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Swapping paper records for digital scanning technology avoids error and is quicker in the event of a recall, says Intermec

Special Edition: Hygienic Design & Quality Testing

Retailers pressure confectioners to implement digital traceability standards

By Oliver Nieburg

Retailers are piling the pressure on confectioners to swap paper records for quicker mobile scanning technology to trace the source of raw ingredients, protecting them in the event of a recall, according to computing firm Intermec.

Bosch launches flow wrapper machine Pack 101 (pictured) and vertical form, fill and seal (VFFS) machine SVI 2600 at Pack Expo in Las Vegas

Dispatches from Pack Expo in Las Vegas

Flexibility key for small confectioners, says Bosch

By Oliver Nieburg

Bosch Packaging Technology claims that flexibility is crucial for smaller businesses as it launches two new bagging machines at Pack Expo designed for smaller confectioners looking for quick and easy changeovers between products.

Growing confectionery equipment outlays driven by emerging market demand

Dispatches from Pack Expo in Las Vegas

Confectionery equipment investments set to grow, says PMMI

By Oliver Nieburg

Booming demand from the growing middle classes in emerging markets mean confectionery industry investments in processing and packaging equipment will grow 4% to 5% annually, according to a report by processing and packaging association PMMI.

One year on: Key moments in the 12 months since the Mondelēz-Kraft split

Birth of a confectionery giant

Mondelēz International: One year on

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

As we approach the first year anniversary of the launch of Mondelēz International, ConfectioneryNews peers into the chocolate box of the young confectionery titan.

ConfectioneryNews gears up for Pack Expo

ConfectioneryNews gears up for Pack Expo

ConfectioneryNews will be reporting from Pack Expo in Las Vegas this month to bring you the latest on processing and packaging innovations in the industry.

Consumers want more than just a plain coated chocolate...

SPECIAL EDITION - FLEXIBLE AND HIGH-SPEED CANDY MAKING

Enrobing for variety: The fast and the decorative

By Kacey Culliney

Enrobing is fast and arms manufacturers with the ability to create varied, decorative confections that appeal to the ever-demanding consumer, a leading industry consultant says.