All news articles for October 2012

Chr Hansen profits up despite eurozone slowdown

Chr Hansen profits up despite Eurozone slowdown

By Shane Starling

Shares jumped more than 3% to just over €24.05 this morning in Danish enzymes, colours and cultures company Chr Hansen as its yearly revenue hit €699m. Profits improved 10.7% to €131.3m for the 12 month period ended August 31.

Clear clamshell wins consumer packaging vote

Dispatches from Pack Expo

Clear clamshell wins consumer packaging vote

By Rod Addy

Clear plastic clamshell packaging won the consumer vote in a recent eye tracking survey conducted for materials manufacturer Klockner Pentaplast, results of which  it revealed at Pack Expo 2012 in Chicago.

Mars lobbying efforts back sugar reform

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Mars pumps bucks into sugar reform

By Kacey Culliney

Mars Incorporated has focused much of its lobbying on driving reform of US sugar policy in this presidential election year.

Nestlé has campaigned on proposed legislation to give tax credits to firms using waste-to-energy technology

Sweet Politics

Nestlé campaigns on energy reforms and cocoa sourcing

By Oliver NIEBURG

Nestlé has spent more than any other confectioner on lobbying in the US this year and has focused its efforts on waste-to-energy legislation and cocoa sourcing in West Africa.

Confectioners are hoping to influence proposed US legislation

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Confectioners and US lobbying

By Oliver NIEBURG

In this ‘Sweet Politics’ special edition ConfectioneryNews.com looks at the lobbying efforts of the top US confectioners who are pumping big bucks into campaigns to influence proposed legislation in this presidential election year.

Bosch launches flow wrapper at Pack Expo

DISPATCHES FROM PACK EXPO 2012, CHICAGO

Bosch launches flow wrapper at Pack Expo

By Rod Addy

Bosch Packaging Technology is slashing waste and boosting shelf life with the introduction of a new flow wrapper at Pack Expo 2012 in Chicago.

PTI's Veripac 410/BL

DISPATCHES FROM PACK EXPO 2012

PTI showcases packaging solutions at Pack Expo

By Rod Addy

PTI Inspection Systems is displaying a range of packaging solutions, including packaging machinery and testing systems, at trade show Pack Expo in Chicago.