Processing & Packaging

Carol Oldbury (centre) and her team pictured earlier in the year at ISM Cologne. Pic: ConfectioneryNews

Coronavirus

How Hames Chocolates overcame COVID-19 challenges

By Anthony Myers

UK-based chocolate and confectionery firm Hames Chocolates shares its story of dealing with the coronavirus – and how a pause in production allowed it to plan for the future.

Pic: Ferrero

In brief

Modern new look for Ferrero’s Crunch bars

By Anthony Myers

Ferrero has announced a revamped look with a new logo for its popular Crunch chocolate bar. The blue and red wrapper “everyone knows and loves will still stand true”, but is now completed with a modernized look to visually depict its 100% real milk chocolate...

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...

Open for business in 2021? ProSweets says industry is ready to get back to normal. Pic: ProSweets

Events

ProSweets Cologne reports keen interest in 2021 event

By Anthony Myers

Supplier industry for sweets and snacks is placing its bets on a re-start after the coronavirus pandemic and is already looking at numerous bookings from firms in Europe and beyond.

The Creative Studio is a state-of-the-art facility, located adjacent to the Bunge Turkey office. Pic: Bunge Loders Croklaan

Bunge Loders Croklaan to open Creative Studio in Turkey

By Gill Hyslop

The sustainable plant-based edible oils and fats specialist will inaugurate its first Creative Studio in Istanbul in Q3, a dedicated workspace designed to accelerate customer innovation in the growing Middle East/North African markets, while adhering...