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Dairy innovations

Dairy innovations

Fun, convenience and health are the clear drivers of innovation in
the food industry, as the latest review of new products from
Mintel's Global New Product Database shows.

Vepatec boxes up

Vepatec boxes up

A robotic concept from cartoning specialist Vepatec is to be
launched and demonstrated by Partners in Packaging at the PPMA
Machinery Only Show.

Cadbury profits melting

Cadbury profits melting

Cadbury's rapid expansion over the last few years has boosted sales
in the first half of the year, but the increasing cost of
restructuring its business took a hefty toll on profits.

Perfectly minted

Perfectly minted

The PPMA sponsored Starpack Award has gone to Field Packaging
Systems, UK, for the process technology in its carton erecting
system for After Eight mints.

Boxing clever

Boxing clever

Northampton-based packaging firm Boxes Prestige has won the
packaging business of the year award at the UK's national Starpack
Awards.

Sweet anticipation

Sweet anticipation

The launch of Confectionery Manufacturing Expo Americas, the new
candy expo for the industry's suppliers, was announced this week.
The event will be held on 13 to 14 September 2004 at the Navy Pier,
Chicago.

Cocoa champion

Cocoa champion

Two leading European food industry associations have named ADM
Cocoa's De Zaan cocoa liquor as the standard in joint research on
chocolate production.

Fresh ideas

Fresh ideas

Packaging firm Cryovac has launched a range of self-adhesive oxygen scavenging labels designed to extend product shelf life.

Chicago welcomes IFT

Chicago welcomes IFT

Crowds of food industry professionals will start pouring through
the doors of Chicago's McCormick Place South building this weekend
for the opening of the IFT Annual Meeting + FOOD EXPO. This year's
event - opened by Health...

Pack up a penguin

Pack up a penguin

RPC Market Rasen and RPC Halstead have produced an innovative
two-piece pack for Penguin Chukka, the new product from biscuit
brand Penguin.

Say it with chocolate

Say it with chocolate

Chocotelegram, an innovative confectionery product allowing
consumers to send personalised messages to their friends and
families is set to hit retail shelves in Europe and the US over the
next few months.

In the mix

In the mix

BakeMark International has launched a range of margarine products
to be manufactured by Unipro, the Belgian TPM-certified operating
unit.