Processing & Packaging

Andy Baxendale

Processing

Confectionery expert launches mobile sweet academy

By Anthony Myers

Known throughout the industry as ‘The Sweet Consultant’, Andy Baxendale has 24 years’ experience in the confectionery business and a Master of Science (MSc) in Advanced Food Manufacture.

The AIPIA Americas Summit in New Jersey. Photo: Aly Kuler Photography

AIPIA Summit

Social media is changing the way brands think about packaging

By Jenny Eagle

From consumer digital engagement to reverse writing on packaging which appears left to right on selfies, Christopher Houghton, brand innovation and packaging, Cambridge Design Partnership (CDP) highlights the five areas to ensure ‘Context is King’.

Pecan Deluxe's plant in the north of England. Pic: Pecan Deluxe

Expansion

Inclusions supplier Pecan Deluxe Candy brings its production in-house

By Anthony Myers

Wholesale confectionery company Pecan Deluxe, who provide inclusions, toppings and decorations to the industry, has announced completion of a seven-year project with Dawsongroup Temperature Control Solutions (DGTCS) to bring custom-built production facilities...

‘Free chocolate’? Where’s the catch?

Sustainability

‘Free chocolate’? Where’s the catch?

By Anthony Myers

Tony’s Chocolonely, ‘crazy about chocolate, serious about people’, brings its mission to the UK to make ‘100% slave free the norm’ in chocolate – and starts with a hard-hitting launch in London’s Soho.

Toyo Printing Inks Manisa plant. Photo: Toyo Ink.

Toyo Ink Group to expand in Africa

By Jenny Eagle

Toyo Ink Group has announced plans to open a sales subsidiary in Casablanca, Morocco, to expand across the African continent.

Flat Wine Bottle by Delivering Happiness. Photo: Dow.

Dow opens entries for its 2019 Packaging Innovation Awards

By Jenny Eagle

From a Flat Wine Bottle, to Mix On Command (MOC) Shaker Bag, PaperBoat Thandai Retortable Profile Pouch and KitKat Celebreak box; Dow is on the hunt for this year’s breakthrough designs for its Packaging Innovation Awards 2019.