The takeover of Spanish confectionery group Joyco earlier this year
continued to lift sales at gum giant Wrigley in the third quarter
of the year. Joyco's business in Asia, in particular, has helped
improve Wrigley's standing...
The market for frozen fish and seafood in China looks set for
sustained growth over the next four years. A recent market report
reveals that changing consumer tastes, combined with the evolution
of freezer storage means that new seafood...
Russia is a bread country - it has been a staple part of the diet
there for centuries, and to many people it is as much a part of the
Russian way of life as tea or vodka. But even a product with such
an impressive heritage needs to...
Third-party logistics (3PL) providers must adopt innovative and
leading solutions such as radio frequency identification (RFID) if
they are to continue achieving supply chain efficiencies, according
to a new report.
Evidence backing the health promoting benefits of chocolate
continues to mount, bringing dynamism to slacking sales, reports
Lindsey Partos. Researchers from Spain have discovered that
polyphenols found in cocoa extract influence...
The world's number one caramel colour supplier DD Williamson is
driving deeper into the Nordic countries, signing a deal with
Swedish food distibutor Norfoods to build growth in the
increasingly mature caramel colour market.
Sun Chemical has increased the price of all packaging inks and
coatings by three to seven per cent this month, blaming rising
petrochemical costs that could affect the entire packaging industry
for the next couple of years. Simon...
Packaging manufacturer Pliant has been awarded several significant
R&D contracts worth $5.1 million from the US government to
conduct leading edge research on food packaging, including several
areas with implications for the confectionery...
Field Packaging, a subsidiary of Chesapeake Corporation, recently
won the top award in the confectionery category at the 2004 Pro
Carton/ECMA (European Carton Manufacturers Association) Carton
Awards annual competition for its 'jewellery...
A new chocolate bar which claims to be made from sustainable cocoa
plantations was launched in New York late last month with high
hopes of building on the growing awareness of ethical products
among today’s consumers. Chris Jones...