All news articles for October 2003

Haribo brand update

Haribo brand update

Haribo Dunhills is giving two of its brands - Kiddie's SuperMix and
Jelly Babies -a design update aimed at transforming their on-shelf
impact. Brighter colours and a bolder Hariboy are the order of the
day.

Thorntons bidding hots up

Thorntons bidding hots up

Several more potential bidders have emerged for UK-based chocolate
manufacturer and retailer Thorntons, which earlier this month
confirmed that it had begun discussions with a financial investor.
But the company will hope for a swift...

Peanut peril

Peanut peril

Research published findings in the Journal of Food Protection
suggests that the presence of undeclared peanut protein in European
chocolate is much higher than in North American confectionery.

Roshen set for Russian boom

Roshen set for Russian boom

Two years after the Russian authorities imposed massive import
duties on confectionery products in a bid to keep out cheap imports
from Ukraine, that country's biggest sweet maker Roshen is about to
take Russia by storm with...

Better bread

Better bread

FMC FoodTech subsidiary Stein is launching the newest addition to
its line of XL Series Breading Applicators today at the AMI
International Meat, Poultry & Seafood Convention and
Exposition. The event, part of Worldwide Food Expo...

PET projects

PET projects

Amcor PET Packaging has launched the Rebound line, which the company claims sets a new standard for hot-fill polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles.