Processing & Packaging

New markets for Nutrinova

New markets for Nutrinova

Sales of the high intensity sweetener acesulfame K look set to rise
for ingredients firm Nutrinova with the company confirming this
week that the FDA has approved its non-carbohydrate sweetener
Sunett as a general purpose sweetener...

Processing potassium

Processing potassium

Balchem Encapsulates used the FiE exhibition in Frankfurt last week
as a platform to launch three microencapsulated forms of potassium
for the food and supplement markets to combat processing
challenges, the company claimed.

UB goes virtual

UB goes virtual

United Biscuits has appointed Vanco, the global virtual network
operator (VNO) to design, implement and manage its European Wide
Area Network (WAN). The three year agreement is designed to deliver
complete end-to-end connectivity...

Eco chocs

Eco chocs

Cadbury Schweppes has developed a biodegradable packaging for its
new range of milk tray chocolates in Australia in response to
growing demands for eco friendly food packaging.

Haribo brand update

Haribo brand update

Haribo Dunhills is giving two of its brands - Kiddie's SuperMix and
Jelly Babies -a design update aimed at transforming their on-shelf
impact. Brighter colours and a bolder Hariboy are the order of the
day.

Peanut peril

Peanut peril

Research published findings in the Journal of Food Protection
suggests that the presence of undeclared peanut protein in European
chocolate is much higher than in North American confectionery.