The Pack

Christmas biscuits in Germany, Picture: Depositphotos.

How the biscuit industry is adapting to Christmas

By Daniel Bossel

‘Every year at the end of August, a murmur goes through the land, because that’s when they are back on the shelves of German supermarkets: gingerbread, gingerbread biscuits, spiced biscuits, and the rest. And again, consumers are surprised that food retailers...

Shelf appeal: Confectioners opt for see-through films to covey quality to consumers. Photo Credit: Heilemann

Printpack: Choose polyester over cheaper polypropylene for see-through packs

Confectioners move for clear pack films

By Oliver Nieburg

Confectioners are moving towards clear packaging films that display part of the product to win shelf appeal, according to packaging suppler Printpack, which says confectioners should opt for polyester clear films over cheaper polypropylene versions.