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The ‘Choccie Dodger’ features chocolate cream in the middle

Burton's invests in 'Choccie Dodger'

By Rick Pendrous

Biscuit and snack producer Burton’s Biscuit Company has installed equipment at its Llantarnam factory in Wales to make the chocolate cream for a ‘Choccie Dodger’ version of its iconic ‘Jammie Dodger’.

Sollich gives tips on when to use water during confectionery production. Sollich cooling tunnel pictured.

Special Edition - Hygienic Design & Quality Testing

Access all areas: Knowing when to use water in confectionery production

By Oliver Nieburg

Choosing equipment that allows you to access critical areas for inspection is essential to limiting water use during production, but some processes are better suited to a wet wash, says equipment supplier Sollich.

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.