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

Sugar shortage

As a consumer of sugar, I know full well that I probably take advantage of the commodity when consuming it in my breakfast and hot beverages. However, this is not the case for Egyptian consumers and confectionery manufacturers.

AR Packaging acquires Maju Jaya

ÅR Packaging Group AB has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Indonesian packaging company PT Maju Jaya Sarana Grafika (MJSG) for an undisclosed sum.

October 2016

Equipment: Process control and automation Ingredients: Inclusions, sugar and sweeteners Packaging: Flow wrapping Product focus: Extruded confectionery Show preview: Gulfood Manufacturing Supplier profiles

Innovation helps boost popcorn sales

IRI reports that total UK popcorn value sales have increased 13.6% year on year to over £120 million of sales, despite the total snacks category struggling.

Clondalkin packaging group snapped up

Dutch private equity firm Egeria has agreed to acquire 100% of the shares of Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Group, which supplies confectionery, frozen food and cereal producers.

September 2016

Equipment: Bakery technology Ingredients: Gelling agents Packaging: Printing and branding Product focus: Artisan products Show preview: PPMA (27-29 September), IBIE (8-11 October)

What’s cooking in gelled confectionery?

When choosing the right gelling agents for confectionery products, a number of key factors have to be taken into consideration. Dirk De Cooman and Cindy Dekeyser investigate.

Bosch to launch new packaging equipment

Bosch Packaging Technology is to launch its modular collation platform for its Elematic 3001 case packer next month, offering greater flexibility when packing products such as chocolate and biscuits.