These are all the posts that have been tagged with packaging.
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.
A new technology which is said to create a prismatic effect on cartons to help brands to stand out on shelf by attracting consumer attention has been introduced.
Mentos has become the first confectionery brand in North America to use Velcro Companies’ Press-Lok closure system.
Packaging company AR Packaging is to close two carton plants in Russia and Finland in a move which will affect 150 employees.
Meurens Natural, which processes cereals and dried fruits into organic and natural ingredients for the agri-food sector, has invested €15 million ($17.6m) in opening a second production plant in Belgium.
Haribo’s seasonal Scaremix and Tangfastricks Duo Tub, produced by thermoforming specialist Kingsmoor Packaging, will return this Halloween following a successful launch last year.
Chocolate brand Ritter Sport is mastering what it terms the ‘globalisation of enjoyment’ with the help of flexible wrapping technology.
Equipment: Process control and automation Ingredients: Inclusions, sugar and sweetners Packaging: Wrapping technology/materials Product focus: Extruded confectionery Show issue: Gulfood Manufacturing Supplier profiles
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.
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.
Constantia Flexibles has invested approximately €6 million in its packaging facility in Weiden, Gemany, to meet demand for laminates with high property barriers for products such as confectionery and snacks.
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 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.
Flexible packaging sales for sugar and chocolate confectionery in Europe were broadly unchanged last year, a new report suggests.