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

Mars Wrigley to unveil 20 new confectionery products in US

At the upcoming National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) annual show in Chicago, Mars Wrigley Confectionery US will share insights for retailers from its recently announced ‘Omnichannel’ category approach, as well as new products and line extensions.

Cereal: a snacking staple

While it has long maintained a seat at the kitchen table, it seems cereal may be moving beyond breakfast and even beyond the bowl, with new figures showing that 43% of US cereal consumers eat it as a snack at home.

The packaging side of chocolate

Chocolate brand Ritter Sport is mastering what it terms the ‘globalisation of enjoyment’ with the help of flexible wrapping technology.

October 2017

Equipment: Process control and automation Ingredients: Inclusions, sugar and sweetners Packaging: Wrapping technology/materials Product focus: Extruded confectionery Show issue: Gulfood Manufacturing Supplier profiles

A guide for confectioners

It’s been a busy week for the Confectionery Production team as we prepare to send our bumper Supplier Profile issue to press. In it, we have information from 24 suppliers in the industry – from ingredients to processing equipment manufacturers.

Packaging showcase

Yesterday, I visited Packaging Innovations at Olympia in London, to see what new developments the sector is working on for confectionery, bakery and snack products.

PFF invests £1.5m in injection moulding technology

The PFF Packaging Group has invested £1.5 million in new injection moulding (IM) technology – a move it says will significantly strengthen its position in the sector and extend its food packaging offering.

Orchard Valley Foods and Candeco merge

Orchard Valley Foods and Candeco Confektyr have merged to create a €40 million producer of confections, ingredients and decorations for the food manufacturing, foodservice and retail home baking sectors, as well as international markets.