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.
ULMA Packaging has unveiled a horizontal flow pack wrapper (HFFS) for the bakery, confectionery and produce industry.
German equipment supplier Rasch claims that its new wrapping machine for chocolate novelties is capable of rapid changeovers and can accommodate a variety of different shapes.
Flexibility was the aim behind Carle&Montanari-OPM’s new launches for chocolate preparation and primary packaging that it showcased at ProSweets, its sales and marketing manager said.
Seal integrity and taste preservation are some of the topics driving the global development of modified atmosphere packaging (MAP), according to Bosch Packaging Technology.
Eriez has unveiled its latest x-ray product inspection system to provide protection for packaging applications.
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.
Nanobiosensors hold considerable potential as future areas of development for nanotechnology, according to a recent study.
A UK packaging company has been fined after one of its employees sustained a serious hand injury on an unguarded laminating machine.
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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.
Bosch Packaging Technology is slashing waste and boosting shelf life with the introduction of a new flow wrapper at Pack Expo 2012 in Chicago.
MeadWestvaco (MWV) has obtained Robinson EN 1230-2 sensory analysis approval for its Printkote paperboard to be used to package chocolate and confectionery.
Chocolate manufacturers must invest in luxury and premium to drive sales in developed economies but dedicate focus on distribution and mid-priced products for emerging markets, an analyst says.
Packaging firm Smurfit Kappa has launched a one-piece shelf ready pack for confectioners that it claims helps products to stand-out on store shelves.
Kraft Foods plans to extend its 50p price marked pack range in the UK by adding Cadbury Picnic and Cadbury Chocos in a bid to boost sales.
Kraft-owned chocolate maker Cadbury has filed an international patent for a redesigned flow wrap package that it claims will allow chocolate bars to be displayed closer to sales counters to encourage impulse buys.
Ishida Europe has developed an automated linear weighing machine that it claims is more efficient than conventional circular systems.
Sacmi Group said it is expecting a tough 2012 amid strong headwinds that are buffeting the global economy but that the firm is on target to match its strong performance in 2011.