All news articles for July 2020

Proseal's new ProPosition - tray positioning system. Pic: Proseal

Production

Proseal launches new ‘revolutionary tray positioning system’

By Anthony Myers

Tray sealing specialist Proseal claims to have launched a revolutionary tray positioning system that calculates the required tray-spacing set-up parameters for individual tray sealing tool-sets, eliminating the trial and error usually associated with...

The Kinders donation mean Cedar Creek’s team can continue to care for local animals, including wombats. Pic: Cedar Creek Wombat Rescue

Community

Kinder makes donation to help with wombat rescue in Australia

By Anthony Myers

Family confectionery brand, Kinder has made a vital contribution to Australia’s Cedar Creek Wombat Rescue that will support the rehabilitation of native animals in bushfire-affected areas of the Hunter Valley region.

The temporary closure of around 500 of Lindt's own shops during the Easter season hit its half-year sales. Pic: Lindt & Sprüngli

Financial results

Lindt sales and profit hit by Easter lockdown due to COVID-19

By Anthony Myers

Lindt & Sprüngli reported a strong start to 2020, but the Swiss chocolate maker said it expected organic sales to fall around 5-7% this year after COVID-19 related store closures hit sales and profit following the global shutdown.

Südzucker said it suffered a slight drop in sales in the first quarter. Pic: Südzucker

Healthy Sweets Special Report

The business of sugar

By Anthony Myers

Supplies and demand remains robust in global markets as confectionery rides out coronavirus storm.

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