Manufacturers are striving to increase the profitability of their companies through increased efficiencies in the production process including energy use throughout the supply chain; smart hygienic design and maintenance, plus efficient water use.
‘“Three gummy bears, a licorice twist, and two lollipops please.” That was how children used to spend their pocket money at the candy store.
BakeryandSnacks brings you the latest round-up of new appointments this month at Americk Packaging; tna; Saxco International; Baker Perkins and Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury.
Confectionery Packaging has declined 1% in the UK to reach 12.8 billion units in 2015, according to Euromonitor.
Constantia Flexibles has invested approximately €4m ($4.5m) at its manufacturing site in Weiden, Germany, including a 10-color rotogravure printing machine, which will start production in Q2, 2017.
Mondelēz International must be careful not to saturate the Cadbury and Milka and Oreo brands with excessive SKUs and be wary cost-cutting measures don't harm revenues further, say analysts. ...
Gold-Bears candy maker Haribo of America has enlisted Blue Chip Marketing Worldwide to help launch its latest product, Twin Snakes, in the US.
Palsgaard, which makes emulsifier/stabilizer blends, which are used in products from cake mixes to chocolate, confectionery, dairy and ice cream, is the first Danish food producer to achieve CO2-neutrality....
‘Space-Age’ QR codes, more on-pack features and edible packaging were topics discussed during The Future of Confectionery Packaging panel session at ISM & ProSweets 2016, in Cologne, Germany, last month.
Chocolate manufacturing giant Barry Callebaut has completed its factory expansion project in American Canyon, California.
Michelman coatings, printing & packaging has received compliance with Nestlé for its DigiPrime 4431, DigiPrime 050, DigiPrime 680, and Michem In-Line Primer 030 printers.
Preserving the quality and freshness of edible products and protecting them from heat, light and oxygen put heavy demands on packaging.
E2open has acquired Terra Technology, which works with Mondelēz International, ConAgra Foods and Kellogg
Ferrara Candy Company has confirmed it will close its Winona plant in Minnesota this year.
Swisslog, which manufactures automated machines for warehouses and distribution centers, has debuted its CarryPick robot at Dubai’s Museum of the Future.
Graphic Packaging International will invest $20m to expand its manufacturing facility in the City of Staunton, Virginia, US, creating 43 jobs.
Mondelēz International faces a court case brought by disgruntled employees at its plant in Chicago, half of whom will lose their jobs after the company shifted the factory’s Oreo production...
Cortec Corporation has received trademark approval from the EU Office of Harmonization for its biobased and biodegradable rust preventative BioCorr.
Mantrose-Haeuser edible coatings and specialty ingredients for the food, confectionery, pharmaceutical, agricultural and industrial industries, has acquired Holton Food Products Company.
The Active and Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) and its new president Dick de Koning of PACKZ, has made changes to its Advisory Board.
LoeschPack showcased its FCB F-Series, which can pack up to 1,500 chocolate bars in hot sealable film at a speed of over 80 metres a minute, at ProSweets recently.
Printpack, a US flexible packaging converter, will invest $25.7m to expand its manufacturing operation in Newport News, Virginia, despite closing its Fredericksburg plant last June.
Silgan Holdings metal food can plant in Iowa, US, will start commercial production in the first half of 2016.
Astronaut André Kuipers, has opened a technology centre at Royal Duyvis Wiener’s HQ in Koog aan de Zaan, the Netherlands, claiming he wants to take Dutch cheese and chocolate on...
UNI Packaging has invested £1.5m ($1.4m) in its St. Helens, Lancashire manufacturing site, including a Titan SR9-DT Dual Turret Slitter, to increase its UK market share in the short run,...
LHT Consultancy and Eagle Vision are showcasing their Dirty Tray Vision system (DTV) at ProSweets 2016 this week, which can get rid of problems associated with poorly filled starch trays...