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

Caramelised nuts range

La Morella nuts, the nut specialist acquired by the Barry Callebaut Group in 2012, is introducing a new range of high quality caramelised nuts for the food industry in Europe. The new sablages are the result of a continuous effort by the team of specialists at la Morella nuts to add new and exciting products […]

Packaging options expand

Budelpack Poortvliet BV has recently invested in a new Bosch machine for the vertical forming, filling and sealing of transwraps as well as stand-up, block bottom and quadro-sealed pouches. In combination with an existing multihead filler, the new form-fill-seal machine packages loose items such as chocolate, confectionery, nuts and snacks. The new machine enables a […]

Orkla sells Orkla Brands Russia

Orkla has entered into an agreement to sell OJSC Orkla Brands Russia to Slavyanka-Lyuks JSC, a member of the Russian confectionery group Slavyanka. Under the agreement, Orkla will divest 100 per cent of its shares in Orkla Brands Russia. Orkla Brands Russia is an established confectionery producer in Russia, with iconic local brands such as […]

Ingredients portfolio strengthened

Archer Daniels Midland Company has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Specialty Commodities Inc, a leading originator, processor and distributor of healthy ingredients, including nuts, fruits, seeds, legumes and ancient grains, for $191m (including $95m in working capital), subject to post-closing adjustments. “We are continuing to expand our specialty ingredients portfolio to better […]

Nut processor expands portfolio

Golden Peanut Company LLC, a subsidiary of Archer Daniels Midland Company, has announced that it has acquired the processing facilities and certain assets of the Harrell Nut Company, a leading processor and sheller of pecans. Reflecting the company’s continuing expansion of its product portfolio, Golden Peanut has also announced that it is changing its name […]

Ingredients distributor acquisition

Archer Daniels Midland Company has announced an agreement to purchase Specialty Commodities Inc, an originator, processor and distributor of healthy ingredients, including nuts, fruits, seeds, legumes and ancient grains, for US$170m, subject to post-closing adjustments. “One of the ways we are improving returns and reducing the volatility of our earnings is through the expansion of […]

Exciting times

By now, you should have received your bumper October issue of Confectionery Production, which as always at this time of year features our directory of supplier profiles. It’s definitely one to hang on to! All the biggest manufacturers are included, so you’ll know where to look to ensure all your production and processing needs are […]

Seed and nut safety

There have been a number of food safety incidents in recent years involving pathogens such as Salmonella, which have been found on low moisture foods such as nuts and seeds. These have highlighted the potential for contamination and microbiological survival: the presence of even low numbers of bacteria still poses a health risk. Campden BRI […]

The appeal of almonds

According to the latest Innova Market Insights Global New Products Report, almonds outpaced overall food and nut introductions around the world in 2013, climbing 35%, compared to a 10% increase in 2012 (1).

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 […]

Weigher handles 70 lines

With short production runs and a huge product range, a division of Switzerland’s second largest retailer has chosen a single Ishida multihead weigher to handle 70 very different products. Coop is a major force in Swiss retailing. Its Sunray division produces some 55 million units of very diverse packaging each year. As part of the […]

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 […]

IT system improves efficiency

Whitworths has chosen IFS Applications 8 to improve manufacturing efficiency, stock control and supply chain forecasting. Based in Northamptonshire, UK, Whitworths manufactures healthier snacking, breakfast, baking and cooking products, such as dried fruits and nuts, which are distributed to many major UK supermarkets and other retail outlets. It sources raw materials from a diverse range […]