Machines speed up bag production, manufacturer claims
Two different new bag making machines have been released on the
market, one designed to produce large bags at high speed, while the
otheris targeted at dry and frozen food manufacturers.
Machine wraps up confectionery packaging
A new operator-friendly flow-wrapper has been launched by packaging
firm PFM - providing confectionery manufacturers with an
easy-to-use system for producing pillow-style packs
Starchless moulding machine opens up jelly and gum market
A new cost-cutting moulding and depositing system suitable for use
in the manufacture of jelly and gum confectionery has been launched
by UK firm Baker Perkins to attract confectioners previously
daunted by the processes involved.
Nestlé France outsources transport logistics
Nestlé France has outsourced its supply chain transport to Geodis
for the next three years,under a contract that guarantees the
Switzerland-based agrifood giant guaranteed performancetargets.
Easy to clean chocolate machine cuts hygiene risks
New chocolate moulding equipment which can be cleaned quickly and
easily has been developed by British firm Spooner Vicars,
targetting manufacturers wary of hygiene considerations.
Machine firm targets confectionery product innovation
A range of special decorating heads has been re-launched to help
confectionery manufacturers keep up with the impressive number of
new products hitting the market.
Mobile fridge keeps cool during transport
A mobile fridge allows companies to ensure an unbroken cold chain
along the supply chain to a product's final delivery point.
Machine automates confectionery bar packing
An automated machine for packing cereal and confectionery bars into
cartons helps manufacturers speed up their production lines and
cuts down on labour costs, its manufacturer claims.
Wild targets natural colours market with kiwi green
Wild has developed a revolutionary new technique to capture a
natural brilliant green kiwi colour for the food and drink
Condensing machine targeted at food industry
Alfa Laval has designed a scaled-down model of its vapour
condensing machine, offering the food industry a cheaper method of
doing evaporation and condensation processes, the company claims.
Industry briefs: Updated wafer machine; KitKat
Franz Haas Waffel has updated its machine for wafer and biscuit
production, which includes a new high-capacity wafer baking system,
and a new depositor for aerated creams, batters and marshmallows.
Cadbury increases efficiency through package coding
A Cadbury Trebor Bassett division in the UK has installed a package
coding management system (PCMS) to accurately control pack coding
at two production sites.
Versatility and price boost confectionery machine sales
A new machine designed to decorate bakery and confectionery
products with up to 150 different items has been launched by
Russia's Ekma-Konfi engineering group. The versatility, reliability
and cost effectiveness of the technology...
Conveying surface range expanded for cost-efficiency
Integrated material handling solutions provider FKI Logistex has
expanded its range of conveying surface options to make pallet
loading more adaptable and cost-effective for suppliers.
Northern Foods shuts factories to increase efficiency
Northern Foods is to close two of its UK factories with the loss of
1,000 jobs in an attempt to drive down costs as it struggles
against rising raw material bills and price squeezes from