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Mixed bag for Swiss biscuit industry in 2016

Sales and exports of Swiss long-life bakery products, including biscuits, fell in 2016, according to the latest figures, while turnover in the domestic market recovered.

Posted 17 March 2017

Mars opens Maltesers facility in Canada

US confectionery major Mars has opened an expanded manufacturing facility in Canada, which will produce Maltesers chocolate for the first time in North America.

Posted 16 March 2017

Ferrero to acquire Fannie May Confections

Chocolate confectionery giant Ferrero International has agreed to acquire US-based Fannie May Confections Brands from 1-800-Flowers.com in a deal worth $115 million.

Posted 16 March 2017

New Product Round Up

Here is your weekly round-up of sweets and snacks news from our sister site, Sweets and Savoury Snacks World.

Posted 15 March 2017

KernPack expands with end of line automation

KernPack is expanding its offering by adding robotic palletising systems and laser guided vehicles to its portfolio from Skilled Group, which are used by Nestlé, Ferrero and Haribo.

Posted 14 March 2017

Mercury Packaging merges with CPS Flexible

UK flexible packaging companies Mercury Packaging and CPS Flexible have merged in a move designed to increase capacity and boost production efficiencies.

Posted 14 March 2017

Latest issue - March 2017

  • Equipment: Aeration and enrobing
  • Ingredients: Gum
  • Packaging: Packaging materials
  • Product focus: Fudge; toffee; caramel
  • Show issue: IFE (19-22 March)