“There are lots of questions about the quality of our water and where it comes from, the plastic packaging used to transport it, plus the shortage of water due to...
Safety is not an option it is a required investment, according to Huer Foods.
Performance Packaging has launched an alternative aseptic process to sterilize flexible packaging and its contents, avoiding hot-filling, retort processing, peroxide or peracetic baths and sprays, irradiation, pulsed light or electron-beam...
‘One of the interesting things about food and why it is so important is because it calls upon our identity and our culture and what we eat and who we...
Gelatine should be seen as a functional ingredient for use in ‘better for you’ products, according to gelatine supplier Rousselot.
Low energy sweeteners commonly used in diet sodas may help with weight loss, says a University of Bristol study, adding that confusion among consumers between sweeteners and sugar needs to be...
Candy is outpacing chocolate growth in the US as Millennials, Generation Z and the Hispanic population transform consumption habits, says the CEO of Ferrara Candy.
UNI Packaging has further increased its capacity by investing in a second HP Indigo 20000 digital press providing a 30-inch (750mm) wide-web technology for flexible packaging and sleeves.
UK palm oil imports were 72% sustainable in 2014 – up from 55% in 2013, according to an annual progress report from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA).
Mars Chocolate and Wrigley have adapted impulse merchandising strategies to fit the modern retail landscape.
The confectionery industry is growing, and with it the National Confectioners Association’s 2016 Sweets & Snacks Expo will grow as well.
US confectioners should ready themselves to declare percentage daily values for added sugars set at 10% of total calorie intake, which could be a regulatory requirement by 2018, says a...
While many people have snacks, sugar and sodas pinned as the bad guys in the war against obesity, one recent study found little to no correlation between consumption of junk...
tna has acquired Unique Solutions in Chicago, US, which makes promotional labels and inserts for clients including Nestlè and Hershey’s.
The chocolate market will exceed $26bn in the US by 2018, according to a recent report.
Bonds Confectionery has released a limited range of own-brand Christmas confectionery gifting range on the back of its overwhelming private label success during the festive period last year.
Eagle Product Inspection has partnered with J-Pak, in Africa, to distribute its x-ray inspection systems for applications including bakery, dairy, snacks, confectionery, cereals and grains.
Seasonal and holiday packaging has seen a huge growth since 2012, but it is not always worth the investment, according to Grimes Packaging Services based in Florida, US.
German confectioner Katjes has acquired a perpetual license from Procter & Gamble to sell and distribute Vicks cough drops in Europe and Russia.
Mondelēz International has reported organic growth for the year-to-date up to September, but has grown below the category average in its largest segments biscuits and chocolate.
Candy makers using natural coloring foods should dump negative no artificial colors on-pack claims, says supplier GNT.
Kosher product manufacturer Kayco has launched Chocolate Leather, a chewy candy bar lower in calories, fat and sugar than an average chocolate bar.
US confectioners can measure the effectiveness of in-store merchandising and promotions in real-time and quickly correct any issues by drawing on a network of 800,000 contractors, says the founder of start-up Gigwalk....
BillerudKornäs has sold its first FreeFormPack to VetiPak, one of the biggest co-packers in Europe, in partnership with Italian machinery manufacturer Curti.
Nestlé's confectionery business posted 7.8% organic growth for the first nine months, but one analyst says the firm is over-reliant on KitKat and is performing below market rivals.