The US arm of confectioner Perfetti Van Melle has launched new
packaging for its Mentos mints product. The company believes that
its new Mentos Box will offer the consumer better value and will be
easier to use.
Wm Wrigley, the US-based gum maker, is staring defeat in the face
in its bid to register its Doublemint trademark in the EU. A senior
legal advisor at the European Court of Justice yesterday said that
an earlier decision by a lower...
The post-Christmas period is often one of reflection, not least
regarding all those extra kilos we put on from eating too much. But
as the Mintel Global New Product Database shows, there is little
chance to lose some weight with a...
Isomalt, the sugar replacer from German company Palatinit, can help
breakfast cereal stay crunchier for longer when compared to sugar,
the company has claimed this week. It can also reduce production
costs, and give the cereal a longer...
Is the phrase 'Have a Break' inextricably linked to the KitKat
confectionery brand? Well, no, at least according to the UK High
Court and US confectionery group Mars. But Nestle, the Swiss maker
of KitKat, is set to continue...
US filling equipment provider All-Fill has introduced two new
volumetric cup filling machines. Both machines debuted at the
recent Pack Expo and are for dry granular filling requirements,
such as seeds, popcorn, snack foods or confectionery.
Next January will see the launch of Fruity Smarties, a new
variation on the popular Nestle chocolate confectionery brand which
contains a fruity jelly produced by Haribo. Is this the start of a
beautiful relationship between the two...
Arcor, one of the success stories of South American business, has
grown rapidly from its roots as a family-run confectioner and now
has major operations throughout the Americas. But the opening of a
new international HQ in Barcelona...
A small New Zealand-based manufacturer of prepared foods has
introduced a new form of mini packaging aimed at increasing its
presence in one of the fastest growing food sectors in the world,
according to a report in the New Zealand...
HVC Lizard Chocolate has joined up with PepsiCo subsidiary South
Beach Beverage Company to develop a range of 'good-for-you'
chocolate bars with added taurine, ginseng and guarana to boost
In the US, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory has won the National
Paperbox Association's Gold Award for its new line of gift
packaging designed for franchised Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
Australian confectionery manufacturer Snack Foods announced this
week that it is to release new products in coming months, including
a range of biscuits called Cookies Plus, as it hopes to continue
double-digit profit growth, IndustrySearch...