Manufacturers are striving to increase the profitability of their companies through increased efficiency in the production process including energy use throughout the supply chain; smart hygienic design and maintenance, plus efficient water use. Follow innovation in confectionery manufacturing such as automatic robots and how the industry can leverage novel technologies like augmented reality.
'Garden-to-gummy' edibles confectioner Americanna has announced a new company-wide distillation program, called Pure Distillate, to make purer cannabis concentrate.
Bio-sourced chemicals producer Anellotech hopes to use its bio-polyethylene made from inedible sources to help confectioners reduce their carbon footprint to fight global warming.
Kleopatra Holdings, the holding company for Klöckner Pentaplast Group has filed a statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to propose an initial public offering of its common stock. ...
Sales in resealable closures and spouts are expected to reach $16.15bn in 2022, driving future F&B market growth, says Zion Market Research.
Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury (formerly Chadwicks) has launched a range of stand up pouches to its flexible packaging product portfolio, including a design for Mentos.
CCL Industries (CCL) has entered into an agreement to acquire Innovia for approximately $1.13bn, expected to close Q1, 2017.
Food and beverage is one of the UK’s fastest moving, most dynamic industries: market trends can change rapidly, and the desires and tastes of customers can be difficult to predict....
BillerudKorsnäs has partnered with Pöyry mill engineering services to construct a $622m board machine at Gruvön, in Sweden.
Temkin International has launched an Aplix seal for confectionery packaging which has a hook-to-hook re-closable system.
Baker Perkins has developed an encapsulating system bringing cookie dough and its filling together in one machine for the first time.
Digital printing allows consumers to do more and crazy things they could not imagine before, says Hewlett-Packard (HP).
With the latest trend for confectionery and bakery including videos and commercials to promote products, Germany’s top industry associations discuss ‘snackertainment’, energy-efficiency, packaging costs, vegan diets, halal, and industry 4.0,...
Active, intelligent packaging is similar to the 1950s phenomenon of TV, according to Digimarc, which creates digital barcode scanners for products including ice cream tubs, biscuits and chips.
The active, intelligent packaging industry will double in size from €15bn in 2015 to €32bn in 2022, according to AIPIA (Active & Intelligent Packaging industry Association).
Plastic candy molds maker Tomric Systems has introduced a one-stop shop bean-to-bar equipment that helps artisans create single-origin chocolate.
Automation and increased profitability may make US President-elect Donald Trump's promise to bring manufacturing jobs back to the US empty, say some food packaging and processing industry leaders at Pack Expo in...
Mars has launched M&M’s Caramel at the recent NACS show in Atlanta, Georgia, which will join Peanut, Milk Chocolate and Peanut Butter as the largest four variants for the brand....
Johnson Matthey has partnered with Cranfield University to develop modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) for prolonged storage and improved management of fresh produce through the supply chain.
Linx Printing Technologies, whose customers include drinks manufacturer Fruitapeel, The Gourmet Nut Company and Thorntons chocolate, claims to be ‘breaking new ground’ by launching a portable entry-level CIJ (Continuous Ink...
Demand for packaging materials that provide greater protection to their contents such as confectionery and baked goods is growing, according to Smithers Pira.
Food and beverage (F&B) manufacturers are slow to meet the rising demand in digitalization and adapt their machines to customized packaging, according to Siemens.
There are some exciting opportunities ahead as the future of packaging knows no bounds, according to Cambridge Design Partnership (CDP), but how can manufacturers tap into this space while taking...
Baker Perkins has launched an addition to its ServoForm range with the ServoForm Mini, flexible small batch confectionery depositor.
PEZ has partnered with Zappar to offer consumers augmented reality (AR) codes in packets of its refill sweet dispensers to interact with characters using the PEZ Play app.
Mars has announced plans to ramp up Juicy Fruit production at in its Wrigley plant in Russia.