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

It’s that time of year again

Every year ProSweets comes around quicker than expected.  I can’t believe it is already upon us. The event will take place from 27 to 30 January 2013, and predictably claims to be bigger than ever. The fair will once again present a wide range of products from the following areas: raw materials and other ingredients, […]

Nestlé trademarks KitKat shape

Nestlé has won a long running trademark row against rival Cadbury. The EU ruling prevents competitors from manufacturing confectionery, bakery products and biscuits in the same shape as KitKat bars, ie four trapezoidal bars aligned on a rectangular base. In 2006, Nestle registered the shape of the Kit Kat as a trademark but its rival […]

Indulgent growth

Naturex is planning a new drive to highlight how its fruit ingredients could help manufacturers inject growth into the market for premium quality indulgent products, such as cakes, biscuits and confectionery. The company produces a wide selection of processed fruit ingredients in a variety of formats, including powders, granules and crisps, as well as extracts. […]

Pouch packs for biscuits

14 September 2012 – High quality pouch packs are being produced for Kellogg’s and Fox’s Biscuits, using Ilapak’s Vegatronic 4000 continuous film motion, VFFS (vertical, form, fill and seal) packaging machines. The high speed machines are producing snack packs for Fox’s Rocky packs and Kellogg’s cereals. Grange Packaging and Distribution first installed an Ilapak Vegatronic […]

Schubert UK celebrates 10 years

20 July 2012 – Schubert UK, a subsidiary of Gerhard Schubert will be celebrating 10 years of business in the UK this year. With a decade of continual growth and success in the packaging industry, the occasion is set to be marked by a number of events for both employees and customers. The Meriden based […]

Bagger boosts output

3 April 2012 – The CFS SmartPacker CX250 LowDrop can package up to 200 bags per minute, and can handle 2500g bags. The machine, from GEA Food Solutions, has a considerably lower drop from the top funnel to the center jaw, which not only enables a greater capacity and faster throughput, but also has distinct […]

Ingredient issues

23 March 2012 – I don’t think there is ever a time when manufacturers are not worried about the availability or cost of some ingredient – so far this year it seems that the ingredient under scrutiny is eggs. On 1 January new Europe wide animal welfare legislation came into force which bans the use […]

United Biscuits reduces product wastage

14 March 2012 – United Biscuits has installed 62 throat metal detectors on all crisp packaging lines at one production site. This has resulted in improved processing efficiency and a significant reduction in product wastage. Previously, the packing lines were fitted with conventional end of line metal detectors which were inspecting sealed multi-packs of crisps […]

Olam acquires leading Nigerian candy and biscuit maker

14 February 2012 – Olam International, a leading global, integrated supply chain manager and processor of agricultural products and food ingredients has acquired a leading Nigerian biscuits and candy maker through the acquisition of 100% equity interest in Titanium Holding Company SA and its subsidiaries for a price consideration of $167 million (€126.8m). Titanium Holding […]

Haas at ProSweets: Stand G008

23 January 2012 – The machines on display will be a combination of classic machines having been part of the Haas program for several years already, on the other hand, new concepts are shown. So visitors may find the well known hollow wafer stick baking oven EWB-R next to Haas Meincke´s latest development, the V60. […]

Wirebelt at ProSweets:Stand C029

Wire Belt Company will feature the Flat Flex conveyor belting, ideal for the chocolate enrobing operation, and is widely used for the chocolate coating of products for either full or half coat operations, pralines, bars and biscuits requiring a sprinkling of chopped nuts, coconut flakes or rice crispies can be sprinkled after the pre-coater or […]

Biscuit research and development centre

24 October – Kraft Foods has officially opened its new European biscuit research and development centre in Saclay, France, a suburb of Paris. This new facility will support product development for many of Europe’s most beloved biscuit brands, including LU, belVita, Oreo, Mikado, Prince, Saiwa and TUC. “France is an important market for biscuits in […]

Relaunch for Skips & Nik Naks

13 October 2011 – United Biscuits UK is relaunching its Skips and Nik Naks brands. UBUK is introducing a new and improved flavour to the Nik Naks range that consumers will love, as well as increasing the size of the individual snacks to make them even more satisfying. The bold new packaging will help to […]

New branding for Italian biscuits

8 September 2011 – Arden Fine Foods, distributors of finest biscuit and bakery products in the UK, have enlisted branding agency 1HQ to create a brand, for a new Italian premium biscuit and bakery range, Arden & Amici. Tim Holmes, design director at 1HQ, says “The positioning ‘Arden & Amici – bringing Italy to your […]