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Marcia Pires, polymer science researcher, Braskem.

Interpack 2017

Braskem packaging changes color if a product is unfit for consumption

By Jenny Eagle

Thermoplastic resin producer Braskem has partnered with Clemson University in the US and Rio Grande do Sul Federal University (UFRGS) in Brazil to create intelligent packaging which can change color if a product is unfit for consumption.

It is Daelmans' intention to make the stroopwafel world famous. Pic: Daelmans

ISM/ProSweets 2017

Dutch baker Daelmans aims to take stroopwafels worldwide

By Gill Hyslop

Daelmans has been making the caramel waffles for over 100 years and today, is the worldwide market leader, producing several million of the speciality biscuits in its bakeries daily.

3D Sweets Selfies printed in five minutes for $10

3D-printed candy selfies coming to theme parks

By Oliver Nieburg

Katjes-owned company the Magic Candy Factory has introduced 3D Sweets Selfies, which it hopes will open up new channels for the industry at events and amusement parks.

Asian tastes: Out with the old, in with the new trends

Food Vision Asia 2016 preview

Asian tastes: Out with the old, in with the new trends

By RJ Whitehead

Jane Barnett, Mintel's head of insight, looks at some of the most pressing current consumer trends in Asia-Pacific while bidding a not-so-fond farewell to the nutritional villains of the last year.

Picture credit: I&SBBDO

The Future of Confectionery Packaging: ISM & ProSweets 2016

‘Space-Age’ QR codes, on-pack features and edible packaging

By Jenny Eagle

‘Space-Age’ QR codes, more on-pack features and edible packaging were topics discussed during The Future of Confectionery Packaging panel session at ISM & ProSweets 2016, in Cologne, Germany, last month.

Fibers from food waste offer clean label option

IFT Annual Conference

Fibers from food waste offer clean label option

By Elizabeth Crawford

Multifunctional fibers made from fruit and vegetable peals and pulps that would otherwise be thrown away can help manufacturers meet consumers’ growing demand for clean ingredient labels while also reducing food waste.