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These are all the posts that have been tagged with biscuits.

Mondelez expands in Bahrain

Mondelez International has laid the cornerstone of its new $90 million biscuit plant in Bahrain in a bid to tap into rising demand in the Middle East and Africa for brands such as Oreo, Ritz and Tuc biscuits. Full commercial production is scheduled to start early next year. “Demand for our biscuits in the Middle […]

Recycling food waste

Paul Featherstone, group director of surplus food recycler, SugaRich, will be speaking about recycling food manufacturing waste at Resource 2015, Excel London, on Wednesday 4 March. The event will bring together professionals with a significant interest in keeping materials in the circular economy for a healthier environment and more sustainable economy. SugaRich works with food […]

Kellogg acquires stake in Bisco Misr

Kellogg Company has acquired a majority stake in Bisco Misr, one of the top packaged biscuits company in Egypt. This transaction advances Kellogg’s global snacks business in growing emerging markets. “Bisco Misr is an excellent strategic fit for Kellogg, and Egypt is a growing market with a strong economy,” says John Bryant, chairman and CEO, […]

UB and Cargill partnership

United Biscuits (UB), a leading international manufacturer of biscuits, has announced a strategic three-year partnership with Cargill, an international producer of food and agricultural products and services. The agreement means that Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business will supply all UB’s derived cocoa and chocolate products and will support UB with the delivery to its seven […]

A natural emulsifier

Dr Waldemar Buxmann, research and development director, Sternchemie, reports on the benefits of using sunflower lecithin.

United Biscuits sale agreed

Private equity funds managed by Blackstone and PAI Partners have announced the sale of United Biscuits (UB), a leading international manufacturer of biscuits, to Yildiz Holding. UB is a leading manufacturer and marketer of biscuits in the UK and second largest in the Netherlands, France, Belgium and Ireland. Among UB’s popular brand names are McVitie’s, […]

Chairman appointed

United Biscuits has announced the appointment of Frank Meysman as non-executive chairman of the group.  Mr Meysman joins the board as chairman on 21 October 2014, succeeding David Fish, who is retiring. Mr Meysman, 62 and a Belgian national, is currently non-executive chairman of FTSE-250 listed Thomas Cook Plc and the Belgian company Betafence NV, […]

Responsible sourcing

Paula Byrne, sustainability and CSR manager, Association of Chocolate, Biscuits and Confectionery Industries of Europe (Caobisco), describes what is being done to eliminate the worst forms of child labour during hazelnut harvesting in Turkey.

Mini real fruit pieces

Taura Natural Ingredients has introduced Mini’s – an innovative range of extremely small real fruit pieces developed to enable food manufacturers to add the benefits of real fruit to applications where it has not before been possible. Demand is increasing across Asia-Pacific markets for very small real fruit pieces that are suitable for use in […]

Mini real fruit pieces

Taura Natural Ingredients has introduced Mini’s – an innovative range of extremely small real fruit pieces developed to enable food manufacturers to add the benefits of real fruit to applications where it has not before been possible. Demand is increasing across Asia-Pacific markets for very small real fruit pieces that are suitable for use in […]

Jet printers get an upgrade

Fox’s Biscuits has replaced old case coders with 14 robust and reliable TJ500 thermal jet printers from marking and coding specialist, Allen Coding. The TJ500 was chosen due to its clean operation, low maintenance, minimal operator involvement and print quality. The jet printers are being used by Fox’s Biscuits to apply a variety of date […]

ProSweets expects strong interest

The next ProSweets Cologne event has hopes of receiving strong exhibitor participation both from home and abroad. In addition to many re-registrations, new exhibitors have been signing up for the international supplier trade fair for the confectionery industry. ProSweets Cologne shows the entire range of supplies required for the production, processing and packaging of confectionery. […]

UK confectionery market is growing

According to Confectionery 2014, a market update from market intelligence provider Key Note, the UK confectionery market grew by 4.1% in 2013. This is an encouraging outlook considering the threats, demands and constraints of inflation, innovation and imitation currently affecting the UK marketplace. Despite the onset of a gradual economic recovery, high prices, particularly in […]

Improving productivity

AAK has launched a new release agent, which improves productivity and appearance, while reducing wastage. Rolloff 600 is a new sprayable release agent, which, tests show, can improve productivity by up to 4%. Part of AAK’s Rolloff range of release agents, Rolloff 600 is applied to oven bands, tins and belts using spray gun or […]