edibles inside.
The Paxiom Group has entered the flow wrapping industry having launched a machine capable of wrapping confectionery such as individual mints and chocolate bars.
New Jersey-based TerraCycle, which collects non-recyclable, or difficult-to-recycle, waste, has partnered with major corporation Mondelez International, which owns Cadbury, to launch a recycling waste campaign on the Asian market.
Argentinean confectioner Arcor has introduced new sustainable packaging for its Bon o Bon brand.
French chocolatier Jacquot has installed two new CJ400 printers from Linx Printing Technologies as it replaces printers across its factory in Troyes, France.
RPC Kerkrade has developed two user-friendly “grip pack” bottles for Dreidoppel, a manufacturer of specialist bakery, confectionery and ice cream ingredients in Langenfeld, Germany.
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....