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New tool to help manufacturers formulate with stevia

PureCircle has launched its Sigma-Xcelerator tool, designed to provide ingredient combinations that maximise product taste as well as facilitate sugar reduction, speed to market, cost and solubility.

Posted 15 September 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 14 September 2017

Constantia Flexibles invests €6m in film technology

Constantia Flexibles has invested approximately €6 million in its packaging facility in Weiden, Gemany, to meet demand for laminates with high property barriers for products such as confectionery and snacks.

Posted 14 September 2017

PFF invests £1.5m in injection moulding technology

The PFF Packaging Group has invested £1.5 million in new injection moulding (IM) technology – a move it says will significantly strengthen its position in the sector and extend its food packaging offering.

Posted 13 September 2017

Bühler acquires wafer machinery supplier Haas

Production plant giant Bühler Group has acquired Haas Group, the Austrian manufacturer of wafer, biscuits and confectionery production systems, for an undisclosed sum.

Posted 12 September 2017

Orchard Valley Foods and Candeco merge

Orchard Valley Foods and Candeco Confektyr have merged to create a €40 million producer of confections, ingredients and decorations for the food manufacturing, foodservice and retail home baking sectors, as well as international markets.

Posted 11 September 2017