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Bühler’s new ChocoX moulding system. Pic: Bühler

Processing

Bühler’s ChocoX ushers in a new era of moulding

By Anthony Myers

Swiss manufacturer claims it has developed a new era of moulding with the launch of its ChocoX (pronounced Choco Cross) system that combines ‘flexibility and agility in production and hygienic design, resulting in significantly lower operational costs’.

Mantrose enhances confections with superior edible coatings. Pic Mantrose-Haeuser

In brief

RPM acquires food stabilizers and emulsifiers manufacturer

By Anthony Myers

Coatings and sealants specialist RPM has announced that its Mantrose-Haeuser business has acquired Profile Food Ingredients, LLC, a manufacturer of dry stabilizer and emulsifier blends for the food industry.

Andy Baxendale

Processing

Confectionery expert launches mobile sweet academy

By Anthony Myers

Known throughout the industry as ‘The Sweet Consultant’, Andy Baxendale has 24 years’ experience in the confectionery business and a Master of Science (MSc) in Advanced Food Manufacture.

Pecan Deluxe's plant in the north of England. Pic: Pecan Deluxe

Expansion

Inclusions supplier Pecan Deluxe Candy brings its production in-house

By Anthony Myers

Wholesale confectionery company Pecan Deluxe, who provide inclusions, toppings and decorations to the industry, has announced completion of a seven-year project with Dawsongroup Temperature Control Solutions (DGTCS) to bring custom-built production facilities...

Products produced by Haas. Photo: Bühler.

Processing

Bühler to create Consumer Foods segment in 2019

By Jenny Eagle

Bühler will create a Consumer Foods segment in January 2019 combining its chocolate, nuts, bakery and coffee business with Haas, which it acquired last year.

Processing innovation: Robots of the future make their debut at Tokyo Pack 2018

Processing innovation: Tokyo Pack 2018

Robots of the future make their debut at Tokyo Pack 2018

By Jenny Eagle

An MiR100 portable heavy goods robot by Kantum and a flying drone called Prodroneto, which will be launched in December, made their debut at this year’s Tokyo Pack 2018.

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