Biscuits

Snack attack: Fox's hopes the Star Wars branding will send sales rocketing

Fox’s Biscuits cashes in on Star Wars mania

By Michael Stones

Fox’s Biscuits, part of the 2 Sisters Food Group, is hoping for a stellar sales boost for its Star Wars branded products, after the release of the movie blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

A UB vehicle fuelled by waste oil coupled with a longer trailer, providing an 82.5% overall carbon dioxide saving

UB extends waste oil fuelled trucks

By Rick Pendrous

United Biscuits (UB), the manufacturer of biscuits, cakes and snacks, has extended an industry leading initiative that makes use of waste cooking oil to power its delivery vehicles.

United Biscuits' McVities brand hopes to boost sales in the Chinese market

United Biscuits eyes China as a key market for McVities

By Rick Pendrous

United Biscuits (UB) has announced that its total UK exports have rocketed 50% over the past three years and it expects this figure to rise a further 50% by 2020, as demand grows from countries such as China for its British brands.

Storm Desmond has devastated urban areas and threatened food production

United Biscuits factory hit by Storm Desmond

By Michael Stones

A United Biscuits factory alongside thousands of other businesses and private homes have been hit by Storm Desmond, which delivered record rainfall to north west England and Scotland.

Not so sweet: Claim and counter claim surround Mondelēz's UK tax payments

Mondelēz hits back at critics in UK tax row

By Michael Stones

Mondelēz International has hit back at critics who argued the global food giant avoided meeting its UK tax liabilities last year, after it was revealed the business paid no corporation tax in 2014.

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Gulfood Manufacturing 2015, Dubai

PepsiCo, Mars, Mondelēz and Fonterra throw spotlight on Middle East

By Jenny Eagle

PepsiCo, Mars, Mondelēz and Fonterra will focus their efforts on the Middle East at Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai next week (October 27-29) with two conferences entitled Next Generation Manufacturing and F&B Innovation.

ULMA Packaging launches VTC 740 vertical packaging machine

ULMA Packaging launches VTC 740 vertical packaging machine

By Jenny Eagle

ULMA Packaging, which makes packaging for cheese, snacks and confectionery, among others, has launched the VTC 740 vertical packaging machine, suited for harsh factory environments such as wet packing rooms.

The belVita line will try to push forward the nutritious biscuit market in China

Mondelēz to bring belVita to China

By Hal Conick

Mondelēz International will launch its belVita breakfast biscuits in China in hopes of grabbing a larger piece of the country’s biscuit market share.

An example of flexible packaging, which is growing in popularity, from Jelly Belly.

Pack Expo 2015

Consumer trends changing the world of packaging

By Hal Conick

Consumer trends are actively changing how food items are packaged, according to a report released at this year’s Pack Expo Las Vegas and Pharma Expo 2015.

Mondelēz unveils Russia strategy for Oreo

Mondelēz to ramp up Oreo distribution in Russia

By Oliver Nieburg

Russian biscuit market leader Mondelēz International has begun producing Oreo in Russia and plans to enhance distribution and marketing support to leverage the brand.

Latvia becomes latest EU country to ban trans fats

Latvia becomes latest EU country to ban trans fats

By Niamh Michail

Latvia has banned the use of trans fats in domestically produced and imported food, joining ranks with Austria, Hungary and Denmark - but campaigners are pushing for an EU-wide ban.

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