With 2013 fast drawing to a close and 2014 just around the corner, we took the chance to catch up with analysts and experts at Mintel to ask them what their highlights from this year have been ... and a few predictions for what might be in store in the...
Proposals to introduce plain packaging for tobacco products in the UK could open the door to extend the initiative to a raft of food and drink products - a move that would hit both packaging suppliers and brand owners, according to a coalition of companies.
The US-based Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (ABC) has warned parents of children involved in trick-or-treat to be wary of potential adulteration of gummy bears or other confectionery with alcoholic drinks such as vodka.
Looking to boost growth in the sluggish caramel colour market, the
world's largest manufacturer, DD Williamson will extend its reach
in the burgeoning Chinese market with the extension of its liquid
product line for Asia,writes...
Field Packaging, a subsidiary of Chesapeake Corporation, recently
won the top award in the confectionery category at the 2004 Pro
Carton/ECMA (European Carton Manufacturers Association) Carton
Awards annual competition for its 'jewellery...
Central European Distribution Corporation (CEDC) has acquired yet
another Polish alcohol distribution company, taking the number of
companies owned by the Florida-based holding to 13. But the company
is now keen to launch its own...
Plastic containers, which already account for around half of all
beer and soft drinks packed in Western Europe, look set to
consolidate their position over the next five years. According to a
new report, plastic will continue to outperform...
Danisco announced its acquisition of Belgian-based flavouring
company Perlarom, boosting its position in Europe to the sixth
largest flavourings manufacturer. It said its flavour sales
worldwide will amount to around €240 million...