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

Packaging solutions

Crown Aerosols and Specialty Packaging Europe has announced that it will be showcasing its premium and sustainable packaging solutions for confectioners at ProSweets, a tradeshow for the confectionery industry, February 1-4, 2015, Cologne, Germany. In addition, the company will feature an array of packaging designs and finishes for European confectionery brands. Crown will be on […]

ADM to sell cocoa business

Archer Daniels Midland Company has reached an agreement to sell its global cocoa business to Olam International Limited for $1.3bn, subject to customary adjustments. “We are continuing to actively manage our portfolio to create shareholder value by improving returns and dampening the volatility of our earnings,” says ADM chairman and CEO Patricia Woertz. “This transaction […]

New natural colours line

Sensient Colors, a division of Sensient Technologies, has announced it is introducing a new line of natural colours under the Pure-S brand. These innovative new natural colourants open up the possibility of employing some of the most vibrant botanical shades nature has to offer Previously, the use of natural colour derived from sources such as […]

Were you there?

Having returned from a successful trip to Dubai last week where we attended Gulfood Manufacturing, we are keen to know what others thought of the event. Exhibitors during the show appeared very positive and there certainly seemed to be plenty of visitors to the Dubai World Trade Centre where the event was held. Sweets & […]

Flexible packaging solutions

Increasing regional food production and the need for sustainable, flexible and cost-effective packaging solutions catering to regional consumers’ tastes will see a host of leading global packaging technology providers converge on next month’s inaugural Gulfood Manufacturing. With the food and beverage sector contributing 59 per cent of a MENA packaging industry predicted to be worth […]

Natural confectionery colours

Wild has expanded its range of colours and now offers a prism of intense shades for use in confectionery products. The Rainbow Range of concentrates and extracts is available in red, orange, yellow, blue, green and purple. Wild has made use of extraction technologies in processing the microalgae spirulina, particularly in creating greens, and an […]

Chocolate business acquisition

Cargill has agreed to purchase Archer Daniels Midland Company’s (NYSE: ADM) global chocolate business for $440 million. The acquisition is an excellent fit with Cargill’s existing chocolate business and brings together two organisations with strong talent, broad customer bases and extensive research and development capabilities. “This acquisition is a major milestone in Cargill’s chocolate growth strategy and […]

New production facility

Production has begun at a new whey and lactose production facility that is a joint venture between Denmark’s Arla Foods Ingredients and German dairy co-operative Deutsches Milchkontor (DMK). The factory, which cost more than €50m to build, is operated by ArNoCo, an organisation created by the two companies specifically to produce high quality ingredients for […]

Pearl effect colours

Merck has granted Azelis the distribution rights for its Candurin pearl effect pigments in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. Apart from logistics, Azelis will be responsible for local customer support and applications technology. In turn, Merck will support Azelis with research and development, training and regulatory matters. Rainer Hoffmann, responsible for pigments and cosmetics sales, […]

New president for Caobisco

At its general assembly in Amsterdam, Caobisco elected Patrick Poirrier, CEO of Cémoi, as president for a two-year mandate. Poirrier succeeds Tobias Bachmüller, CEO of Katjes Fassin GmbH + Co in Germany. Poirrier is the third generation to head the French specialty chocolate and confectionery manufacturer and cocoa processor. Poirrier graduated from a French Business School, […]

A fair share

As consumers become increasingly interested in where the items they buy come from and how they are produced, the concept of Fairtrade is growing in popularity.

New MD for German equipment firm

Brookfield GmbH, headquarted in Lorch, Baden-Wuerttemberg, has appointed Gerhard Baumann as its new MD. This office manages all sales and service for Brookfield laboratory customers in Germany. Sales offices are located in Duesseldorf (Langenfeld), Frankfurt, Munich (Friedberg) and Dresden in addition to the main office in Lorch. Baumann will be responsible for the full line […]

Non-GMO lecithin production expands

Archer Daniels Midland Company is set to expand its production capacity of non-genetically modified lecithin. The firm will expand capacity at its soybean processing facility in Latur, India, and adding new rapeseed processing capabilities to its facility in Hamburg, Germany. Lecithin is an emulsifier that is used in a wide variety of food processing applications […]

Cocoa liquor production

Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business is set to expand its specialty cocoa liquor capabilities in its plants in France and Germany. Philippe Huet, Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate’s managing director Cocoa says, “This major investment in our cocoa liquor capabilities will enable us to meet growing customer demand for premium and organic chocolate products. These liquors […]